All Press Releases for October 12, 2012

Hangar One Vodka is Named Presenting Sponsor for Inaugural San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival

The Hangar One Vodka Blimp will do a fly-by each day of the event.

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 12, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival announces that Hangar One Vodka has been named the presenting sponsor for the event, taking place October 13-14 at Fort Mason Festival Pavilion from 2:00p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

"The San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival Presented By Hangar One Vodka is the first of its kind event, a two day celebration of ultra-premium craft and artisanally produced spirits," explains event co-founder Cornelius Geary, CEO Firewater Partners. "Hangar One Vodka is an iconic brand in San Francisco and now the U.S., and one of the early leaders of the craft distilling movement. They are an ideal partner and we're honored that they are our presenting sponsor."

"Hangar One Vodka is delighted to participate in the inaugural San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival, as one of the U.S.'s first craft spirit brands, supporting the craft distiller's movement is important to us. We quickly realized the event would allow us to connect with our local fans and industry leaders in a fun and educational way," says Kensey Davis, Senior Marketing Manager of Hangar One Vodka.

The San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival presents a unique "try it and buy it" approach where attendees can purchase their favorite craft distilled spirits on the spot direct from retail partner CASK.

The event runs from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. each day. Tickets are $125 per person for either day; a VIP 2-day pass is $200 available at Early admission is included in the VIP pass, with 1:00 p.m. entrance each day.

Major event partners include Hangar One Vodka, California Artisanal Distillers Guild, CASK, Wine & Spirits Magazine, The Tasting Panel Magazine, Drink Me Magazine, Mutineer Magazine, ToutSuite, George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey and Bulleit Bourbon.

Participating brands includes: 1512 Spirits,Alipus Mezcal, Alquimia Organic Tequila, Appleton Estate Jamaican Rum, Barsol Pisco, Beam, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Campo de Encanto Pisco de Peru, Charbay Distillery, Cognac Leopold Gourmel, Craft Distillers, Crater Lake Gin & Vodka, Crop Organic Vodka, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Denizen Rum, Destileria Colombiana, Distillery No. 209 Gin, Manana Tequila, Diplomatico Rums, Domaine de Canton, Dulce Vida Spirits, Farmer's Organic Gin , Finlandia, Five by Five Tonics, Fluid Dynamics, Germain-Robin, Gordon & MacPhail, Great Lakes Distilling, Greenbar Collective Distillery, Herradura, Hudson Whiskey, Infinium Spirits, Karlsson's Vodka, Kero California, Los Nahuales, Macchu Pisco, MAVEA Water , Mi Casa, Michter's American Whiskey Co., Napa Valley Distillery, Old World Spirits, ORO Pisco, Osocalis Distillery, Philadelphia Distilling, Pilsner Urquell, Pisco Porton, pur-spirits, Raff Distillerie, Rhum Clement, Rock N Roll Tequila, Sacacuento Mezcal & Agave de Cortes Mezcal, Scrappy's Bitter, Square One Organic Spirits, St-Germain, St. George Spirits, Tahoe Moonshine Distillery,Tequila Don Pilar, Tequila Gran Dovejo, The Edrington Group, Treasure Island Distillery, Valley Spirits, VeeV Acai Spirit, Ventura Limoncello Company, Vision Wine & Spirits, Wahaka Mezcal and Western Spirits Beverage Company and many more leading brands.

About Firewater Partners:
San Francisco-based Firewater Partners owns and produces compelling experiential events that bring innovative industry partners and cutting-edge consumers together to transform the categories that they work and play in. Events include San Francisco Vintners Market, a farmer's market style shopping experience where consumers can "try and buy" wine on the spot from over 150 regional wine producers, and Craft Spirits Carnival, the first "try and buy" event for craft spirits makers where consumers can sample and buy their favorite hand-made brands. The next San Francisco Vintners Market will take place November 17-18: details at

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