GLBN Hop Tips December 2013
Hey, Hop Tipplers,
After November, there just aren't a lot of beer festivals to report, but here are a few events in the next few weeks before we start to approach winter.
Now go have a beer!
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, 6-8 DECEMBER
- BUFFALO, NEW YORK. 6th Annual Buffalo Cask Ale Festival at Cole's and Mr.Goodbar. Starts Friday at 3pm.
SATURDAY, 7 DECEMBER
- SMUGGLER'S NOTCH, VERMONT. 19th Annual BrewFest at
Smuggler's Notch Resort, 6-10pm. $20. http://www.smuggs.com/pages/winter/skiride/winter-events.php (Yes, Vermont; we at Great Lakes Brewing News think Champlain is a pretty great lake)
- OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA. Third Annual Valley Forge Beer Festival at Greater Phladelphia Expo Centre, 12:30-4pm and 5:30-9pm. $40 per session, advance ($60 at door if available). http://www.valleyforgebeerfest.com/
- WAUSAU, WISCONSIN. Bull Falls Tuba Christmas at Bull Falls Brewing Company, 1-6pm. Enjoy this annual gathering of low brass with beer, and also take advantage of the "open house" to tour the newly expanded brewery across the street from the original brewery and taproom. http://www.bullfallsbrewery.com/.
MONDAY, 9 DECEMBER
- BUFFALO, NEW YORK. Gene McCarthy's Better Beverage Society Dinner at 6pm http://www.genemccarthys.com/ai1ec_event/better-beverage-society-dinner?instance_id=6782
WEDNESDAY, 11 DECEMBER
- WILLIAMSVILLE, NEW YORK. Buffalo Brewpub Mug Club Holiday Party http://www.buffalobrewpub.com
- ROCHESTER, NEW YORK. 12 Beers of Christmas Annual Holiday Tasting at Lovin Cup, 7pm. $18. http://lovincup.com/happenings/details.php?id=1734
FRIDAY, 13 DECEMBER
- PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. Friday the Firkenteenth at Grey Lodge Public House. Casks a plenty! See the list at
SATURDAY, 14 DECEMBER
- MARSHALL, MICHIGAN. 4 Elf Party at Dark Horse, doors open at 11am. $5 cover charge, waived if you arrive dressed as an elf. Special releases and live music. http://www.darkhorsebrewery.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/dark-hose-xmas-poster2.jpg
MONDAY, 16 DECEMBER
- MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. Festivus! at Town Hall. 5pm. http://www.townhallbrewery.com/#news-and-events
Now go have a beer!
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