Camarillo, CA – Sunday, April 29th from 10 AM – 2:30 PM, Casa Pacifica’s 5th Annual “Best in Fest” Beer Competition will be taking place at Bottle & Pint in The Annex at The Collection RiverPark. This is the first year Casa Pacifica is opening the beer competition to the public. This event gives attendees a first-hand taste of a few of the excellent beers that will be featured at Casa Pacifica’s 25th Anniversary Wine, Food & Brew Festival on Sunday, June 3rd! Tickets include beer tastings from all twelve craft breweries in the “Best in Fest” competition and small bites from other Annex tenants: Gasolina, Scratch Sandwich Counter, and Seoul Sausage.
Guests will sample twelve craft brews alongside the “Best in Fest” judges. The judges include Kevin Pratt, the nation’s second highest ranked beer judge; Jason Hendrick, General Manager of Barrelhouse 101; Zach Rosen, Certified Cicerone; Erin Peters, also known as the Beer Goddess; and Bec O’Neil, Sales Rep for Stone Distribution Company.
The breweries vying for the judges affection and competing to be named “Best in Fest” are: 14 Cannons Brewery, Enegren Brewing Co., Flat Fish Brewing Company, Institution Ale, The LAB Brewing Co., Leashless Brewing, MadeWest Brewing Co., Ojai Valley Brewery, Red Tandem Brewery, SLO Brew, Topa Topa Brewing Co., and Ventura Coast Brewing Co.
Past “Best in Fest” winners include:
2017: Enegren Brewing Co. – Maibock
2016: The LAB Brewing Co. – Take Her Home Tripel
2015: The LAB Brewing Co. – Barrel-aged Oatmeal Stout
2014: Institution Ale – Maple Brown Restraint
To purchase tickets for the “Best in Fest” Beer Competition, please visit https://cpwfbf.festivalsetup.com/BestInFest . All proceeds from the Competition benefit Casa Pacifica’s vital programs and services which protect and help abused, neglected, and at-risk children.
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for abused, neglected, or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and administers a number of community-based programs designed to strengthen families and keep children in their homes and communities. For more information about Casa Pacifica visit its website www.casapacifica.org or call the Development & Public Relations Department at (805) 445-7800.