Edinburgh based Stewart Brewing announces first ‘Oktobeerfest’ event

Edinburgh Beer Festival (Stewart Brewing)
Edinburgh Beer Festival (Stewart Brewing)

EDINBURGH craft brewer Stewart Brewing is to hold its first ever ‘Oktobeerfest’ later this year.

The brewery were behind May’s Edinburgh Beer Festival and are planning to host a two-day extravaganza, coinciding with the traditional German event, in September.

Along with limited edition Bavarian-style beers, the event will also offer old favourites and award-winning beers such as Radical Road, Jack Back, Hollyrood and Ka Pai.

There’ll also be a selection of street food vendors for anyone who’s peckish from the likes of Well Hung and Tender.

Providing the entertainment will be The Citizens, back after a popular appearance at the May event, and Stadtkapelle Lochgelly oompah band.

Edinburgh Beer Festival (Stewart Brewing)

Oktobeerfest will take place over two days with an adults-only event on Friday 15th September from 6pm – 10pm and a family friendly event on Saturday 16th September from 12pm – 8pm.

Jo Stewart, the brewery’s founder, said: “Following the success of our annual Edinburgh Beer Festival with tickets selling out ahead of the event and amazing feedback from guests, we didn’t want to wait a whole year to hold another festival at our brewery.

“Oktoberfest is a key date in the beer drinker’s calendar so it felt like the perfect time to do this.

“Similar to our May event, we’ll be offering our popular array of beers, but with some special one-off brews thrown into the mix too.”

(Stewart Brewing)

She added: “We want it to be a day everyone can come along and enjoy so, in addition to craft beer, Stewart Brewing Oktobeerfest will offer a selection of other drinks and delicious street food, accompanied by music from brilliant local bands.”

Tickets cost £16 per person which includes entry, a souvenir Oktobeerfest glass and can of beer on arrival. Children accompanied by adults can attend free of charge.

Tickets for both the Friday and Saturday events are on sale now from the Stewart Brewing website.

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