23rd Annual in 2015
Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival
May 22 and 23, 2015 (U.S. Memorial Day Weekend)
- Friday, May 22 - Gourmet Brewers Dinner 6 p.m. in Harriett Hall
- Saturday, May 23 - Beerfest Tasting, 1 p.m-5 p.m. in Dalton City
Ticket sales begin Feb. 1, 2015! Tickets sold separately. Paper tickets will be mailed by Brown Paper Tickets to the address provided with purchase. Must be 21 years or older to purchase or attend.
Gourmet Brewers’ Dinner
6 p.m. in Harriett Hall
2015 Beer Fest Ticket Sales begin Online February 1.
BREWER’S DINNER TICKETS SELL OUT IN 5-6 WEEKS
A five-course meal, each course specially paired with Craft Beers. See the 2014 Beer Fest Dinner Menu….
Paper tickets will be mailed by Brown Paper Tickets to the address you provide with purchase. Tickets required for entry.
Must be 21 years or older with valid ID to purchase tickets or attend
23rd Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival Tasting
1 pm – 5 pm in Dalton City
Taste Great Beer! Enjoy Live Music! Eat Good Food! Please imbibe responsibly.
Online Ticket Sales Began Feb. 1, 2015. Tickets will sell out in advance of event.
Paper tickets will be mailed by Brown Paper Tickets to the address you provide with purchase. Paper ticket required for entry.
Must be 21 years or older with valid ID to purchase tickets or attend. No dogs. Sorry, infants and children may not enter the festival.
Open containers of alcohol are prohibited in Haines Borough outside of designated areas.
We are a big festival in a small town–we strive for a positive vibe and appreciate your help!
5K Run or Walk, 10K Run
Saturday, May 23, 9 am. Start Beer Fest day right! Earn your beer with a little exercise…$10 entry fee, t-shirts to the first 200 entries. Pre-registration encouraged!
Great prizes for men’s and women’s winners!
Congrats to 2014 Top Finishers:
Mens 5K –Jake VanderPlas, Seattle WA, 22:15; Women’s 5K–Lauren Whyte, Whitehorse, YT, 23:57. Men’s 10K–David Eikelboom, Whitehorse, YT 36:15, Women’s 10K–Amelia Fraser, Whitehorse, YT, 45:30.
Home Brew Competition
AHA and BJCP CERTIFIED
Calling All Brewers
The cost of entries is $5 for the first beer and $3 for subsequent entries. Two bottles per entry are required. A BCJP category and subcategory must be specified for each entry. One entry per person per style subcategory (e.g. ok to enter a dry stout, sweet stout, and an oatmeal stout, but not 3 dry stouts by the same person). Meads are also accepted if labeled with style category and subcategory.
The following forms must be provided with each entry –
Drop off entries at:Haines Brewing Company Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds Haines, Alaska 99827 907-766-3823 Deadline for this drop off location: Wednesday, May 20 @ 6pm Alaskan Brewing 5429 Shaune Drive Juneau, Alaska 99801 Attn: Melody Crosby 907-780-5866 Deadline for this drop off location: Monday, May 18 @ 5pm Arctic Brewing Supply 8401 Sandlewood Place Anchorage, Alaska 99507 907-561-5771 Deadline for this drop off location: Friday, May 15 @ 5pm
Entries may be submitted by courier (not US mail) to Alaskan Brewing. Deadline for receipt of entries delivered by courier is Monday, May 18 @ 5pm.
Judging: If you are interested in judging, email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info, contact Rob at email@example.com.
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Departing Juneau Thurs May 22 @ 3:15 am arriving 7:45am Fri May 23rd @ 6:30am arriving 8:45am; @ 7am arriving 11:30am; @ 1pm arriving 3:15pm Sat May 24th @ 6:30am arriving 8:45am
For lodging and transportation information, contact the Haines Convention and Visitor Bureau, 907-766-2234 or www.haines.ak.us. Lodging in Haines sells out over Beer Fest weekend–book early for rooms and camp sites.
Questions/Comments? Please don’t hesitate to contact us.