Peter B’s Brewpub is Brewing up the Second Annual Monterey Beer Garden Taking Place Saturday, September 22, 2012

Monterey, CA – August 6, 2012 – Peter B’s Brewpub behind the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA is brewing up the Second Annual Monterey Beer Garden in historic Memory Garden at Custom House Plaza. This exciting, interactive event will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 12pm to 4pm. For $40, beer aficionados and foodies can enjoy the afternoon tasting unlimited beer samples from some of the best craft breweries in the area and relish in savory and mouthwatering BBQ prepared by Portola Hotel & Spa’s Executive Chef Jason Giles. Guests will have the opportunity to socialize with the local brewers while listening to live music by Cheeky Spanks.

The 2012 featured breweries include:

  • Peter B’s Brewpub
  • Boulder Creek Brewing Co.
  • Faultline Brewing Co.
  • Campbell Brewing Co.
  • Uncommon Brewers
  • English Ales
  • Tied House/Hermitage Brewery
  • Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
  • Seabright Brewery
  • Drake’s Brewing
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery

Proceeds from the Second Annual Monterey Beer Garden will benefit Save our Shores, a non-profit marine conservation organization that has protected and promoted the ecological integrity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary for the last 30 years. For more information on Save our Shores, please visit:

Portola Hotel & Spa has also teamed up with The Offset Project, a 501-(c)3 non-profit community organization on the Monterey Peninsula, to encourage a zero waste event. The beer poured at the event will be provided by breweries located at a maximum of 150 miles from Memory Gardens, and the plates and cups used at the event are made of recycled material and are biodegradable. For more information on The Offset Project, please visit

For tickets and more information on the Monterey Beer Garden, please visit or call Christian at (831) 647-4805.


Portola Hotel & Spa is Monterey's first and only Silver LEED® EB certified hotel and recently earned AAA Four Diamond Rating. The full-service hotel offers guests a rich, historical ambiance, with residential style and a dedicated staff to ensure an unparalleled guest experience. The hotel features 379 newly renovated guest rooms, including 10 suites, ranging from 400 to 1,000 square feet.

Inspired by the Monterey Peninsula's surrounding landscape and nautical heritage, all guest rooms feature elegant wood furnishings, large bathrooms with separate vanity areas, white shuttered windows. Many guest rooms offer private balconies with ocean, garden terrace or pool views. In compliance with LEED requirements, all guest rooms are non-smoking.

Portola Hotel & Spa is home to Jacks Restaurant and Lounge and Peter B's Brewpub, the Monterey Peninsula's only craft brewery. In addition, overnight guests have access to the hotel's spa and fitness facilities, complete with steam room, sauna, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. The newly renovated 6,000- square-foot Spa on the Plaza offers 10 treatment rooms and an extensive spa menu of signature treatments.

Portola Hotel & Spa offers 25 separate conference/banquet rooms, full-service event technology, catering and outdoor function space. With 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor and 60,000 square feet of outside meeting space, the Monterey Conference Center is the largest conference center on the central coast of California.

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About Peter B’s Brewpub:

Peter B's Brewpub is Monterey's only craft brewery and a popular spot for locals and hotel visitors alike. Peter B's Brewpub combines great pub food, handcrafted beer prepared by resident Brewmaster Kevin Clark, and a warm, friendly atmosphere for guests. Peter B's Brewpub is located behind the Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey's first and only Silver LEED®-EB certified hotel and recently earned AAA Four Diamond Rating.

For more information on Peter B’s Brewpub and Portola Hotel & Spa, please visit


Portola Hotel & Spa
Janine M. Chicourrat, Managing Director
(831) 649-7890