Friday, February 9 | 6 - 10 pm

Join us for a celebration of winter weather and wild beers. Bundle up and enjoy WV's first boutique beer festival, where we’re serving up a top-notch selection of Sours and Wild Ales. Your ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass and samples of beer. We’ll also have live music and food vendors on site.

  • This festival is outdoors. It will be held on the second floor of the parking garage on the west side of Pullman Square (directly behind the Holiday Inn). The parking garage is covered and we will have several industrial heaters on site, but get out your ski gear and snuggies and dress for cold weather!
  • NO REFUNDS
  • MUST BE 21 TO ENTER
  • The Wild & Wonderful Winter Beer Fest is organized by the Better Beer Coalition (BBC), who also bring you the Rails & Ales Festival. Our mission is to promote a craft beer culture in WV and to improve access to craft beer by demonstrating the local demand to craft breweries and distributors.

Winter Beer Fest

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of beers can I expect to sample?

We’ll be serving up sour beers, saisons, lambics, guezes and a variety of wild ales aged in everything from wine barrels to oak foudres, with a few non-sour options sprinkled in.

I bought a ticket but now I can’t go. Can I sell it to my friend?

Yes. It doesn’t matter whose name is on the ticket. As long as your friend is at least 21 years old and can show ID, they can use your ticket.

What is included with the price of the ticket?

In addition to having a kick-ass time, you’ll get a commemorative tasting cup and samples of sours and wild ales specially selected for this event.

Why is the event in a parking garage?

Think of it as a giant tent that requires no set-up!

Will you supply heat?

Yes, We will have a number of industrial-sized heaters on site but the parking garage is open on the sides so we expect it will still be somewhat chilly. We recommend wearing your funkiest ski suit, a snuggie or Chewbacca costume.

Will there be seating?

We recommend you bring your own chair if you want a seat. We’ll have a designated area for seating, near a heater and near the food vendors.

Will you have food vendors on site?

Yes, The Peddler, Christopher’s Eats and Bahnhof will be there selling food.

Will there be entertainment?

DJ Charlie Brown Superstar will be there spinning tunes.

Beer List

Brasserie d'Orval Orval
LindemansCuvee Rene Gueuze
Lindemans Cuvee Rene Kriek 
Timmermans Oude Gueuze
Timmermans Oude Kriek
Timmermans Framboise
LambickX Kriek
LambickX Private Domain
De Cam Oude Lambiek
Ommegang Pale Sour
Ommegang Brunetta
Ommegang Rosetta
Ommegang Ginnepin 
Liefmans Goudenband
Liefmans Cuvee Brut
Saison Dupont
Dupont Posca Rustica
Dupont Avec les bons Voeux
Boon Lambic
Boon Kriek 20LBoon Black Label
Boon Mariage Parfait Gueuze

Boon Mariage Parfait Kriek
De Brabandere Petrus Mango
De Brabandere Petrus Sour Guava
De Brabandere Wittekerke Wild
De Brabandere Petrus Aged Pale
De Brabandere Petrus Aged Red
De Brabandere Petrus Brewmaster Tripel 
Van Steenberge Monks Grand Cru
Silly Saison
Silly Sour
Van Honsebrouck Bacchus Flemish Red
Van Honsebrouck St. Louis Premium Framboise
Van Honsebrouck St. Louis Fond Tradition Gueuze Kriek
Bell's Larry's Latest Sour
Bell's Wild One
Dogfish Head Seaquench
Goodwood Hemp Gose
New Belgium La Folie
New Belgium Le Terroir
Rogue Paradise Pucker

 

Additional Breweries/Importers that will be represented but haven’t yet supplied specific names of beers:

Weathered Ground
Abolitionist Ale Works
Bad Shepherd
The Peddler

Cascade
Terrapin
Green Flash
Artisanal Imports

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