Fall Craft Beer Crawl
Old Town Clovis Craft Beer Crawl ~ September 17th, 2016.
Come stroll the streets of Old Town Clovis and enjoy craft beer tastings from a a great selection of California breweries!
The Craft Beer Crawl begins at 5pm and runs until 8:30pm. Pre-Sale tickets are $35 and Day-Of tickets will be $45.
Follow the map from store to store, talking personally with the Brewery Representatives about their craft, sip your way through the best of California brews, including several home brews, and partake from local Food Trucks!
Why craft beer? Well here are three major reasons;
1) CRAFT BEER TASTES BETTER! By definition, Craft Breweries are small, independent and traditional. For that reason alone the quality of product going into the beers is much better than mass produced product. Craft beer tastes much better because craft brewers spend their time focusing on the quality of their beer rather than focusing on their marketing campaigns and stock prices. Craft brewers put their heart and soul, as well as lots of amazing ingredients, into every beer they brew and don’t cut any corners. Riley’s Brewing Co. out of Madera features a dark wheat brew called Vixen, a complex rich and malty ale, with a hint of roasted mocha. They use specialty grains to make this a pleasant and easy drinking out of the ordinary beer.
2) MORE ALCOHOL! Craft beers come in many shapes and sizes, but one thing remains the same; they all pack a punch! Most craft beers range from 5-10% abv (alcohol by volume), but some craft beers can reach 20%, 30%, and even 40% abv! Less water in your brews means that you don’t need to drink as much beer. Less calories and no more bloated bellies!
3) HEALTH BENEFITS! Craft beer actually has health benefits. Research has shown that craft beer has more health benefits and more nutrients than red wine. Craft beer contains some soluble fiber, B vitamins, a range of antioxidants and it is also the richest source of silicon; silicon in the diet may help in countering osteoporosis.
Our previous events have showcased some of the following breweries:
- House of Pendragon
- Three Monkeys
- 559 Local
- Tactical Ops (formerly Black Ops)
- Ballast Point
- Mad Duck
- New Belgium
- Samuel Adams
We will update this list with our Fall breweries as they come in. Our event is unique in that the beer tastings are inside our merchant stores. New this year we have added a home brew tasting tent on the street! This event affords you the opportunity to chat with the brew masters themselves!
Local beer, local food, local people. Don’t miss out!
Tickets can be purchased online, or at Bear Creek Gifts and Hearts Delight/Old Hotel Bistro in Old Town Clovis.
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