MS Craft Beer Festival

Fondren Renaissance Foundation, in cooperation with Capital City Beverages, Inc. and Southern Beverage Company, presents the 3rd annual Mississippi Craft Beer Festival on the grounds of Duling Hall in Fondren on June 9, 2017. Tickets available here.

Over 100 beers will be presented for sampling by over two dozen breweries. Special emphasis will be placed on breweries within Mississippi and nearby bordering states with brewer representatives on hand to discuss their products and brewing methods. Live music from The Hustlers.

Tickets for the “VIP hour” from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. are $60 in advance and $65 day of and are limited to 250 persons. Those with VIP tickets also gain entrance for the entire run of the festival, bar snacks for the first hour and a $15 gift certificate to a participating Fondren restaurant (gift certificate good only on the evening of June 9).

General admission, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., is $30 in advance and $35 day of, and includes unlimited tastings of all of the products represented. A designated driver ticket (must be at least 21) is available at the door for $10.

All festival tickets offer attendees the ability to come and go from the tasting grounds (through 8:30 p.m.).

This is a 21 and up event. No children (including babies) No pets. No coolers or chairs. No solicitation.

Stay for the post-fest concert, ardenland presents Corey Harper! Combo tickets are available.

Tickets available here

2017 Beer Lineup (subject to change):

From Capital City Beverage – 

Founders Brewing Company
All Day IPA, Rubaeus, PC Pils, Dirty Bastard

Boston Beer Co.
AO Easy Apple
Summer Ale
Truly Lime seltzer

Terrapin Brewing
Hopsecutioner IPA, Maggies Peach Farmhouse, Recreation Ale

Lagunitas Brewing Company
IPA, 12th of Never, Lil Sumpin Sumpin, Lucky 13

Sweetwater Brewing
420, Goin Coastal Pineapple IPA, Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison, Blue

Abita Brewing
Andygator, Purple Haze, To Gose, Blueberry, Bourbon ST Rye Pale Ale

New Belgium
Fat Tire, Juicy Watermelon, Citradelic, Voodoo Ranger, Bretta IPA, Dayblazer

Lucky Town
Blonde, Pub Ale, Gose, Old 49 Farmhouse

Biloxi Brewing
Blonde, Pale Ale, Black Gold

Lazy Magnolia
Southern Pecan, Kiln MS Gold, Southern Hopspitality

Sierra Nevada
Pale Ale, Tropical Torpedo, Summerfest, Sidecar

Wiseacre Brewing
Tiny Bomb, Ananda IPA, Boomslang Belgian IPA

Oskar Blues
Dale’s Pale Ale, IPA, Old Chub, Pinner IPA

Bell’s Brewing
Two Hearted Ale, Oberon, Oarsman, Oatsmobile

Yazoo Brewing
Grest, Hefeweizen, Dos Perros

From Southern Beverage – 

Southern Prohibition
Dark Saison, Mississippi Fireant, Barrel Aged Mississippi Fireant, Crowd Control, Suzy B, Jack the Sipper

Natchez Brewing Co.
Bluff City Blonde, Old Capitol IPA, Southern Grace

Slowboat Brewing Co.
Into the Mystic, Dairy of a Madman, IV, Blue Canoe

Chandeleur Island Brewing Co.
Freemason Golden Ale, Lil’ Smack IPA, Curlew’s Coconut Porter, Surfside Pineapple Wheat

Tin Roof Brewing Co.
Juke Joint 2.0, Voodoo Pale Ale, Rusted Rye IPA, Smiling Ivan, Rougarou

Back Forty Beer Co.
Naked Pig Pale Ale, Freckle Belly IPA, Truckstop Honey Brown Ale, Cart Barn Pilsner, Paw Paw’s Peach Wheat Ale, Jalapango DIPA

Blue Pants Brewing Co.
Imperial IPA, Hop-Bursted IPA, Coffee & Milk Pinstripe Stout, Gose, Blonde Bretty

Grayton Beer Co.
30A Beach Blonde Ale, Salt of the Gulf Gose, Fish Whistle IPA

Stone Brewing Co.
Ripper, Arrogant Bastard, Tangerine Express, Ruination DIPA, Delicious IPA, Ghost Hammer White IPA, Mocha IPA

Southern Tier Brewing Co.
Live, NuSkool IPA, Lemon Drop Sun, 2XUnfiltered, 3 Citrus Peel Out, Choklat, Thick Mint

Tallgrass Brewing Co.
Velvet Rooster, Key Lime Pie, Raspberry Jam

Special Guests
Mighty Miss Brewing Co.
Mighty Miss Pale Ale, Onward Amber Ale, Pace Porter, Sledge Saison

Print the lineup here

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