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MAGIC HAT #9 UNDER THE CAP SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES BEGINS ON MAY 1, 2014 AND ENDS ON JULY 15, 2014.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: The “Magic Hat #9 Under the Cap” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to residents of AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, KS, IL, IN, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, NH, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, WA, WI & WV (“Eligible States”) who are age 21 or older. Employees of Magic Hat Brewing Company (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotions agencies, alcoholic beverage licensees, service providers, suppliers and agents, (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and each of their respective immediate family members and those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win a prize.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: There are two ways to participate:

UNDER THE CAP: Beginning May 1, 2014 through July 15, 2014, when you purchase a 6-pack or 12-pack of specially-marked Magic Hat #9 Beer, available while supplies last at participating retailers in the Eligible States, look under the cap for one of these official messages (cap and message together are a “Cap”):

If your Cap contains:

Then:

You Won! The 9s align for a rockin’ grand prize

You are a potential
Grand Prize winner

You Won! The 9s align for a jammin’ good time!

You are a potential
First Prize winner

You Won! The 9s align with sweet swag in mind!

You are a potential
Second Prize winner

If your Cap is blank or contains any other message, you are not a winner. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility.

TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT A PURCHASE: hand-print with your complete name, address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) and provide your signature on a piece of 3" x 5" plain paper (collectively, “Mail-In Entry”). Each Mail-In Entry must be mailed in a hand-addressed envelope (no larger than a #10 (business-size)) with first-class postage affixed to: Magic Hat Entry, Department E, P.O. Box 5706, Blair, NE 68009-5706. Mail-In Entries must be received by July 31, 2014. You may submit as many Mail-In Entries as you wish but each Mail-In Entry must be mailed in a separate outer envelope. Only potential winners will be notified by mail advising the prize that has been won (subject to eligibility and verification). The odds of winning a prize via Mail-In Entry are at least as good as participating in the Sweepstakes via Rule #2(a). No mechanically-reproduced Mail-In Entries are permitted. Sponsor and Judge are not responsible for lost, late, postage due, illegible, mutilated, incomplete or misdirected Mail-In Entries or other mail.

HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: If your Cap contains a winning message (a “Winning Cap”), you must submit it to D. L. Blair, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final (“Judge”), for verification before you can receive a prize. To submit your Winning Cap, visit www.magichat.net/underthecap on or after 12:00:01 ET on May 1, 2014 and follow the registration instructions to receive the affidavit of eligibility and release forms (collectively “Winner Verification Forms”) and a postage-paid, pre-addressed envelope to mail your Winning Cap and Winner Verification Forms to Judge (collectively, your “Claim Packet”). Within approximately three (3) weeks after you complete your registration, your Claim Packet will be mailed to the address provided at registration. You must complete registration no later than 11:59:59pm ET on August 15, 2014. Claim Packets must be completed and returned to and received by Judge no later than September 15, 2014 . Incomplete Claim Packets will not be honored. Limit: one (1) claim per outer envelope. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, postage due, illegible, mutilated, incomplete or misdirected Claim Packets. Proof of submission of Claim Packet is not proof of receipt by Judge or Sponsor.All information provided in connection with registration is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at http://www.nabreweries.com/privacy/.

WINNER VERIFICATION & PRIZE DELIVERY: Claims Packets are subject to verification by Judge. All Claim Packets and other materials submitted to Judge or Sponsor by a winner become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Prizes will be mailed approximately six (6) weeks after winners are verified. A winner will be disqualified without notice if any prize, prize notification or Claim Packet is returned as undeliverable. A Winning Cap is void if it is illegible, mutilated, altered, duplicated, tampered with or forged; contains printing, typographical or other errors; was not obtained legitimately; or was distributed where prohibited by law. Winning Caps may not be transferred or sold. Released Parties shall have no liability for any printing, production, human or other error that produces an irregular or defective Cap/message. While supplies last, Sponsor may replace any irregular or defective Cap.

PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING: Nine (9) Grand Prizes – each, a $200 Sponsor-specified gift card to be used towards the purchase of concert tickets; an electric guitar customized with #9 graphics; a guitar pic; a T-Shirt; an iTower Speaker home audio system for an iPod®; and an iHorn accessory for an iPhone® (Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $652 per prize), odds of winning: 1:362,223; 99 First Prizes – each, an electric guitar customized with #9 graphics (ARV: $176 each), odds of winning: 1:32,930; 999 Second Prizes – each, a T-shirt, guitar pic and an iHorn (ARV: $27 per prize), odds of winning: 1:3,264. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions of issuer. All other prize details determined by Sponsor. Prizes consist of only the items specifically listed as part of the prize. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. No prize transfer or cash redemption allowed. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (in whole or in part) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Any stated difference between the approximate retail value and actual value of prize or any substituted prize will not be awarded. Winners are responsible for all taxes, fees and expenses associated with the prize not expressly described herein. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor. Any prize-related product warranty and/or guarantee is provided by the product’s manufacturer and not Sponsor. By accepting a prize, you agree to look solely to its manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee.

GENERAL: This Sweepstakes is void outside the Eligible States and where prohibited or restricted by law. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating, each participant agrees that Sponsor and its designees shall have the right and permission to use in any manner (unless prohibited by law) his/her name, voice, city and state of residence, and photographs and/or likeness for advertising purposes in all media without further compensation, permission or notification to participant, except where prohibited by law. If for any reason (such as administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors), more Winning Caps are distributed or more prizes are claimed than are intended to be distributed/awarded according to these Official Rules, the intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified prize claims received for that prize level. In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more than the number of prizes stated in Rule 6. If promotional materials or any term of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy or Terms of Use are inconsistent with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, then the terms of these Official Rules shall govern but solely to the extent of such inconsistency. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed, postage due or misdirected entries, registrations, winner notifications, mail or other communications, for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, mobile and other communications devices or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of promotional materials, loss or otherwise. The use of automated software or computer programs is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use, or who Sponsor or Judge suspects of using, such methods to participate will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict registrations from any email address if suspicious activity is suspected or detected. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any system or device resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from this Sweepstakes if Sponsor or Judge determines that he/she has tampered with the registration process, attempted to circumvent the terms of these Official Rules or his/her fraud or misconduct has affected the integrity or fair conduct of this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

PARTICIPANT WARRANTY AND RELEASE: EACH PARTICIPANT WARRANTS THAT HE/SHE IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND HAS THE LEGAL CAPACITY TO AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE, EACH WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AWARDING, RECEIPT AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States. These Official Rules are to be construed and enforced in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of laws. BY PARTICIPATING, EACH PARTICIPANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT HE/SHE MAY BRING A claim against THE RELEASED PARTIES on an individual basis ONLY and not as a plaintiff or clASS member in any PURPORTED class or representative action or proceeding .

WINNERS LIST: To receive a list of winners by email, send an email to winners.list.request@dlblairsweeps.com with “WINNERS 7661” as the subject line. Requests must be received by September 15, 2014. Winners list will be sent after all winners have been verified.

SPONSOR: Independent Brewers United Corporation d/b/a Magic Hat Brewing Company, 5 Bartlett Bay Road, South Burlington, VT 05403

JUDGES: D. L. Blair, Inc., 400 Post Avenue – Suite 400, Westbury, NY 11590

QUESTIONS? Please call 1-877-562-6057, or send an email to: MagicHatUTC@dlblair.com

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