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The event:The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers book signing with award-winning author Adem Tepedelen and special guest, Mastodon drummer / beer enthusiast Brann Dailor. Dailor – featured in the book – will be signing copies and talking beer and music alongside craft beer / heavy metal expert Tepedelen.
The date:Sunday, April 26, 5 to 6 pm
The location:Schooner Exact Brewery, 3901 1st Ave S., Seattle, schoonerexact.com
Details:The event is free.
Books available on site for $20.
The book:The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers is ‘a hugely entertaining read’ (The Vancouver Province) that describes and rates more than 100 unusual beers from around the world and draws parallels to the music scene, with profiles on craft-beer-loving metal musicians and extreme craft beer brewers.
‘Brewers these days are taking beer to extremes, and Tepedelen is just the writer to introduce drinkers to severe suds.’ – Minneapolis Star Tribune
‘A journey through beer that treads a narrow path between creativity and craziness.’ – The Vancouver Province
‘Definite classic potential.’ – Invisible Oranges
The author:Internationally recognized as an expert on the fast-growing craft beer movement, Northwest writer Adem Tepedelen is a winner of the prestigious Michael Jackson Beer Journalism award, which celebrates excellence in reporting on American craft beer. He is author of The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers and co-author of Island Wineries of British Columbia, named best wine book in Canada (and third best in the world) by the 2011 Gourmand Awards. Tepedelen is the Brewtal Truth beer columnist for Decibel Magazine, the Divine Drinks columnist for YAM Magazine and a contributor to other publications across North America, including Fine Cooking, Imbibe and Northwest Palate. Also a highly respected music writer, he was editor of Seattle’s The Rocket during the height of the grunge movement and has since written for dozens of music magazines and websites including Mojo, Rolling Stone, Revolver, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles and Warp.
About Mastodon:Atlanta’s Mastodon is drummer / craft beer lover Brann Dailor, bassist Troy Sanders and guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher. The heavy metal band has earned two Grammy nominations and multiple Album of the Year awards. Mastodon's latest release, Once More 'Round the Sun, debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 34,000 copies in its first week of release. Following the Schooner Exact Brewery event, Mastodon will play at Showbox SoDo as part of the Missing Link Tour.