New Belgium’s Clips Beer & Film Tour Comes to Austin

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Clips Beer & Film Tour

If you don’t get your fill of mouthwatering craft beer during Austin Beer Week, which kicks off today by the way, here’s another great event to put on the ol’ calendar.

The New Belgium Brewing team will be rolling into Austin November 6 for the Clips Beer & Film Tour. The event, which will be held at Republic Square Park, will feature more than 17 beers from the brewery’s mainstay and Lips of Faith lineups, as well as short films crafted by New Belgium fans, all benefiting the Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club.

Check out the press release below for all the details:

 

New Belgium Brewing’s 2014 Clips Beer & Film Tour Makes its Final Stop of the Season in Austin on November 6

Event features fan-made films, New Belgium beer and benefits local non-profit Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club

Ft. Collins, Colo., October 22, 2014 – New Belgium Brewing’s annual Clips Beer & Film Tour will make its final stop of the 2014 tour in Austin, Texas on November 6. The event will take place in Republic Square Park from 7:00-10:00 p.m., with the films starting at 8:30 p.m. This beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefitting show is going coast-to-coast hitting 21 cities in its fifth year with 100 percent of the proceeds from beer sales benefititting local nonprofits. Since its inception in 2010, Clips has raised close to $400,000 for nonprofits nationwide and raised $2,698 in Austin last year. Clips is a fundraiser for Austin Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Club – outside alcohol is not permitted.

Clips offers a venue where guests can try New Belgium’s most esoteric beer offerings, while watching short films created by New Belgium fans. Many of New Belgium’s Lips of Faith beers can be hard to come by and Clips offers the best way to try them. Up to 17 varieties from Lips of Faith to brewery classics will be on tap. For a complete list of beers available at the Austin stop, click here.

New Belgium beers will be available in 3-ounce samples or a 12-ounce pour. Served by local beneficiary volunteers, there’s plenty of fun to be had alongside a host of traveling tricks and contests. Food from The Seedling Truck and CHI’LANTRO will be available.

New Belgium selects approximately 20 short films for the tour each season. All selected filmmakers for the 2014 tour received a trophy-worthy beer in a custom screen-printed bottle, made exclusively for the winning submissions. This year, the chosen films include a banana with an attitude, ultra marathoners running with stubborn animals, neon spandex, and much, much more! It’s a diverse and highly entertaining line-up with something for everyone.

“Clips is a great place to come together with friends and relax,” said Christie Catania, Clips National Special Events Manager. “It is an outdoor evening gathering, where you can connect with friends, watch films and enjoy good beers. One-hundred percent of proceeds from beer sales benefits your local nonprofit.”

When:
Thursday, November 6

Time:
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where: 
Republic Square Park

Cost:
Admission – free
3 oz. sample –  $1.25
12 oz. beer –  $5.00

Other tips:
Food is welcome; alcohol is not (leave that to us).
Bring low chairs or blankets – or lounge on the grass.
Entire families are welcome.
Bring your I.D. if you plan to sample beers!
Bring a water bottle – New Belgium gives away water for free.
Dogs are welcomed on a leash, under control, and by their owner’s side.
Please walk, ride a bike, carpool, or take public transportation!
For the latest information on Clips, go to www.newbelgium.com/clips. For more information on New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com.

-Caroline

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