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Citypages or St. Paul Summer fest?

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by Guzzi, May 4, 2014.

  1. Guzzi

    Guzzi Aficionado (205) Iowa Nov 19, 2011 Verified

    Citypages is March 31st, St. Paul is June 7th. I doubt I will go to beer fests 3 weeks in a row (including the Desert Moines fest on 6-14) so I need to choose between these 2.
    I haven't been to the Citypages fest. Have been to the St. Paul fest a couple times. Is Citypages any good?
  2. billhelm

    billhelm Advocate (510) Minnesota Feb 9, 2011 Verified

    St Paul without a doubt. I haven't been to the City Pages fest in a number of years but was completely underwhelmed by their selection last time I did attend.
  3. Baudette

    Baudette Aficionado (160) Minnesota Dec 22, 2007

    Autumn Beer Review.
    billhelm and Mplsmetro57 like this.
  4. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Savant (415) Minnesota Feb 23, 2012 Verified

    McRyan and Mplsmetro57 like this.
  5. ToadiesForCody

    ToadiesForCody Savant (420) Minnesota Oct 30, 2013 Verified

    Beerfests in Minnesota kinda bite because breweries that don't distribute here can't bring any beer. Same reason there isn't a kick ass selection of guest taps at Darkness day. Damn pointless Minnesota laws.
  6. wuuin

    wuuin Aficionado (215) Minnesota May 16, 2007

    yep, ABR blows. probably why it sells out in 5 seconds.
  7. ToadiesForCody

    ToadiesForCody Savant (420) Minnesota Oct 30, 2013 Verified

  8. zeke9000

    zeke9000 Zealot (90) Minnesota Apr 28, 2009

    city pages is more of a frat party
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  9. shadetree67

    shadetree67 Savant (385) Minnesota Sep 11, 2013 Verified

  10. Not even a question......St. Paul Summer Beerfest
  11. Guzzi

    Guzzi Aficionado (205) Iowa Nov 19, 2011 Verified

    Thanks for all the info. I have never heard anything good about the Citypages fest, I am surprised it keeps happening.