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The Summer Session

Join us August 23 from 3-7 for the second GCBA event, The Summer Session! We’re celebrating outside by low ABV lounging with session beers at 5% and below from local breweries. Join us at the southeast corner of Grandview and Goodale for a lazy Saturday afternoon of drinking, food trucks, outdoor entertainment, music and more. Local homebrewers will have the opportunity to can their beers via Buckeye Canning at The Summer Session to help celebrate the local trend in canning–more details to come on the opportunities for canning.

Advanced ticket sales only, rain or shine. Tickets available here:  http://summersession.brownpapertickets.com 

Local breweries featured will include:
*The Actual Brewing Company
*Four String Brewing
*Granville Brewing Co: Wit
*Homestead Beer Co.
*Hoof Hearted Brewing: Tub Life Farmhouse Pale Ale & a hoppy Mexican food inspired beer
*North High Brewing
*Seventh Son Brewing: Humulus Nimbus Shandy, Wuffles Session Ale, and Mercury’s Wage Session Saison
*Sideswipe Brewing: Session IPA (special small batch)
*Smokehouse Brewing Co.: Katie’s Wheat brewed with Traverse City Michigan cherries
*Wolf’s Ridge Brewing: Driftwood and Ridge Trail
*Zaftig Brewing Co.: Lil Ursula Kolsch/Oktoberfest hybrid

Bonus Ohio Breweries:
*Hairless Hare
*Maumee Bay Brewing Co.
*Rhinegeist

Local eateries and food trucks featured will be:
*Kenny’s Meat Wagon
*ManBQue
*Matt the Miller’s Tavern
*Honeykiss Bakery
*Sticky Finger Foods

Canning Details:

We’re offering 20 slots for event attendees to can their brew, and we’re operating on a first-come, first-serve basis. Expect about 20 minutes to can your beer during The Summer Session. We’re limiting one 5-gallon batch of brew per person to share the fun. Canning will be $25 per homebrewer in addition to the cost of entrance to the event.

*Get two cases of cans of your homebrewed beer
*5-gallon batch of homebrew per person
*You’ll need to prepare the beer as if you’re bottling
*BYO equipment to fill the cans
*You MUST purchase a ticket to The Summer Session in addition to a Canning Slot to can your homebrew

Entertainment:
*Travis Hoewischer presents Comedy Pop-Up, featuring Sommer Sterud, Laura Sanders, and Andy Luttrell
*DJ spinning vinyl
*Live canning with Buckeye Canning

Ticket price includes beer samples, a collectible cup and koozie, music and outdoor entertainment. We encourage all guests to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs, dogs, Frisbees and more for this laid-back Saturday afternoon event.

Tickets to The Summer Session are $25 and are limited to ensure short lines and plenty of beer for guests. Meet the local craft beer dignitaries while you laze about with other craft beer fans and fiends from central Ohio and beyond.

More details to come!

Parking and Transportation:

Parking is available on site, and if you find you enjoy the beers a bit too much we encourage you to utilize local transportation options such as Uber.

More: http://grandviewcraftbeer.com/summersession/

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