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2016 Sponsors and Exhibitors


Oregon's oldest craft brewery continues to evolve from a microbrewery to a regional leader committed to producing high quality craft ales. Lead by Brewmaster Jeff Edgerton, the team of BridgePort brewers prides itself on using local hops and clear glacial water from Mount Hood. The BridgePort family of ales includes the STUMPTOWN Series, BridgePort IPA, Cream Ale, Hop Czar Imperial IPA, Kingpin, and seasonal offerings.

Bruni Glass is a glass manufacturing company based in Milan, Italy and was founded in 1974. Bruni Glass specializes in the making of wine, liquor and food container bottles.

As the craft distilling industry grows, BSG has been focused on supplying craft distillers with the best ingredients from around the world.

Caffè Umbria is a third-generation, wholesale coffee roasting company based in Seattle, Washington.

The Country Malt Group is a North American based distribution company serving the craft brewing, distilling and cider industries.

Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes has been a Seattle staple for delicious mixes for four decades. Visit their area at PROOF and sip a Bloody Mary or Margarita made with local craft spirits.

Fremont Studios is a world class, audience rated Soundstage and Event facility located in on the historical ship canal of Lake Union, in the heart of Seattle’s “Fremont Art District”. One of the largest special event facilities in the city, this cinematic production and live broadcasting design is able to occupy an audience of nearly 3,000 and offers a variety of services.

The signature Glencairn Glass is regarded by much of the spirits industry as the preferred glass for appreciation. Buy a VIP ticket and receive an iconic Glencairn Glass to enhance your tasting experience.

Check out the latest and greatest models from Jaguar Seattle at PROOF. Guaranteed to dazzle.

Lyft, our official ridesharing partner, has your transportation covered. Get $15 in ride credit to and from the festival with code PROOF16. Valid for new users only. Code valid for 90 days.

The Stranger, Seattle’s Only Newspaper. Seattle's free weekly alternative arts and culture newspaper.

Total Wine & More features 8,000 different wines, 2,500 beers and 3,000 spirits in each store. With ten Washington State locations, we are proud to support PROOF and local craft distilleries.

Tovolo strives to make everyday kitchen chores a breeze with tools that are fun and functional. Their Sphere Ice Molds melt your stress away without diluting your spirit.

Trysk offers premium printing, labeling and packaging for craft beer, wine or whiskey. Offering exceptional design and support for all your printing needs.

Headquartered in Seattle, True Brands is the leading designer and supplier of beverage lifestyle accessories worldwide. .

Since its creation, VETROELITE founded its reputation on the ability to imagine attractive shapes and to supply glass containers following high standards of quality and service.


& TONIC is an all-natural artisanal tonic syrup, hand-Crafted in Seattle from the freshest ingredients available. &TONIC is a salute to the rich and delicious history of craft cocktails.

Take your drinks to the next level. The ultimate accessory for any bartender or beverage enthusiast, Addition Cocktail Spice and Beer Sauce® let you customize your drinks to suit your exact taste.

Bradley’s Tonic Company is the Pacific Northwest’s first tonic producer. Brewed in small batches in Seattle, Washington and made completely by hand, you’ll never have anything quite like this.

Carlton Cocktail Company is a new brand from Willamette Valley Foods, makers of Republic of Jam and Goatopia. Handcrafted bitters, rim salts and sugars, infusion kits and cocktail mixers.

Creative Ice is a family-owned-and-operated business, serving the Seattle area for over 30 years. First rate, quality ice and great customer service are a hallmark of Creative Ice.

Darigold crafts a rich, flavorful cheese with the perfect combination of tang, creaminess, texture and just the right sharpness.

Elixir Fixer creates artisanal cocktail and culinary syrups that are easy to use and turn the novice into a seasoned mixologist. These syrups make delicious cocktails, mocktails, desserts and more."

NW Bierhaus Jerky created a local gourmet product capturing the Northwest love of beer and wine. Marinated with local craftsman brews, NW Bierhaus Jerky is a tender, flavorful treat.

Oil & Vinegar Culinary Gift Shop in Bellevue Square, features a vast selection of imported olive oils and vinegars, pesto & tapenades, marinades & sauces, dressings, mustards, salts, exotic herb mixes and more.

Founded in 2013 by Jennie Ripps and Maria Littlefield, Owl’s Brew is a craft cocktail mixer made from tea and botanicals. Fresh-brewed in micro-batches from whole tea leaves, fruits and spices our five tea blends pair seamlessly with various spirits, beers and wines to create elegant and balanced tea-based cocktails.

San Juan Cigars is a local Northwest company that specializes in hand rolling fine cigars. Taste a true old world craft where you can actually see the product being made in front of you.

Schilling Cider captures the essence of the Pacific Northwest by creating quality ciders that are deliberately innovative, bold, and flavor-forward.

Seattle Central's Craft Distilling Institute provides industry-renowned professional development opportunities in partnership with local and international experts.

From the sweet briny-saltiness of Puget Sound, to the fertile land, Seattle Pickle Co. is "combining & brining" the freshest ingredients to create a taste you can only find in the Pacific Northwest.

Bursting with real fruit flavor and just the right amount of fizz, discover Sparkling Ice’s refreshingly bold sparkling waters, teas and lemonades.

The Shrubbery is, at its heart, about making and sharing delicious drinks with people. Starting with locally sourced fruit, each batch is made by hand to capture the flavors of the season.

Put the barrel IN the bottle with Time & Oak Elements for smoother, deeper, and more satisfying spirits and cocktails. Time & Oak is revolutionizing the time-honored tradition of barrel-aging. In just days increase revenue, minimize pour cost, and consistently provide an unforgettable experience that will keep your guests coming back by naturally creating a more robust cocktail. Or use your Elements at home to age spirits and/or barrel-finish your own cocktail recipe. Featured in Esquire, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics.