September 15  •  7-10pm

Join us on the Hotel Congress Plaza for our 7th annual Born & Brewed Beer Battle! We’re keeping it strictly local again this year as Tucson breweries compete for judge’s and people’s choice of best beer. Enjoy an evening of local beer, food, and music while tasting and voting for your favorite local brews!






• Taste of beer from each competing brewery •
• Commemorative tasting glass •
• Plate of beer-paired food provided by the Cup Café •
Choice of German sausage and braised cabbage on pretzel bun or BBQ jackfruit sliders • Kaese spaetzle • German potato salad • smoked nuts and pickled vegetable medley



• Early bird access at 6PM •
• Spot in exclusive Dragoon VIP lounge  •
• Taste of beer from each competing brewery •
• Exclusive tasting of Dragoon’s PANK DRNK 
• Commemorative tasting glass •
• Exclusive VIP beer mug •
• Access to beer-paired VIP menu courtesy of the Cup Café •
Carving station with Dragoon Stronghold Session brined pork loin • German sausage kabob with mustard sauces • BBQ jackfruit sliders • Roasted beet salad • Kaese spaetzle • Obatzda (Dragoon Ojo Blanco and cheese spread) served with soft pretzel, radishes, cucumbers, rye crust, cherry tomato, cauliflower • Kartoffelkoesse potato dumplings stuffed with Dragoon Golden Ale soaked peaches • German potato salad • Braised red cabbage • Smoked mixed nuts • Pickled vegetable medley


Competing Breweries

1912 barrio blackrock borderlands
catalina copper mine crooked tooth
dillinger green feet harbottle
public brewhouse sentinel peak
ten fifty-five thunder canyon


Judging by Tucson Homebrew Club


2017 Winners

Judge’s & People’s choice Borderlands Brewing Co.
Judge’s choice • Best Specialty Beer Crooked Tooth Brewing Co.
Judge’s choice • Best Flagship Beer Copper MinE Brewing Co.


Who will claim Tucson’s Beer Cup in 2018? Be at this year’s Born & Brewed to find out! Get your tickets below.