Friday, March 17, 2017

ALEXANDRIA: Barley & Music Fest Returns - Weekend Beer Fest Set To Take Place April 22-23

The Spring Annual Barley & Music Fest will take place the weekend of April 22-23 in the Carlyle District in Old Town. The beer festival will take place from noon to 6 p.m., transforming the John Carlyle Square Park with craft brews from 18 artisanal breweries, live entertainment, and food vendors. The event will also take place again in the Fall in September (date TBD).

Barley & Music Fest Breweries 2017
Attendees will be able to sample beer from regional craft breweries such as:
  • SPATEN: Spaten Optimat
  • ARTISANAL FAMILY: Tripel Karmeli
  • FRANZISKANER: Franz Dunkel
  • GLOBAL BELGIAN FAM: Monk’s Cafe
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN: BM Evil 8 & BM Hopwork
  • SOUTH STREET BREWERY: SS BBL Pony & SS Hop
  • CHAOS MOUNTAIN BREW: Chaos Derring & Chaos Cocoborl
  • DEVILS BACKBONE FAM: DB Pear Lager & DB TRL Catty
  • DOMINION FAMILY: DOM Millenium & DOM Double D
  • FORGE WORKS: Forge Farmhouse & Forge Ryes Up
  • GOLDEN ROAD: GR Wolf Weeds & GR Wolf Pup
  • GOOSE ISLAND: GI Matilda & GI Halia
  • MAD FOX: Fox Orange Whip & Fox State Vipa
  • O'CONNOR BREWING: OC TS Zephyr & OC ED Shipwreck
  • PALE FIRE: Pale Molly & Pale Salad Day
  • SMARTMOUTH : Smart Notch 9 & Smart Alter EG
  • STARR HILL FAMILY: SH SS Reviver & SH AA Double Bass
  • BOLD ROCK : BR Citrus DFT & BBL Bold Citrus
Barley & Music Fest Restaurants 2017
  • Zabb Thai Restaurant
  • Dolci Gelati Gelato Shop
  • Passanante’s Home Food Services
  • The Hideout
The event will kick off with live entertainment from bands Dave Chappell & The Lone Stardusters; Crawddaddies Duo; Carly Harvey; Down Wilson; Justin Trawick & The Common Good; Moonshine Society. The event is free to attend, however tickets are needed to sample beers. Ticket cost is $25 per day include a custom tasting glass. Day price includes sampling up to two beers at each brewery, with 18 breweries participating in the festival.

FULL EVENT DETAILS
Spring Barley & Music Festival
Presented by: S and B Event Management LLC in partnership with The Carlyle Community Council
Saturday & Sunday April 22-23
John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. 
300 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA
12 p.m.-6 p.m.
For more info you can visit: http://www.barleymusicfest.com/

This is a FREE event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample beers. Ticket cost is $25 per day include a custom tasting glass. Day price includes sampling up to two beers at each brewery, with 18 breweries participating in the festival.

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