Reclaim the Wild with Burgeon Beer Company
A few weeks ago at dinner, our oldest daughter was all excited to tell us about her science class from earlier that day, where they learned all about trees. She explained how they help us breathe, which led to a greater discussion about the additional positive impact trees make on our environment, especially in today’s crucial era of global warming.
Little did we know one of our favorite local breweries was about to announce an amazing collaboration that not only means another delicious beer for San Diego, but a positive step for our whole planet and ecosystem.
Drink locally act globally, right?
Reclaim the Wild
In partnership with the National Forest Foundation, Burgeon Beer Company presents Reclaim the Wild, a new year round West Coast Style IPA.
With every draft poured and can purchased this environmentally conscious collaboration will plant a tree in America’s national forests. Co-owner Matthew Zirpolo has lofty goals for the project, stating:
“Our pledge is to plant 25,000 trees over the next year, but hope to far exceed that number.”
This isn’t Burgeon’s first foray into philanthropy, as they have organized many successful charitable events and fundraisers in their short 2 years of business. But it sounds like this one is closest to their heart:
“Our personal and business beliefs align significantly with the efforts set forth by the National Forest Foundation. The effects of deforestation are becoming evident in this world. We want to create a world for future generations to enjoy and hopefully reduce the impacts of climate change. We hope this beer will help raise awareness and inspire others to ‘Reclaim The Wild’.”
Brewed with 2 Row and a Citra, Cascade and Chinook hop bill, this beer sounds as West Coast as it can get, right down to the 6.5% ABV.
You can get your first taste of this new release on Friday March 29th at 3PM in the Burgeon Beer Company tasting room. It’s really this simple to help our environment — drink a beer, plant a tree!
For more information on how you can help reforestation efforts, visit the National Forest Foundation website.