Annual Brewfest Saturday to feature 90 microbrews |

Annual Brewfest Saturday to feature 90 microbrews

About 38 microbreweries and specialty distributors will serve more than 90 microbrews Saturday at the 15th annual Sierra Brewfest in Grass Valley, which is a benefit for the nonprofit Music in the Mountains.

Beer vendors will offer unlimited tastings including wheat lagers, amber ales and stouts.

Among the participants are Kona Brewery Company, Etna Brewing Company, Sacramento Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Wyder’s Ciders, Anchor Steam, Anderson Valley, Butte Creek, Deschutes Brewery, Lagunitas, Lost Coast, Mad River, Pyramid Brewing Company, Redhook Brewing Company, Sierra Moonshine Supply, Speakeasy Brewing Company and Wolavers Organic Ales.

Cold Shot returns by popular demand to play dance music from the ’60s through the ’80s. Those beer drinkers who want to sit and listen to the band should bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Sausages, barbecue, roasted corn, sushi, Mexican fare, gourmet popcorn, ice cream, wine, soft drinks and other food items will be sold. Sierra Brewfest hats, T-shirts and raffle tickets will also be sold to raise money for Music in the Mountains’ annual Young Musicians Competition.


WHAT: 15th annual Sierra Brewfest

WHEN: Saturday from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Nevada County Fairgrounds at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley

ADMISSION: $18 in advance, $20 at the gate and $5 for the designated driver, which includes souvenir mug. Groups of four or more receive a free “designated driver” ticket. Discounts for groups of 10 or more are also available. Tickets are at Odyssey Books, The Book Seller, Nevada City Postal Co. or Lake Wildwood’s Citizens Bank; on-line at or at the information numbers below

INFORMATION: 265-6124 or (800) 218-2188

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