2022 Multiplayer Guild Collab

Multiplayer Guild Collab IPA

Release Date: May 14th, 2022

Together We Craft

In the spirit of the WA brewing community, brewers from across the state come together to produce Multiplayer Guild Collab, an IPA benefiting the WA Brewers Guild. This IPA is a reflection of a connected and collaborative industry, and a celebration of the WA beer lovers helping us take our craft to the next level.

The release date is May 14th. Check participating breweries’ websites and social media for specific details on their take on this IPA and for their Collab specials.

This is a great way for the brewery community to celebrate the craft beer industry in our beautiful state and support the WA Brewers Guild!

BREWERY PARTICIPATION INFORMATION

In the spirit of the WA brewing community, brewers from across the state come together to produce Multiplayer Guild Collab, an IPA benefiting the WA Brewers Guild. This IPA is a reflection of a connected and collaborative industry, and a celebration of the WA beer lovers helping us take our craft to the next level. The release date is May 14th.  This is a great way for the brewery community to celebrate the craft beer industry in our beautiful state!

A special thank you to the following Allied members for their generous donations (Please scroll down page for full list of donated & discounted items section below.):

Crosby Hops for their donation of 660 lbs of hops (22 lbs hops donated to first 30 registering breweries) *All 30 spots for the Crosby Hops donations are full, but participants will still receive the generous discounts and freebies from our other sponsoring Allied members on the items listed below.

Prairie Malt for offering 100% discount off all Prairie Malt, Pauls Malt, Belgomalt (see available malt and maximum ordering info in the donated & discounted section below)

Lallemand for offering 100% discount on all strains up to 10Bbls

Blue Label Packaging 100% donation on pressure sensitive labels (12oz, 16oz, and crowlers)

WHO’S ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

All current WA Brewers Guild brewery members are eligible to participate in this collaborative event.

RECIPE

Participants will receive the guideline base recipe with a final destination of 6-7% IPA. You are encouraged to put your spin on it, and how you get to your final brew destination will be up to you. There will be no limiting of size, and breweries can produce a 3-barrel batch on up. This event will be set-up to showcase the creativity of participating breweries!

LABEL DESIGN

We are asking for participants in this collaboration to use the label provided. Blindtiger Design created the label design with a spot designated for your brewery logo and barcode. *Participants will receive link to download the label after registration.

LABEL PRINTING

Blue Label Packaging has generously agreed to offer a full donation on 12oz, 16oz, and crowler labels to any participating brewery.

DONATED & DISCOUNTED ITEMS AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATING BREWERIES
Hops:
  • Crosby Hops – is donating 660 lbs of hops, 22#’s to the first 30 breweries registering to participate in this collaboration brew. (Varieties available for donation: Belma, Columbus, Comet, Idaho 7®, Meridian, Triumph, Cashmere, & Zappa) *All 30 spots for the Crosby Hops donations are full, but participants will still receive the generous discounts and freebies from our other sponsoring Allied members on the items listed below.
Malt:
  • Country Malt Group – is offering the following WBG Collab Brew discount to participating breweries: 20% discounted ingredients, applies to all Great Western Malting brand malts.
  • LINC Malt is offering 20% off of our Salmon-Safe Genie Pilsner, Genie Pale and Elwha River Spelt malts, and 10% off the rest of our full catalogue.
  • Malteurop Malt Co – is offering 25% off your first purchase in partnership with WBG Collab Brew. This discount includes all of MMC’s Domestic malt line-up.
  • Prairie Malt – is offering the following WBG Multiplayer Collab Brew donation/discount to participating breweries: 100% off all Prairie Malt, Pauls Malt, Belgomalt (kettle batch size ordering maximum amounts: 0-3 BBl kettle batch size (100lbs of malt), 4-10 BBL kettle batch size (350lbs of malt), 11-20 BBL kettle batch size (600lbs of malt), 21-30 BBL kettle batch size (900lbs of malt)
  • Skagit Valley Malting – is opening up their full product list for the WBG Collab Brew at a 25% discount!
Yeast, Enzymes, Fining, Etc.:
  • AEB – is offering 30% discount on any yeast strain, kettle fining & clarification agents, enzymes, tannins, or anti-oxidants
  • Imperial Yeast – is offering 15% discount, applies to all our guaranteed in stock and core yeast strains
  • Lallemand – is offering 100% discount on all strains up to 10Bbls
Labels & Cans:
  • Blue Label Packaging – full donation on 12oz, 16oz, and crowler labels. (The only cost breweries incur will be shipping.) *March 30th deadline to submit final label artwork to Blue Label Packaging to have the labels in hands by April 15th, shipped directly to your facility with ground shipping.  (March 18th deadline to submit final label artwork to Blue Label if you are needing application from Vessel Packaging. Labels will be shipped directly to Vessel Packaging.)
  • Vessel Packaging – Vessel is offering the following discounts to participating breweries:
    • Labeled cans: Vessel will waive the label application fee, breweries will pay the blank can rate ($0.148/12 oz can or $0.213/16oz can, a discount of $0.032/can)
    • Blank cans: Vessel will provide a discount of $0.02/can off of blank can rates ($0.128/12 oz can or $0.193/16 oz can)
    • Vessel will provide a minimum $100 discount if the order quantity is below 3,000 labeled cans or 5,000 blank cans.
    • Option available to ship your Blue Label Packaging labels directly to Vessel Packaging if you choose to purchase labeled cans. *March 18th deadline for submitting final label artwork to Blue Label Packaging, and for submitting order for labeled cans to Vessel.

Glassware

Boelter is partnering with the WBG in support of this annual Multiplayer Guild Collab IPA Collaboration.  Participating breweries have the opportunity to purchase limited-release glassware with a one-of-a-kind design courtesy of Blindtiger Design. $1 from each glass sold will be donated to WBG. Participants will receive Boelter ordering info link after event registration. (Glassware ordering window February 24th – March 11th, 2022.)

*Participants will receive donation and discount ordering info after registration.

GETTING THE WORD OUT

This event will be promoted on social media, and all participating breweries will be listed on this Multiplayer Guild Collab IPA event page.

In the lead up to this collab brew and during, you can use the social media assets provided by Blindtiger Design. *Social media asset link available after registration.

MULTIPLAYER GUILD COLLAB IPA – HOST BREWERY REGISTRATION (Open 2/24 – 3/11/22):
  • $250 – Host brewery registration
  • Plus, an optional % donation of proceeds (For breweries that would like to go beyond the flat fee registration donation rate. Breweries choose whatever additional % they feel comfortable with.)
QUESTIONS

If you have further questions about this event, please contact memberships@washingtonbrewersguild.org

PARTICIPATING BREWERIES:

THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING ALLIED MEMBERS FOR THEIR SPONSORSHIP CONTRIBUTIONS!