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Legends of Beer Festival
September 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm$10 – $65
Legends of Beer Festival is a new beer festival that combines the best that Reno-Tahoe has to offer including outdoor recreation and craft beer/food. It all starts with a “beer-mile” relay competition leading up to the beer festival that pits local brewery/bar staff against one another as well as a public beer-mile relay race for the more serious runners. The festival follows with more than 30 craft breweries from around the region. Outdoor fun and beer is all you need to know.
All events are available individually or as packages. A limited number of discounted hotel rooms are available for out of town attendees (see details below).
General admission to the festival includes unlimited beer tastings. There will be several food options on site as well. Designated Driver tickets are available and include unlimited water/soda/sparking water. This event is 21+ only.
We are doing VIP a little differently than some festivals. There is no early entry, but there is early access to special pours during the event and VIP admission also includes the following:
- Unlimited beer tastings during the festival
- Priority viewing of beer-mile competition
- 4-pack take home package that includes one 16oz can of each of the mystery beer mile competition beers
- Priority access for special beer releases for first 45 minutes during the event (at least 4 special releases with highly limited quantities)
Beer Mile Relay Competition:
There will be two “Beer Mile” relay competitions. The first pits teams made up of brewery staff and local bar staff against one another. Each member must run a 1/4 mile and chug a mystery beer before the next leg begins. There will be four different beers that will not be revealed until after the event and each team will consume the same beers at the same point in the competition. The second relay will be open to any team that wants to compete and they will consume the same mystery beers. For the second relay, teams can include from 1-4 team members. Winners of the public relay competition will receive generous gift cards to Piñon Bottle.
Entry Starting at 11:00am
11:30am – 11:50am – Beer Mile Relay Competition for Brewery/Bar Teams
Noon – 12:20pm – Beer Mile Relay Competition for Public Teams (1-4 runners)
Noon – 5pm – Beer Festival
Brewery List (more will be added):
10 Torr Distilling and Brewing · Alibi Ale Works · Anderson Valley Brewing Company · Battle Born Beer · Big Dog’s Brewing Company · Brasserie St. James · The Brewer’s Cabinet · CraftHaus Brewery · Descutes Brewery · Dust Bowl Brewing Company · FiftyFifty Brewing Company · Firestone Walker Brewing Company · Great Basin Brewing Company · Heretic Brewing and Distilling · Huntsman Brewing · IMBĪB Custom Brews · Lagunitas Brewing Company · Ninkasi Brewing Company · Salt Flats Brewing Company · Pigeon Head Brewery · Record Street Brewing Company · Revision Brewing Company · Schussboom Brewing Company · The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery · The Good Wolf