Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar invites you to join us on May 19, 2012 from 1pm to 5pm for the MASH TUN CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL taking place at: the Bridgeport Art Center located at 1200 W. 35th Street.
YOU MAY NOT PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE. PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKET AT MARIA’S.
Mash Tun is a new craft beer festival featuring some of the world’s best breweries. Flagship and rare beers will be poured alongside one-of-a-kind concoctions at the stunning Bridgeport Art Center at 35th and Racine. The festival will be held in the turn of the century loading dock next to the center’s sculpture garden.
We will be pouring over 30 brews by participating breweries including our friends at: Half Acre, Three Floyds, Lagunitas, Firestone Walker, Revolution Brewing, Dogfish Head, Stone, Founders, La Trappe, Pipeworks, 5 Rabbit, Virtue Cider,, Uinta, St. Feuillien, Great Lakes and others.
Beers to be poured:
Three Floyds Zombie Dust, Half Acre Meatwave, Firestone Walker Parabola, Firestone Walker Double Barrel Ale, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Dogfish Head Noble Rot, Founders Old Curmudgeon, Lagunitas Gnarlywine 2011, Uinta Labyrinth, La Trappe Quadrupal, St Feuillen Speciale, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, Three Floyds Helles Black Intelligencer, Three Floyds Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker, Pipeworks ?, Half Acre Daisy Cutter, Great Lake Dortmunder Gold, 5 Rabbit 5 Vulture, Virtue Cider Redstreak, Lagunitas IPA, Revolution Bottom Up Witt, Founders Centennial Pale Ale, Uinta Wylde, Dogfish Head Indian Brown, Firestone Walker Pale 31, Stone Russian Imperial Stout, Three Floyds Alpha King + More..
The festival is a celebration of the release of Mash Tun: A Craft Beer Journal, a new publication put out by your buddies at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar and The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization. Mash Tun is our paean to beer. It follows the pleasures and aesthetics of craft beer and how it intersects with food, culture, and society. You’re gonna love it.
Festival tickets are $40 each which includes unlimited pours of flagship beers, tickets for rare beers, a tasting glass, a copy of the Mash Tun Journal as well as some snacks. Food trucks will also be attending and vending. Tickets are available online through the Public Media Institute paypal website below or in person at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar. After you buy your tickets your name will be put on the Will Call RSVP list. When you arrive at the event please show your ID, and you must be 21 + . If you purchased multiple tickets under one name please have your guests attend with you.
The festival is a fundraiser for The Public Media Institute, a non profit arts and culture organization that puts on the Version Festival, Proximity magazine, Lumpen magazine, Materiél magazine, The MDW Fair, and dozens of art events and exhibitions a year.
The Bridgeport Art Center has parking for over 400 vehicles, is close to the White Sox 35th St Red Line, the Ashland Orange Line and the Metra. The Chicago Brew Bus will offer free rides to and from the White Sox 35th street Red Line L Station from 12:30 pm to 5:30pm. So take the El! If you are concerned about road closings due to the NATO Summit, please take Ashland to 35th Street. The Bridgeport Art Center is about 4 blocks east of Ashland and 35th St.
There is limited capacity. You may purchase tickets at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar ( at 960 W 31st Street) the day of the festival. We will post on the site when we have sold out. You may call 773-837-0145 to call about ticket availability the day of the festival.