Cold Beer, Peak Foliage, Live Music on Tap for Killington Brewfest Saturday

By AlpineZone News |
Oct 01 2009 - 11:57 AM

KILLINGTON, Vermont — Twenty-two featured breweries from all across New England and the Northeast will be pouring more than 60 craft beer flavors at the 14th Annual Killington Brewfest this Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Snowshed Lodge from 1 to 6 p.m.

Brewfest tickets are $25 and include a souvenir tasting glass, twelve beer sampling tickets and live entertainment, featuring traditional Bavarian favorites performed by Die Lustigen Almdudler on the outdoor stage and Killington’s own Joey Leone performing classic rock hits in the Snowshed Resort Center. Additional beer tickets will be available for $1 each.

Peak foliage throughout the Killington Region will provide the perfect backdrop to the outdoor Brewfest beer garden with Sugar Maples, Oaks and Birches exploding into brilliant fall colors. In addition, numerous food offerings will be available from traditional pub fare to the outdoor BBQ and more.

Brewfest tickets available online at through Thursday, October 1, or by calling 1-800-621-MTNS. Brewfest lodging packages are also available, starting at $39 per person, including Brewfest admission. A limited number of Brewfest tickets will be available at the door beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The K-1 Gondola will be open Brewfest weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering scenic gondola rides for guests to view foliage in the heart of the Green Mountains, plus gondola-served hiking and mountain biking. A ride on the K-1 Gondola to Killington Peak, the highest gondola-serviced peak in New England, offers guests spectacular views of five states and Canada.

The following breweries are scheduled to pour at this year’s Brewfest: Allagash Brewing Company, Anheuser Busch, Brookly Brewery, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Harpoon Brewery, La Brasserie Unibroue, Long Trail Brewing Company, Magic Hat Brewing Company, McNeil’s Brewery, North Coast Brewing, Otter Creek Brewing Company, Peak Organic Brewing Company, Red Hook Brewery, Saranac Brewing, Shipyard Brewing Company, Stoudt’s Brewing Company, Switchback Brewing Company, The Olde Burnside Brewing Co., Woodchuck Cider, Wolaver’s Certified Organic Ales.

About Killington Resort
Rated as the ???Favorite Eastern Resort??? by the readers of Snoweast Magazine, and the No. 2 resort in the East by SKI Magazine! Killington Resort offers the most diverse ski and snowboard terrain in the east, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world complemented by numerous off-mountain activities, including apr??s, dining, shopping and lodging options.