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The Great Northeast Beer Carnival 2017

June 17
12-10 p.m.
Admission is $2 or a non-perishable donation item (canned foods, leashes, toys) to benefit Secondhand Hounds.
Barhopping, Festivals, Food and Drink, Music

This Saturday marks the return of Insight Brewing’s epic beer party. Try their grapefruit-tinged IPA Crazy Taxi, the super hoppy Dankbot, or the summertime delight Crazy Aunt, a gin-and-tonic-inspired ale (think shandy with a kick of lime). Starting at 2:30 p.m., a new cask will be tapped every hour until they’re gone. This party will also see the release of Jupiter’s Shield, a special brew made with sage and juniper and aged in a blackberry whiskey barrel. Order a glass for $6 or take it home by the bottle for $15. The party will be both inside and out, with live music from the likes of folk artist Preston Gunderson, the bluesy Darners, and Pleezer, a Weezer tribute band. To keep guests sated, food trucks Red Cow, O’Neills Cheese Curds, and Del Sur Empanadas will be stopping by. Other entertainment includes fire dancers, games, and a dunk tank.