Oct 2012

This Weekend In Mass: Battleship Brewfest, Boston Local Craft Brewfest, Witchtoberfest, Ryan & Casey’s, Kappy’s And The Back Eddy

Please join us on board the USS Massachusetts for the 1st Annual Battleship Cove Brew Fest on Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 PM and sample over 50 great beers from 19 craft and import breweries including Narragansett, Shipyard, Sea Dog, Long Trail, Otter Creek, Somerville, Boulevard, Vermont Hard Cider, Wolaver’s, Backlash, Baxter, Leinenkugel’s, Fatty Bampkins Cider, Blue Moon, Hofbrau, Paulaner, Worthington’s, St.Stephanus, & Henry Weinhard’s.
Live Music and Food!
Tickets: $35 in advance; $40 at the door.
Each ticket provides for 20 tastings.
Additional drink tickets may be purchased.
For tickets, call 508-678-1100 x101 or email paulah@battleshipcove.org

Boston’s 3rd Annual Local Craft Brewfest

Calling all foodies, artisan craft food devotees, craft brew fans, localvores, brew hobbyists, and the curious minded. 

Join us for Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts‘ 3rd Annual Local Craft Brewfest on!Friday, October 5, 2012 from 6PM to 930PM at the HarborPark, where the City meets the sea at the location of the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse on the Boston waterfront in Fort Point, Boston. Come learn, explore, socialize, and network with craft brewers, artisan brews, and local food producers. While celebrating local brews, you can savor live music by local musicians at this lovefest of all things good and true.

The Brewfest will showcase local craft brewers and highlight, celebrate, and promote – brews, wines, distilleries, and artisan craft beverages made locally. The festival will take place in-doors and outdoors on Boston Harbor’s best view. More than 50 brews and local food vendors will be featured. This event will be a great opportunity to meet brewers, vintners, and local eateries that are as passionate about local food as you are!

This is a 21+ event and all attendees must have a valid ID to enter the courthouse premises (no exceptions).

Regular Admission: Access to our brew tent and small bites from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

VIP Admission: This will give you access to the distilleries and wineries that we are featuring  well as delicious nibbles.  VIP ticket holders are granted access to the event half an hour before regular ticket holders at 6:00 p.m – 9:30 p.m. These are limited tickets, so sign up early.

Come join us for the 3rd annual Witchtoberfest on Saturday at the Salem Boys & Girls Club from 5 to 9 PM for a night of Good Beer, Good Music and Good Times! Frosty brews, Great company and Awesome Music are what have made Witchtoberfest one of largest beer festivals in the area. Are you interested in getting in a nice run before you enjoy the festivities? Then become a part of the “Witchtoberfest Beer Run” today. Whether you want to participate in the run and then enjoy some of the finest brews New England has to offer, or just spend the evening enjoying great beer, food and live music, Witchtoberfest has something to offer everyone! Not to mention you’re benefiting a great cause. Partial proceeds from Witchtoberfest are donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem. We hope to see you there!

Learn More About Witchtoberfest Beer Run

This year, Ryan & Casey’s Wine & Brew Harvest Festival is being moved to the Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival at Beacon Field in Greenfield! We’ll have hundreds of beers to sample over the course of two days! That’s right – TWO days of beer sampling!

When: Saturday, October 6th & Sunday, October 7th – Noon – 4pm
Where: Beacon Field – Greenfield, MA
Cost: $5/person for festival admission + $20/person for beer sampling

Here’s a link for more info: www.riversidebluesandbbq.com

Down the Cape for the weekend? Stop in Kappy’s in Falmouth. They’re holding their annual Oktoberfest tasting on Saturday from 2 to 5 PM. There will be dozens of breweries and hundreds of beers to sample including Narragansett. Plus snacks and specials on the brews. Where else would you go for your weekend beer on the Cape.

Relax, refresh and enjoy a Gansett because it’s a long weekend. Every year around Columbus Day the Back Eddy in Westport hosts their Striped Bass Fishing Tournament. It’s pretty much the best time to be out on the water fishing. We look forward to this every season. Then everyone unwinds at the Back Eddy on Monday afternoon for not just awards, but a great party. Cold ‘Gansetts and delicious fresh seafood. What could be better?