Brewfest 2016 set to showcase over 500 craft beers

Over 500+ craft beers to sample at Northside Oktoberfest on Saturday September 24. Remaining tickets are moving quickly!

The 6th Annual Northside Oktoberfest will take place Saturday, Sept. 24 from 12-3 p.m. at Northside Oktoberfest, showcasing the Bohemian nature of Iowa City’s Northside Neighborhood through craft beer and local food.

General admission ticket holders can sample over 500 beers during regular festival hours of noon-3 p.m. Sold-out BrewMaster ticket holders will begin sampling at 11 a.m.


Exclusive and unique beers are set for release at this years festival, sponsored by Little Village and John’s Grocery. Some highlights include:

John’s Generations 1948 Sour Wit — the longtime Northside grocer and beer retailers first new beer in years! Brewed by Peace Tree in Knoxville, it’s a Belgian take on a sour beer.

Kwaremont — a Belgian Biking beer brought in just for the festival. This golden ale is brewed just for cyclists and is the perfect choice for both Oktoberfest and Cyclo-Cross attendees!

11 different Big Grove Brewery Real Ales — Real ales are a top-fermented beer that completes its secondary fermentation in the container from which it is served. These 11 are being made just for Brewfest! The Richard the Whale Imperial Stout varietals are on our list to sample!

Alpine Dust IPA — a tasty one for our gluten-free friends not to be missed!

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