Who Will be the Official Beer of the 2018 Breeders Cup?

braxton brewing company logo with navy backgroundThe Breeders’ Cup for 2018 has just announced their official beer company. Kentucky-based Braxton Brewing Company will be the official beer partner for the 35th Breeders’ Cup in Louisville, KY. With this partnership, Braxton Brewing Company will be creating a limited-time, specialty brew inspired by the passion, energy, and determination of the Thoroughbreds that will be competing in the 2018 event.

“With the Breeders’ Cup’s return to Kentucky, we are thrilled to partner with the distinguished and homegrown Braxton Brewing Company to introduce a signature Breeders’ Cup beer to this year’s world Champions,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO. “We are always looking to work with local partners who share our commitment to developing authentic and elevated experiences, and Braxton’s deep Kentucky roots and strong reputation made them the clear choice for this collaboration. We are looking forward to enjoying a glass of the brew alongside our fans this November!”

a 4-pack of purple cans the say Breeders' CupThe specialty brew will be called Breeders’ Cup Golden Ale and it will have a crisp, clean, and refreshing taste. A beverage inspired by the champions crowned at the Breeders’ Cup. This limited-time drink will be at the following events: Taste of the World, Post-Position Draw on October 29th, the Breeders’ Cup Welcome Party at Tavern on Fourth November 1st, and in the Trophy Lounge and the Omni and Aloft hotel lounges throughout Breeders’ Cup Weekend.

“What can I say – there’s nothing more Kentucky than horse racing and this year we’re thrilled to partner with the sport’s most prestigious and celebrated event – The Breeders’ Cup,” said Jake Rouse, Co-Founder and CEO at Braxton Brewing Company. “To celebrate, we’ve created Breeders Cup Golden Ale, a high quality beer brewed to represent the incredible weekend.”

The Breeders’ Cup World Champions will be held on Friday November 2nd and Saturday November 3rd at Churchill Downs for the ninth time.



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