Oktoberfest Kickoff Festival

On Saturday, September 16 at 1 PM – 6 PM, come kickoff OKTOBERFEST with our “tapping of the keg” a special Weihenstephaner Ceremonial keg sent specifically from Germany to us for this special day!

This FREE Family friendly festival is packed with TONS of activities for all ages! Hosted by Chad Dukes from 106.7 the Fan.

Featured Breweries:
Alewerks Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest Marzen- 5.1% ABV: With a malty, yet clean build and full caramel tones, the Oktoberfest Marzen lager perfectly balances a toasty, bready sweetness with a touch of hops.
Superb IPA- 6.5% ABV: A highly hopped contemporary Indian Pale Ale. Brewed with copious amounts of Cascade and Amarillo hops, this IPA is balanced nicely with a strong malt body. A great beer for any occasion. Indian Pale Ale, IPA as it is usually referred to, has become America’s second most popular microbrewery style. If you enjoy a rich, aggressive hop flavor, this is your ale of choice.

From Brew Republic Bierwerks:
Patriot 212 Helles Lager- 5% ABV: Patriot 212 is a properly made Munich Helles golden lager with a flavor profile and aroma that are guaranteed to please. The prevailing sweet malt flavor is meticulously highlighted with just enough noble hop bitterness to provide balance, resulting in a smooth, medium-bodied, bright golden lager.
Virginia IPA- 6.5% ABV: VaIPA (or Virginia IPA) is brewed with 100% locally sourced Virginia pride and attitude to create a hoppy yet smooth finishing delight. The rock-solid malt bill of roasted barley and aggressive hop schedule of citrus and floral hops are in perfect harmony and deliver a clean, malty sweet and citrusy flavor.

From Champion Brewing Company:
Falconer- 5.5% ABV: This hoppy American wheat beer was brewed with our friends in C-Ville metal outfit Corsair, and features ‘Falconer’s Flight’ hops, a hop union blend of Simcoe, City, and Sorachi Ace. Heady hoppy nose, balanced by easy drinking wheat flavors and milt bitterness.
Shower Beer- 5.8% ABV: Perfect for any relaxing occasion, this Bohemian Pilsner sings with fresh, clean maltiness and spicy flavor and aroma contributions from 100% traditional Czech Saaz hops. Aged cold on lager yeast for weeks for maximum refreshment.

From DC Brau Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest Bier- 5.5% ABV: DC Brau’s Oktoberfest has a classic list amber to copper hue that is topped with intense German malt aromas of toasty bread, light caramel and faint biscuit. It’s supported by a traditionally light Noble hop aroma that complements the rich malty notes. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with a medium body that gives it a pleasing richness. The hops perfectly complement the dominant malt character to form a very refreshing Oktoberfestbier that can be enjoyed all thru the fall months.

From Great Lakes Brewing Company:
Nosferatu- 8% ABV: Don’t be afraid of things that go hop in the night! Rich roasted malt flavors haunt the shadows of our Imperial Red Ale’s bitter teeth.
Oktoberfest- 6.5% ABV: Prost! Our take on this classic German style is a celebration of maltiness — packed with rustic, autumnal flavors to put a little more oomph into your oom-pah-pah.

From Bell’s Brewery:
Bell’s Double Cream Stout- 6.1% ABV: Double Cream Stout derives its name from its smooth, creamy texture, not the ingredients. Completely dairy-free, this stout blends ten different specialty malts to yield a remarkable depth of flavor. With only a touch of burnt notes, Double Cream Stout focuses on the softer, cocoa & espresso-like aspects of roasted malt.

From Mahou:
Alhambra Roja ABV 7.20%
It is a beer Strong Lager style of Doppelblock. A view is a transparent, color of red beer to dark amber and very bright. The foam is creamy and consistent with a ruby reflection Very maltose with toasty aromas and caramel and some nuance of ripe fruit. Attenuated some noble hop flavor, On the palate we find a full body, medium carbonation.
Mahou ABV 4.80%
Bright gold colour with a crystalline aspect. It has a characteristically elegant and fain malt aroma. Its base notes have reminiscence of fruity flavors and very light balsamic hints. It is tasty, has the perfect acid-alcohol balance and well-integrated bitter finish.

From Old Bust Head Brewing Company:
Oktoberfest Marzen Style Lager ABV 5.10%
As the colors come out each fall it is not just the turning of the leaves we celebrate but the limited release of our annual Oktoberfest. With a malty, yet clean build a full caramel tones, our Oktoberfest Marzen lager perfectly balances a toasty, bready sweetness with a touch of hops.
Old Jail Pumpkin Peach Brown Ale ABV 4.00%
An aroma of sweet spice and pumpkin pie precede the body of caramel nuttiness with hints of molasses, roasted brown sugar, and vanilla. A dissipating touch of smokiness from the Cherrywood Smokes Malt adds a fresh baked flavor to this frighteningly delicious Pumpkin-Peach Brown Ale.

From Old Ox Brewery:
Hoppy Place ABV 7.50%
Our West Coast Style IPA is very hop forward and deliciously unbalanced. Light malt sweetness gives citrus and pine notes, culminating in a delightfully dry finish. Hops Lovers: you have found Hoppy Place.
Oxtober Bier ABV 6.00%
Oxtober Bier is a Marzen-style lager in the true German tradition. Vienna malts and nice toastiness drive the flavor. Very clean, smooth, and malt forward with rounded malt sweetness accompanied by nice biscuit and toast accents. A pleasant hop bitterness adds balance.

From Paulaner:
Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzan ABV 5.80%
An Amber beer style that was developed to celebrate the original Oktoberfest over 200 years ago. This full bodied beer with its rich malt flavor, dark toffee note and underlying fruitiness has a masterful hop balance.

From SLY FOX BEER:
Traditional Oktoberfest beer is a medium-bodied, smooth and malty brew made with German Vienna malts and German hop

From Wetten Importers:
Van de Kaizer Blauw ABV 11.00%
This exceptional ale ages well, developing a refined complexity and intense aromas. With powerful notes of roasted malts, caramel and plums, its surprisingly soft and fruity aroma combines a warm roundness with a refreshing taste
Brugse Zot ABV 6.00%
Brugse Zot is a goldenblond beer with a rich froth and a fruity flavoring. The beer is brewed with four different kinds of malt and two aromatic varieties of hop which give the beer its unique taste. Thanks to the fermentation in the bottle, the beer has a longer natural life.

…AND MORE!!!!

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➳Meet and greet with German & Belgium beer reps
➳Live music
➳Ton of outdoor games and activities
➳Fun contests
➳Tons of prizes
➳Face painting
➳Free gifts from Germany
*Family & Pet friendly!

Don’t miss this HUGE FREE festival!

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