KC’s Most Unique Craft Beer Festival
Join The Well and Lew’s in our tented beer garden (1 block East of The Well) as we celebrate Craft Beers from all over the world!
~ 50+ Craft Breweries
~ 250+ Craft Beers*
~ Brewery & Distributor reps on site to answer questions & entertain with stories about the beers
~ Food trucks
~ Kansas City’s Home Brew of the Year award**
Order tickets online: http://waldowell.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=4009
Or get your tickets at The Well or Lew’s.
* Souvenir Hop Fest Tasting Glass & Unlimited Sampling
General Admission: $30 in advance
VIP Entrance: $50 in advance
- VIP tickets get you entrance at 1pm (1 hour early)
- Get up close and personal with the brewers
- Plus exclusive sampling of 5 special release beers
LIST OF PARTICIPATING BREWERIES:
75th St. Brewery, Abita, Anchor Brewing, Arrogant Bastard, Avery, Big Sky, Boston, Beer (Sam Adams), Boulder Beer, Boulevard, Bridgeport, Buffalo Bills, Chimay, Crispin, Descheutes, Firestone Walker, Free State, Global Beer Network, Goose Island, Great Divide, Green Flash, Hofbrau, Lagunitas, Left Hand, Magic Hat, Magner’s, Mothers, Nebraska Brewing, Nectar, New Belgium, North Coast Brewing, O’Fallon, O’Malley’s, Pyramid, Red Hook, Schlafly, Six Row, Ska, Southern Tier, Summit, Stiegl, Stone, Tallgrass, Tommyknocker, Unibroue, Widmer. Also featuring Dark Horse Craft Distillery. Check back for additional participants coming soon!
** HOP FEST HOME BREWER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
~ May 16 - Registration Deadline
~ May 18 - 5 pm at Lew’s - Sample Entry Deadline (3, 12 oz. bottles required)
~ May 19 - Winners Announced During Hopfest Craft Beer Festival
Styles to Be Judged:
6D. American Wheat or Rye Beer
13E. American Stout
10B. American Amber Ale
14B. American IPA
All descriptions can be found at www.bjcp.org.
The judges’ score sheet can be found at www.bjcp.org.
Style Champion (Best beer for each style category)
Grand Champion (Best beer in competition)
Must be 21 to attend