If there is some event in Alaska and Beer is the focus...We want to know!!
Eagle River Brewfest - Eagle River, Alaska
Location: The Eagle River Lions Club (16630 Eagle River Road) which is in Eagle River on the corner of Eagle River Road and Eagle River Loop Road.
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $50.00 and may be purchased at the Boys and Girls Club in Eagle River (11700 Old Glenn Highway). One should call 694-5437 to make sure somebody is there before making the trip to Eagle River.
This event usually sells out weeks before the event so get your tickets as soon as you can.
Description: The price includes samples of beer from across the state and complementary appetizers. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be served.
This is a fun raise for the Eagle River Boys and Girls Club. The sole purpuse of the evening's festivities is to raise money for them.
Great Alaska Beer Train - On an Alaska Railroad train traveling from Anchorage to Portage and back
Space is limited! Reservations are required.
Time: The train departs Anchorage at 4:00 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.
Location: The train departs from the Alaska Railroad Depot (411W. 1st Avenue).
Cost: $169 per person ( must be at least 21 years of age). Included with the price of admission is, of course, the ride of the train, plus an assortment of appetizers prepared by the Glacier Brewhouse paired with six, 1/2 pints of Glacier Brewhouse beers. Additional beers are available for purchase.
Tickets may purchased from the Alaska Railroad Depot and Glacier Brewhouse (737 W. 5th Avenue) or by calling (800) 544-0552 or (907) 265-3494. Payment is due at the time of booking and all sales are final.
Cost: The cost is $35.00 advaned purchase ($40.00 at the door) which includes admittance, a commemorative tasting glass and 15 sample tickets. Additional samples can purchased for 10 for $5.00.
Tickets are available at La Bodega in the Metro Mall (530 East Benson Boulevard) or online at http://www.bodegafest.com. Note that for online purchases there is an additional charge of $2.22 per ticket.
Also note that for online purchases one can print out the ticket or have it mailed to you via 1st Class Mail for no additional charge. To have tickets mailedto you via Priority Mail or Express Mail incur additional charges for $5.05 and $18.11 per ticket order respectively.
Description: There will be beer, mead and cider from Alaska and the Pacific northwest available to sample. All proceeds will benefit Alaska Public Media.
There will be live music and food will be available for purchase.
Below is a listing of beer-related events taking place in Alaska during 2015. 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 2015
January 16 & 17
Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Frozen River Fest - Soldotna, Alaska
BJCP Examination Preparatory Course - Anchorage, Alaska
Fur Rendezvous Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Trippin' - Talkeetna, Alaska
Snow Goose Breakup Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Taste of Alaska Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis National Homebrew Day Celebration/Big Brew - Fairbanks, Alaska
May 22 & 23
Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival - Haines, Alaska
June 19 & 20
Solstice Beer Fest - Healy, Alaska
Golden Days Beer Fest - Fox, Alaska
E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition - Fox, Alaska
August 7 & 8
Augtoberfest - Healy, Alaska
Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival - Soldotna, Alaska
The Culmination Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest - Fairbanks, Alaska
Southeast Alaska's Autumn Pour Homebrew Competition - Juneau, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Festival - Talkeetna, Alaska
Capital Brewfest - Juneau, Alaska
HooDoo ChooChoo - On a train traveling from Fairbanks-Nenana-Fairbanks, Alaska
Mighty Matanuska Brewfest - Palmer, Alaska
Oktoberfest and Home Brew Competition - Valdez, Alaska
Anchor Town Invitational Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Beer and Wine Tasting - Seward, 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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