Registration Opens for Backwash 2016


2015backwashwinners2The 2016 Backwash craft brew event is gearing up for its opening on Friday, May 13th, 2016. Signups are due on April 1st. Registering your brew is free and will earn you two tickets and some Backwash swag.

This week of craft brews will take place in the Freight House district at Reno Aces Ballpark. The region’s top brewers will showcase their best ales, ciders and barley wines to benefit Project Great Outdoors.

Backwash will be crowning this year’s People’s Choice and Brewer’s Choice awards. The Brewer’s Choice winner will be become a part of the Silver Peak tap line and will receive a keg for personal consumption. The People’s Choice winner will receive $500.

Project Great Outdoors seeks to benefit the community with outdoor guides, educators and community leaders. In the past five years, Backwash has raised more than $40,000 and several past winners are now brewing their craft beers professionally.

To learn more about Project Great Outdoors, please visit

For details about Backwash and entry forms, please visit

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