Taps and Tastes: Vermont Brewers Festival
Join us for your opportunity to sample some of Vermont’s favorite local brews while enjoying live music, fantastic food offerings and over 60 craft beers from the region.
Dates:
Daily: Aug 06 - Aug 06
Time:
12 PM - 6 PM
Okemo’s Jackson Gore courtyard
Cost:
$60
Taps & Tastes returns to Okemo’s Jackson Gore courtyard. Join us for your opportunity to sample some of Vermont’s favorite local brews while enjoying live music, fantastic food offerings and over 60 craft beers from the region. Live music will be headlined by Fuzz On It, featuring Elise Testone, members of Deep Banana Black Out & Kung Fu.

Event Details

Okemo's Adventure Zone will be open throughout the duration of the event including the Haulback Challenge Course, the Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster, Lumberin' Cal's Miniature Golf, and more! Tickets can be purchased for the Adventure Zone online and ahead of time.

Taps & Taste will be held in the Jackson Gore Courtyard on Saturday, August 6th from 12:00pm-6:00pm. 

 

Get Tickets

  • General Admission Tickets 21+ years - $60.00 
  • All tickets will be sold online and are available first come, first-served basis until the event is sold out. We do expect this to be a sold-out event. 
  • It will be a rain or shine event and tickets are non-refundable. 
  • Includes a commemorative drinking glass, 10-punch beer sampling card, Welcome goody bag, bottle water, tasting notebook & pen, Map of beer locations via QR code, over 60 brews to sample and live music. (An extra 5 punch sampling card will be available for purchase on site.) 
  • Designated Driver and Minor (4-20 year old) will be available for $15.00. Children under 3 are free.
  • Please note:  Tickets will be available online soon.  Please check back or follow us on Facebook for announcements. 

 

Festival Hours:

General Admission:

  • Gates open at 11:30 am
  • Tasting Session Noon – 5:45 pm
  • Last Call for tickets: 5:30 pm
  • Last Pour: 5:45 pm
  • Festival Ends: 6:00 pm

 

Live Music Lineup:

  • DJ Dave 12:00pm-1:00pm/3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Opening Act: Chris Pallutto Band 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Headliner: Fuzz On It, featuring Elise Testone, members of Deep Banana Black Out & Kung Fu 4:00pm – 6:00pm

All drink punches must be redeemed during festival hours, no refunds available  

 

Prohibited Items: 

  • Pets
  • Coolers
  • Outside Glassware
  • Outside Food or Drinks
  • Shade Tents
  • Oversized Chairs 

 

Important Facts: 

Samples will only be poured in 5oz Taps & Tastes souvenir tasting glasses.

Punches as follows:

  • Beers under 8% ABV, 4 ounce sample = 1 punch.
  • Beers over 8% ABV, 4 ounce sample – 2 punches.
  • Ciders & Wines, 3 ounce sample – 2 punches.

You must be 21 years of age with proper ID. ID’s will be checked at entrance and those over 21 years will be provided with a wrist band that must be worn to be served.  

Staff may check your ID at any time during the festival.  

We reserve the right to deny alcohol to anyone and remove anyone from the property 

In accordance with VT Law, participants will only be allowed to purchase a total of 15 beer samples.  

Discount available on Adventure Zone Ultimate Day Pass with purchase of Taps and Taste tickets.  Ask about the discount at the ticket desk during the event.