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Surly, Bad Weather Brewing Hosting Day of Giving


TO GREAT CITIES AND ONE AMAZING CAUSE, COMING BACK FOR A SECOND SUMMER, CELEBRATING A DAY OF GIVING WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF COMPANIES THAT HAVE STEPPED UP TO HELP. WE BEGIN WITH JASON ACROSS THE RIVER AT BAD WEATHER BREWING. Reporter: HOW MUCH FUN WAS THIS LAST YEAR? PHENOMENAL RIGHT? ABSOLUTELY. Reporter: IT WAS THE BEST, ENJOYABLE LAST YEAR, GREAT COMPETITION BUT THE BEST PART IS HOW MUCH MONEY WAS RAISED. WE ARE RIGHT AT THE HEART OF ST. PAUL, THERE IS A GREAT CROWD. WE HAVE KLONDIKE KATE, PLAYING BAGS, WHY NOT. WE HAVE SOME TERRIFIC BEER ON TAP. LAST YEAR WAS PHENOMENAL. THIS TUG-OF-WAR, 20 TEAMS, THE ROPE LITERALLY GOING ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. IT IS CRAZY. NOTHING LIKE THIS HAS BEEN DONE BEFORE. ALL OF THIS IS FOR A GREAT CAUSE, WE ARE PULLING AGAINST EACH OTHER COMPETITIVELY BUT PULLING TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY FOR FRAZIER. SEBASTIAN, BAD WEATHER, ST. PAUL, A REAL CONNECTION. WE ARE RIGHT IN THE HEART OF ST. PAUL. WE HAVE BEEN BREWING SINCE 2013 BUT TWO YEARS AGO WE FOUND OUR HOME HERE. IT HAS BEEN FANTASTIC SINCE WE MOVED HERE. Reporter: YOU GUYS HAD MAYBE THE UPSET OF THE NIGHT LAST YEAR. IT FELT GOOD. I ACTUALLY WAS NOT PULLING LAST YEAR, I WAS WORKING THE BAR. WHEN WE TOOK THE VICTORY, I GOT A PHONE CALL SAYING, WE TOOK THEM DOWN! WE ARE READY TO REPEAT AGAIN. Reporter: LOOKING AT YOU, HOW DID YOU NOT GET ON THE ROPE? I HAVE BEEN DRINKING MORE BEERS THIS YEAR TO TRYING GET THERE. TRYING TO GET THE WEIGHT UP. Reporter: I AM TRAINING AS WELL, A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK, ENOUGH WITH THE BEER ON THE NEWS BUT IT IS TRAINING. SEBASTIAN THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND THANKS TO WHAT BAD WEATHER IS DOING. IT IS THE MORNING TEAM, AGAINST THE EVENING TEAM. THE MORNING TEAM REPRESENTING MINNEAPOLIS, I’M SORRY, THE MORNING TEAM IS ST. PAUL AND THE EVENING TEAM IS MINNEAPOLIS. I’M ALL FLUSTERED! SO MUCH MONEY HAS BEEN DONATED, ONE MAN DROPPED $200. THAT IS GREAT, ARE YOU TRYING TO SWITCH TEAMS? I WOULD LOVE TO BE ON YOUR TEAM JUST TO BE WITH YOU AMELIA THAT I FEEL LIKE I REPRESENT ST. PAUL STRONGLY TONIGHT. Reporter: WE ARE HERE REPRESENTING MINNEAPOLIS AT SURLY BREWING. MANY OF THESE PEOPLE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT, OF COURSE FRAZIER AND PULLING TOGETHER. BETWEEN THE TWO BREWERIES, PEOPLE HAVE DONATED ABOUT $30,000 IN CHECKS. MANY ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS COMPETITION, AND IT ALL BENEFITS FRAZIER, THE MOST EXPERIENCED PROVIDER OF CHILD SERVICES REGARDING AUTISM. JOINING ME RIGHT NOW, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SURLY, CHEERS. THEY ARE TALKING SOME TRASH OVER THERE AT BAD WEATHER. THEY DID WIN LAST YEAR, OUR HEADS WERE A LITTLE BIG, WE THOUGHT BRUTE FORCE WOULD WIN. THEY WON. THEY WON. THIS YEAR IT IS GOING TO BE DIFFERENT. Reporter: GAME ON. CAME ON, WE ARE TAKING THEM DOWN. Reporter: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HOSTING THIS, WHY IS THIS EVENT IMPORTANT FOR YOU HERE. WE ARE SUPER INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY. ANYTHING WE CAN DO TO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY THAT HELPED US TO BUILD THIS WONDERFUL BREWERY IS IMPORTANT TO US. TO HAVE WCCO PULLING TOGETHER, IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER. WE WANT TO BE A PART OF IT. Reporter: AND YOU ARE GOING TO BE. CHEERS TO YOU, THANK YOU. Reporter: THE EVENT IS TAKING PLACE ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8 AT REGIONAL PARK. YOU CAN DONATE ONLINE AT OUR

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