Beer Fest 2017

Sold Out! We’ll see you May 26 and 27!

May 26 6:00 pm

Gourmet Brewer’s Dinner

at Harriett Hall

May 27 Noon – 5:00 pm

Connoisseur’s Tasting ($60)

at Dalton City

May 27 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

General Tasting ($40)

at Dalton City

Gourmet Brewers Dinner Menu

Chef Lionel Uddipa

Small Bites

Spruce Tip Tart: House cured duck prosciutto/onion soubise/herring roe bottarga/ Smoked gouda cheese beignet: bacon sabayon/crème fraiche/bacon avalanche/ Poke’ of salmon belly/yuzu pearls/white soy sauce/kewpie/Alaskan seaweed & vinegar chips


Coal Roasted Beets

Goat cheese/blood orange/grilled rhubarb vinaigrette/aerated sweet corn “bread”


Sake Cured Salmon

Compressed cucumbers/pickled carrot vinaigrette/Nasturtium/capers/kelp


Jidori Chicken Roulade

Alaskan kale collard greens/spring pea/smoked chili duxelle


Alaskan Pork Belly

Spruce tip and molasses cured/pickled spring squash/pork jowl ragu


Orange creamsicle curd/salmon berry jam/ Gingerbread cookie crumble/Alaskan blueberry cotton candy

Slammin Salmon 5k & 10k

Start your Beer Fest Saturday the right way!

Step 1. Fill out Waiver Below

Choose Event (required)

Choose T-shirt Size

In consideration of the foregoing, I for myself, my executors, administrators and assigns do hereby release and discharge the Borough of Haines, Southeast Alaska State Fair, race officials, volunteers and any other sponsors including their agents, employees, assigns or anyone for or on their behalf, for all damages, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever, in any manner, advising or growing out of participation in said run. I certify I am conditioned to participate at this distance or longer and I am in adequate physical condition to complete the event I have entered.

Step 2. Pay Registration Fee

Step 3. Show up for Race Day

Saturday, May 27 at 9 am in Dalton City.

Earn your brews!

Home Brew Competition

AHA and BJCP Certified

Enter the 25th annual Home Brew Competition!

Judging is held May 26, winners announced at the Beerfest Tasting the following day.

To enter your beers, download the guidelines and submit your beers to the following locations by the listed deadlines.

  • Haines: Haines Brewing Co., 4th and Main, by May 24 at 5:30 pm
  • Juneau: Alaskan Brewing, Attn: David Wilson, 5429 Shaune Dr., by May 22, at 5:00 pm
  • Fairbanks: HooDoo Brewing Co, Attn: Bobby Wilken, 1951 Fox Ave., by May 22 at 5:00 pm
  • Anchorage: Arctic Brewing Supply, 8401 Sandlewood Pl., by May 18 at 5:30 pm

Entries can also be subitted by by courier (not US Mail) to Alaskan Brewing in Juneau. Entries must be received by May 22 at 5:00 pm

For more information download the guidelines or contact Ardy Miller at


Special thanks to our Brewers, Distributors, Volunteers, and Sponsors, we couldn’t do it without you!

Distribution of political materials, merchandise, and informational material other than official Southeast Alaska State Fair, Beer Fest, and Dalton City tenant business merchandise is strictly prohibited during Beer Fest, as per Southeast Alaska State Fair Policy.

Interested in Being A Beerfest Food Vendor?

Download the Beerfest Food Vendor Application and contact the Fair office for more information.

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