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New to the Erie Micro Brew Fest

St. James's Gate Brewery (Guinness Beer Garden)

St James's Gate

Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland

01 408 4800

St. James's Gate Brewery was founded in 1759 (the same year the British captured Fort Niagara from the French and the year George Washington married Martha Dandridge Custis) by Arthur Guinness. The company is now a part of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan. Their main product is Guinness Draft.

Guinness will pour



Added by Tom New on April 1, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

New to the Erie Micro Brew Fest

Great Divide Brewing Company
2201 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80205-2512
(303) 296-9460
Great Divide beers have earned 16 Great American Beer Festival medals and 4 World Beer Cup awards. Great Divide was also ranked 14th in’s 2008 “The Best Brewers in the World” and was ranked 7th in Beer Advocate’s 2008 “All-Time Top Breweries on Planet Earth.”
Great Divide will pour
__Great Divide Titan IPA
__Great Divide Yeti

Added by Tom New on April 1, 2010 at 9:56am — No Comments

New to the Erie Micro Brew Fest

Brewery Ommegang
656 County Highway 33
Cooperstown, NY 13326-4737
(607) 544-1800
Brewery Ommegang is a place where the beer isn't overhopped or overhyped. Ommegang’s Belgian-style ales are functional art, crafted to make your dining and drinking experience something to behold.
Ommegang will pour
__Ommegang Abbey Ale
__Hennepin Farmhouse Saison
__Three Philosophers Chalice

Added by Tom New on April 1, 2010 at 9:56am — No Comments

Random things – some new, some old - about this year’s Erie Micro Brewfest.

  • Tickets are $30
  • Saturday April 17 :: 1 to 4 and 5 to 8pm
  • Buy tickets at – Erie Beer and Pop Outlet :: The Brewerie ::
  • 32 Breweries will attend this year (complete list at the bottom)
  • 102 beers will be featured
  • Plus 4 bubbly malt products from Smirnoff – Lemonade, Blueberry Lemonade, Cranberry…

Added by Tom New on April 1, 2010 at 9:55am — No Comments

Beer in Atlanta

Anyone know some good breweries in Atlanta?

Added by Mark G. Lusiak on April 1, 2010 at 9:02am — No Comments

Last Thursday with Smithwich !

What a great time last Thursday. The place, the people, and of course the beer made for a great evening. My first meeting and looking forward to April meeting at the Peak ! 2 weeks earlier had visited Ireland for a week so this was perfect timing to visit the pub and enjoy the beer again.Great group....keep up the great work.

Added by Dan Omniewski on March 29, 2010 at 7:25am — No Comments

The Latest List of Brewers Coming to The Erie Micro Brew Festival

Tickets are available at the Beer and Pop Wearhouse, the Brewery and online at

The List

Appalachian Brewing Company

Blue Canoe Brewery

Brewerie at Union Station

Brewery Ommegang

Church Brew Works

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales

Ellicottville Brewing…


Added by Tom New on March 26, 2010 at 10:48am — 2 Comments

Pre-order your Erie Beer Society t-shirts!

Greetings fellow beerthusiasts!

You can pre-order your inaugural Erie Beer Society t-shirts by visiting our shopping site here:

Once we have enough orders the shirts will be ordered and we'll notify you to pick them up or we can ship to you at an additional cost. If you have any questions, e-mail me at jmccullor@goeri



Added by Jeff McCullor on March 25, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Wishing all the members of the Erie Beer Society a safe and happy St. Patrick's Day!
EBS members Jeff McCullor, Ben Smith and Steve Puskar are out on the town today taking photos of all the St. Pat's fun. See their updates and photos at Maybe they have taken a picture of you!
Hope to see you at the March meeting!

Added by Lisa on March 17, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

March EBS meeting?

Any word yet on the March meeting of the EBS? And what might we be tasting?

Added by Greg Wigham on March 10, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Beer quest

Hello all!

Does anyone know if I can get Southern Tier's raspberry porter locally? Has anyone tasted it? I just tried the porter and I am dying to taste the raspberry version. Anyone? Anyone?

Added by Lisa on March 9, 2010 at 11:41am — 5 Comments

"Brewer's Cup" is Shaping Up!

We are proud to inform local beer enthusiasts that we have received 25 entries for this year's "Brewer's Cup" Home Brew Competition. Wheats, Reds, Ambers, IPA's, Stouts, Porters, Fruited Ales & Belgians... these guys have it covered! Please come sample their passion & support them this Saturday from 1-4pm.

Added by THE BREWERIE on February 23, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

We had a good time at the Red Fox Inn-Thanks (A little more advance notice of location would be great)

We had a good time at the Red Fox Inn-Thanks

(A little more advance notice of location would be great)


Added by Sally Wingerter on February 18, 2010 at 11:07pm — 1 Comment


Just found info on the beer to be tasted--Dos XX.Whew,not an A-B product.

Added by Don Boehm on February 16, 2010 at 10:45am — No Comments

Upcoming meeting

Will there be other beer choices besides Bud? If not,may stay home

Added by Don Boehm on February 16, 2010 at 10:43am — No Comments

U Pick 6

Check out for Yuengling tasting nrxt week.See you there.

Added by Don Boehm on February 6, 2010 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Micro Brew Fest

To be clear: the Micro Brew Fest is NOT my event! I only entered it as the info was not yet on the website.Sorry for any confusion.Time now for a beer :)

Added by Don Boehm on February 3, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments

Thank You!

Just wanted to say thank you to all of you that came to the tasting at U Pick 6 Beer Store! Hope you all enjoyed it! Thanks again!

Added by Katie Hanlin on February 1, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Church Brew Works

A trip to Pittsburgh included a trip to brewery,restaurant as we had never been there. The church setting was very,very nice.Stained glass windows are beautiful.Beer was also good.Belltower Brown ale is being made again----loved it.Wasn't impressed with the food---just OK.We are glad we visited as it is worth a visit at least once.Next visit to Pittsburgh----back to Fat Head's!!!

Added by Don Boehm on January 29, 2010 at 7:39am — No Comments

2° Below

Added by on January 26, 2010 at 8:04pm — No Comments

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