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A Festival of Beer 2018

A Festival of Beer 2018

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  • Sun 7 Oct ’18, 12:00pm – 5:00pm


The Vines Village, 193 Rapaura Road, Blenheim


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Welcome to the 2nd annual A Festival of Beer being held at The Vines Village Cafe, Wine Cellar & Stores at 193 Rapaura Rd on Sunday Oct 7th 2018 from 12pm.

Taste a range of NZ beer on Sunday Oct 7th for a fun free afternoon of music, gourmet slow-cooked bbq food & beer lakeside in the sunny beer garden of the Vines Village Cafe.

Join in on a classic afternoon of both sessionable & local craft beers from Golden Mile Brewing, Boom Town Brewing Co and Sinka Beer with some fantastic food to match - Slow cooked BBQ by Feast Merchants and The VVC Crews and BBQ cheese from Cranky Goat Ltd. Brisket, Bratwurst, Pickles, Sauerkraut and a live sounds - what a combo! Live music from the Bavarian Brass Band and The Steeps from 12pm til 5pm.

Beer Menu:
Boom Town Brewing Co - Pelorus Pilsner, Alabama APA
Sinka Beer - Jiggy APA, Puka IPA
Golden Mile Brewing - Breakaway APA, Crank Dark Ale, Grand Tour Lager, Peloton Pilsner plus Moa Lewis Road Choc Milk Stout, Apple & Rhubarb Cider, Garage Project BEER, HapiDaze

Food Menu
Feast Merchants
- Wakanui Brisket or Pulled Lamb Shoulder smoked with charcoal and Cherry served with Vinegar Slaw, Corn Bread and Pickles.
- Hot Wings - Spicy marinated free range Wings charred over hot coals served with Buttermilk Ranch, Celery sticks and Pickles.
- Ruben Tacos - Smoked Brisket Pastrami, Cheese, Pickles, Kraut and Dressing toasted in a hand made flour Tortilla.

The Vines Village Cafe, Wine Cellar & Stores BBQ Team:
- Whole Hog Spit Roast Burgers with Lettuce, Avocado, Hot Sauce Mayo.
- Cranky Goat Ltd's Smoked Haloumi and Mushroom Burger with Lettuce, Tomato and Aioli.
- Cranky Goat Ltd Golden Mile Brewing 'Little Stinker') Cheese
BBQ Pizza with Baby Spinach, Red Onion & Rocket pesto.

Peter The Swiss Butcher
Marlborough Weisswurst, Meatskewers, Hotdog & Giant Pretzels.

Free entry from 12pm. Live music from Marlborough legends The Steeps and the Marlborough Brass Band.

The Loved Ones Wedding Fair is on out the back from 11am til 2pm.
(Tickets are $15 from lovedones.co.nz).

A Festival Of Beer is free entry from 12pm to 5pm.

Bring cash.
Cash preferred but there is an ATM located on side if needed.

In the meantime, tell your friends and rsvp here for the Marlborough Beer event of the year! Cheers!

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