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Akron Craft Beer Festival beer list released

October 11, 2018

Akron Craft Beer Festival beer list released

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The beer list is out for the sixth annual Akron Craft Beer Festival, set for Friday, Oct. 12.

More than 100 beers will be featured at the fest, which is 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, the same day Cleveland Beer Week kicks off. Tickets for Akron’s fest are $40 and include a commemorative glass, light appetizers and 25 sampling tickets. Walkups are accepted. The Civic is at 182 S. Main St., Akron. Parking is in nearby garages.

Some of the 2018 fest’s features:

• Each year, a special beer is brewed and named after the Civic’s mascot, Loretta the Macaw. Heavy Seas Beer from Baltimore is making this year’s batch.

• Guitarist Neil Zaza and Nervous Dog Cafe have collaborated to create a coffee – Za’Spresso. The coffee beans are infused with Dogfish Head’s Bitches Brew.

• Crafted Artisan Meadery from Mogadore will be bringing a surprise keg.

• Deschutes and Bell’s breweries collaborated on Bell’s Schwarzbier. • Fat Head’s Brewery will be pouring a brewpub-exclusive keg.

• Jackie O’s, MadTree and Masthead all will have special releases.

• Appetizers from Brimfield Bread Oven, Kent Cheesemonger and Papa Joe’s will be served.

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Beer list

(* indicates the brewery is new to this year’s fest. Ohio breweries are in bold.)

3 Floyds Gumballhead 3 Floyds Space Station Middle Finger 21st Amendment A Terrible Idea Ace Pumpkin Cider * Akronym TBA * Akronym TBA Anderson Valley Chai Solstice Anderson Valley Blood Orange Gose Anderson Valley Hop Hyzer Anderson Valley Salted Caramel Porter Avery Liliko’i Kepolo Avery Ellie’s Brown * Around the Bend Pistachio Cream Ale Boulevard The Sixth Glass Boulevard Tank 7 The Brew Kettle TBA The Brew Kettle TBA * Central State Garden * Central State Table

Ciderboys Strawberry Magic Ciderboys Grand Mimosa Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero Crabbie’s Original Crabbie’s Spiced Orange Crafted Specialty Keg Crafted Gose Project: Passionfruit Crafted Pollen-nation Deschutes The Ages Deschutes Fresh Haze Deschutes Bell’s Schwarzbier Dogfish Head Flesh & Blood Dogfish Head Bitches Brew infused with coffee Dogfish Head SeaQuench Ale Duvel Tripel Hop Duvel Golden Ale * Eel River Organic Acai Berry Fat Head’s Head Hunter Fat Head’s brewpub exclusive Founder’s Solid Gold Founder’s Rübæus Founder’s Curmudgeons Better Half * Fulton 300 Great Lakes Oktoberfest Great Lakes Turntable Pils Heavy Seas TropiCannon Heavy Seas Custom Keg Heavy Seas Pounder Pils

* HiHO Boss Lady IPA * HiHO Gorges Blonde Ale Hi-Wire Zirkusfest Hi-Wire Bed of Nails Hoppin’ Frog Mango Turbo Shandy Hoppin’ Frog B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Jackie O’s  TBA seasonal Jackie O’s  TBA special release Jackie O’s Mystic Mama * Krombacher Weizen * Krombacher Pils Lord Hobo Angelica Lord Hobo Boom Sauce MadTree PsycHOPathy MadTree Lift MadTree Special Release Maine TBA Maine TBA * Masthead Specialty Keg – Hazy NEIPA * Masthead Specialty Keg – Hazy NEIPA #2 * Masthead Falling Fruit * Masthead Coffee Stout * Masthead Haunted Hayride Odd Side Ales Thundergun Express Odd Side Ales Raspberry Blood Orange Fruitsicle Platform TBA Platform TBA

Rogue Combat Wombat Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar Rogue Dead ‘N’ Dead Rogue Marionberry Sour Royal Docks Vlad the Impaler Royal Docks Dare IPA Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix

Sibling Revelry TBA Sibling Revelry TBA

Tallgrass German Chocolate Cake

Thirsty Dog Cerebus Thirsty Dog Barktoberfest Thirsty Dog Old Leghumper

Tröegs Troegenator Double Bock Vander Mill Ginger Peach Cider * Whiner Miaou * Whiner Hell Kitty Kitty * Whiner Le Tub

* Wild Ohio TBA * Wild Ohio TBA

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