Another year, another beer(fest). This was my fifth year going to the Vermont Brewer’s Festival and each year I feel like it gets better in one way or another. Here are some of my thoughts from this year’s festival.
The weather in Vermont is unpredictable
Leading up to Brewfest it was looking like it was going to be a rainy session on Saturday. I compulsively checked the weather all week hoping for a change but none came…until Saturday morning. About 10 minutes before we left to get in line the chance of rain for 12 PM to 4 PM changed from ~60% to 0% and the sun came out. It ended up being a beautiful day which makes me 5 for 5 for good weather.
The volunteers are the real heroes
People like cold beer. Where I grew up there’s a store that advertises ‘coldest beer in town’ so it’s gotta be a thing, right? The volunteers at Brewfest not only bring the kegs around to supply us with beer but they keep that beer cold with bags and bags of ice too. They also handle stuffing tickets into glas
Source: Vermont on Tap
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