Manta Ray Brewery

Manta Ray Brewery Bill Acker, owner of Manta Ray Bay Hotel and Yap Divers is pleased to announce the opening of the first micro-brewery in Yap.

An of course the name is the Manta Ray Brewery. The brewery is situated aboard the M/V Mnuw the permanently moored south seas sailing yacht, that is home to the restaurant and lounges for the hotel. Bill has been secretly brewing his own "Manta Brew" at home for several years but with the addition of Mnuw, he now has the space required to turn a hobby into a business.Bill purchased much of the required brewing equipment from England, has hired a brew master with experience in brewing beer in Ireland, England, The Isle of Man and Palau and has started operation of the small micro-brewery that will produce the finest and freshest beer on the island.

The brewery is using only the finest malt, hops, and yeast to produce fresh and unique beers. The brewery will be making two styles of beer in small, 40 liter, batches - one is the light colored, fresh and crisp Manta Brew Lager and the other, the dark , stronger Manta Ale. The beer will be served on draft only and is an exclusive to Manta Ray Bay Hotel.One of the best ways to enjoy these fine new brews is to sip them form the sunset deck aboard Mnuw during Manta Fest.

From June 25 - July 2 2003 the Manta Ray Brewery will be offering the featured beverage of choice for the 1st Annual Manta Fest Festival and Photo Contest. While sipping a nice cold Manta Brew Lager or Manta Ale you can be rubbing elbows with photographers from all over the world, including Paul Tzimoulis, Geri Murphy and Kevin Davidson. Great diving, great fun, great prizes and great beer, what more could you ask for?For more information about Yap 's newest attraction, the Manta Ray Brewery and Manta Fest hotel and diving packages, contact us at: 800-DIVE-YAP (800-348-3927), or visit our web site at: www.
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