La Conner Beer Festival – Brew on the Slough 2015

la_conner_beer_festival_brew_sloughLa Conner is the kind of town where you can walk from the old-time tavern to the cool restaurant featuring live music, to top reviewed foodie spots and then to our very own brewery all in two blocks.  You can choose to walk the sidewalk or the boardwalk with Salish Sea waters softly rolling over the shoreline rocks below.  What better place for a beer festival! La Conner Beer Festival – Brew on the Slough 2015 is happening on Saturday, October 17th!

La Conner is also part of the Salish Coast region where Skagit Valley Malting is making malt from grains sourced in the Valley.  Malt is to beer what grapes are to wine and introducing new and existing varietals heighten flavor and creates unique terroir.  Or how they sum it up – Taste the Place.

We invite you to La Conner and the Skagit Valley to taste some awesome beer, and also to experience the beauty of the Valley where our soils are rated in the top 2% in the world and the climate here is unique to North America. We have the marine influence, long dry days during harvest but no drought stress during the majority of the growing season. The latitude and the ocean allow us the benefit of cool nights and moderate heat during the days as well as mild winters allowing many good winter barley and wheat varieties to grow here.  This all means beer is only going to get better!

Brew on the Slough
Saturday, October 17
4pm – 8pm
Presented by Port of Skagit/La Conner Marina
Sponsored by La Conner Brewing Co.

Accommodations Sponsored by La Conner Channel Lodge & Country Inn

Additional Sponsors include: Dickerson Distributors and Kody Skvaril!

Participating Breweries:
Backwoods Brewery, Chuckanut Brewery, Dogfish Brewery, Every Body’s Brewery, Hales Brewery, La Conner Brewery, Terminal Gravity, Pike Brewery and Anacortes Brewery! Bonus – 6 Knot Cidery too…

Tasting Spots
Fine Feathered Friends
La Conner Brewing Co
La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib
La Conner Sips
LC Channel Lodge
Nasty Jack’s Antiques
The Faded Cover (also Headquarters! Check in here..)
The Wood Merchant
Wyman Park
Ruby Sue’s Tea & Treasures

*Stay in town for the “Oktoberfest after-party” at Anelia’s Kitchen & Stage

Tickets cost $25 per person
Include the 10 tastings

*The first 200 that purchase tickets receive a souvenir glass!

**We are limited to 250 event participants
 ON-LINE PURCHASING HAS CLOSED – YOU CAN BUY TICKETS AT REGISTRATION (OPEN TODAY AT 3:30pm)

Must be 21 to participate, ID will be required at Check in

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