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Call for entries, 2016!

December 31, 2015 |

The 2016 edition of Backwash is primed and only needs the best local and regional brewers to open the taps. On Friday, May 13 in the Freight House District at Reno Aces Ballpark, top home brewers in the region can share their best ales, ciders, and barley wines to benefit Project Great Outdoors.

But we need the goods and its time to put your best batch forward. Entry is free and comes with two tickets to Backwash. Plus, there will be Backwash Brewer’s apparel and special ticket and room packages for all your brewing friends.Backwash kicks off the region-wide Reno Craft Beer Week, May 13-22 (www.renocraftbeerweek.com)

Backwash will again crown champions for People’s Choice and Brewers Choice. The winner of the Brewer’s Choice award will be brewed at the Silver Peak and become part of the tap line. You will also receive a keg for personal consumption. The People’s Choice winner will receive $500.

Enter your beer(s) now!

Chef Dave Silverman of the Silver Peak has worked with the Best of Backwash Brewers and crafted a sublime tasting menu for the Best of Backwash. Tickets and tables are available here. Check out the menu!

BRANDON’S PINERYDER RYE.P.A. PAIRED WITH DIABLO STREET TACOS
Slow roasted pork in a spicy salsa made from chiles de arbol, jalapeno, onions and garlic, in a white corn tortilla with fresh avocado, pickled radish and chipotle cream

JAKE’S HARD ROOTBEER PAIRED WITH HARD ROOTBEER GLAZED BEEF TENDERLOIN SLIDERS
on a brioche bun with caramelized onions and a blue cheese crema

NIC’S GERMAN STYLE PILSNER PAIRED WITH CEVICHE LETTUCE WRAPS
Seabass, shrimp, calamari and scallops with red bell pepper, cucumber, lime juice, mint and basil. Served in a butter lettuce cup

ALAN’S CALIFORNIA COMMON ALE PAIRED WITH STONE HEARTH FLATBREAD
With a fig compote, baby arugula, fontina cheese and white truffle oil

CHAD’S VANILLA IMPERIAL PORTER
Paired with the chef’s dessert selection

Best of Backwash, November 12th!

September 8, 2015 |

For one night only, we’re pairing the area’s best beers with a great meal and a side dish of some of the world’s most famous cars. It’s the second “Best of Backwash,” an entertaining and tasteful fundraiser for Project GO.

In April 2015, Backwash crowned the region’s best home brewers. On November 12th,  these brewers will put forth their best batch, each paired with a culinary creation by the Silver Peak’s Dave Silverman. In addition to the great food and beer, we’ll have wine for our non beer-drinking guests, and of course a no-host bar.

Project GO. Connecting challenged youth. With the outdoors. For the betterment of both.