Feeling left out because you missed SurlyFest last weekend
? There's still room for you at Harriet Brewery's annual Rauchfest
, a similar celebration of craft beer, good food, live music, and local artists.
Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, the brewery will be pouring its exclusive Rauchfest Lager, Oktoberfest/Marzen, Divine Oculust, Saison Nourrice "Sour", and more. There will also be a whole court of food trucks including AZ Canteen, Potter's Pasties, and Tollefson Family Pork, and one last minute add-on that's still TBA. Tickets are $15 and are available at the brewery or online from Harriet's website.
Also happening this Saturday is Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild's
big Autumn Brew Review at the historic Grain Belt Brewery
. Attendees can expect to sample around 250 beers from 80 plus American craft breweries. It's a day of beer education, tasting, music, and food from Ngon Vietnamese Bistro, Foxy Falafel, Natedogs, World Street Kitchen, and others. Full admission tickets to this highly-anticipated annual event are sold out, but sober driver tickets are still available here
Mill City Museum and Farmers Market's 7th annual Oktoberfes
t celebration kicks off Saturday when the market opens at 8:00 a.m., but the real fun starts at 10:00 when they hand out beer samples from Fulton and whiskey from 2 Gingers. There will also be a brewing demo at Outdoor Cafe Kitchen led by Day Block Brewing and Midwest Brew Supply
. The outdoor stuff is free but the Mill City Museum is charging a small fee for their indoor activities.
Along with Schadenfreude, Surlyfest, WET, Misanthrope, Bitter Brewer and others, there's a new beer on tap at Surly's
taproom this weekend. Damien, a black ale spawned from the usually discarded remnants of Surly Darkness (coming soon), is a dry-hopped beer made with Glacier and Chinook hops. The Anchor Fish & Chips food truck will be at their taproom tonight and Asian Invasion
will be there starting at noon tomorrow.
Fulton will be tapping both War & Peace, an imperial coffee stout, and the Libertine, an imperial red ale at the Happy Gnome
starting at 5:00 tonight.
Gastrotruck will be at Indeed's taproom
tonight and Hibachi Daruma food truck will be parked there tomorrow.
taproom will be closed for a private event tonight, but will be back in action on Saturday with Motley Crews food truck.
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