Dark Clouds Announce Summit as Exclusive Beer Sponsor

The Dark Clouds are delighted to unveil the Summit Brewing Company as our Exclusive Beer Sponsor. This places the Dark Clouds in partnership with a native Minnesotan brewery that supports soccer in this state at every level including youth, recreational, amateur and professional.

Dark Clouds President Jim Oliver said of the partnership, “Summit has been doing a lot to support soccer recently, and we’ve been watching them get more involved with other folks we work with. They came to us excited to help grow support for soccer and Minnesota United, and we’re jazzed to bring them on board. Summit knows how to throw great parties and they’re excited to get involved in our tailgates and other events.”

Besides supporting the soccer community, Summit and the Dark Clouds also share a connection through the charitable work both organizations do. Summit has worked with the Sanneh Foundation, Second Harvest Heartland and Feed My Starving Children. For years the Dark Clouds have worked to provide these same organizations with volunteers and charitable funding. We’re immensely excited to partner with an organization that sees the value of local civic engagement and has been working with the same partner organizations.

Summit founder Mark Stutrud said of the partnership, “We are excited to support the Dark Clouds as they cheer on Minnesota United FC and help grow our local Twin Cities soccer fan community. The excitement that Dark Clouds brings to the game – both outside and inside the stadium – is an amazing thing to witness. We’re looking forward to being part of the party!”

Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1986, Summit Brewing Company has stayed close to its roots, serving the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Summit now produces 14 varieties of premium craft beer, including seven year-round, four seasonal beers, and the limited release Unchained Series and Union Series. Since its inception, the brewery has been a consistent pioneer in the craft beer movement. For everything Summit Brewing, visit summitbrewing.com.

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