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GRAY CLOUD Craft Beer & Cigar Pairings with "Dr." Bill Sysak

OC Brew Ha Ha Beer Festivals

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

GRAY CLOUD Craft Beer & Cigar Pairings...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Last Minute ALL ACCESS Price Ended $70.00 $6.99
Non-Cigar Ticket (Includes Beer and Food ONLY)   more info Ended $55.00 $6.24
At The Door (Day of Event) Ended $75.00 $7.24
Reserve Price (Avail March 15-April 5th)   more info Ended $65.00 $6.74
FIRST 100 Tickets for $55 ea.   more info Ended $55.00 $6.24

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Gray Cloud Premier Pairing Event with "Dr." Bill Sysak Craft Beer Ambassador for Stone Brewing Co. and Certified Cicerone.

From the producers of the renowned OC Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festivals comes an intimate afternoon/evening festival on one of Orange County's most beautiful golf courses, Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club. Guests will enjoy award winning Cigars and Limited Release Craft Beers along side specially selected "small bite" food offerings with internationally recognized master pairings guide "Dr." Bill Sysak.


Guests will enjoy nine hand selected, limited release beers by some of he worlds BEST breweries chosen by "Dr." Bill Sysak.  The beer offering will be unique and splendidly selected to pair with each dish and cigar.  These beers  will not likley be seen on festival grounds, let alone on tap in one place at the same time.

  • Attendees will receive a commemorative stemmed belgian style tulip glass
  • Attendees will recieve nine (9) 6 oz. servings of beer


Beer offerings
Subject To Change

  • Moa - Imperial Stout Barrel Reserve (Aged in Pinot Noir Barrels)  10.2% ABV
  • Stone Brewing -15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA Aged in Scotch Whiskey Barrels.  10.8% ABV
  • Green Flash - Cedar Plank Pale Ale.  6% ABV
  • AleSmith - Speedway Stout.  12% ABV
  • Avery Brewing - Maharaja Double IPA.  10.4% ABV
  • Stone Brewing - Old Guardian OAK-SMOKED Barley Wine w/American & French Oak. 11.6 % ABV
  • Sierra Nevada - Bigfoot Barley Wine.  9.6% ABV
  • Almanac Beer Co. - Barrel Noir, Barrel Aged American Strong Ale. 10% ABV
  • Stone Brewing - Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale w/ Espresso Beans. 8.7% ABV
  • Bootleggers - Knuckle Sandwhich Double IPA.  10.0% ABV
  • Ritual Brewing - BIG Deluxe Imperial Oatmeal Stout.  12.2% ABV



Often enjoyed as a symbol of celebration, Gray Cloud will turn the tables as the quality of the cigars offerings will cause celebration! All Attendees will receive one of each of these cigars,

  • Cigar Aficionado's 2008 Cigar of the Year, Casa Magna: Colorado Rubusto
  • Cigar Aficionado's 2012 Cigar of the Year, My Father: Flor de las Antillas Toro


*Cigars will be available at special prices the day of the event from dozens of premier cigar companies


The perfect companion to this evening of decadence is the delectable and savory flavors of Arroyo Trabuco's Award Winning Chef, Jeff Platt (Formerly of Roy’s, Tabu, and Napa Rose) who carefully planned and collaborated with "Dr." Bill and event producers to provide the perfect items to pair at this special event!


All attendees will recieve two (2) raffle tickets.  Additional tickets will be available for $5 each the day of the event. The raffle winners will be announced at the event.  The raffle prizes include thousands of dollars worth of wonderful items such as,

  • 2 Foursome's for Golf at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (Mon-Thur)
  • 2 Champagne Brunches' for 4
  • 1 Box of Casa Magna, Colorado Cigars
  • 1 Box of My Father, Flor De Las Antilles
  • 2 VIP tickets to the OC Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival for two (2) September 7th, 2013
  • 1 Xikar Travel Humidor

And more…

Join us Saturday, April 13 2013 for an exclusive, private event with a unique focus on Cigar, Craft Beer and Gourmet food offerings. 



Location: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, Mission Viejo CA

Overlooking the 18th hole is the gorgeous private lake and festival grounds set for a perfect afternoon/evening of pairing.  As the sun falls slowly over the wild grass covered hillside, you will enjoy some Orange Counties most breathtaking views.

Date & Time: Saturday April 13, 2013  /  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


$55 ALL ACCESS * Monday March 18th FIRST 100 TICKETS ONLY at this price!                                                                                                                (tickets will go on sale at 6 AM PST)

$65 ALL ACCESS * March 19th - April 5th

$70 ALL ACCESS * April 6th - April 12th

AT THE DOOR: $75.00


Tickets Include:

  • Nine 6 oz pours 
  • One commemorative stemmed Belgiian style tulip glass
  • Two Award Winning Cigars
  • Three "small plate" food pairings
  • Pairing recommendations by "Dr." Bill Sysak
  • Two Raffle tickets  (Additional tickets will be available to purchase the day of the event)
  • FREE Parking



Rain or Shine Event, No Refunds, 21 + Event, ID Required, No Pets, No Outside Alcohol

Have questions about GRAY CLOUD Craft Beer & Cigar Pairings with "Dr." Bill Sysak? Contact OC Brew Ha Ha Beer Festivals

When & Where

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
26772 Avery Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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