Many people have been wondering what will happen to Strange Brewfest now that Port Townsend’s Water Street Brewing is only a fond memory. Well, we just learned for certain that the Strange Brewfest will live on. Here are the details from the event organizers.
It’s official! Strange Brewfest 2011 is on!
The 7th Annual Strange Brewfest – January 28-30
This year’s festival will be hosted by the American Legion in downtown Port Townsend, which is one block from the old Water Street Brewing location. Friday’s schedule is still brewing, but Saturday the fun starts at 1pm and lasts until 9pm and Sunday starts at 1pm and will be jam’n until 7pm.
No need to worry about the frigid forecast that Old Man Winter is predicting this year. The American Legion’s Hall offers double the indoor capacity of years past. Sure, Strange Brewfest is, and will always be, an indoor/outdoor challenge to your commitment as a beer enthusiast. But this year, there will be more room inside and out, allowing you a full arm extension when hoisting your glass in celebration.
Last year’s Strange Brewfest was a tremendous success, as brewers from around the region embraced the ‘strangeness’ with more gusto than ever before. The result was a preeminent lalapalooza for the palate. Some of your favorite local breweries brought tasty quaffs, whose recipes included such delights as cayenne, coconut, corriandor and cucumber. Folks, those are just some of the ingredients from catogory ‘C’. Strange Brewfest 2011 is sure to be another sensory slam dance.
Speaking of slam dancing, this year’s festival will be packed with fantastical music stylings, including Lucky Brown and The Funk Revolution and many more.
As per usual, Strange Brewfest 2011 will feature countless, random acts of enchantment. If you’ve been before, you’ll be suprised by some new and equally zany antics. If you’ve never been, you’re in for a real show.
Strange Brewfest 2011 will feature a costume contest on Saturday night, which will be voted on by, you, the people. Win prizes for having an overtly creative spirit.
2010 Brewfest Winners
And, as the tradition continues, a presentation ceremony will be held on Sunday afternoon, awarding ‘people’s choice’ medals to the top three breweries, and the coveted ‘Strange Brew’ medal to the brewery, which brought the beer that most captures the essence of the Strange Brewfest 2011. All of the awards will be voted on by you, the righteous festival goer!
For more details, and continual updates, visit: www.StrangeBrewfestPT.com and bookmark it!
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Strange Brewfest 2011! The party is on!