Kennett fund-raiser taps into craft beer fervor

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Winterfest to feature offerings from at least 25 craft breweries

Historic Kennett Square is brewing up a winter beer festival.

Historic Kennett Square is brewing another appetizing opportunity for craft beer lovers: the first annual Kennett Winterfest.

Modeled after the popular Kennett Brewfest, a fund-raiser held in September that usually sells out, Winterfest will enable participants to partake of acclaimed food, beer, and musical entertainment.

Scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., Winterfest will be held under a tent on South Broad Street between State and Cypress Streets. Tickets, which cost $65 – $15 for designated drivers – are limited and can only be purchased in advance online at http://www.kennettbrewfest.com. No one under 21 will be admitted, and the festival will be held regardless of the weather.

 

The First Annual Kennett Winterfest will be held Feb. 23 – rain, snow or shine.

Talula’s Table will provide food, and the Shady Groove Trio, featuring Bernie Gillespie, Matt Kresge and Mark Swartley, will provide music.

A partial list of the brewers and what they will be bringing includes: Round Guys: Sour Mashed Belgian Quad; Lancaster Brewing, Rumspringa Bock & Double Chocolate Milk Stout; Starr Hill, Cryptical Loco-Dry Hopped Imperial Stout, Psycho Kilter Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, The Gift, and Double Platinum Imperial IPA; Stoudt’s Brewing, Fat Dog Stout &

Fourplay IPA Batch 1; Troeg’s Brewing, Nuggett Nectar & Java Stout. ; Twin Lakes Brewing, Jubilicious; Victory Brewing Company, Helios and Ranch DIPA; DuClaw Brewing, Sweet Baby Jesus Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter and Devil’s Milk Barleywine; Dark Horse, Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock; Boulder, Honey of a Saison and Mojo Risin’ DIPA; Arcadia, 16th Anniversary Smoked Wheat; Dock Street, Belgo/American double IPA; and Evil Twin, mini growler Imperial Stout.

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund Kennett Square events such as holiday parades.

 

   

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