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35 Reasons Not to Miss 2nd Annual BrrrewFest

Brew Fest Cups in a line

Now that Winter has arrived, we couldn’t think a better way to welcome the snowy season than with an invasion of craft beer! Get your tickets now for the January 30th fundraiser for the 2nd Annual Pure Ludington BrrrewFest, benefitting the Friends of Ludington State Park. Your ticket gets you a 5oz. tasting glass and 6 drink tokens. The afternoon will be filled with over 145 cold brews, hots beats and even some eats! So bundle up in your winter gear, grab some friends and head for Pure Ludington on Saturday, January 30th. Here are 35 reasons you don’t want to miss this event:

1. Arcadia Brewing Company – Porter Rico, Hop Rocket, Lock Down, Hop Mouth and Shipwreck Porter

2. Angry Orchard – Crisp, Green Apple, Cinful, Hop n Mad and Stone Dry

3. Arbor Brewing Company – Euchre Pilsner, Sacred Cow, Espresso Love Breakfast Stout, Phat Abbot and Michael Faricy Stout

4. Austin Brothers Beer Company – Woody Wheat, Milk Route Stout, 45’er IPA and Brown Ale

5. Bell’s Brewing Company – Two Hearted, Smitten, Amber and Hopslam

6. Blake’s Hard Cider Company – El Chavo (Mango & Habenero), The Tonic (Cucumber & Ginger)and Cran Apple (Cranberry)

7. Blue Moon Brewing Company – Gingerbread Spiced Ale, Belgian White, Cinnamon Horchata and Cappucino Oatmeal Stout

8. Boatyard Brewing Company – Halekai Very Pale Ale, Lemon Frost Lemon Mint Cream Ale, Red At Night Rye, Transom Jack Pumpkin Ale, EZ American Wheat and Scuttle Butt IPA

9. Brewery Vivant – Triomphe, Undertaker and Ski Patrol

10. Coney Island Brewing Company – Hard Root Beer, Hard Ginger Ale and Hard Orange Cream Ale

11. Crispin Cider Company – Original Apple, Brut, Honeycrisp, The Saint, 15 Men, Blackberry Pear, Pacific Pear and Browns Lane

12. Dark Horse Brewing Company – Coming Soon!

13. Dutch Girl Brewery – Coastie Kolsch, Wood Panel Porter, 7 Mile Smile IPA and Dirty Boots Imperial Milk Stout

14. Farmhaus Cider Company – Trocken (Dry), Halbbitter (Semi-sweet), Brewhaus (Coffee Cider) and Brunch (Dry Maple Cider)

15. Founder’s Brewing Company – All Day IPA, Azacca IPA, Rubaeus Raspberry Ale and Imperial Stout

16. Leinenkugel Brewing Company – Big Eddy Cherry Doppleschwartz, Berry Weiss, Ginger Shandy, Cranberry Ginger, Cocoa Berry Shandy, Spiced Pear Shandy, Big Butt Dopplebock, Heart of Oak and Bid Eddy Russian Imperial Stout

17. Jolly Pumpkin Brewing Company – Weizen Bam, Bam Noire, Luciernaga, and Oro del Calabaza

18. Mountain Town Brewing Company – Harvest Ale, Iron Horse IPA, Train Wreck and Railyard Raspberry

19. New Holland Brewing Company – Mad Hatter, Cabin Fever, Dragon’s Milk and Monkey King

20. North Peak Brewing Company – Diabolical IPA, Siren Amber Ale, Sinuous Celtic Ale and Grizzly Peak Hellion Midwest IPA

21. Perrin Brewing Company – Black Goat (bourbon barrel aged double black lager), Lil Griz (Sessionable bourbon barrel aged brown), No Problem (Session IPA), 98 Problems IPA, Hotbox Brown (Coffee Brown Ale), Capital Cherry Sour (Oak Barrel aged Belgian Brown) and Poop Your Pants (Chocolate Bock)

22. Petosky Brewing Company – Horny Monk, P-Town Brown, Hopseeded Double IPA and Minds Eye IPA

23. Ridge Cider Company – Raschberry, Porch Sittin’, Peach and R.H.A.C.

24. Roak Brewing Company – Live Wire IPA, Devil Dog Oatmeal Stout, Powerboat Belgian White and Around the Clock Session IPA

25. Rochester Mills Beer Company – Milkshake Stout, Creme de Menthe Milkshake Stout, Chunky Monkey Milkshake Stout and Pine Knob Pilsner

26. Sam Adams – Cold Snap Winter Ale, Boston Lager, Crystal Pale Ale, Rebel IPA and Rebel Grapefruit IPA

27. Saugatuck Brewing Company – Blueberry Maple, Snow Wizard, Backyard IPA and Serrano Pepper

28. Shorts Brewing Company – Space Rock, Bellaire Brown, Local’s Light and Starcut Cider’s Octorock

29. Starving Artist Brewing Company – Fauxhawks White IPA, Moonshadow Milk Stout, Prolific American Pale Ale, Cole Chamber Smoked Porter

30. Storm Cloud Brewing Company – Rainmaker Pale Ale, Whiled Away IPA, Gerald’s Talkign Dog Cherry Rye Dubbel and Tis the Saison

31. Summit Brewing Company – Saga IPA, Great Northern Porter, Horizon Red IPA and Winter Ale

32. Traveler Beer Company – Curious Traveler, Grapefruit Shandy and IPA Shandy

33. Uncle John’s Hard Cider – Hard Apple, Cranberry Apple and Apple Pear

34. Vandermill Cider – Blue Gold, Ginger Peach, Totally Roasted, Hard Apple and Nunica Pine

35. Virtue Cider – Prince Hal and Percheron

Get $5 off our ticket price by purchasing online before the event. Your $25 ticket includes entry into the festival, a 5oz. sampling glass and 6 drink tokens.Tickets will be available at the gate for $30.

Additional drink tokens and merchandise will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Friends of Ludington State Park.