Mar. 20th / Mar. 21st / Mar. 22nd

777 W 6th Ave
Eugene OR 97402

11 am

Beergarden and Tap & Growler host the Fourth Annual IPA Bracket Challenge Blind Taste Off, this year featuring “Haze Craze”, Round 1: Tuesday, March 13​th​ thru Sunday, March 18th

What​: In conjunction with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney, Beergarden and Tap & Growler will host the Fourth Annual IPA Bracket Challenge Blind Taste Off, this year featuring “Best HAzy
IPA”. Each location will host 8 Hazy IPAs from the region, hand selected by teams comprised of their staff members. Each flight will come with the opportunity to vote on which brews move
on to the next stage.

The selection criteria for the Hazy IPAs were fresh (hazy IPAs must be served as soon as possible) and between 6% & 8% ABV.

The first week will consist of 4 separate blind tastings from each corner of the bracket. Two taster trays will be available at each location the first week, each tray is hand selected by one
Beer-tender-team. The top two beers from each tray will move onto the second week, featuring one flight of four Hazy IPAs at each location. Week three brings the top two beers from each location to BOTH Beergarden and Tap & Growler, making the same final four showdown at each location. The final two beers will go head to head at both locations as 8oz pours Saturday, March 31st, through Monday, April 2nd
All taster trays are randomized and blinded. The IPAs, teams and flight entries are:
● Team Nick (Beergarden)
o Sunriver Vermont Vacation
o Ecliptic Phaser
o Wild Ride Next Phase Hazy
o Migration Haze for Horses

● Team Peter (Beergarden)

o Coldfire Tangle of Tigers
o Gigantic Glow Cloud
o Widmer PDXperiment
● Team Brenna (Tap & Growler)
o Allegory Second Summer
o Vagabond Hazed of our Lives
o Goodlife Secret Stash

● Team Diego
o Fort George Field of Greens
o Ancestry Fruit Luplin
o Terminal Gravity Juicy J Hazy

For more info on
Beergarden. and The Tap & Growler and this event please visit, ,,
When: First round of 16: March 13th– March 18​th
Second round of 8: March 19​th​ – March 25​th
Third round of 4: March 26​th​– April 2nd
Championship round of 2: Monday, April 2nd