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Beer Fest
Beer Fest
Beer Fest
Beer Fest
Beer Fest

Thanks to everyone for making the 23rd annual Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival a magnificent success!

We could not have done it without the support of our community, our wonderful brewers, our volunteers, and especially YOU!

Mark your calendars now: The 24th Annual Beer Fest will be May 27 and 28, 2016 – tickets will go on sale February 1 – and they sold out FAST this year so don’t delay!

Must be 21 years or older with valid ID to purchase tickets and attend.

  • Friday, May 27 – Gourmet Brewers Dinner 6 p.m.  in Harriett Hall
  • Saturday, May 28 – Beerfest Tasting, 1 p.m-5 p.m.  in Dalton City

Product shipment for the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival is generously donated by Alaska Marine Lines and Lynden Transport! Thank you!

 

We have commemorative tasting glasses and t-shirts for sale! Please contact us for more information: 907-766-2476, or director@seakfair.org.

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Congratulations to the 2015 Home Brew Competition Winners!

Best of Show: Pumpkin Saison, by Ryan Lindsay

Best of Division One: Scot Free by Justin Carson

Best of Division Two: Large by Michael Kulachkosky

Best of Division Three: Change of Command by Rob Baysden

Best of Division Four: Pumpkin Saison by Ryan Lindsay

 

Flight No. 1 (Lagers, Pilsners and Euro Amber Lagers)
  1. Robinson Bock by Will Robinson
  2. Third Reich’s Chalice by Jarod Cappon
  3. American Lager by Justin Carson

 

Flight No. 2 (Light Hybrids)
  1. Wunderlust by Sean Mather
  2. Terri’s Favorite by Jerry Nankervis
  3. Ken Kolsch by Jerry Nankervis

 

Flight No 3 (Amber Hybrids, English Pales, Scottish and Irish Ales)
  1. Scot Free by Justin Carson
  2. Common Mike’s by Mike Cragen
  3. 5 and a Game by Matthew Barnaby

 

Flight No. 4 (American Ales, English Browns and Porters)
  1. Brown Mountain Lights by Justin Carson
  2. Alone and Unafraid by Justin Carson
  3. Paddler’s Pale Ale by Michael Kulachkosky

 

Flight No. 5 (Stouts)
  1. Large by Michael Kulachkosky
  2. Black Market by Matthew Barnaby
  3. Vanilla Bourbon Stout by Will Robinson

 

Flight No. 6 (IPAs part 1)
  1. Red Rye IPA by Ryan Lindsay
  2. 2x American IPA by Roy Josephson
  3. West coast IPA by MJ and Mike Borcik
  4. Honorable Mention to: Hipster’s Juicebox by Matthew Barnaby

 

Flight No. 7 (IPAs part 2)
  1. Northwood IPA by Drew Osborne
  2. Freedom! by Justin Carson
  3. The Grim R.E.I.P.A. by Jarod Cappon

 

Flight No. 8 (Belgian and French)
  1. Change of Command by Rob Bayson
  2. Laborer’s Bounty Ginger Saison by Jarod Cappon
  3. Belgian Bier by Evan wood and Jake Ridle
  4. Honorable Mention to: Belgian Blonde by Will Robinson

 

Flight No. 9 (Sours, Belgian Strongs, Strongs, and Trappist Beers)
  1. Slacktide Barley Wine by Matthew Barnaby
  2. Belgian Trio by Thomas Albert
  3. Slacktide Barley Wine by Matthew Barnaby

 

Flight No. 10 (Fruit)
  1. Apricot Brett by Evan Wood and Jake Ridle
  2. Leftover, Hungover by Matthew Barnaby
  3. Jumbo Blueberry Ale by Jared Weems

 

Flight No. 11 (Sours, Herb, Veg, Smoked Wood and Specialty part 1)
  1. Pumpkin Saison by Ryan Lindsay
  2. Bardstown Sweet Stout by Jerry Nankervis
  3. TIE! Wood-Aged Birch Brown Ale by Drew Osborne and Robinson Black IPA by Will Robinson

 

Flight No. 12 (Spice, Herb, Veg, Smoked Wood and Specialty part 2)
  1. Old Luxurious by Michael Kulachkosky
  2. Devilish Blonde by Thomas Albert
  3. Milk Porter by Evan Wood and Jake Ridle

 

Flight No. 13 (Mead, Cider, Historical, and Wild)
  1. Big Lake Prickly Pear Mead by Grant Ficek and Jared Weems
  2. Spruce Tip Mead by Matthew Barnaby
  3. Citra Cider by Alex Gonnsen
  4. Honoraboe Mention to: Pacific NW Blackberry Mead by Jarod Cappon

Getting Here

Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry offers daily service between Haines and Skagway.

ADVANCED RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED                                hainesskagwayfastferry.com or 1-888-766-2103.

 

 

Alaska Fjord Lines offers special sailings between Juneau and Haines for Beer Fest weekend! 

 

 

 

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Special fares for Beer Fest weekend!

May 21 to May 25, fly between Juneau and Haines for $99 one way! Online reservations only–enter the Promo Code: BEER 

www.flyalaskaseaplanes.com

 

 

 

Alaska Adventure SailingAlaska Adventure Sailing sails a 54-foot ketch from Juneau to Haines for Beer Fest. Pack your best costume, fishing pole, bike, hula hoop, and refreshments. Departs 7 p.m. Thursday May 22, and returns Monday, May 25. Reserve a bunk: aksailing.com or 907-500-8028

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions/Comments?  Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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 weekendbook early for rooms and camp sites.