Beer Fest..out doors in summer???! Yes.
Indian Ranch is on Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Webster less than an hour from Boston.
Fourth Annual Summer Brewfest at Indian Ranch August 27
Lakeside festival features craft brewers from New England and beyond, music, food and games
Indian Ranch is known for offering music lovers a chance to see some of the nation’s greatest country, classic rock and pop bands in an intimate setting steps away from the sandy shore of Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. However, on one day each summer, music takes a back seat to beer, as Indian Ranch hosts its annual Summer Brewfest. This classic event provides beer aficionados and novices alike the opportunity to come together and sample more than twenty-five different craft beers while enjoying delicious food, listening to live music, and engaging in plenty of fun and games. This year, The Fourth Annual Summer Brewfest takes place at Indian Ranch on Saturday, August 27 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Participants at Brewfest will have the opportunity to sample local, regional and international micro-brews, craft beers and malt beverages. Attendees are sure to recognize Sam Adams, Harpoon, Narragansett, Sierra Nevada, Guinness and Red Hook Brewery. These breweries will be joined by local craft beer brewers including Worcester’s own Wormtown Brewery, Blue Hills Brewery, Wachusett Brewery, 50 Back American Lager, Ipswich Ale, Clown Shoes Beers, Paper City Brewery , Watch City Brewing Company and Sherwood Forest.
Other New England brewers taking part in the festival include Vermont brewers Magic Hat and Long Trail Ale, Maine brewers Peak Organic and Geary Brewing, Woodstock Inn from New Hampshire and Olde Burnside from Connecticut. National brewers taking part in Summer Brewfest include Widmer Brothers from Oregon, Kona Brewing Company from Hawaii, and Goose Island from Illinois. International brews include Estrella from Spain and Innis & Gunn from Scotland. In addition, Malt Beverages Woodchuck Cider, Jeremiah Weed and Mike’s Hard Lemonade also will be available at the festival.
However, the Summer Brewfest is more than just beer. From paddle boat rides to pole-ish horseshoes, fun and games will be in full swing on the beach at Indian Ranch. The Racky Thomas Band, known for their traditional Chicago blues, acoustic country blues, and gospel sounds, will perform throughout the afternoon.
And what is a Brewfest without food? BT’s Smokehouse in Sturbridge, voted one of the Top Ten BBQ Joints in New England by the Boston Globe, will be dishing up Southern BBQ. In addition, perennial favorite Tiny Tim’s Café and Catering will be serving food pulled pork and other grilled items and the Uxbridge First Night Committee will be selling Del's Lemonade and Loaded Baked Potatoes.
Summer Brewfest takes place Saturday, August 27 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Less than an hour's drive from Boston, Providence and Springfield, Indian Ranch is located at 200 Gore Road in Webster, MA. Tickets are $20 prior to before August 13, and $25 thereafter. Tickets for Summer Brewfest and all concerts at Indian Ranch are available at the Indian Ranch Box Office during regular box office hours, online at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or call 1-800-745-3000. A service charge will be added to the price of each ticket. Summer Brewfest and all concerts at Indian Ranch are rain or shine.
Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or call 1-800-745-3000. The Indian Ranch box office will be open for on sales, please call 508-943-3871 or go to www.indianranch.com for updated hours. A service charge will be added to the price of each ticket. All events are rain or shine. No refunds.