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A taste of the Memphis Brewfest Winter Warmer

January 16, 2011 By: grant Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis, Video

FuzzyBrew had quite an excellent time yesterday at the Memphis Brewfest Winter Warmer. We’ll have complete coverage throughout the week, but for now I’ll leave you with this FuzzyBrew video review of Big Sky Brewing Company’s Powder Hound, a winter ale.

Memphis Brewfest’s Winter Warmer coming up soon

January 03, 2011 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis

Winter Warmer

UPDATE, 1/4/11: The window for purchasing the cheaper $33 tickets has been extended. They can be purchased until 10 p.m. Thursday (1/6/11). After that, the price goes up to $36.

In just 11 days, cold beer will be on tap at the Winter Warmer festival in Downtown Memphis.

The beer tasting event, sponsored by Memphis Brewfest, takes place Jan. 15 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Memphis Central Station, 545 S. Main (corner of S. Main and G.E. Patterson).

I bought my tickets this weekend, and now’s the time to get them: after Wednesday, the price goes from $33 to $36. Tickets are on sale online or at the Blue Monkey’s Downtown location.

A contingent of brewers from the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs will be serving their homebrews alongside a slew of craft brewers. More than 75 different beers will be poured.

Here’s the latest version of the commercial beer list:

1554 Black Ale
Aecht Schenkerla Eiche (Oak Smoke, Christmas Bock)
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen
Anchor Christmas Ale
Avery Jubilation
Ayinger Celebrator Dopplebock
Bar Harbor Blueberry
Belhaven St. Andrews Ale
Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale
Blue Moon Winter Ale
Boddington’s
Boulder’s Never Summer Ale
Bridgeport Ebenezer Winter Ale
Buckbean Orange Blossom Ale
Corsendonk Christmas
Delerium Noel
Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA
Dogfish Head Punkin Ale
Dogfish Head Squall IPA
Dogfish Head World Wide Stout
Dragon Head
Eggenberg Urbock 23
Fat Tire
Fuller’s Organic Honey Dew
Ghost River Wee Heavy Winter Ale
Guinness
Harp
Harpoon Winter Warmer
Highland Cold Mountain Winter Ale
Highland Gaelic Ale
Hoegaarden
Jolly Pumpkin Noel
Leinenkugel Fireside Nut Brown
Leinenkugel Creamy Dark
Leinenkugel Classic Amber
Konighoven Triple
Michelob Amber Bock
Michelob Porter
Monte Python Holy Grail
Rogue’s Mogul Madness Ale
Rogue’s Santa Private Reserve
Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic
Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale
Sam Adams Holiday Porter
Sam Adams Oktoberfest
Sam Adams Old Fezzewig
Samuel Smith Raspberry Ale
Samuel Smith Taddy Porter
Samuel Smith Welcome Winter Ale
Ship Yard Pumpkin Ale
Sierra Nevada Celebration
Stella Artois
Yeungling Black and Tan
Wells Banana Bread Beer
Westmall Trappist Tripel Ale
Wild Goose IPA

In addition to the tasting, a limited number of rare beers will be auctioned off. The events benefits Cure Duchenne.

Tickets on sale for Winter Warmer tasting in Memphis

November 18, 2010 By: mike Category: Events, Memphis

Full-bodied holiday and winter seasonal beers from commercial brewers and Memphis homebrewers will be featured at Memphis Brewfest‘s Winter Warmer festival on Jan. 15.

Winter WarmerThe tasting event takes place from 4:3o to 7 p.m. at Memphis Central Station, 545 S. Main (corner of S. Main and G.E. Patterson).

Tickets are on sale now online and at the Blue Monkey’s Downtown location for $33. After Jan. 5, tickets will be $36. A maximum of 800 will be sold for the event, which benefits Cure Duchenne.

Six homebrewers from the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs will be serving beer at the event: Ben Pugh (Pumpkin Ale), Roger Hall (Coffee Stout), Jeff Kinzer (Raspberry ESB), J.L. Thompson (Oatmeal Stout), Mike Powell (Scottish Ale) and Mike Clements (Prohibition Ale).

The commercial beer list (so far):

Anchor Christmas Ale
Avery Jubilation
Bar Harbor Blueberry
Belhaven St. Andrews Ale
Delerium Noel
Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA
Dogfish Head Punpkin Ale(Punk)
Dragon Head
Eggenberg Urbock 23
Fat Tire
Fuller’s Organic Honey Dew
Ghost River We-Heavy Winter Ale
Guinness
Harp
Harpoon Winter Warmer
Highland Gaelic Ale
Jack’s Pumpkin ale
Konighoven Triple
Left Hand Snowbound Winter
Monte Python Holy Grail
Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic
Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale
Sam Adams Holiday Porter
Sam Adams Oktoberfest
Sam Adams Old Fezzewig
Sam Smith Raspberry Ale
Ship Yard Pumpkin Ale
Sierra Nevada Celebration
Stella Artois
Stone Imperial Stout
Wells Banana Bread Beer
Wild Goose IPA