2012 RAREaffair™


This year’s RAREaffair, November 10th at the Arizona Science Center is set to be the biggest and best year yet with more awareness than you have seen at any Beer For Brains Event before, plus more than a dozen chefs offering a variety of signature dishes for RAREaffair patrons to taste and tease their palate. Participating restaurants are Rico’s American Grill, The Praying Monk, Hermosa Inn, Bistro 24, The Hungry Monk, SanTan Brewing Company, O.H.S.O. Eatery + Nanobrewery, Emerson Fry Bread, Fabulous Food Catering, Atlasta Catering, Talking Stick Resort, Wigwam Resort, Muneca and more.

To wash it all down, RAREaffair will feature a wide-range of unique craft beer including a special beer made just for The Beer For Brains Foundation by Sonoran, called RAREaffair Ale; a porter brewed with rhubarb, approximately 7+% ABV.  There will also be a collaboration beer from Papago Brewing and Odell Brewing, Bell’s Brewing Roundhouse Rye IPA, Maui Brewing Liquid Breadfruit, New Belgium Brewing’s Trip 14, plus many more.

Some of the featured wines include Galante Estates, Artesa and TR Elliot. Special whiskeys, tequilas, vodkas and other spirits including Cruz Tequila. Dirty Tequila products and Arroyo Vodka, Ciders and a Mead from Redstone Meadery.  

The action does not stop there!  With an airbrush artist painting The Beer For Brains Logo on supporter’s heads, root beer from your favorite local brewers, HINT water and SmartWater along with KIND bars, whether you are DD or VIP you are sure to enjoy this evening.  Did we mention the entertainment?  There will be several bands playing throughout the evening on various levels and our DD participants will get to take a special Sky Bike Ride.  The Arizona Science Center, is packed full with great exhibit and plenty of activities. 

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RAREaffair is going to be an epic event you don’t want to miss, so get your tickets today.

  • General admission is $75 until October 27th
    • Includes tastings from over 12 restaurants and the ability to sample craft beer, wine and spirits.
  • VIP admission is $175
    • Includes an hour early admission, special entertainment as well as special beer, wine and desserts.
  • Hotel Reservations - The Westin Phoenix Downtown
    • Call (866) 961-3775 


This event is put on to help raise much needed awareness and funds to support the fight against brain cancer and aid in brain cancer research. We can not say enough how much we appreciate the dedication and support of those who fight with us.  We know without each and every one of YOU we would not be able to do what we do.

We hope to see you at RAREaffair!


Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please click here.  If you are interested in sponsoring our 2012 RAREaffair, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 480-420-4677.