In celebration of the 2015 Sierra Nevada Barrel Series, Hensley Beverage Company and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company are providing the Arizona craft beer community an opportunity to go ‘behind the barrels’ with Sierra Nevada barrelmaster and brewer James Conery. Brewer James Conery has been with Sierra Nevada for almost five years, spending most of that time as the Assistant Brewmaster in charge of Cellar/ Fermentation Operations, as well as the oversight of the barrel beer program. James has a degree in microbiology from CSU Chico, and a Master’s of Science Degree in brewing and distilling sciences from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Prior to Sierra Nevada, James worked for Anheuser-Busch for four and a half years at the AB brewery in Van Nuys, California.

Pedal Haus Brewery

Pedal Haus Oktoberfest | September 25, 2015 6-8pm

Join Sierra Nevada and the brand new Pedal Haus Brewery for an Oktoberfest celebration! Don’t miss out on stein holding contests, bratwurst eating contests, and a chance to hoist your pint with none other than Sierra Nevada assistant brewmaster and THE head of the barrel beer program, James Conery!

Oktoberfest, Nooner, Kellerweis, Kolsch, Vienna Lager, Schwarzbier, Pale

The Perch

Sierra Nevada Beer Brunch | September 26, 2015 | 11am-1pm 

Join special guest from Sierra Nevada: Barrel-master and Assistant Brewer James Conery! Tickets $35 and will feature this delicious menu paired with some exquisite Sierra Nevada Beer:

-Crabcake Benedict with a Pale hollandaise

-Oktoberfest braised pork belly with a hatch chili and egg potato grenade

-Narwhal mousse parfait

-Grilled broccoli and kohlrabi frittata with a specialty beer cashew reduction topped with a house queso fresco

Contact the Perch at (480) 773-7688 for your spot at this can’t miss dinner!

Narwhal, Pale, Beer Camp 143 Kitchen Sync Collaboration Ale, 2014 Beer Camp Across America Collaboration with Bells – Barrel Aged Maillards Odyssey, and more!

World of Beer- Gilbert

Meet the Man Behind the Barrels | September 26, 2015 | 7-9pm

Join special guest James Conrey from Sierra Nevada for a one of a kind evening and an a night to ‘go behind the barrels’ Featuring some rare barrel-aged beer from Sierra Nevada!

2013, 2014, 2015 Bigfoot, Rye, Bourbon, and Tennessee Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bigfoot, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wolfinanny Wheat Wine, Madeira Brandy Barrel-Aged Ovila Dubbel

For more information on the 2015 Sierra Nevada Barrel Series, click here.