Summer always seems to go by quickly; between vacations and endless activities, the time just flies. Is it just me, or is July flying by extra fast? It was like one week we were shooting fireworks, and now it’s August. It could be going so fast, because we’ve had a lot of great events in the taproom and in the community.
Our annual Gnome for the Holidays: Christmas in July was a huge success thanks to all of you! There’s just something about drinking a really strong barrel-aged beer on a 100 degree day that you all enjoy, so we’ll continue this event annually for sure.
We’ve been doing lots of fundraisers lately, but one that is particularly near an dear to us is the Ride In & Recover event benefiting Wes and Karen Jenkins. The Jenkins recently suffered a terrible car accident that has left Wes in the hospital for several months.
Our Beer Advocate Rebecca decided to team up with Ethan next door at Piatto Pizzeria in order to help our friends through this difficult time. On July 23rd, Rebecca will donate all of her tips to the Jenkins, and Torrey and I will match this amount. Wes is a regular gnomie, avid bike rider, and supports all things local, so we want to support him in his recovery.
We have several events and new beers coming up this week, so please follow us on social media, and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to stay in the gnome on all events and gnews.
Until next time,
HBIC, Hopping Gnome Brewing
Gnora the Holiday Gnome made an appearance at Christmas in July!