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719 Day Brewfest 2016 Photo Recap

We know, you might be thinking…didn’t this event get rained out?  We showed up early and snapped some pictures of the breweries set up for the 719 Day Brewfest before the lightning drove everyone from the stadium.  Rained out or not, John Eddy and his team have gone beyond the extra mile to make sure those who purchased a ticket to the 719 Day Brewfest got their money’s worth.

Ticket holders were today provided an envelope with a ticket valid to go to any brewery on the list for 7/28, and another ticket valid for 8/4. They also included a buy-one-get-one voucher that is good for a free draft craft beer at any one of the 11 taprooms and one distillery tasting room on the brewery list.

The ‘Best Beard’ contest to be held during the festival has moved online and can be entered here: woobox.com/dzhzpz

Cockpit Craft Bottles and Display

Cockpit Craft Distillery was the lone distillery at the festival; offering samples.

Iron Bird 719 Day Booth

Iron Bird was on hand offering a pair of beers.

Triple S Brewery crew

Triple S was on hand with a trio of beers, and featuring the new Kilo 94.3 pint glass that will be available on Friday, July 29th at the brewery.

Fossil Craft Beer 719 Day booth

Fossil Craft Beer decked their booth out with swag.

Local Relic beer selection image

Local Relic was pouring a handful of beers. We did manage to sample a couple that were excellent before the storm rolled in.

Jak's Brewing tent with Travis from Fieldhouse.

Jak’s Brewing had a few beers to pour, and we found Travis Fields from Fieldhouse Brewing in their tent, which was right next door to his.

People lined up for the 719 Day Brewfest

People were lined up for the VIP session before 5pm. They got only a few minutes of samples before the facility had to be evacuated.

Nano108 booth.

Nano108 had 6 beers on tap. Keith always brings a great selection to festivals, and this was no exception

719 Day glass with storm clouds in the background

You can see the clouds starting to roll in as we snapped this photo of the commemorative glass. It was mere minutes after this that the venue was evacuated.

Josh Howard
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Josh has been a homebrewer for 14 years and is a BJCP certified beer judge. He primarily enjoys hoppy beers, sour beers, and anything aged in a bourbon barrel.

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