Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival 2016
It's back!!! Join us for the 2nd Annual Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival! 20+ local brewers take on the challenge of creating the best cask of "real ale" using an item from Noah Webster's 18th century garden. The specialty casks are made just for the occasion and good for one day only!
Brewers competing in the Cask Challenge include:
Aspetuck Brew Lab – Bridgeport, CT
Back East Brewing Company - Bloomfield, CT
Black Hog Brewing Co. - Oxford, CT
Blue Point Brewery - Patchogue, NY
Cambridge Brewing Company – Cambridge, MA
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company* – Elmsford - NY
City Steam Brewery - Hartford, CT
DuVig Brewing Company – Branford, CT
Hanging Hills Brewing Company – Hartford, CT
Hog River Brewing Co. – Hartford, CT
Kent Falls Brewing – Kent, CT
New England Brewing Company - Woodbridge, CT
New Park Brewing** – West Hartford, CT
OEC Brewing - Oxford, CT
Olde Burnside Brewing– East Hartford, CT
Relic Brewing Co - Plainville, CT
Shmaltz Brewing Company– Clifton Park, NY
Sixpoint Brewery - Brooklyn, NY
Steady Habit Brewing Company - Haddam, CT
Still Hill Brewery - Rocky Hill, CT
Thomas Hooker Brewery - Bloomfield, CT
Two Roads Brewing Company – Stratford, CT
White Birch Brewing - Hooksett, NH
Willimantic Brewing Company – Willimantic, CT
*2015 Cask Champion
**2015 Taster's Choice Award
Additional brewers that will have specialty logs and samples available include:
Allagash Brewing Company - Portland, ME
Brouwerij Boon - Lembeek, Belgium
Dogfish Head - Milton, DE
Goose Island - Chicago, IL
Lagunitas Brewing Co - Petaluma, CA
LoverBeer - Marentino, Italy
A panel of judges chooses the Cask Champion and YOU vote for the Taster's Choice Winner. Live music, food trucks and games. Presented by Harvest Country Store and Harvest Fine Wines & Spirits.
This year, there will be two sessions: attend either 2-5 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. Tickets include unlimited tastings, souvenir tasting glass, and $5 food truck voucher. Food will be available for purchase.
Ticket price until September 23 is $40 for the general public and $35 for museum members and Let'sGOArts cardholders. All tickets September 23 - 30 are $45 and the price is $50 at the door. Designated driver discount ticket available for $20.
Must be 21 or over, valid ID required.