Break out your beer steins because it’s time once again to celebrate Augusta’s growing beer craft culture. The second annual Augusta Beerfest will be held at the Bell Auditorium Saturday, August 15. More than 100 beers, crafted by brew masters and brewers from all across the state and region, will be available for tasting. Tickets include a souvenir tasting cup and all the beer you can sample.
The event is open to people age 21 and older. If you get hungry, local food trucks will provide food for purchase. If you’re a connoisseur or even just a lover of the lager, VIP tickets also are being offered. This package includes exclusive beers, paired hors d’oeuvres, a VIP area on the Bell Auditorium stage, a T-shirt and one-hour early access to whichever session you choose.
Participating breweries include Sam Adams, Jekyll, Eagle Creek, Three Taverns, 21st Amendment, Highland Brewing, Anderson Valley, Founders Brewing, Victory, Great Divide, Bells and Dogfish Head.
– Caitlin Conger