“One sip of beer makes the whole world kin.”
“To thine own yeast be true, and it must follow, as the ale to the stout, thou canst not be false to any beer.”
“Budweiser is the curse of God; craft beer is the wing therewith we fly to heaven.”
“Pleasure and beer make the hours seem short.”
So, what is The Shakesbeer Festival, you ask? A festival (the 2nd annual) built around great beer, live music, and craft food, put together to help raise money to reopen The American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford. Tickets are $40 for this year’s event at The American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford on August 23 from 1-7pm. Tickets can be purchased now, so why wait? For more details, check out our post from last year and their site).
If you need a little more convincing, there are more than 60 breweries represented. We’re talking about Thimble Island, Blind Pug Ales, Brooklyn, Dogfish Head, North Coast, Wolaver’s, Long Trail, Sam Adams, Otter Creek, The Shed, Narragansett, Harpoon, Back East, Cisco, Blue Point, Shebeen, Foolproof, Clown Shoes, Six Point, Beaver, Charter Oak, New England Brewing, Otter Creek, Berkshire Brewing Company, Two Roads and more. And, speaking of Two Roads, they’ll be tapping a one-of-a-kind, one-time-only cask ale just for this event.
And, you’ll be happy to know that there will be plenty of food too:
2nd Annual Shakesbeer Festival
August 23 from 1-7 pm
$40 per person
The American Shakespeare Theater
1850 Elm Street
Must be 21 or over to drink beer (if thou art 20, thou canst drink)