Featured Brews at the 5th Annual Tahoe Brewfest

The top breweries in the region are serving up samples for you at this year’s Brewfest in South Lake Tahoe, CA

Have a case of the Monday Brews? Then it’s time to get excited about the breweries you’ll get to experience at the 5th Annual Tahoe Brewfest!

We have 21 of the best breweries in the region for you to sample from on August 27th, let’s take a closer look at a few of our favorites. 

Located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, on Ski Run Blvd, this brewfest is set to be the party of the summer.


Featured Brews | Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

First up, our buds at Sierra Nevada, who will be serving up their Liquid Hoppiness IPA & Strainge Beast Hard Kombuchas in all three flavors at this years Brewfest!

Inspired by the Sierra Nevada Mountains that surround us, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. was established in 1979 by homebrewers Ken Grossman and Paul Camusi in Chico, California. 

They shook things up in the ’80s, and it helped launch a beer revolution (https://sierranevada.com/beer/pale-ale/) that remains in full force today. Sierra Nevada continues to pushboundaries, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors.

It’s easy to see why Sierra Nevada is your brewers favorite beer & one we’re super excited to have joining us at the Tahoe Brewfest!

Featured Brews | Solid Ground Brewing

Solid Ground Brewing is a 30 barrel production brewery founded in Diamond Springs, CA committed to crafting traditional and cutting edge beer. 

The name, Solid Ground, has multiple layered meanings. Solid Ground is a synonym for Earth from which the ingredients for their beer, cider, and wine are derived and skillfully crafted. The education and experience that their brewers bring to the brewery is the Solid Ground on which they are founded.

Solid Ground Brewing is breaking new ground by pushing the boundaries of beer using winemaking techniques. They use barrel aging techniques and blend wine into beer to create harmonious hybrids. They also remain true to the centuries of brewing traditions of continental beer styles. Every beer they’ll be serving up at Theo Brewfest  has gone through a collaboration of ideas, recipes, and taste-tests before the keg rolls into Lake Tahoe.

Featured Brews | Ballast Point Brewing

What started in 1996 as a small group of homebrewers who simply wanted to make great beer evolved into the team of adventurers known today as Ballast Point. A pioneering brewery born 25 years ago within the hallowed, hopped walls of San Diego’s Home Brew Mart, the complete art of the craft swims in the DNA of Ballast Point and informs both what’s inside and on the can.

From bringing a hoppy twist to a porter or adding four types of malt to its amber ale, to creating the breakthrough gold-medal winning Sculpin IPA, Ballast Point is known for adding its touch and asking if there’s a better way.

At the 5th Annual Tahoe Brewfest, Ballast Point is serving up samples of their Sculpin and Hazy Sculpin all the way from San Diego, CA

Featured Brews | Dust Bowl Brewing Co.

Dust Bowl Brewing Company was recently named “Brewery of the Year” by the prestigious California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition.

The spirit of this award winning brewery was born decades ago thanks to one family’s unwavering passion for adventure and immeasurable dedication to one another. The owner wanted to celebrate his ancestors who migrated to the Turlock area from Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl era.

Their story goes back to the 1930’s when The Tate family loaded their Model A and left Oklahoma for a journey that would prove fruitful for generations to come. 

From these humble beginnings to achieving Regional Brewery status ins 2020 an producing a record 16,500 barrels of beer for the year, Dust Bowl Brewing history is rich, you can read more about it here & sample their beers at the 5th Annual Tahoe Brewfest!

Featured Brews |Hemly Cider

Inspired by the fruit coming from the Delta region of California, Hemly Cider produces some of the best Craft Cider on the market. Their orchards have been in the Hemly family since the 1850s, making these delightful drinks 165 years in the making. 
Cleanse your pallet between the IPAs, sours and pale ales with a refreshing cider at the 5th Annual Tahoe Brewfest! 

Get Your Tahoe Brewfest Tickets 

VIP Tickets $60
VIP gets you in the doors at 12PM with endless sampling till 5PM
Not only are you set up with an extra hour of unlimited beer sampling, access to the Cold Water Brewery VIP Lounge & you’ll get a commemorative Tahoe Brewfest Stainless Steel mug to take home. 

GA Tickets $40
GA gets you in the doors at 1PM with endless sampling till 5PM
– You miss out on the full VIP Experience, but still get to have an amazing day sampling craft beer in South Lake Tahoe

Designated Driver / Under 21 Tickets $10
This ticket is for designated drivers and all attendees under 21 years old. No sampling is included. 

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