The summertime is beer drinking time and lovers of craft brews who are looking for some new malts to appreciate need look no further than the Stowe Brewers Festival.
A Refreshing Tradition in the Stowe Vermont Summer
Every year for the past four years in the summer, the Stowe Brewers Festival has brought together the best food vendors and craft brews that the northeast has to offer. Although there is certainly a fair share of stouts, ales, and pilsners showcased at the festival, the Stowe Brewers Festival is not actually limited to beer and also includes spirits, wines, cider, and even cocktails. This is one of the favorite things to do in the Stowe Vermont Summer!
Plenty of Sampling Options
Those who attend the Stowe Brewers Festival receive a keepsake tasting glass as well as tickets to taste up to 15 different sample beers. Guests can make their testing selections from nearly 50 brewers and over 140 options over the span of four hours. Many of the brewers are renowned local Vermont brewers, included Goodwater Brewery, Kingdom Brewing, the Rock Art Brewery, Moonlight Meadery, Trout River Brewing, and the Upper Pass Beer Co.
Thanks to a wide selection of food trucks, there are plenty of food options available at the festival. An example of the food options available the Stowe Brewers Festival includes The Melted Cheeserie, Mo’s Backyard BBQ, the Flaky Crust, and Jamaican Supreme.
Aside from exciting beer tasting, the Stowe Brewers Festival also offers live music and delicious food truck options. Local bands provide the soundtrack to the beer tasting events. In past years, some of the local bands that have performed include Peace in the Valley, the River Road Blues Band, and the Village Idiots. There is also a karaoke festival for those wishing to participate.
For beer lovers, a chance to enjoy a brew among lush scenery has all the making of a perfect summer’s day. The Stowe Brewers Festival is a 21+ event, and attendees are required to arrange their own transportation options. Designated drivers must be over the age of 21 as well. Those wishing to attend the event are strongly advised to buy tickets in advance, as ticket prices for the festival go up at the door.
If you want to experience the Stowe Brewers Festival for yourself, contact Stowe Country Homes today to book your lodging near the event!