9th Annual Brew-Grass Festival

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Temperatures are on the rise and clouds are beginning to subside, just in time Sugarbush’s 9 th Annual Brew-Grass Festival this weekend! Right now forecasts are calling for sunny skies and temps in the low 70s.

If you don’t know about our beer festival, Brew-Grass continues to stand out from other beer tasting events by staying true to having Vermont-only beers. Brew-Grass is an awesome opportunity to meet local brewers and taste why Vermont is one of the best states in the nation for craft beer.  Vermont continues be ranked in the top 10 states for best craft brews and our Brew-Grass festival was originated to showcase exactly that. With 23 confirmed brewers attending the event, such as Lawson’s Finest Liquids and Fiddlehead, there is going to be quite the selection of brews available for tasting, suitable for any pallet. Don’t let not liking beer stop you from buying a ticket – there are non-beer options like cider as well! You could even buy a non-drinker ticket and hang out at Castlerock Pub drinking wine or a summer cocktail.

Although beer is always good by itself, it never hurts to have delicious food to go along with it. This year, enjoy local food options from Sugarbush Wood Fired Pizza, Castlerock Pub, Googs Wood Fired Fare, Cornerstone Catering and the Good Companion Pretzel Cart. Chow down on tasty local eats while listening to jammin’ bluegrass bands, all based out of Vermont! The music schedule is as follows:

2:00 – 3:20 Danny Coane and His Blue Grass Buddies

3:20 - 4:40 Fiddle Witch

4:40 – 6:00 Mad Mountain Scramblers

The good times and music will roll on all afternoon long, but if you’re thinking you won’t want the fun to stop at six, be sure to check out our lodging deals specifically for festival goers. Discounts are available for Brew-Grass attendees, so avoid dealing with transportation after the event and be sure to take advantage of our on-site lodging. Check out our Brew-Grass specials here . If you’re staying overnight, you might as well make a weekend out of it! On Sunday, June 9 th , our annual Post Brew-Grass Scramble will be happening over at the Sugarbush Golf Club. Sign up as a team or individually and compete to win prizes from Vermont breweries for top teams, closest to the pin and longest drive. Not to mention you get two Vermont Craft Beers from Hogan’s Pub to take on the course with you. Register here .

We hope we see you this weekend with great music, tasty local food and a variety of Vermont brews. It’s going to be one hoppin’ time. If you want a sneak peak of what to expect, check out this promo video: