Olde Main Brewing Co. Launches Name the Stout Contest
AMES, Iowa – Olde Main Brewing Co. is looking to beer lovers to name its nameless stout. The winner will get free Olde Main beer for a year, plus a party and brewery tour at Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant in Ames. Entries are being accepted at NameTheStout.com until March 31.
Why’s the Stout nameless?
When Olde Main opened in 2004, head brewer Jeff “Puff” Irvin had to quickly come up with a bunch of names for the beers he had created. For some reason, the stout stumped him, thus the name To Be Named Later Stout. While the name has stuck, it’s high time this brew had a proper name!
What’s the prize?
Olde Main will reward entrants for their creative beer-naming abilities. The grand prize winner will get free Olde Main beer for a year and a big party at Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant in Ames. Most importantly, they’ll earn the right to point to the stout and proudly proclaim, “I named that beer!” Full prize details and rules are available at NameTheStout.com.
What’s the Stout? Where is it available?
Olde Main’s Stout is available on tap at bars and restaurants across Iowa and at the Ames’ restaurant and brewpub. Once it has as proper name, it will be launched in bottles later this year. Olde Main’s Stout is a hearty ale with color and flavors derived from roast, chocolate, and caramel malts. This ale has a complex taste with a rich creamy mouthfeel. The pronounced hop presence balances the deep malt flavors.
What’s Olde Main?
Ames-based Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant opened in 2004 and has become the fastest growing brewery in Iowa. In May 2008, Olde Main began bottling and distributing its beer across Iowa. Olde Main brews six styles of beer, along with a root beer and various seasonals throughout the year.