Pottstown Brewfest Returns This October

Pottstown Brewfest Returns This October
Pottstown Brewfest
Manatawny Park (Memorial Park)
75 West King Street | Pottstown, PA 19464

The award-winning Pottstown Brew Fest is returning to Manatawny Park in Pottstown, PA on October 22, 2016 for a celebration of craft beer. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample over 150 beers and ciders from more than 65 of the best craft brewers from the Mid-Atlantic and across the United States.

Named the Best Outdoor Event in Montgomery County in 2015, this year’s Pottstown Brew Fest promises to be even better.

The VIP Session offers serious beer enthusiasts an extra hour, which includes a chance to taste some rare and highly desirable beers that will not be poured during the general session. A VIP Ticket costs $75 and allows entry at 12:00 PM, as well as a premium sampling glass. The VIP session is limited to 350 people. A VIP designated driver ticket is also available for $20.

The VIP beer list is still coming together, but expect 20 unique beers like a firkin of Peddler’s Row ESB with Cinnamon (winner of Best Firkin Beer at the Pottstown Firkin Fest) from Conshohocken Brewing Company.

General Admission tickets cost $45 and allow entry at 1:00 PM. The ticket includes a sampling glass, unlimited tasting and live music. General Admission designated driver tickets cost $10.

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Gourmet sodas will be provided by Sprecher Brewery for designated drivers. DDs will also receive a unique t-shirt, specially designed for designated drivers.

Anticipated breweries include 2SP Brewing Co, Armstrong Alehouse, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Bruclear Homebrew Club, Bullfrog Brewery, Cape May Brewing Company, Chatty Monks Brewing Company, Cigar City Brewing Company, Clown Shoes Brewery, Conshohocken Brewing Company, Craft Ale House, Dark Horse Brewing, Doylestown Brewing Co., Evil Genius Brewing Company, Frecon’s Cidery, Free Will Brewing Company, Hewitt Brothers Handcrafted Ales, Hidden River Brewing Company, HiJinx Brewing Company, Kurant Cider, Lancaster Brewing Company, Levante Brewing, Manayunk Brewing Company, Meduseld Meadery, Neshaminy Creek Brewing, Old Forge Brewing COmpany, Penn Brewery, Pizza Boy Brewing Company, River Horse Brewing Company, Round Guys Brewing Company, Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, Saucony Creek Craft Brewery, Sly Fox Brewing Company, Spring House Brewing Company, Stable 12 Brewing Company, Starr Hill Brewery, Sterling Pig Brewery, Stickman Brews, Stone Brewing Company, The Brewery at Hershey, The Other Farm Brewing, Tröegs Independent Brewing, Victory Brewing Company, Weyerbacher Brewing Company, and Yards Brewing Company.

Live music will be provided by Celtic Spirit with their lively mix of Irish and Scottish music along with “Celtified” American folk.

Vendors include Growler Grips, Goose’s Tobacco Outlet & Cafe, Brewscuits, and Beer Busters.

Food will be available from local restaurants and food trucks including Beverly’s Pastry Shop with beer-infused cupcakes, The Sunflower Truck Stop with dishes like crab-dipped Grilled Cheese, Peking Duck Sausage Roll-ups and Vegetarian Burritos, Grumpy’s Handcarved Sandwiches, Lily’s Grill, Heart Food Truck, Freeland Market, and The Cow and the Curd with their tasty cheese curds.

The festival is organized by a group of local citizens who are active members in the Pottstown community.  Their goal is to raise money and awareness for deserving local charities. This event will benefit the Pottstown Police Athletic League.

Parking is available at the Coventry Mall, located at 351 W Schuylkill Rd, Pottstown, PA.  A free shuttle bus will run between the mall and Manatawny Park. Limited handicapped parking is available at Manatawny Park. Free street parking is available along High Street and King Streets.

Tickets are available online only.  Tickets will not be sold at the gate. Purchase tickets here.

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