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Beer Day Out 2015

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by Sue W (subscribe)
New to Canberra, I love exploring this city and the secrets that it holds with my family.
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Pub crawl around the world - all in one location
Celebrate Summer by enjoying a 'coldie" or few at the Beer Day Out, 2015. This will be a popular event this November, gaining a huge following for the 3rd year in a row.

Held at the Old Bus Depot in Kingston, there will be at least 30 Australian and international craft breweries, with more international beers and more cider than last year. There will be tastings, beer quizzes, prizes, draws and even beer flavoured ice cream from local ice cream maker "Fruggi"!

Beer Day out 2015, Canberra, Old Bus Depot Markets, Fruggi, beer, cider, ACT,
Beer Day Out 2014. Source: Beer Day Out Facebook.

Brewers include Canberra's Bentspoke Brewing Company, Pact Beer Co and Zierholz. There will also be Hawthorn Brewing Company (Victoria), Matso's Broome Brewery (WA) , Sierra Nevada (USA), Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (Tasmania),The Little Brewing Company (Port Macquarie, NSW), Coopers (South Australia) and other brewers from Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Beer Day out 2015, Canberra, Old Bus Depot Markets, Fruggi, beer, cider, ACT,
Canberra's BentSpoke Brewery in 2014. Source: Beer Day Out Facebook.

This event is held on a Friday evening (4pm - 9pm) so people can go straight from work and enjoy a Friday evening with friends, beers and dinner. Then the next day on Saturday, Beer Day Out is open 12pm - 6pm for afternoon tastings and lunch.

See their Facebook page for updates on new breweries joining daily.

When you have a beer, it is always enjoyable to have something spicy to go with it. Beer Day Out 2015 has organised food trucks and stalls to food match perfectly with the variety of beers on offer.

There will be Cantina Movil - a Mexican Sydney Food Truck selling nachos, tacos, burritos as well as chips and dips to enjoy with your beer...

Cantina Movil, Big Day Out 2015, Canberra, ACT, beer week 2015, ACT, cider, mexican food
Source: Cantina Movil website.

There will also be pizza, Asian food, sharing plates and local restaurants setting up stands.

You can enjoy some oysters with your beer from Wapengo Rocks or try some diner American fare from Sydney's Nighthawk Diner...

Nighthawk DIner, Canberra Beer Day Out 2015, Canberra, ACT, beer
Source: Nighthawk Diner website.

If all that isn't enough, there will be live music, DJ's and even a magician wandering around, showing off his tricks.

Beer Day out 2015, Canberra, Old Bus Depot Markets, Fruggi, beer, cider, ACT,
Source: Beer Day Out Facebook.

This event will run on a ticket purchase plus voucher system. If you buy your tickets online before the event you receive a substantial discount, as well as information about the "early bird entry time".

You then purchase vouchers, valued at $1 each, to pay for your food and drink on the day. There will be designated stands inside the event with vouchers sold in $20 bundles.

Drink prices will vary inside the event, with 100ml tasters from 2-3 vouchers and 285ml middy/pot serves from 5-7 vouchers.
There will also be "Mates Rates" for 5 or more people and multi-day purchases.

See the ticket info here.

Beer Day Out 2015 is an over 18's event and no minors will be permitted entry. If you look young for your age, take your ID to ensure entry.

Beer Day out 2015, Canberra, Old Bus Depot Markets, Fruggi, beer, cider, ACT,
Source: Beer Day Out Facebook.

Beer Day Out 2015 is a great way to catch up friends and enjoy trying local, interstate or international beers whilst listening to live music. With matching food to enjoy and a festive atmosphere in the air, you can't help but enjoy yourself.

Beer Day out 2015, Canberra, Old Bus Depot Markets, Fruggi, beer, cider, ACT,
Cheers! Source: Beer Day Out Facebook

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Why? Enjoy a trip around the world tasting beer - all in one location!
When: Friday 6th November 4pm - 9pm, Saturday 7th 12pm - 6pm.
Where: Old Bus Depot, Wentworth Street, Kingston, ACT
Cost: $28 if you buy online (entry only) or $40 at the door. Then pay for vouchers. See website for more detailed information.
Your Comment
Cool ... definitely something my hubby would be into! Ok and me too. Love Matso Brewery from Broome!
by aeonie (score: 1|41) 906 days ago
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