Spring Fest 2015 UPDATED!!!

March 3, 2015


Spring Fest time! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 23rd, 2015, 2 pm – 8 pm, at our old (and new) location, 1511 Jarvis street, bat country  Ferndale .

2015 will feature all the things you’ve come to love from our previous festivals: super-cool food trucks, awesome music, and tons of exclusive, limited mead, beer, and cider! This year’s feature release will be Scurvy Shyster Bastard (hopped grapefruit pyment)

We’ll also have some cool new apparel from our “spring collection”. Dang- we’re so haute right now.

DJ sets by Crate Deezy+Friends. Straight-up vinyl block-party jams!

Food available for purchase from:

Buffy’s Mexi-Casian Grill

Hero Or Villain Van

Rogue Estate BBQ

Treat Dreams

Admission is free. Drink tickets and bottles to-go can be purchased at the event. See you there!

***Bottles for purchase***
-Extra Limited-Limit 2
Tiramisu Mead $19.99
Bananas Foster $19.99

Scurvy Shyster Bastard $14.99
There Will B. Blood Orange $14.99
Sleeping Giant $24.99

The Dude’s Rug $4.99
Slice Of Life $4.99
Black Fang $7.99
Kill All The Golfers $7.99
Necromangocon $7.99
Zombie Killer $7.99

-Still Meads-
Wildberry Pyment- last bottles, stock up! $15.99

****TAP LIST****

**Drink tickets are sold six-to-a-strip for $9**
Black Fang
Dwarf Invasion
Kill All The Golfers
There Will Be Blood Orange
Scurvy Shyster Bastard
Cherry Lime Melomel
Tangerine-Hibiscus Mead (Low ABV)
Gin Barrel Strawberry Lemonade

****Cider (Draft)****
Zombie Killer
Dude’s Rug
Slice of Life
Hopped Cider w/ Elderflowers
Apricot Cider

Gose Braggot
Coconut IPA
Sage Lime Witbier
Jasmine Green Tea IPA
Spiced Rose Hips Berliner Braggot
Coffee Brown Ale

-Frequently Asked Questions-
Q: Can I bring my dog/cat/dragon?
A: As much as we’d like to say yes, our insurance agent said it’s not a good idea. Sorry.

Q: Can I order my bottles ahead of time and have you hold them for me?
A: Sorry, but this becomes a logistical nightmare. So there is no pre-ordering of bottles. It’s first-come, first served. We recommend getting your bottles first, then hang out and enjoy the party.

Q: Where do I park?
A: We’ve made arrangements with our neighbors at ISI (to the North) to use their parking lot. When (and it will) fill up, you can park along the street on Jarvis, or in the surrounding neighborhoods. There is also more parking along the street to the north on Academy.

Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: We have co-founders and employees that bring their kids every year. In fact, co-founder Brad and Kerri’s oldest son was less than a year old when we opened, and they brought him to the event. We certainly welcome you to bring your kids with you. Just remember that it is a alcohol related event, so use your best judgement. We obviously aren’t going to be serving anyone underage. The crowd is pretty low-key and not rowdy.

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