Time: September 25, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Old Sturbridge Village
Street: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Website or Map: http://www.osv.org/event/spea…
Event Type: osv, speakers, brewing
Organized By: Old Sturbridge Village
Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2014
OSV Speaker Series: Dan Kenary
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
Registration for the Speaker Series with Dan Kenary will open at the end of August.
$45 per person, $40 OSV Members. Pre-registration is required, seating is limited.
Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Doors open at 6:00 p.m and the speaker will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Dan Kenary, president and co-founder of Harpoon Brewery, will host a fun-filled evening of beer tasting paired with food samples and a discussion of “How Passion, Continuous Improvement and Grassroots Marketing Have Made Harpoon Brewery the Largest Craft Brewer in New England.” Kenary will share the story of how Harpoon Brewery started in 1986 introducing fresh, local craft beer to Boston, becoming the first brewery to commercially brew and bottle beer in Boston in more than 25 years.
Harpoon has won fame, fans, and has scored many successes, including the introduction of its popular IPA (India Pale Ale) and UFO (UnFiltered Offering) beers, and the launch its legendary Octoberfest celebrations. “The big beer companies are like factories. What craft beer has done is to bring some local flavors.” Kenary says. “I’m bullish on better beer. We don’t believe in making beer we don’t like.”
Cash bar available when the doors open at 6:00 pm. Program featuring Harpoon beer tasting with food pairing samples begins at 7:00 pm.
Presented by Spencer Bank.