San Francisco, CA -- Two renowned American breweries, 21st Amendment Brewery of San Francisco, CA, and Boulevard Brewing Company of Kansas City, MO, today announced a friendly wager on Super Bowl LIV as the San Francisco 49ers face off against the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami, FL on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Boulevard officially challenged the Bay Area brewery to a Big Game bet in which the losing city's brewery will send a couple of cases of beer to the winner and, most importantly, donate $1,000 to a local charity of the winner's choice. To cap it off, the loser's Head Brewer must wear the winning team's jersey, snap a picture, and post it to social media. 21st Amendment has accepted the bet.
"There is nothing more Kansas City than cheering on your favorite team with your favorite local beer, and we've been honored to be a part of those celebrations for three decades," said Natalie Gershon, VP of Marketing at Boulevard Brewing. "Now we look forward to the biggest moment, on the biggest stage. This is our year. This is a #KingdomWithoutBorders, and we hope the country joins us in raising a toast to the city that has waited 50 years to bring home an NFL championship."
Shaun O'Sullivan, Co-Founder & Brewmaster of 21st Amendment commented, "Bay Area football and craft beer have a long-standing tradition of excellence. The 21st Amendment Brewery is excited to be part of the Bay Area's enthusiasm cheering on our beloved San Francisco 49ers in this year's Super Bowl."
The two breweries are nationally recognized for their award-winning portfolios of specialty beers, including their lauded wheat beers, Hell or High Watermelon Wheat Beer from 21st Amendment and Boulevard's Unfiltered Wheat Beer. Boulevard is the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest, and 21st Amendment is rated among the top 50 craft brewers in America. With the incredible support of their beloved communities, and to commemorate the big game, the companies agreed there was no better way to celebrate a victory than a donation to a local charity.
Boulevard has selected Veterans Community Project as their non-profit of choice, and 21st Amendment chose Project Night Night.
Leading up to Super Bowl LIV, 21st Amendment Brewery will serve a limited-edition beer Kittle Kraze Hazy IPA at its San Leandro taproom and San Francisco brewpub to celebrate the San Francisco 49ers' appearance in Super Bowl LIV. Boulevard Brewing will release a commemorative Super Bowl beer following the Big Game.
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About 21st Amendment Brewery
Twenty years ago (established in 2000), Nico Freccia and Shaun O'Sullivan opened the doors to the 21st Amendment brewpub in San Francisco's historic South Park neighborhood. In addition to quickly becoming one of the city's favorite pubs, 21st Amendment began expanding beyond the Bay Area by helping to pioneer the movement to canned craft beer. Known for their witty names and delicious brews, 21st Amendment offers year-round selections, as well as seasonal offerings and their infamous "Insurrection Series" of once-in-a-while limited-edition releases. Sold in 28 states plus Washington D.C., 21st Amendment produces beer in its state-of-the-art brewery headquarters in San Leandro, California and is among the top 50 craft beer brewers in America.
About Boulevard Brewing:
Boulevard Brewing Company is the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest, producing fresh, flavorful beers using traditional ingredients and the best of both old and new brewing techniques. Known for their full flavor, exceptional balance and superior quality, Boulevard beers are available in 41 states and 11 countries. For more information, visit boulevard.com or follow us onfacebook.com/Boulevard, twitter.com/Boulevard_Beer and instagram.com/boulevard_beer.