Our annual fundraiser features tastings of barrel-aged beverages from dozens of local breweries and mead/cideries in friendly competition for bragging rights and the coveted Golden Barrel trophy. Admission includes tasting tickets, with additional tickets available at the festival. 100% of ticket proceeds benefit Islay’s Barrel, a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to extend summer enrichment opportunities to Southwest Michigan children.
Early Access VIP Ticket: $80 Get in before the doors open at NOON (EST)! Includes an extra hour of tasting starting at noon, Barrel Aged Brew Fest Gift, Barrel Aged Brew Fest Glass, and 8 beer tickets.
General Admission Ticket: $50 Includes a Barrel Aged Brew Fest glass and 6 beer tickets.
Designated Driver Ticket: $15 Includes event admission and non-alcoholic beverages.
Additional tasting tickets: 4/$10 or 10/$20
Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the fest.
21 and over only, please.
Valid ID is REQUIRED regardless of age.
Free street parking.
Participants Include: Crooked Ewe Brewery & Ale House, Presidential Brewing Company, LLC, Burn 'Em Brewing, Silver Harbor Brewing, Misbeehavin’ Meads, Mikerphone Brewing, Michigan Beer Pursuit, Seedz Brewery, Great Mead Hall & Brewing Co, 18th Street Brewery, Tantrick Brewing Co, Goose Island, Dog and Pony Show Brewing LLC, Midland Brewing Company, Sun King Brewery, One Well Brewing, Wolfden Brewing Company, Brother Chimp Brewing, Dablon Vineyards & MORE!