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Montage Mountain BrewFest 2019

Head to the Mountain for NEPA’s Largest Craft Beer Festival

 

Sample your way through over 120 beers.

The beer will flow this weekend at Montage Mountain BrewFest. Get your tickets and meet us at the lodge for one of the most anticipated craft beer events in Northeastern Pennsylvania. BrewFest 2019 will feature beers from over 60 local and national breweries. For two days – April 26 & 27, Montage Mountain Resorts will open its spacious lodge, patio and Slocum Hollow Bar to hundreds of thirsty craft beer enthusiasts.

 

 

Here’s What You Get

General admission grants you unlimited beer samples, live local music and a commemorative tasting glass.  Saturday features a VIP Session from 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. The VIP admission offers a few additional perks. VIPs enjoy 20 VIP-Only beers, an exclusive swag bag, a more relaxed experience with the brewers and 5 unique food/beer pairings.

 

 

It’s All about the Beer

If you’re into craft beer, you’ll recognize quite a few industry-leading breweries. And you can expect many to showcase special seasonal beers alongside old favorites. From lagers and sours to IPAs and barrel-aged beauties, you can experience the whole beer spectrum in one session.

For those following our DiscoverNEPA Brewer’s Loop, BrewFest will feature several local breweries. Stop by any NEPA brewery stand during the Saturday session, enjoy a few samples and score a complimentary DiscoverNEPA koozie.

Check Out the List of This Year's Attending Breweries:

The Home Team

NEPA Breweries

Benny Brewing – Hanover Twp.

Curran Brewing Co. – Madison Twp.

Iron Hart Brewing Co. – Carbondale

Irving Cliff Brewery – Honesdale

Nimble Hill Winery & Brewery – Tunkhannock

North Slope Brewing Co. – Dallas

Susquehanna Brewing Co. – Pittston

The Lion Brewery – Wilkes-Barre

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company – Hawley

Other Pennsylvania Breweries

Evil Genius Beer Co. – Philadelphia

Fegley’s Brew Works – Allentown

Free Will Brewing Co. – Perkasie

Funk Brewing Co. – Emmaus

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. – Croydon

Rusty Rail Brewing Co. – Mifflinburg

Spring House Brewing Co. – Lancaster

Troeg’s Independent Brewing – Hershey

Victory Brewing – Downington

Weyerbacher Brewing Co. – Easton

Wynridge Farm Brewing – Dallastown

Yards Brewing Co. – Philadelphia

Breweries Outside of PA

Allagash Brewing Co. – Maine

Angry Orchard – New York

Arnold Palmer Spiked – Colorado

Barrier Brewing Co. – New York

Blue Moon Brewing Co. – Colorado

Breckenridge Brewery – Colorado

Brewery Ommegang – New York

The Bronx Brewery – New York

Cape Line Cocktails – Tennessee

D’s Wicked Cider – Washington

Delerium Brewery – Belgium

Devil’s Backbone Brewing Co. – Virginia

Dogfish Head Brewery – Delaware

Flying Fish Brewing Co. – New Jersey

Founders Brewing Co. – Michigan

Golden Road Brewing – California

Goose Island Beer Co. – Illinois

Graft Cidery – New York

Great Lakes Brewing Co. – Ohio

Harpoon Brewery – Massachusetts

Heavy Seas Beer – Maryland

Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Illinois

Leinenkugel Brewing Co. – Wisconsin

Lord Hobo Brewing Co. – Massachusetts

Magic Hat Brewing Co. – Vermont

Mckenzie’s Hard Cider – New York

Mother Earth Brew Co. – California

New Belgium Brewing Co. – Colorado

Peak Organic Brewing Co. – Maine

Platform Beer Co. – Ohio

Sam Adams – Massachusetts

Saranac Matt Brewing Co. – New York

Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Michigan

Shacksbury Cider – Vermont

Shiner Beer – Texas

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – California

Single Cut Beersmiths – New York

Sloop Brewing Co. – New York

Stone Brewing Co. – California

Stoneyard Brewing Co. – New York

Sweetwater Brewery – Georgia

Truly Hard Seltzer – Massachusetts

Two Roads Brewing Co. – Connecticut

Uinta Brewing Co. – Utah

Une Annee Brewery – Illinois

Unibroue – Quebec

Weihenstephaner Brewery – Germany

White Claw Hard Seltzer – Illinois

Wicked Weed Brewing – North Carolina

What’s a NEPA Festival Without Great Food?

 

You had me at beer, but you stole my heart with BBQ.

Take a break for some beer-friendly grub from BrewFest sponsor, Food & Fire BBQ and Taphouse. Nothing goes better with cold beer and great weather than tender chicken, or slow-smoked pork and beef. Their tangy original sauces and sides will leave you thirsty and running back for more beer.

Other local favorites will be on hand serving up delicious festival fare. Grab some of NEPA’s best hot wings from the Windsor Inn. The Southwest Savory Grill will be dishing out tacos, nachos and other Tex-Mex favorites. There will also be a full pub menu available at Montage’s Slocum Hollow Bar & Restaurant. And many of the popular ski lodge stops, like Johnny Rockets, Ben & Jerry’s and Montage Pizza Co. will be open for business.

 

 

We got beer – we got BBQ – now all we need is music.

The BrewFest stage is set for some of NEPA’s hottest local bands. Enjoy free, live music all weekend long. Friday’s lineup features DJ Jamie Callen spinning your favorite drinking tunes. Then, local roots rock hero, Mike Mizwinski will follow with his unmistakable style.

For the Saturday crowd, check out the headlining jukebox cover band, Light Weight. This ultimate party band brings upbeat classics and an incredible stage show. Asialena, one of Scranton’s fastest rising, singer-songwriter talents will open the night’s festivities.

 

 

Learn the tricks of the trade at beer school.

You wouldn’t be here if you weren’t interested in beer. Every BrewFest admission ticket also grants you access to the immensely popular Beer School. Seasoned home brewers, eager beginners and beer fans line up for this unique experience. Beer School, hosted by the The Scranton Brewer’s Guild, features lectures and discussions on a variety of topics in modern brewing.

This year’s Beer School topics include:

Brewing Like A Boss: The Women of Brewing
Backstage at YOUR Brewery
Blending the Perfect Beer Cocktail

 

 

Don’t miss it!

Spend a beautiful spring day on the mountain. With great craft beer, delicious food and live entertainment, there’s not much else you could ask for — except maybe a few really cool local vendors. Many will be on hand selling unique bath & body products, handcrafted jewelry, party games, and so much more. You can also catch the talented artists from Electric City Tattoo. They’ll be around should you be instantly struck by inspiration and need that commemorative BrewFest tattoo — temporary or otherwise.

BrewFest Tickets

Friday, April 26/Saturday, April 27 — General Admission Sessions from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. — $29 in advance/$40 at the door.

Saturday, April 27 — VIP Session from 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. — $59 in advance/$70 at the door.

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