Archives for March 2014

Upslope Brews at SXSW in Austin, TX

Joining in on the good times for SXSW? Us too! There’s no shortage of things to do at Austin’s annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival going on March 7-16, but we thought we’d give you some ideas anyway. Below are a few places where we’ll be celebrating or where you can get your hands on our brews! Let’s party…



  • Upslope Pint Night at Red’s Porch (5-7 pm) featuring Craft Lager


1:00 AM – The Revivalists


11:00 PM – Roadkill Ghost Choir

10:00 PM – Gringo Star

9:00 PM – Stop Light Observations

8:00 PM – Good Graeff



FRIDAY, 3/14

  • Upslope Tap Take over at Flying Saucer Austin in the Triangle (6-9 pm) featuring our entire year-round lineup (Pale Ale, IPA, Brown Ale, Craft Lager, & Imperial IPA)



Holy Mountain Inside:

1:00 PM – Mobb Deep

12:00 PM – Hieroglyphics

11:00 PM – Blue Sky Black Death

10:00 PM – Lindsay Lowend

9:00 PM – First Light (Opio & Pep Love)

8:00 PM – A-Plus (of Souls of Mischief/Hiero)


Holy Mountain Backyard:

1:00 PM – Moon Hooch

12:15 PM – Brothertiger

11:15 PM – Real Magic

10:15 PM – Rich Aucoin

9:30 PM – Infinity Shred


8:00 PM – Starlight Girls



  • Enjoy some FREE Upslope at la Barbecue & grub down while you listen to the sounds of DJ Low Key + touring DJs from all over the USA!


SUNDAY, 3/16

Upslope Brewing at SXSW Irie Bean Event Schedule:

11:00 am – Jen Hitt

11:50 am – Michaela Anne

12:40 pm – Farewell Drifters from Nashville

1:30 pm – Casie Luong

2:20 pm – Chanse Gassaway

Complimentary wristbands will be available for people to pick up at the Irie Bean. Wristbands are not necessary for entrance, but allow attendees to receive complimentary beer from us!

Food by East Side King: Owner/Chef Paul Qui – Winner of Bravo TV’s “Top Chef”

Other cool spots for live tunes + Upslope

  • Bangers – Awesome music venue ft. Craft Lager on tap. Open to the public until Thursday, 3/13 and then turning into a private venue open to wristbands & badges only.
  • Brass House Tavern – Enjoy two outdoor bars & two indoor bars ft. our lineup in cans & Brown Ale on tap. Open 10 am-2 am daily.


Cheers to a great week at SXSW! We hope to raise a few pints with ya in Austin!

We’re Hiring for an Arizona Sales Rep!

Upslope Brewing Company LogoTitle: Arizona Brewery Sales Representative

First line report: Director of Sales & Marketing

Start Date: TBD


Upslope Brewing Company ArizonaUpslope Brewing Company, a rapidly expanding brewery located in Boulder, CO, is looking for a highly motivated sales representative in the state of Arizona. A successful applicant will have a strong background in sales, preferably in the beer, wine & spirits industry, and have a passion for craft beer. This candidate must be highly motivated, extremely organized, independent self-starter that thrives in an extremely competitive market. This position will be based in Phoenix, AZ and applicants must be willing to travel throughout the state.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for representing and expanding sales for Upslope Brewing Company in on & off premise accounts in the entire state of Arizona with emphasis on the Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff markets.

1. Responsible for supporting and growing all accounts, especially the “Top 75” accounts in sales territory.

2. Responsible for building relationships with the buyers at chain stores such as Whole Foods, Total Wine, Albertson’s, Frys, etc.

3. Responsible for supporting and growing on-premise accounts.

4. Facilitate communication between accounts and Golden Eagle Distributing (GED) to ensure product is being delivered appropriately and our relationship with the retailer AND distributor is healthy. This will also include:

  • Communicating directly with GED sales reps and managers responsible for this sales territory.
  • Scheduling periodic “ride withs” and other efforts that build camaraderie with GED.
  • Strategically targeting key accounts for promotions and other growth opportunities.
  • Reporting back to the Upslope Director of Sales and Marketing on sales and marketing efforts and all production requirements.

5. Responsible for scheduling and attending promotional events, such as samplings, beer dinners, regional brewfests, etc in sales territory. Minimum expectation of 4-6 on-premise events and 12 samplings per month.

6. Assist the Director of Sales & Marketing with the overall marketing, advertising and branding vision of Upslope Brewing Company in the state of Arizona.


  • Weekly sales meetings via conference call with Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Responsible for attending quarterly First Friday company meetings and other brewery events as needed (via Skype).
  • Reply to phone calls, emails/ texts in a timely manner.


Competitive salary commiserate with experience, health insurance, two weeks vacation first year, travel allowance, cellular phone and a whole lotta fun!

Please send resume and cover letter to