Thursday, October 9, 2008

Weekend Beer Events

The Great American Beer Festival is taking place in Denver Thursday through Saturday. If you're reading this, you're probably not at GABF. But that's okay, there are still things to do locally. In Timonium, MD the Maryland Brewer's Oktoberfest is being held on Saturday.

And don't forget these free tastings sponsored by local retailers.

Friday, October 10 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
Friday 5 @ 5 Beer Tasting:
Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest, Erdinger Weissbier, Lagunitas Only In It For The Money (a Belgian-style Tripel), Sea Dog Blueberry Wheat, Saranac Pumpkin Ale

Friday, October 10 - 5:30 - 7:30pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Beer Tasting:
Floreffe Tripel Ale, Samuel Smiths Organic Cider, Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Black Ale

Saturday, October 11 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Kybecca, Fredericksburg
Beer Tastings in 2 Locations:
William Street (Downtown):
Coney Island Freaktoberfest, Bell's Hell Hath No Fury Ale, plus 1 Customer Choice
Plank Road (Next to Ukrops)
Southern Tier Pumking Ale, Hofbrau Oktoberfest, plus 1 Customer Choice

Saturday, October 11 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
French Artisanal Breweries Featuring Jocelyn Cambier, Importer:
Brasserie Mont-Blanc: Mont-Blanc La Verte
Brasserie Mandrin: Amber With Walnuts, Amber With Pine Tree Buds & Needles
Brasserie La Sancerroise: Rose Blanche, La Drolesse, Val d'Or, au Gruyt
Brasserie du Bouffay: L'Orge Du Bouffay Organic
Brasserie St. Rieul: Grand Cru

Every Saturday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Blue & Gray Brewery, Fredericksburg
Beer samples and brewery tours

Please support the folks who bring us these events. Let them know there is an active craft beer community in the area. When you attend any of these events, tell us about it in the comments, and be sure to let the proprietor know you heard about it here.
Have something to add? Let me know, my contact information is here.

Event schedules subject to change. Call ahead before traveling.

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