Green Flash Brewing Releases Treasure Chest 2016 to Fight Breast Cancer

"Raise a glass to find a cure"
by Carrie Dow on Aug 22, 2016 in Beer

Green Flash Brewing in California has announced the release date for its sixth annual Treasure Chest program to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer charities. Once again, this program will feature the annual release of Treasure Chest beer packaged in 22 oz. bottles across most of the nation.

 

Raising money for breast cancer research is a cause that is close to everyone at Green Flash. Brewery Co-founder Lisa Hinkley is a breast cancer survivor and is passionate about helping others whose lives have been affected by this disease. Her mission is to “raise a glass to find a cure.”

 

“As a six-year breast cancer survivor, I am thrilled to see the Treasure Chest program grow every year,” says Hinkley. “Thanks to the support of our consumers, we are proud to have raised over $220,000 dollars for our national and regional charity partners to date. I am hopeful the program will only continue to build momentum as we strive toward making a difference in the lives of individuals affected by breast cancer.”

 

Treasure Chest beer will be available in bottles and on-tap in over 27 US states from September through November 2016. The bright pink bottles will be easy to spot and proceeds will go to three charities, which include Prevent Cancer nationally and the Susan G. Komen Foundation affiliates in both San Diego and Virginia Beach, the East and West Coast locations of Green Flash Brewing.

 

Treasure Chest is an exotic pink-colored IPA made with grapefruit, prickly pear juice and hibiscus flowers. Using 100% Mosaic hops, this extra citrusy beer is sweetened by the combination of refined stone fruits. The beer is 5.7% ABV and 65 IBU.

 

Below are the event highlights of the 2016 Green Flash Treasure Chest charity program:

 

National Bottle Release – From September through November, Treasure Chest will be available in select chain retailers nationwide including Total Wine, Yard House, Eureka Burger, 54th St. Grill, Flying Saucer, Raleys, Albertsons, Vons, BevMo, Whole Foods, HEB and Central Market. Others TBA soon. Look for the pink hula girl on the label.

 

Treasure Chest Fests

 

San Diego – On Saturday, August 27, Green Flash will host the Treasure Chest Fest featuring Treasure Chest and some of the rarest Green Flash beers available. Enjoy food pairings, live culinary demos, activities and more. Tickets are available at Eventbrite and proceeds will go to Susan G. Komen San Diego.

 

Virginia Beach – The East Coast festival will be on Saturday, November 12, and is the third year for this event in Virginia. Tickets are also available at Eventbrite with proceeds going Susan G. Komen Tidewater.

 

Other events this fall include select US cities in Arizona, California, Colorado Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. These will range from tap takovers to beer pairing dinners. Find an event near you using the Green Flash website.

 

Photos via Carrie Dow


Tags: Beer, Charity
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Rose Vodka is Here to Continue The Rose Trend

Rose Vodka is Here to Continue The Rose Trend

The rose trend doesn't seem to be going away any time soon, so embrace it and with this new iteration of the pink drink - rose vodka. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 21, 2018
Scottish Distillery Claims to Make World's Strongest Gin

Scottish Distillery Claims to Make World's Strongest Gin

Twin Rivers Distillery released Naked Uncut, a 77% ABV gin, which claims to be the strongest gin in the world. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 21, 2018
Dogfish Head Makes Beer Brewed With Mace

Dogfish Head Makes Beer Brewed With Mace

Yes, THAT mace, the stuff you have on your keychain in case something sketchy goes down, is the main ingredient in IN YOUR MACE! the newest creation f...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 16, 2018
SPONSORED
Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2018 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2018 in Portland

Portland is pretty far away from NOLA, both geographically and culturally, but that doesn’t mean the city doesn't love a good Fat Tuesday celebratio...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 12, 2018
Boston's Harpoon Brewery Loses Super Bowl Bet to Philadelphia's Yards Brewing

Boston's Harpoon Brewery Loses Super Bowl Bet to Philadelphia's Yards Brewing

Last week, Philly's Yards Brewing Co. and Boston's Harpoon Brewery made a Super Bowl bet that if the Eagles we...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 6, 2018
Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2018 in Portland

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2018 in Portland

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day in Portland provides some great dining opportunities, as restaurants and bar across town bust out indulgent, roman...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 6, 2018
Bud Light Keeps its Promise to Give Eagles Fans Free Beer

Bud Light Keeps its Promise to Give Eagles Fans Free Beer

Bud Light is making good on its promise to provide Philadelphians free beer after the team's heroic win over the New England Patriots in the Super Bow...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 6, 2018
Despite Reports, Nobody in California Will Go to Jail Over Plastic Straws

Despite Reports, Nobody in California Will Go to Jail Over Plastic Straws

Over the last few days, there's been a lot of drama around California's alleged 'Straw Ban,' a bill, that woul...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 1, 2018
Philadelphia's Yards Brewing Co. and Boston's Harpoon Brewery Have Made a Super Bowl Bet

Philadelphia's Yards Brewing Co. and Boston's Harpoon Brewery Have Made a Super Bowl Bet

Philly's Yard Brewing Co. and Boston's Harpoon Brewery are putting faith in their home teams by making a bet o...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Jan 30, 2018
Disneyland is Getting a Brewery

Disneyland is Getting a Brewery

Disneyland in California will open its own brewery in 2018 - the brewery itself will be a Ballast Point Brewery, and it will be located specifically i...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Jan 30, 2018
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close