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Try Local Brews at OktoBEERfest
Posted on August 27, 2013 at 9:00:00 am by Deb G.
Do you love beer and feeling festive? Then look no further than Mad Anthony's annual Oktobeerfest! Taste over 100 Indiana beers poured by the brewers that crafted them during this 4-day event, culminating in the main OktoBEERfest at Headwaters Park West. Spend an afternoon with over 30 regional craft brewers serving their brews while enjoying other festivities throughout the festival. OktoBEERfest includes four days of events leading up to the big festival, kicking off on Wednesday, September 4 and going through Saturday, September 7. The OktoBEERfest events are as follows: Wednesday September 4: Indiana Craft Beers & Hors D'oeuvres Old Crown Coffee Roasters Fort Wayne, Indiana Tickets: $20 available at Old Crown Thursday September 5: Vintage Ale Release Party Mad Anthony Lakeview Ale House Angola, Indiana Friday September 6: Golf Scramble, with BBQ Dinner Bridgewater Golf Club Auburn, Indiana Registration due by September 2nd. OK! Live Music Mad Anthony Brewing Company Fort Wayne, Indiana Saturday September 7: Beers & Bikes Pub Tour 11am-2pm Starting at Hall's Gas House and ending at Headwater's Park West Registration: 10am-11am, $10 per rider OktoBEERfest 2-6 pm Headwater's Park West Fort Wayne, Indiana Featured craft brewers include some of the following: Fountain Square Flat 12 Bierwerks Rock Bottom Brewery Bloomington Brewing Co Shureline Brewery Crown Brewing Lafayette Brewing Tin Many Brewing Co New Albanian Brewing Co Union Brewing Even Czech Brewery Granite City Half Moon Restaurant & Brewery Mad Anthony Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of event and include unlimited tasting and a souvenir glass. An OktoBEERfest ticket + bike tour ticket is $40 and includes a t-shirt. If you want to enjoy the festivities with your friends, but don't want to drink, designated driver tickets can be purchased for $10. As an added bonus for those wanting to come up from out of town, the Mad Anthony's location in Warsaw, Indiana will have a shuttle up to Fort Wayne for $15 (learn more here). For more information go to Visit Fort Wayne, visit the OktoBEERfest website, or visit the Mad Anthony Facebook page.