Beer Academy

 Saturday, June 10, 2017

2:00 PM



3:00 PM

CRAFT BREW, BAR-B-QUE & YOU:  presented by Matt Stinchfield of Ploughshare Brewing Company and Craig Sedlacek, Head Chef at Horsemen’s Park.


4:00 PM


5:00 PM

THE CONTINUED RISE OF HARD SODA:  presented by Tim Kovac, founder and Master Brewer of Small Town Brewery, the makers of Not Your Father’s and Not Your Mom’s Fruit Inspired Brews.

Not Your Fathers  



6:00 PM

THE PERFECT PAIRING:  CRAFT BEER & CHEESE:  presented by Mike Fuehrer with Keg Creek Brewing Company and Dee Fuehrer at Fuehrer’s Cheespred.    


Some info about attending the Beer Academy:

  • Your General Admission or VIP ticket grants you access to the Beer Academy sessions.
  • There is no fee to attend the Beer Academy sessions.
  • Upon entering the festival grounds, stop by the Beer Academy tent to sign up for the sessions you are interested in (based on availability) and receive a ticket.
  • Limited seating – first come, first served…when each session is full, it’s full, so please sign up early in the day for your best chance to attend.
  • Beer Academy tent is located on festival grounds in the middle of the Brewer’s tents.
  • Each session lasts approximately 30 minutes. 
  • Speakers and topics are scheduled to change without notice.
  • Sorry, no one with a “Designated Driver” ticket allowed in the Beer Academy sessions.  
  • The Beer Academy is Saturday only. There are no Beer Academy sessions on Friday.

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