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Anybody going to the East Nashville Beer Festival?

Discussion in 'South' started by hopoilcrazy, Mar 8, 2013.

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  1. hopoilcrazy

    hopoilcrazy Aug 24, 2004 Tennessee
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    Deschutes! Goose Island! IN TENNESSEE! Holy shit. Am I the only person that is excited about this? I know can't be the only one. This is a pretty big deal for Nashville beer
     
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  2. bradfordjohnson

    bradfordjohnson Jun 18, 2012 Kentucky

    No but should I try to plan a road trip?
     
  3. Volntitan

    Volntitan May 18, 2008 Tennessee

    Goose Island is in tn, but I get your point. If it involves rhizome Productions and beer, you go. If you want a ticket, start looking at Craigslist. It sold out in like 15 minutes
     
  4. Bcarson7287

    Bcarson7287 Sep 7, 2012 California

    Wish I would have seen something about this sooner!! Hopefully BrewFest in Knoxville will be good this year! I will definitely be there
     
  5. harperman69

    harperman69 Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    I'm going. As said earlier, Matt with Rhizome is flat out killing it. Just got done with the Tupelo Craft Beer Festival.
     
  6. jbrana

    jbrana Mar 7, 2012 Tennessee
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    I'm going... anyone heard what beers are being brought?
     
  7. ColonelCash

    ColonelCash Jul 6, 2011 Tennessee

    I'm debating if I'm giong to pour on the first shift. Should be a good time regardless.
     
  8. fsvan

    fsvan Feb 7, 2009 Tennessee

  9. fsvan

    fsvan Feb 7, 2009 Tennessee

    8 days away. Anyone heard about anything that may be there?
     
  10. GameFreac

    GameFreac Apr 8, 2011 Georgia
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    I signed up to volunteer but I forgot to confirm by last friday. Doh!
     
  11. erter99

    erter99 Apr 30, 2011 Tennessee
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    This is usually very fun with some good out of town selections plus all the hyper local stuff. Tix on Craigslist are crazy expensive by now, unfortunately.
     
  12. harperman69

    harperman69 Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    Show up about 20 minutes before the gates open. You'll find some one selling at cost I'd bet.
     
  13. Bartinator

    Bartinator Jul 12, 2011 Tennessee

    I didn't even know about this. Anything else fun happening in the next few months?
     
  14. harperman69

    harperman69 Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    You can check the events page, but I don't think this one was even listed. Bookmark Rhizome Productions and like their festival sites on FB to keep up. Matt does a great job of putting on events and getting brewers from outside of our distributing area.
     
  15. ColonelCash

    ColonelCash Jul 6, 2011 Tennessee

    Music City Brewers Fest in June (I think) is the next big festival we will have in the area. It's a good time and they usually have a bigger setup than ENBF.

    Not sure how ENBF turned out this year with the crazy weather in Nashville these days.
     
  16. erter99

    erter99 Apr 30, 2011 Tennessee
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    The Brew at the Zoo (VERY fun last year) happens May 31, tix on sale on Mon, check the Rhizome Productions website ...
     
  17. harperman69

    harperman69 Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    After ENBF came in, I'd rather go to that one. Usually have better brewers and the last couple of MCBF I went to were blazing hot. I made friends with the guys in charge of ice, just to be near the refrigerated truck, totally miserable experience. Also MCBF has quit listing their brewers on their website and I don't like a crapshoot.
     
  18. Volntitan

    Volntitan May 18, 2008 Tennessee

    MCBF doesn't come close to the quality that ENBF has. It's hot, oversold and mostly "bro's". Haven't been to a MCBF for a couple of years and don't miss it at all.
     
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