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Alefest2019

Saturday, August 17th through Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Purpose

Annual series of events promoting the category of craft beer in Dayton & surrounding areas. Numerous craft beer tastings & events will be scheduled at key retailers, taverns, & restaurants for the entire week culminating in 21st Annual AleFest Dayton at The Dayton Convention Center from 4:00 to 7:00 PM – VIP admission at 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 24th 2019.

Who’s involved

Select craft beer establishments are being invited to host events throughout the week. Prominent suppliers will be invited to participate & showcase their brands & the category of craft beer. Supportive distributors include: Dayton Area Breweries, Heidelberg Distributing, Heidelberg Wine, Bonbright Distributors, Premium Beverage Supply, & Cavalier Distributing.

Who Benefits

Clearly, the craft beer consumer benefits from an exciting weeklong focus. Local breweries, wholesale distributors, & our tavern, restaurant, & retail friends will benefit from the increased craft beer category awareness & sales created by beer blitz & buzz.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th

9th Annual Pints, Putters, & Pink Balls 2 Club Golf Scramble:

Proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) Local Chapter. Kittyhawk Golf Course-Falcon (Kitty) Course-18 holes, 2 person scramble. Registration at 11:30 AM sharp, please. 12:00 PM shotgun start. Each player will receive 2 pink balls. If these are lost, BCF will be selling additional pink balls for $5 each & proceeds go to BCF. Maximum 2 clubs per player-must use own clubs only, no sharing w/partner. Number of teams 36, 72 players maximum based on two-2 person teams starting on each hole. Entry fees: $40 walk, carts are ala cart. $80 per team w/o cart, includes sandwich/snacks from Canal Street Arcade & Deli.

Rules: No golf spikes, bags, or golf gloves please.

Beer: Craft Beer in cans available for purchase on the course

Team sign-up available at: Canal Street Arcade & Deli, Lucky’s Taproom & Eatery, Trolley Stop, & online at Pints, Putters, & Pink Balls

Prizes: Lefty 7 for $1 for 50% of Pot, Best shot off a beer can, Closest to the tee, & Winning team

Awards ceremony at Canal Street Arcade & Deli following golf

Organizers: Joe Waizmann: Joe@Alefest.com & Rob Strong: Strongie@mac.com

“Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper,
cheers the spirit and promotes health.”
-Thomas Jefferson

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th

9th Annual Dayton Beer Pride Parade:

Begins at 1:00 in front of Dublin Pub at Fifth & Wayne, then finishing on Fifth Street by shared parking lot at Thai9. Led by dignitary Mayor Nan Whaley, who will demonstrate her cask tapping expertise signaling Dayton Beer Week’s official kickoff. Enjoy numerous floats & beer vehicles including Thai Rob’s VW Van. Wear your beer gear & be a part of this hoptastic way to kick off Dayton Beer Week! Bring your family & friends to the Oregon Historical District & observe the various beer characters!

Thai9:

Please join Mayor Nan & the parade participants & spectators for the kickoff cask tapping on Thai9’s patio beginning after the parade.

 

 

9th Annual Biking for The Beer of It!

Starts: 5:30 PM sharp at Devil Wind Brewery sponsored 10 mile loop beginning & finishing at brewery. Cost is $30 & is limited to first 80 cyclists which includes a pint or flight of craft beer of current selections at Devil Wind and Mexican street food will be offered by Nick’s following the ride: Mexican fruit & veggie Tray, Mexican spinach dip with nacho chips, Lime-chipotle carnitas tostadas, Chicken tinga tacos, & Margarita cheesecake bites. All net proceeds will benefit Bike Miami Valley. Sign-up sheets are available at Devil Wind Brewery or online at Devil Wind Biking for the Beer of it. for more info, please call (937) 919-6417.

Fifth Street Brewpub:

$12 growler fills. Take home a growler of your favorite FSB beer.

Bring in a growler or buy one at FSB. More info call (937) 443-0919.

 

D20:

Pine Car Derby Race at 2:00 PM. This is going to be an epic event with all your favorite breweries. Come see who wins bragging rights for the year to come. For more info contact Andrew: (937) 221-9873.

MONDAY, AUGUST 19th

Crooked Handle Brewing Company:

Beginning at 4:00 PM, release of CHBC’s Barrel Aged Roadside Peanut Butter Porter aged in Wild Turkey spirit barrel since May, 2018. More info: (937) 790-3450.

 

Pies and Pints at the Greene:

8 handle Melvin tap takeover! Try some favorites and exclusive beers from one of the most up and coming awarded breweries in the country! Oh, and don’t forget the pizza and wings.

Hop heads unite! Beers start flowing at 5:00 PM.

 

Warped Wing Brewing Company:

Bikes & Brews for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton Charity Bike Ride. Ride starts at 6:00 PM followed by drinks & appetizers back at the brewery. Tickets are $25 per person.

 

Coco’s Bistro:

Beginning at 6:00 PM, Toxic beer dinner featuring 5 courses with Adam from Toxic.

 

Hairless Hare Brewery:

Listermann Brewing Company tap takeover from 4:00 PM to close.

Starting our Dayton Beer Week off with some of the great beers from the guys at Listermann Brewing Company. They’ll be sending up Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter and a few new IPAs.

“Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world.”
-Jack Nicholson

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20th

9th Annual Biking for The Beer of It! Part deux.

Starts: 6:30 PM sharp at Yellow Springs Brewery sponsored 10 mile loop beginning & finishing at brewery. Cost is $30 & is limited to first 80 cyclists which includes a pint or flight of craft beer of current selections at Yellow Springs Brewery. All net proceeds will benefit Bike Miami Valley. Sign-up sheets are available at Yellow Springs Brewery or online at Yellow Springs Biking for the Beer of it. for more info, please call (937) 767-0222.

Chappys Social House:

Hosts Rhinegeist Brewery for a Tap Takeover from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.

Streaker and Guava Tangent will be featured along with other draught offerings.

Brewery rep & Heidelberg rep will be in attendance with swag and giveaways!

 

Fifth Street Brewpub:

Join Sarah G. in Beer Trivia. Three rounds of trivia with special questions about beer. FSB gift cards awarded to each round winner as well as night’s winner. Grab pints of our Warped Wing collaboration Hibiscus Wheat Ale run through a surprise mix in the Randall. More info call (937) 443-0919.

 

Hairless Hare:

New Holland/Sweetwater event at 5:00 PM with Bret and Nick from the breweries.

For more info contact Matt: (937) 387-6476.

 

The Pour Haus:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, Pour Haus welcomes Wiedemann’s to Dayton! Join the Pour Haus and Wiedemann’s crew for $1 tacos and choice beers from this Cincinnati classic!

 

Fricker’s Miamisburg:

Toxic invades Fricker’s. Hang with the Toxic brew crew for the evening.

Limited Toxic beers on tap, $5.50 22oz. Toxic beers until 7:00 PM and boneless wing specials!

Swag and giveaways of course! Gonna be a Frickin’ awesome event!

 

Hairless Hare Brewery:

SweetWater/New Holland Tap Takeover from 4:00 PM to close. Out great friends from SweetWater Brewing Company and New Holland Brewing are back again this year for Dayton Beer Week.

Nick Luciano of SweetWater be bringing G13 IPA, G13 Mango Kush Wheat Ale and Pit & Pendulum with plums. Thanks to SweetWater, there will be a glass blower starting at 4:20 PM. New Holland will be tapping

Dragon’s Milk Stout, Dragon’s Milk Reserve Maple Oak Stout and Mango White Stout.

 

Bunker’s Sports Bar:

Fat Heads & Jackie O’s tap feature beginning at 5:00 PM.

 

Whole Foods Centerville:

MadTree Vegan Beer Dinner $30/person from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. RSVP w/ Whole Foods.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21st

Fifth Street Brewpub:

Hop Picking Party. Be part of the brew team! We need your help picking fresh hop cones off the bines brought in from Little Miami Farms for our fresh hop beer brewed the following day. You pick the cones and we will gift you half off FSB beers. No picking experience necessary. More info call (937) 443-0919.

$12 growler fills. Take home a growler of your favorite FSB beer.

Bring in a growler or buy one at FSB. More info call (937) 443-0919.

 

Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill:

Breckenridge Tap Takeover featuring their new release,

Strawberry Sky Kolsch and other favorites. Brewery rep Dan Hocker will be in attendance from

6:30 to 8:30 PM with some swag to give away!

Meet the Rep night- keep the pint and featuring a Can special on a very limited TBA Beer Week Collab along with multiple Core and Specialty Warped Wing kegs.

 

Ziggy’s:

Breckenridge Tap Takeover featuring their new release,

Strawberry Sky Kolsch and other favorites. Brewery rep Dan Hocker will be in attendance from

6:30 to 8:30 PM with some swag to give away!

 

Eudora Brewing Company:

Dayton Beer Week Trivia with DJ Bear starting at 7:00 PM.

Call your local beer geek buddies and get to Eudora for their weekly trivia with specially

Dayton Beer Week themed round of questions. No RSVPs are necessary.

 

Warped Wing Brewing Company:

Cornhole Tournament with Gem City Social Sports.

$5 per player or $10 per team. 6:30 to 9:00 PM.

 

Jimmie’s Ladder 11:

Warped Wednesday at Jimmie’s. Keep the pint night featuring Trotwood Lager, Ermal’s Belgian Style Cream Ale and more TBD specialty kegs.

 

The Caroline:

Hosts Epic beer dinner at 7:00 PM. Come hang out with Amanda Bell from the brewery and try some good beers, get some swag and have a good time. For more info contact Steve: (937) 552-7676.

 

Barrel House:

5:00 to 11:00 PM. THE Premium Showcase. Featuring uber mouthwatering and, of course, limited beers from some of the best in the business. Bell’s Brewing, Clown Shoes, Troëgs Brewing and Epic Brew Co. all come together to showcase 16 of their best beers. DJ Ike B spinning records for the infamous Wu Tang Wednesday. Be there or hear about it the next day!

 

Dorothy Lane Market Springboro:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, join Luke from North High for a special pint night and tap takeover at one of the area’s best! Rare North High beers to be showcased and swag and glasses to be given away! Quantities are limited so come early and stay late!

 

Hairless Hare Brewery:

From 4:00 PM to close, Little Hare Cream Ale Variants. We will be releasing 3 new variants of our Little Hare Cream Ale. The three flavors are Blueberry, Raspberry and Strawberry.

 

Pour Haus:

Annual Dunk Tank Event beginning at 6:00 PM. MadTree, Fat Heads and Lexington Brewing Co. Dunkin’ for Charity (Beavercreek Wetlands).

 

Miami Valley Wine & Spirits:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, Jackie O’s & Fat Heads, Rare and Vintage beer showcase.
Heather’s Café: Beer Bingo featuring Short’s Brewing Co. begins at 7:00 PM.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22nd

Lucky’s Taproom & Eatery:

Beginning at 7:00 PM, Lucky’s is hosting a fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the shooting victims through The Dayton Foundation Fund.

Participating Breweries include: 50 West, MadTree, Fathead’s, Rhinegeist, Bell’s, & Hi Wire.
A rep from each brewery will call a round of bingo, prizes being brewery swag.

$2 from every pint sold will be donated, $1 (minimal donation) bingo card buy in as well as raffle ticket sales and 50/50 will also be donated.

Lucky’s will generously match all bingo, raffle and 50/50 revenues.

Fifth Street Brewpub:

Beer release from our BSF (Beers with a Short Future) experimental series-

we’ll tap a lemon shandy and a lime shandy. Both citrus beers are perfect for crushing on the patio.

Sorry, no growler fills. More info call (937) 443-0919.

 

Jimmie’s Ladder 11:

Host New Belgium Brewery for a night of IPAs and custom hat pressing. Join New Belgium Ranger Tanya Baker and sample a variety of unique IPAs and create your very own New Belgium Brewing Company trucker cap. Beer List featuring Voodoo Ranger IPA, Imperial IPA, Juicy Haze and Juicifer.

 

Trolley Stop:

Host SweetWater Brewing Company for a charitable beer sampling. SWB Rep Nick Luciano will be on hand sampling beers and raffling swag to raise funds for Dayton Tornado Relief. Beer list includes SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Mango Kush, G13 IPA and Kick Plastic Pilsner.

 

Eudora Brewing Company:

Eudora & Ghostlight Cookie Pairing beginning at 7:00 PM. Featuring fresh baked cookies from Ghostlight Coffee in the historic South Park neighborhood. Get your ticket to taste through four unique Ghostlight cookie varieties like Lemon Cardamom and Snickerdoodle paired with Eudora beers.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased via the Eudora Brewing Company Facebook page or by emailing events@eudorabrewing.com

 

The Pour Haus:

Meet the Rep night- keep the pint and featuring a Can special on a very limited TBA Beer Week Collab along with multiple Core and Specialty Warped Wing kegs.

 

Brewfontaine:

Masthead/Jackie O’s tap takeover beginning at 5:00 PM.

For more info contact Jeremy: (937) 404-9128.

 

Smith’s Boathouse:

North High beer dinner with Luke Owens from the brewery beginning at 6:00 PM.

For more information call: (937) 335-3837.

 

Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill:

Bell’s/New Holland event at 5:00 PM. Great beer, lots of swag to pass around.

For more info contact Harry: (937) 890-8899.

 

D20:

Clown Shoes with Bryan beginning at 5:00 PM. For more info contact Andrew: (937) 221-9873.

 

Chappys Social House:

Beginning at 7:00 PM, it’s Bell’s Bingo! Join the Chappys gang and Bell’s for a very special edition of Bingo night! Specialty Bell’s beers on tap as well as Bell’s swag and giveaways plus special prizes for Bingo winners! Mark your calendar to mark your Bingo board!

 

Whole Foods:

5:00 to 7:00 PM. Troëgs pint night and sampling. Join Jim from Troëgs for Whole Foods well known weekly sampling! 5 samples for $5! Limited beers on tap and plenty of swag! Appetizers provided!

A perfect way to wind down the work week.

 

Hairless Hare Brewery:

From 4:00 PM to close, Cold War Russian Imperial Stout will be released with

Black Cherry, Mixed Berry, Raspberry and Tangerine. There will only be one keg of each.

 

Hidden Valley Orchard:

Beginning at 6:00 PM, featuring Short’s Brewing S’mores Stout by the fire pit.
Make your own s’mores while listening to live music and and sipping on this glorious stout.

 

Pies & Pints:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, Fat Heads & Founders Annual Pies & Pints Party.

 

Brewfontaine:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, First to Float – Jackie O’s vs Masthead. First keg to blow gets a handle for the next three months.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd

Buck and Ear (Xenia):

Taft’s Tap Takeover and promotion with brewery rep Michael Hall at 7:00 PM.

Swag and giveaways will be available!

 

Jimmie’s Ladder 11:

Rhinegeist keep the pint from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Brewery rep and Heidelberg rep will be in attendance with swag and giveaways!

 

Crooked Handle Brewing Company:

Beginning at 12:00 PM, release of CHBC Lemon Coffee Cake Cream Ale. More info: (937) 790-3450.

 

Bud’s Pizza:

Come join Matt from Bell’s Brewing Company for an 8 Tap Takeover. Featuring classics, rarities, and awesome pizza beginning at 5:00 PM. For more info call Joe: (419) 628-3518.

 

Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill:

Welcomes the Dayton debut of Wiedemann’s and Steve Smith along with

North High Brewing and Luke Owens event at 5:00 PM. For more info contact Harry: (937) 890-8899.

 

Dorothy Lane Market Centerville:

Beginning at 5:00 PM Luke from North High will be back at it again!

Six beers on tap from one of Ohio’s favorite breweries. Pint glasses, swag and rare beers will make this event one you won’t want to miss! Come early and stay late!

 

FigLeaf Brewing Company:

Dog Days Of Summer! Come on in to celebrate Dayton Beer Week during the last month of summer with new brews and our dog-friendly patio. Several new fruited Cider variants and two new fruited beers will be released! Come in and enjoy the weather from 12pm-12am and get 10% off all food menu items in honor of Dayton Beer Week.

We offer a variety of pizza and hot pretzels & beer cheese.  More info call Brian: (937)361-2573

 

Trolley Stop:

Beginning at 5:00 PM, Trolley’s Annual Red Carpet event.

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“In a study, scientists report that drinking beer can
be good for the liver. I’m sorry, did I say ‘scientists’?
I meant Irish people.”
-Tina Fey

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th

21st Annual AleFest Dayton℠ Ohio’s Longest Running Craft Beer Festival

The Dayton Convention Center, 4:00-7:00 PM, VIP Entry at 3:00 PM

A large selection of craft beers grouped by style category, i.e. Hoppy, Barrel Aged, Belgian, Malty, Sour, Lager, Cask, Quaffable, Wine & Cider.

VIP Admission $60 in advance, $65 at gate with entry at 3:00, General Admission $40 in advance, $45 at gate includes 20 samples of craft beer, live music by The Fries Band, sampling glass, & event guide.

More info: AleFest.com & Facebook

Fifth Street Brewpub:

Bottle release featuring our beloved Helles lager. This crisp 5.1% lager is perfect for pre-gaming before you head to AleFest Dayton. More info call (937) 443-0919.

 

Fifth Street Brewpub:

Live music- hot days can only be cooled down with pints of cold beer and cool tunes on the patio- 1-3 PM House/EDM with DJ Shaugins, 4-5:30 PM singer/songwriter hits with Dana & Reyna, 5-8 PM 60s hits. No cover- More info call (937) 443-0919.

Weeklong Events

Lock 27 Brewing:

We’ll be launching a new brew every day of Dayton Beer Week leading up to our launch of Locktoberfest on Friday, August 23rd when we’ll feature “keep the stein” nights in both brewpubs. Expect to find our Summer Kolsch, Towpath, fermented on raspberries and peaches. A breakfast brown ale, a “Christmas in the Summer” holiday ale, double and triple dry hopped takes on our DIPA, Stumbling Nag, & more! More info reach out to Andrew at Andrew.Roop@Lock27Brewing.com

 

Lucky Star Brewery:

Enjoy craft beers, authentic Mexican food and top shelf tequilas.  Live local music on the 17th, 23rd and 24th and a new Beer release on the 23rd. Lucky Star Brewery (937) 866-2739.

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