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Tenaya Lodge Hosts High Sierra Hops Craft Beer Weekend

FISH CAMP — Blondes, ales, IPAs and stouts will take center stage at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite during the inaugural High Sierra Hops craft beer weekend on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2.

Presented in partnership with South Gate Brewing Company, the celebratory weekend will showcase some of the best craft beer the area has to offer at an exclusive beer pairing dinner and a relaxed backyard barbecue brew party.

Beer lovers can come for the day or purchase an overnight package that includes accommodations and access to all the fun.

“It’s fun to work with our local South Gate Brewing Company to present unique pairing menus for these two different events,” said Frederick Claubaugh, Executive Chef at Tenaya Lodge. “Our beer weekend will introduce guests to a range of delicious local flavors, all inspired by the beautiful High Sierra setting and premium locally sourced ingredients. It’s a fun, relaxed celebration to kick off the summer season.”

The High Sierra Hops weekend will begin with an exclusive adults-only Beer Pairing Dinner at Tenaya’s open-air Pavillion on Friday, June 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.

South Gate Brewing company friends toastingThe evening begins with a beer and hors d’oeuvres reception followed by a three-course dinner paired with local craft beer. Over the course of the meal, brewmasters from South Gate Brewing Company will be “on tap” to share tasting notes and fun anecdotes about each brew.

Live music from Eva Scow will round out the night at this intimate event for a select number of guests. Tickets to the beer pairing dinner are $125 per person.

On Saturday, June 2, guests can let loose and revel in the fresh mountain air at a relaxed Pool Party Tasting event.

This family-friendly celebration takes place at the outdoor pool and surrounding lawn area and includes signature South Gate Brewing Company pints and tastings, as well as gourmet barbecue eats, live music by local band HR7 and fun lawn games. Attendees receive a souvenir High Sierra Hops mug to commemorate the fun.

The event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. and is $85 per adult and $35 per child ages 3 to 12.

Tickets for the High Sierra Hops events can be purchased individually through the concierge at 877-247-9241. Guests who purchase tickets for both events receive discounted pricing of $195 per adult.

Visitors also can book the resort’s High Sierra Hops room package.

This two-night package includes premium lodge or cottage room  accommodations, two tickets to the beer pairing dinner, two tickets to the barbecue beer event, two Sierra Restaurant beer mimosa vouchers and a welcome amenity that includes two souvenir pint glasses, an event growler and snacks.

The package is bookable at using promo code SIERRAHOPS and starts at $1,039 for the weekend.

For more information and reservations, visit

About Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is an all-season, AAA Four Diamond resort framed by noble evergreen forest and a rich range of Sierra recreation. The lodge, set adjacent to Yosemite National Park’s South Gate at an elevation of 5,288 feet, offers 302 rooms, suites and mountain cottage accommodations. Tenaya Lodge offers easy access to Yosemite’s iconic attractions and many guests savor the alpine serenity of Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge. Resort dining options run the table from casual to candlelit at Sierra, Jackalope’s, Timberloft and Embers restaurants. For more information, visit

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