JL Beers WF Taps New Beers

JL Beers has tapped some new beers:  Boulevard Stingo, Deschutes Green Lakes, and Fargo Beer Coompany Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Fargo 2012

Oktoberfest Fargo 2012

Date(s) - 10/12/12 - 10/13/12
All Day

Downtown Fargo
Broadway between Main and NP Ave
Fargo, ND

Friday Oktober 12th – Oktoberfest Kickoff!

  • 4:00 – Tapping of the Keg ceremony (Official Kick Off to Oktoberfest)

Saturday Oktober 13th

(All events take place on Broadway between Main and NP Ave unless otherwise noted)

  • 10am– Oktoberfest Opens
    • Food Vendors
    • Beer Garden
    • Oktoberfest games
    • Friendly Smiles Games to Go Games open (free)
    • Costume Contest begins
  • 11am – Pub Crawl Begins at all participating locations – You do not need to consume alcohol to participate
    • (The Old Broadway, Sports Bar, Sidestreet, Rooters, Pickled Parrot, Rhombus Guys Pizza, Bomb Shelter)
    • First 500 to finish at Oktoberfest receive a NEW commemorative Pub Crawl medal
  • Fargo Tire Bean Bag Tournament begins
  • O’Dell Bratten begins
  • Noon – Beer/Liquor Sampling begins – brought to you by Shock Top, the official beer of Oktoberfest
  • Registration for Wiener Dog Costume Contest begins
  • 2pm – Running of the Wieners – Presented by Shaggy’s Dog Wash
  • Costume Contest closes
  • O’Dell Bratten ends
  • 5pm – Hot Dog Eating Contest – sponsored by Broadway Dogs and The Old Broadway
  • 6pm – Oktoberfest King and Queen and Wiener Dog Costume winners announced
  • 6:30pm– Live music on stage
    • Games to Go close
  • All Day Events: Costume Contest – Win prizes for dressing up

More information at http://oktoberfestfargo.com/


‘Buy’ the Glass Summit Beer Tasting

'Buy' the Glass Summit Beer Tasting

Date(s) - 10/06/12 - 10/07/12
All Day

HoDo Lounge
101 Broadway
Fargo, ND

$25 gets you a Jon Offutt blown beer glass (hand-crafted from Summit bottles) and a tasting of 5 different Summit beers

Saturday Oct 6, noon – close
Sunday Oct 7, 5pm – 11pm

Reserve a glass at 701.478.1000


Prairie Homebrewer’s October Meeting

Prairie Homebrewer's October Meeting

Date(s) - 10/10/12
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

1423 35th St SW
Fargo, ND

The October meeting of the Prairie Homebrewing Companions homebrewing club will be held on October 10th starting at 7:30PM at the AmericInn.  Bring a glass if you would like to sample some of the homebrews.


Muddy River Mashers Oktoberfest 2012

Muddy River Mashers Oktoberfest 2012

Date(s) - 10/06/12
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sertoma Community Center
300 Riverside Park Road
Bismarck, ND

Oktoberfest 2012!

Are you ready for a huge selection of brews, cloverdale brats, door prizes, and a brew demo!?! Of coarse you are! The Muddy River Mashers Homebrew Club is throwing their fourth annual Oktoberfest celebration on October 6th, 2012. Every year it gets bigger and better!
What: Oktoberfest 2012
When: October 6th, 3pm-7pm
Where: Sertoma Community Center, 300 Riverside Park Road, Bismarck, ND

Why? Because it’s fun! Oktoberfest is the opportunity for local area homebrewers to bring out their best beers to share with you. With prizes and pride on the line, you can be sure it is the cream of the crop. Vote for your favorite brews, participate in a brew demonstration, help yourself to delicious Cloverdale brats with the works, and win prizes just for showing up!

Oktoberfest tickets will be for sale through your Masher members and online starting September 4th. Must be 21 or older to enter.

More information here


Hoppy Halloween Challenge 2012 Awards Banquet

Hoppy Halloween Challenge 2012 Awards Banquet

Date(s) - 10/27/12
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Howard Johnson Inn
301 3rd Avenue North
Fargo, ND 58102

The Hoppy Halloween Challenge is the largest homebrewing competition in the Dakotas approaching 500 entries from all across the United States.  The Awards Banquet features great food, homebrewed beer, a guest speaker, and the presentation of the awards from the competition.

Hoppy Halloween Website


Brewers Fest

Date(s) - 10/12/12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

V.F.W. Post 612
420 East Washington Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN

Sample homebrewed beer and wine from local brewers.

$12 in advance
$15 at the door

Otter Tail County Historical Society
V. F. W. Post 612

Proceeds Benefit the Otter Tail County Historical Society
For More Information Please Contact Us: 218-736-6038 • otchs@prtel.com

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Second Annual Fargo Brewer’s Ball

Second Annual Fargo Brewer's Ball

Date(s) - 10/05/12
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Hilton Garden Inn
4351 17th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103

Friday, October 5th, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo
7:00 pm – midnight

This unique event offers guests the opportunity to sample a variety of handcrafted microbrews from a number of the region’s best microbreweries. Enjoy gourmet pub food, local restaurants and bars’ favorite craft beers, live entertainment, raffles, silent and live auctions and more!  All to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis

Tickets start at just $75.00 and sponsorships are available.

More information here.