Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival returns in November

Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival
Tasting glasses at the 2011 inaugural installment.

The second annual Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival is coming Saturday, November 3, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Promenade in downtown Bluffton. 

They'll be offering "125 of the worlds best ales, stouts, lagers, pilsners and more" from breweries around the world including Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and American craft brewers.

Bluffton Beer Festival Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, a Beer Festival Souvenir Sampling Glass (to the first 1,000) and six samples are included with a festival ticket. The cost for additional 4-ounce samples vary from $1 to $3. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for sale at $45. You can buy tickets here.

A portion of proceeds from the event with go to benefit Palmetto Animal League.

A full list of brews is below, and be sure to snag, read, and print a copy of the beer list so you can track your progress.

Here are more details from a release:

The Festival will also feature Live Music from "David Wingo" and "The Horan Brother's Band", a Food Court with tasty treats from Bluffton area restaurants including: Wild Wing Cafe, Captain Woody's, Montana's Grizzly Bar, Bomboras Grill, Promenade 9, The Lodge Beer & Growler Bar, Promenade Pizza. Plus A Vendor Village with Palmetto Kettle Corn, Towne Centre Tobacco and Wine, Saw Mill Creek Smokehouse and more.

The Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival is a Green Event collecting post event plastic bottles cans and cardboard for recycling.

Tickets go on sale October 10th at the following sponsor locations: Captain Woody's Bar & Grill, Wild Wing Cafe, Montana's Restaurant & Grizzly Bar, Bomboras Grill, Promenade 9, Vineyard 55, The Lodge Beer & Growler Bar, Corks Wine Bar and Towne Center Tobacco & Wine.

The Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival is sponsored by: Coastal Connections, Classic Party Rentals, Eco Water, Fisher Recycling, Snyder's Pretzels and The Drive 103.1.

A Bear Foot Sports Festival Production for additional information please visit


Abita Brewery – Abita Springs, LA
Purple Haze (4.2% Fruit Beer – Raspberry)
Restoration (5.0% American Pale Ale)
Turbo Dog (5.6% English Brown Ale)

Avery Brewing Company – Boulder, CO
Avery India Pale Ale (4.7% American IPA)
White Rascal  (5.6% Witbier)
Ellie’s Brown Ale (5.5% American Brown Ale)
Joe’s Premium Pils (4.7%American Pale Lager)

Bell’s Brewery – Galesburg, MI
Bell’s Amber Ale (5.8%American Amber/Red Ale)
Bell’s Oarsman Ale (4.0% Berliner Weissbier)
Bell’s Best Brown Ale (5.8% English Brown Ale)
Bell’s Porter (5.6% American Porter)
Two Hearted Ale (7.0% American IPA)

Breckenridge Brewery, Breckenridge, CO
Vanilla Porter (4.7% American Porter)
Agave Wheat (4.2% Herbed/Spiced Beer)
Avalanche Ale (5.4% American Amber/Red Ale)

Brewery Ommegang (Duvel USA)- Cooperstown, NY
Ommegang Abbey Ale (8.5% Dubbel)
Ommegang BPA Belgian Pale Ale (6.2% Belgian Pale Ale)

Brooklyn Brewery – Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Brown (5.6% American Brown Ale)
Brooklyn Lager (5.2% American Amber/Red Lager)

Cisco Brewers – Nantucket, MA
Whale’s Tale Pale Ale (5.6% English Pale Ale)
Sankaty Light Lager (3.8% Light Lager)
Grey Lady (4.8% Witbier)

Cottrell Brewing- Pawcatuk, CT
Mystic Bridge IPA (6.0% American IPA)
Old Yankee Ale (5.0% American Pale Ale)

Crispin – Minneapolis, MN
Crispin Original (5.0% Hard Cider – Apple)
Crispin Pear (5.0% Hard Cider – Pear)

Full Sail Brewing Company – Hood River, OR
Session Lager (5.1% American Pale Lager)
Full Sail India Pale Ale (6.0% American IPA)
Full Sail LTD Series 02 (6.4% Maibock/Helles Bock)
Full Sail Amber (5.5% American Amber/Red Ale)
Session Black (5.4% Schwarzbier/Black Lager)

Grand Teton Brewing Company – Victor, ID
Sweetgrass APA (6.0% American Pale Ale)
Bitch Creek ESB (6.0% American Brown Ale)
Persephone Imperial Pils (8.7% Imperial Pilsner)
The Grand Saison Belgian Farmhouse Ale (7.5% Saison)

Harpoon Brewery – Boston, MA
UFO White (4.8% Witbier)
Harpoon India Pale Ale (5.9% American IPA)
Harpoon Winter Warmer (5.9% Winter Warmer)
Harpoon Cider (4.1% Hard Cider – Apple)

Mad River Brewing Company – Blue Lake, CA
Jamaica Red Ale (6.5% American Amber/Red Ale)
Steelhead Double IPA (8.6% American Imperial IPA)

Magic Hat – South Burlington, VT
#9 (5.1% Fruit Beer – Mystery Fruit)
Howl (4.6% Schwarzbier – Black Lager)

New South Brewing Company - Myrtle Beach, SC
Nut Brown (5.4% English Brown Ale)
White Ale (4.6% Witbier)

Palmetto Brewing Company – Charleston, SC
Palmetto Aftershock (Carolina Common Lager)
Palmetto Amber (American Amber/Red Ale)

Piggly Wiggly Pig Swig – Charleston, SC
(Brewed by Thomas Creek Brewery, Greenville, SC)
Pig Pen Pilsner (4.5% American Pale Lager)
Pig Swig Pig Tail Ale (5.5% American Amber/Red Ale)

Pyramid Brewery – Seattle, WA
Pyramid Haywire Hefeweizen (5.2% American Pale Wheat Ale)
Pyramid Juggernaut Red Ale (5.6% American Amber/Red Ale)

Red Brick Brewing Company – Atlanta, GA
Laughing Skull (5.4% American Amber/Red Ale)
Red Brick Blonde (5.7% American Blonde Ale)

Redhook Brewery – Seattle, WA
Winter Hook (5.9% Winter Warmer)

RJ Rockers Brewing Co. – Spartanburg, SC
Patriot Pale Ale (6.0% American Pale Ale)
Buckwheat After Dark  (5.6% American Dark Wheat Ale / Dunkelweizen)
Bell Ringer (8.5% American Strong Ale)

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company – Chico, CA
Celebration Ale (6.8% American IPA)
Torpedo Extra IPA (7.2% American IPA)
Ovila Abbey Saison (7.0% Saison)

Stone Brewing Company – Escondido, CA
Stone IPA (6.9% American IPA)

Sweetwater Brewing Company – Atlanta, GA
420 Extra Pale Ale (5.4% American Pale Ale)
Sweetwater Festive Ale (8.6% Winter Warmer)
Sweetwater Blue (4.9% Fruit Beer – Blueberry)
Sweetwater IPA (6.7% American IPA)

Thirsty Dog Brewing Company – Akron, Ohio
Old Leghumper Porter (6.7% American Porter)
Siberian Night Imperial Stout (9.7% Russian Imperial Stout)

Thomas Creek Brewery – Greenville, SC
Class Five IPA (5.5% American IPA)
Dockside Pilsner (4.5% German Pilsener)

Victory Brewing Company – Dowington, PA
Hopdevil (6.7% American IPA)
Golden Monkey (9.5% Tripel)
Prima Pils (5.3% German Pilsener)
Yakima Glory (8.7% American Black Ale)

Westbrook Brewing Company – Mount Pleasant, SC
Westbrook White Thai (5.0% Witbier)
Westbrook IPA (6.8% American IPA)


Abbaye de Leffe S.A. (InBev) – Dinant
Leffe Blonde (6.6% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Affligem – Opwijk
Affligem Blond (6.7% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brasserie Lefèbvre SA - Rebecq-Quenast
Blanche de Bruxelles (4.5% Witbier)
Hopus (8.3% Belgian IPA)

Brouwerij Bosteels – Buggenhout
Tripel Karmeliet (8.0% Tripel)

Brouwerij Huyghe – Melle
Delirium Tremens (8.5% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)
Delirium Nocturnum (8.5% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)
Floris Apple (3.5% Lambic – Fruit)

Brouwerij Bockor – Bellegem
Omer Belgian Blond (8.0% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat – Breendonk-Puurs
Duvel (8.5% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)
Maredsous Triple (10.0% Tripel)

Brouwerij van Hoegaarden (InBev), Hoegaarden
Hoegaarden (4.9% Witbier)

Brouwerij Westmalle – Malle
Westmalle Triple (9.5% Tripel)

Brasserie Caracole – Falmignoul
Nostradamus (9.5% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)
Saxo (8.0% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brouwerij Oud Beersel – Beersel
Oud Beersel Geuze (6.0% Gueuze)

Brouwerij Palm – Steenhuffe
Palm (5.4% Belgian Pale Ale)

Brouwerij Rodenbach – Roeselare
Rodenbach (5.2% Flanders Red Ale)

Brouwerij St. Bernardus – West Flanders
St. Bernardus Abt 12 (10.0% Quadrupel)

Stella Artois – Leuven (InBev)
Stella Artois (5.5% Euro Pale Lager)

Brasserie St. Feuillien – Le Rœulx
St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël (9.0% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)

Brouwerij Palm (Steenbrugge) – Steenhuffel
Steenbrugge Wit (5.0% Witbier)
Steenbrugge Dubbel (6.5% Dubbel)

Brouwerij Verhaeghe - West Flanders
Duchesse de Bourgogne (6.2% Flanders Red Ale)


Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s. – Plzen
Pilsner Urquell (4.4% Czech Pilsener) 


Black Sheep Brewery PLC – Ripon, North Yorkshire
Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale (5.0% English Pale Ale)

Newcastle – Tadcaster, North Yorkshire
Newcastle Winter IPA (English IPA)
Newcastle Werewolf (English Brown Ale)

St. Peter’s Brewery Co. Ltd – Bungay, Suffolk
St Peters Organic English Ale (4.6% English Pale Ale)

Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd – Witney, Oxon
Hobgoblin (5.0% English Brown Ale)

Wells & Young’s Ltd – Bedford
Youngs Double Chocolate Stout (5.2% Sweet Stout)
Charles Wells Bombardier (5.2% Extra Special Bitter – ESB) 


Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre – Saint Sylvestre Cappel
3 Monts (8.5% Biere de Garde) 


Spaten-Franziskaner Brau – Munich
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse (5.0% Hefeweizen)
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel (5.0% Dunkelweizen)
Spaten Oktoberfest (5.9%Marzen/Oktoberfest)
Spaten Optimator (7.6% Doppelbock)

Warsteiner Brauerei – Warstein
Konig Ludwig Weiss (5.5% Hefeweizen)
Warsteiner Pils (4.8% German Pilsener)
Warsteiner Oktoberfest (5.0% Marzen/Oktoberfest)
Warsteiner Dunkel (4.9% Munich Dunkel Lager)


Guinness – Dublin
Guinness Black Lager (4.5% Euro Dark Lager)


Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. - Berkel-Enschot
La Trappe Quadrupel (10.0% Quadrupel)

Bavaria Brewery – Lieshout
Claro (5.0% Euro Pale Lager) 


Estrella Damm – Barcelona
Daura (5.4% Euro Pale Lager)
Inedit (4.8% Witbier)
Estrella Damm Draft (5.4% Euro Pale Lager)