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Autumn Brew Review

October 16 @ 1:30 pm5:00 pm

FESTIVAL INFORMATION

  • October 16, 2021
  • 1:30 – 5:00 PM
  • Boom Island Park | Minneapolis, MN
  • $60 GA | $15 Sober Driver
  • 21+ photo ID required
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination required (vaccination card or photocopy/digital picture)

Vaccinations Required: ABR will require all attendees, workers, and volunteers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. See FAQ for details.

***We will not accept duplicate tickets purchased on the second-hand market. If you try to enter the festival with a ticket that has already been scanned, we cannot let you in. If you must purchase a ticket on the secondary market, we suggest that you make the transfer AT the event to ensure the authenticity of your ticket. ***

  • Fest Entry & Transportation
  • Participating Breweries
  • Entertainment, Food, and Vendors
  • Partners
  • FAQ and ABR Guide
  • For the Press

FESTIVAL ENTRY AND EARLY CHECK-IN

>> See the fest check-in location on Google Maps

Take advantage of our ABR Marketplace for early check-in!

Ticket holders will be able to check in to the festival grounds beginning at 12:30 PM.Once your ticket is scanned and you are wristbanded, hang out in our ABR Marketplace—check out local shops, grab a bite to eat at a food truck, relax in the gazebo, and check out the festival program. (Once wristbanded, you will not be able to exit/re-enter the fest grounds.) Everyone in the Marketplace will be immediately let into the festival when it starts! *MNthusiasts can check-in early and hang out in the Marketplace, then return to your designated area to be let in at your early-entry time of 1:00 PM.*

TRANSPORTATION

There are many ways to get to and from Autumn Brew Review. Please plan a safe and sober ride to and from the fest.

Public Transit: Metro Transit will provide free rides to and from Autumn Brew Review! Claim your free ride by completing this survey!

Ride Share: Use address 434 NE Main Street, Minneapolis MN 55413 to be dropped off and picked up at our rideshare loop, then walk through the park to get to fest entry!

Bicycles: For MN’s beer-loving cyclists, there will be a designated bike rack area near fest entry. Bikes must be removed from bike racks by 9:00 PM after the fest.

Taxi Services: Blue and White Taxi: (612) 333-3333 Red & White Taxi: (612) 871-1600 Yellow Cab: (612) 644-6569

Parking: There is limited public parking near the park. See four available lots here. Vehicles must be removed before 10PM. Please plan a sober ride home. There is no public parking along the surrounding neighborhood streets of the park.

UNLIMITED SAMPLES FROM…

612Brew Dangerous Man Brewing Company Jack Pine Brewery
Shakopee Brewhall
Able Seedhouse + Brewery Day Block Brewing Company Junkyard Brewing Company
Sociable Cider Werks
Alloy Brewing Company Dual Citizen Brewing Kinney Creek Brewery Spiral Brewery
Arbeiter Brewing Duluth Cider Klockow Brewing Company
Steel Toe Brewing
August Schell’s Brewing Co Eastlake Craft Brewery Lake Monster Brewing
Surly Brewing Company
Bad Weather Brewing Company Elm Creek Brewing Co Lakes & Legends Brewing Company
Take 16 Brewing Co.
Back Channel Brewing Fair State Brewing Co-op Lift Bridge Brewery
Talking Waters Brewing Co.
Bald Man Brewing Falling Knife Brewing Company Little Thistle Brewing Company The Freehouse
Barley John’s Brewpub FINNEGANS Brew Co Luce Line Brewing Co.
Third Street Brewhouse
Barrel Theory Beer Company Forgotten Star Brewing Company Lupulin Brewing
Tilion Brewing Company
Bauhaus Brew Labs Fulton Brewing Lynlake Brewery
Tin Whiskers Brewing Co
Bent Brewstillery Garphish Brewing Company Mankato Brewery
Town Hall Brewery
Bent Paddle Brewing Giesenbräu Bier Co Modist Brewing Co
Uncommon Loon brewing Company
Blacklist Brewing Co. GLUEK BEER OMNI Brewing
Under Pressure Brewing Company
BlackStack Brewing, Inc Goat Ridge Brewing Co. LLC Pantown Brewing Company
Ursa Minor Brewing
Boathouse Brothers Brewing Co Gravity Storm Brewery Pig Ate My Pizza Kitchen and Brewery
Utepils Brewing Company
Boom Island Brewing Company HeadFlyer Brewing Portage Brewing
Venn Brewing Co.
Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative High Pines Brewing Pryes Brewing Company
Wabasha Brewing Co.
Castle Danger Brewery Hoops Brewing Revelation Ale Works
Waconia Brewing Company
Chanhassen Brewing Company Inbound BrewCo Wild Mind Ales
Clutch Brewing Company Insight Brewing Wild State Cider
Invictus Brewing Company
Wooden Ship Brewing Company

LIVE MUSIC
Schell’s Hobo Band
Heart of a Tinman

FOOD TRUCKS & LOCAL SHOPS

Sponsor ABR

THANK YOU SPONSORS

FAQ

Why are vaccinations required?
The health and wellness of craft beer employees and customers is extremely important to the Guild, and so is continuing to provide the promotional events that energize and connect the craft beer community. As the transmission of the COVID-19 Delta variant continues to rise throughout Minnesota, we feel it is our responsibility to take precautions to support community and industry safety at our events.

With this in mind, the MNCBG Board of Directors unanimously approved a vaccination requirement for Autumn Brew Review. (The Board of Directors is made up of brewery staff from throughout Minnesota, representing a range of business types and sizes; learn more about our leadership here.) We hope that this vaccine requirement reduces the potential negative impact our festival could have on community health, and allows people to be more confident in working, attending, and volunteering for the fest. We will continue to monitor the situation and make adjustments if necessary.

I purchased a ticket but am not vaccinated. Can I get a refund?
No. Please do not purchase tickets if you will not be fully vaccinated at the time of the festival. We have tried our best to make the requirement abundantly clear at every stage of the purchase process to prevent confusion.

Can I bring…?

  • Bags – Yes. All bags will be checked at the gate.
  • Umbrellas – Yes.
  • Folding Chairs and Blankets – Yes – encouraged! There will be limited seating throughout the fest.
  • Snack Necklaces – Yes! All sorts of snack necklaces are welcome!
  • Food – No (with the exception of snack necklaces).
  • Drinks – One empty or sealed water bottle, or an empty camel-back type bag is allowed per person. There will be many locations to fill your water bottles in the Marketplace and the fest. No other outside drinks are allowed.

Will there be any special or rare beers? Yes! You can find beers being poured using our online directory—scan the code on your event program to access it!

Will there be non-alcoholic drinks?
Yes, you can find free unlimited MN-made coffee, tea, pop, and more at our NA tent. Water is available throughout the fest. Drinks can be purchased in the Marketplace too!

How do I vote in the fest competitions?
Scan the QR Code in your program to vote for Best Beer and Best Brewery Booth. QR Code coming to this website soon!

Can I get a group discount?
Yes! If you purchase 10 or more tickets, we will waive the processing fees and take a discount off each ticket purchased. Please email us at info@mncraftbrew.org for more information!

Will there be tickets available day-of?
MNCBG festivals often sell out, so we recommend purchasing your tickets as soon as you are able to ensure you will get the General Admission and DD tickets your group needs. If we happen to have tickets available day of, you will still be able to purchase them online; however, we will not be accepting cash or check payments at the festival entrance.

Is this fest accessible?
ABR is held in a public park, entirely on sloped grass that may be wet, muddy, or soft. Portions of the festival grounds may be difficult to access via wheelchair. There will be 2 ADA compliant restroom stalls.

Can I bring my children or dog?
No. MNCBG festivals do not allow infants, children, or pets. Service animals are welcome.

What happens if ABR is canceled due to COVID-19?
In the case of cancellation due to COVID-19, ticket-holders will be contacted via email. You will have the option to roll your ticket over to the 2022 festival, or request a refund. Refunds must be requested 7 days after notification of cancellation. This is the only circumstance in which the MN Craft Brewers Guild can issue refunds for purchased tickets; otherwise, our standard no-refunds policy is in effect.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE ABR FEST GUIDE

Details

Date:
October 16
Time:
1:30 pm–5:00 pm

Venue

Boom Island Park
724 Sibley St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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