Cedar Point, NC – Harrika’s Brew Haus has been nominated out of 2000 Freshest Beer Bars in the US to participate in Draft Magazine’s 100th year anniversary. After their fans voted in the secondary nomination, Harrika’s is now 1 of 25 nominated to receive a celebration hosted by Draft Magazine. The celebration includes attendance by Vaclave Brewmaster for Pilsner Urquell who arrives on a private jet from the Czech Republic. On July 8th, DRAFT Magazine put out the call to their readers to nominate the bars that they thought were most deserving of hosting a Founders Day Celebration with DRAFT Magazine and Pilsner Urquell to celebrate their 100th anniversary. The magazine received over 2000 nominations and now they have narrowed it down to the final 25 for the fans to decide who will have this opportunity.
The voting for the Freshest Bar begins at 12:01 am EST Saturday August 3rd and will end at 11:59pm EST August 31st, 2013. The bar receiving the most votes will have the opportunity to host the Founders Day celebration on or around November 8th. The Founders Day Celebration will include the following with a collaborative effort from DRAFT and Pilsner Urquell working directly with the winning bar to coordinate programming:
- 170 Liter Wooden Barrel of Unpastuerized Pilsner Urquell flown directly from the brewery in Plsen Czech Republic (the winning bar will have to purchase the beer through their distributor at the same price as normal ½ barrel of Pilsner Urquell)
- Attendance by Vaclav, the brewmaster for Pilsner Urquell in Plsen
- Attendance by DRAFT Magazine Founder Erika Rietz
- Tapping of the Keg Ceremony and Pouring Competition
- Shirts, Hats, Mugs, and other assets relating to Founders Day
Harrika’s is promoting the celebration to their loyal fans through their social media channels, and is encouraging them to go to www.draftmag.com/pilsner to vote for Harrika’s. Voters will also have a chance to win a premium Micromatic home draft system.
About Harrika’s Brew Haus:
Harrika’s Brew Haus voted by Draft Magazine as one of America’s 100 best beer bars. In addition to stocking an average combination of 700 domestic and international micro- brews, this coastal cottage turned beer bar offers tastings on tap and a menu that includes local artisan cheese plates. An entire wall is dedicated to loose-leaf tea. Located inside a converted beach town bungalow, this recently expanded bar and bottle shop is as quirky as it is serious about beer. The outside biergarten with stage offers a fun atmosphere for live music and perfect place to crack open a your favorite beer.