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Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
William A. Egan Civic & Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
January 20 at 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. (last pour is at 9:30 p.m.)
January 21 at 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Connoisseur Session (last pour is at 4:45 p.m.)
January 21 at 6:00 -10:00 p.m. (last pour is at 9:30 p.m.)
Regular sessions: $45.00 per person which includes a 6 oz. commemorative tasting glass, 30 samples, an ID band, and an official program guide.
Connoisseur Session: $55.00 per person which includes a 6 oz. commemorative tasting glass, 30 samples, an ID band, and an official program guide. Breweries are encouraged to bring something special that will be only available during this session.
Tickets are available for purchase at the Sullivan Arena Box Office and online through Ticket Master https://m.ticketmaster.com/ticket/search.do?articles=tmus&query=beer+and+barley. Online sales were not avaiable as of noon on November 17. Tickets will also be sold at the door should the sessions not be sold out prior to the event time.
Note that when purchasing tickets through Ticket Master there is an additional "convenience" charge. Last year there was a charge of $10.40 per ticket for the regular sessions and $11.35 per ticket for the Connoisseur Session giving a total of $55.40 and $66.35 per ticket respectively.
Attendees MUST be at least 21 years old - NO EXCEPTIONS!
There will also be a commercial Best Barley Wine Competition as well as live music.
Snack-type food will be available for purchase.
Proceeds from the Connoisseur Session will benefit the Brewers Guild of Alaska.
For more information please go to: http://www.auroraproductions.net/beer-barley.html
The promoter of this event is Aurora Productions. Should you have any questions please contact them at:
Aurora Productions, Inc.
3401 Denali Street, Suite 202B
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: (907) 562-9911; Fax: (907) 562-9889
Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are need to pour beers, hand out glasses and wristbands, help with event programs etc. Note that to pour beer current Techniques of Alcohol Management (TAM®) or Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) certification is required. For your help you will receive free admission to another session at the festival and a commemorative glass. If you are interested in helping please contact Auroa Productions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a listing of beer-related events taking place in Alaska during 2018. Upcoming events for which I have information are listed above and the details are given there. The dates of several of the events listed below may not be known at present (or at least not known to me). This information will be updated when I have more details. Most events listed here are annual events and although the exact dates may vary from year to year the approximate dates are correct and can be used as a guide to the remainder of the year as well as next year.
The Following Events are for the Year 2018
Frozen RiverFest - Soldotna, Alaska
Mid-February - Late April
Beer Tasting and Palette Training Class - Anchorage, Alaska
BJCP Examination - Juneau, Alaska
Fairbanks Beer Festival
Fur Rondy Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Taste of Alaska Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis National Homebrew Day Celebration/Big Brew - Fairbanks, Alaska
May 25 & 28
Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival - Haines, Alaska
Euphoria Denali - Healy, Alaska
E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition - Fox, Alaska
Golden Days Beer Fest - Fox, Alaska
The Culmination Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Downriver Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
Augtoberfest - Healy, Alaska
Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival - Soldotna, Alaska
Alaska Crafted Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Festival - Talkeetna, Alaska
Capital Brewfest - Juneau, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest - Fairbanks, Alaska
Late September - Early October
HooDoo ChooChoo - On a train traveling from Fairbanks-Nenana-Fairbanks, Alaska
Eagle River Brewfest - Eagle River, Alaska
Oktoberfest and Home Brew Competition - Valdez, Alaska
Great Alaska Beer Train - On a train traveling from Anchorage- Portage-Anchorage, Alaska
Anchor Town Invitational Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Alaskan Homebrew Competition - Juneau, Alaska
Mighty Matanuska Boo Fest - Palmer, Alaska
Beers by the Bay - Seward, Alaska
Bodega-Fest - Anchorage, Alaska
Humpy's Big Fish Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
If you have any information regarding a beer related event that should be listed in this calendar please contact Scott Stihler at email@example.com or (907) 474-2138..
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