Outside Bike & Brew Festival wraps up tonight

Posted: May 21, 2016 by cjax33 in Outside Bike & Brew 2016
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This will be one of the many cans poured tonight at Burning Can in Santa Fe. (Photo courtesy of Marble)

This will be one of the many cans poured tonight at Burning Can in Santa Fe. (Photo courtesy of Marble)

Editor’s note: Julie attended the Friday night main event, and filed a quick bit of info of what folks can expect tonight. Remember, this is not a traditional unlimited sampling festival. I’ll let her explain the rest below.

If you go: Breweries who will have staff on-site tonight (Saturday) include Santa Fe Brewing, Marble, and NM Hard Cider. Founders, Ballast Point, and Oskar Blues are served up by reps from Whole Foods. This is not a tasting event, and you’ll be allowed three drinks (tonight that means three 12-ounce cans). Food trucks are separated from the beer, and you may have to wait quite a while if the crowd is thick. Last night, some people waited more than 45 minutes for food. As you can imagine, this cuts into your beer-drinking time, so come prepared. Dogs are not allowed within the bike expo and beer garden, but are allowed in Fort Marcy park on a leash. Overall, the Fort Marcy site is a nice upgrade from the Railyard — parking is easier and there is fresh air and space to spread out. A pump track is set up next to the playground equipment, so pack the kids’ bikes, too.

Here’s the other two that Oskar Blues will have tonight.

Old Chub (8.0% ABV, 25 IBU) Oskar Blues brings their outstanding Scottish-style ale to add to the Burning Can mix tonight at Outside Bike & Brew.

OB IPA (6.43% ABV, 70 IBU) Their unusual IPA is hopped with hand-selected Australian hops, and delivers a nice, full body with a pineapple/citrus aftertaste.

Cheers!

— Julie

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