Brewery News: OR: Oakshire Brewing teams up with McKenzie River Trust & donates 1%

Something wonderful is happening down in Eugene and it’s not the Ducks winning a Championship. Everyone’s favorite underdog brewery Oakshire is teaming up with McKenzie River Trust and they are doing with their checkbook.

image courtesy Oakshire Brewing The reason for working with M.R.T is all about supporting organizations, associated with rivers & fish preservation. So what better way to do this then by supporting those listed in counties that sell Oakshire beer.

“Our mission is to brew the highest quality beer while providing exceptional service to our customers. We cannot achieve either of these goals without the highest quality ingredients” says Oakshire Founder Jeff Althouse. “We established a partnership with the McKenzie River Trust in 2011, and quickly realized we wanted to do more to protect our brewing source water.” In 2011 Oakshire  Brewing  donated the proceeds from three Single Batch beers: Greenpower Pale Ale, Land Trust Lager and Skookumchuck Wild Ale as part of EWEB’s 100th anniversary celebration

“It makes us very proud to have again earned Oakshire’s support. The 1% for Watersheds program demonstrates Oakshire’s ongoing commitment to clean water and healthy watersheds, something that benefits our entire community,” said Joe Moll, Executive Director of the McKenzie River Trust.

So to recap, January 1st (2013) 1% of revenue from Watershed India Pale Ale in the Southern Willamette Valley will be sent to McKenzie River Trust. Get out there and start buying pints, growlers, cans, or bottles of Watershed India Pale Ale.

Cheers

About McKenzie River Trust

McKenzie River Trust is committed to a future in which intact, functioning ecosystems provide clean water, abundant fish and wildlife, and  productive natural landscapes throughout western Oregon. Oakshire Brewing is honored to support their mission with the 1% for Watersheds source water protection program.

About Oakshire Brewing

Oakshire Brewing of Eugene, Oregon was founded in October 2006  and has become regionally and nationally recognized for consistently brewing fresh, unique and delicious beers.. The name Oakshire represents our core values: Strength, Independence,  and Community.  Learn more about Oakshire Brewing, our craft beers, brewery events, tours and tastings at http://oakbrew.com\

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