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Ullrfest signals the end to summer at last


Say farewell to summer and hello to autumn with beer!

After a long, hot summer that’s still pretty hot, it may seem strange to have a beer festival dedicated to snow, but it’s happening at Pajarito Ski Area near Los Alamos this Saturday. Ullrfest is an annual tribute to Ullr, the Norse God of Snow. The hope is that with enough people dressed in Viking costumes, and sufficient sacrifices of beer, that the ski season will be a bountiful one. If nothing else, it’ll likely be cool at 9,000 feet. (Does anyone remember what it feels like to be cool?)

While most readers of this blog are probably here for the beer news, we do want to let you know that there will be plenty of other activities going on. There will be a disc golf tournament, a Hoppy scavenger hunt for hidden beer cans along the mountain’s trails, lift service to get you to the top so you can search for said cans from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a mountain bike race, a Viking costume contest, food from the cafe, and last but far from least,

Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew

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