Look out Chocolate Beer Lovers! May is going to be packed full with tons of parties, contests, a special beer discussion panel, and of course – new Chocolate Beers! Start off the month at Copper Kettle Brewing Company for their new beer release party on Cinco de Mayo. Then, join us mid-month to find out all that we have going on for the celebration of American Craft Beer week, May 15-21! Finally, catch up with us for our Memorial Day and Summer kick off specials featuring the most delicious Chocolate Beers for Summer along with some of their best food pairings!

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CINCO DE MAYO

As part of their commitment to supporting a healthy planet, Copper Kettle Brewing Company is excited to be making their GABF gold medal winning-Mexican Chocolate Stout now with special ingredient Cholaca. As a dedication to the planet and a celebration of Cinco de Mayo they will be offering their Mexican Chocolate Stout on special with 50% of the proceeds of the stout being donated to Yellow Seed. Visit cholaca.com/promotions for more info.

AMERICAN CRAFT BEER WEEK

May 15-21 For the 12th year in a row, the Brewers Association invites us to celebrate American Craft Beer week, the nationwide celebration of U.S. small and independent craft brewers. The weeklong tribute provides an opportunity for craft brewers to share their diversity, creativity and passion for the beverage they love.

From May 15 – 21, we will be celebrating with events, contests, special beer releases, beer and food pairings, tap takeovers and more to celebrate our advancing Chocolate Beer culture.

Contest Alert!!

For all Cholaca Brewer’s – be sure to let customers know about our American Craft Beer Contest! Any picture taken during ACB week of someone enjoying any of our chocolate beers uploaded to our Facebook with #cholacacheerswill receive a FREE 32 oz bottle of Cholaca (while supplies last)!

PANEL DISCUSSION AT CBEC

Monday May 15th CBEC @ Sports Authority Field in Denver, CO
Time: 8am-5pm

Join us at at the Crafting Brewing Events Conference: https://tickets.twoparts.com/events/craft-brewing-events-conference/tickets

The Craft Brewing Events Conference is the annual gathering of our industry’s event managers & directors, festival coordinators, sales reps, tasting room staff, and beer professionals with the goal of sharing strategies for memorable, effective, and responsible events. From the Tasting Room to the festival grounds, from beer dinners to beer weeks, we set out to challenge the status quo, break norms, and eradicate tired, uninspired events. Cholaca’s Marketing Director, Michelle Boyd, will be speaking on the panel discussion “Cross Promotional Events with your Suppliers” along with Wolf’s Ridge Brewing and Savory Spice Shop. Come and be a part of the discussion and learn about the amazing brand activation Cholaca is doing as an ingredient company to support Craft Brewery partners in their new beer release efforts.

SPECIAL TAPPING AT LEFT HAND

Thursday May 18th Special Tapping of Festival Fanatic @ Left Hand Brewing Tasting Room
Time: 6-8:30pm http://lefthandbrewing.com/brewery/tasting-room/

Enjoy another Cholaca brewed beer by Left Hand called “Festival Fanatic,” a delicious chocolate stout. Cholaca will be at this event with pure liquid cacao sampling, and giveaways as the featured “special ingredient” in this new chocolate porter. Join us to try this new chocolate beer, while taking a picture of you enjoying it, so you can enter our online #cholacacheers photo contest. Guests will also have the opportunity to win a free pint of the Festival Fanatic if they use the hashtags #cholacacheers and #LongmontsLivingRoom in their postings.

Memorial Day

Stay tuned via our Chocolate Beer Lover’s page on Facebook for new summer food recipes with Cholaca. We have come up with the best Chocolate Beer and food pairings perfect for backyard camping, picnics and barbecues. Reach out to us at marketing@cholaca.com to cross-promote your Chocolate Beer specials any time through out the month. We look forward to hearing from you!