Friday, October 17, 2008

Weekend Beer Events

The Fredericksburg Brewing and Tasting Society meets this Saturday at Kybecca. The theme for this month is "Oktoberfest beers." Also, in Baltimore, the 5th Annual Chesapeake Real Ale Festival takes place on Saturday.

And, as usual, local retailers offer plenty of opportunities for tasting some new beers.

Friday, October 17 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
Friday 5 @ 5 Beer Tasting:
Lancaster Hop Hog, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Brooklyn Oktoberfest, Carib Lager, Miller Chill

Saturday, October 17 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
Beer Tasting:
Victory Moonglow Weizenbock, Moylan's Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale, Victory Hop Wallop, Moylan's Moylander DIPA

Friday, October 17 - 5:30 - 7:30pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Beer Tasting:
Rogue Morimoto Black Obi Soba Ale, Bell's Special Double Cream Stout, Hacker-Pschorr Weisse Dark

Saturday, October 18 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Kybecca, Fredericksburg
Beer Tastings in 2 Locations:
William Street (Downtown):
Dogfish Head Punkin Ale, Bell's Two Hearted IPA, plus 1 Customer Choice
Plank Road (Next to Ukrops)
Victory Moonglow Weizenbock, Blue and Gray Borman's Belgian, plus 1 Customer Choice

Saturday, October 18 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
Beer Tasting Featuring Brad Phillips of Sierra Nevada:
Sierra Nevada Porter, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale

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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