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Brace yourself as the third installment of DC’s monstrous beer festival descends upon The Yards on September 13, 2014. Snallygaster, named for the fearsome and toothy mythical beast said to terrorize the region at the turn of the century, is a beer festival that unleashes the most sought after selection of beers and benefits Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture. This year, Snallygaster in addition to returning to The Yards at a larger and roomier site, will once again set new heights by tapping no fewer than 250 unique craft beers against a backdrop of fine foods from the area’s top toques and food trucks, music, entertainment, games, family-fun and more.
To ensure attendance & take advantage of these special offers, guests are encouraged to buy in advance. Two advance ticket packages are now available:
The Hydra at $30 includes 1PM entry through will-call, admission, 25 food + drink tickets, and a custom Snallygaster 2014 beer mug.
The Goliath (the VIP ticket) is $50 and includes 1.5 hours of early access with a 11:30 AM entry through will-call, admission, 25 food + drink tickets, a custom Snallygaster 2014 beer mug, plus a discount to the merchandise tent.
There are limited number of Goliath & Hyrdra tickets available. The Goliath pass is the best chance to experience some of the rare small batch brews that Engert is securing for the festival.
Our beer guru Greg Engert (also known as man behind the beer programs at Bluejacket, Birch & Barley, ChurchKey, GBD, Rustico and more) will of course be curating the beer list for Snallygaster III, and each of his nearly 250 picks will be announced as we approach the big event. Guests can expect a sea of the scarcest and most delicious ales and lagers on draft, including a growing number of breweries and brews rarely--if ever--available in the District, all sourced from from the very best local, domestic and international craft breweries. In addition, we will feature an exciting array of autumn seasonals, German style and German-inspired beers, a huge collection of cask ales, assorted barrel-aged brews, craft cans, Franconian gravity-poured/rubber-clad kegs, brand-new Bluejacket small batch releases, and even an artisanal cider garden.