• Rafters Announce Full Selection for 3rd Annual Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival

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    August 29, 2019


    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.- The 3rd Annual Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival, in partnership with B's Taphouse, will be held at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, September 7th, 2019. General admission tickets grant festival entry from 2:00-5:30 p.m. and includes unlimited beer sampling, one sandwich item per person, three wing samples, and a 5 oz. tasting glass. The event features beer and cider selections from over 35 breweries, with over 145 offerings available for sampling. A complete list of breweries and beer types are listed below.

    Live music by the band SOUTHBOUND, the Badger Game on the video board and games will also provide entertainment. Additional concession food will be available for purchase. New wing sauces will be available with your wings. Vote for your favorite. The winning sauce will be used as a sauce option during the 2020 Rafters season. You must be 21 years old to attend.

    Tickets are available at the Rafthouse at Witter Field (Monday-Thursday 9-4, online or by calling 715-424-5400) OR can be purchased at Richard’s Liquors on 8th Street and B's Taphouse in downtown Wisconsin Rapids. General admission tickets are $40 when purchased in advance or $45 dollars at the gate. Designated Driver tickets are $15 and include a 16 oz. Pepsi cup and unlimited fountain soda, one sandwich item, and three wing samples during the event.

    Free Parking is available in the main lot of Witter Field and streets surrounding the stadium.

    Where to stay: Hotel Mead & Conference Center

    The full-service hotel is located at 451 East Grand Avenue, two blocks away from Witter Field. Rooms can be reserved for $89 by calling direct to 715-423-1500 and referencing the Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival.

    BREWERIES IN ATTENDANCE AND BEER OFFERINGS:

    Brewery

    Beer

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Point Hoptastic

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Point Special Lager

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Point Peanut Butter Porter

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Whole Hog JP’s Casper White Stout

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Ciderboys Grand Mimosa

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Ciderboys Banana Bliss

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Ciderboys Blackberry Wild

    Stevens Point Brewery

    Ciderboys Strawberry Magic

    O'so Brewing

    Hop Snack

    O'so Brewing

    O-toberfest

    O'so Brewing

    Infectious Groove

    O'so Brewing

    Big 2.0

    O'so Brewing

    Night Rain

    Fox River Brewing

    Foxtoberfest

    Fox River Brewing

    BLU Bobber

    Fox River Brewing

    Red Bobber

    Fox River Brewing

    Scottish Ale

    Sand Creek Brewing

    Hard Lemonade

    Sand Creek Brewing

    Oscar’s Chocolate Oatmeal Stout

    Karben4 Brewing

    Fantasy Factory IPA

    Karben4 Brewing

    Lady Luck Imperial Red Ale

    Anheuser-Busch

     Golden Road Mango Cart

    Anheuser-Busch

     Golden Road Melon Cart

    Anheuser-Busch

     Golden Road Pineapple Cart

    Anheuser-Busch

    Kona Big Wave Ale

    Anheuser-Busch

    Kona Longboard Lager

    Anheuser-Busch

    Kona Castaway IPA

    Anheuser-Busch

    Kona Kua Bay IPA

    Anheuser-Busch

    Elysian Space Dust

    Hillsboro Brewing Co.

    Leaping Lemur Cream Ale

    Hillsboro Brewing Co.

    Snappy IPA

    Hillsboro Brewing Co.

    Friday Night Lights-Oktoberfest

    Hillsboro Brewing Co.

    Badger Sweat Cream Stout

    Hillsboro Brewing Co.

    Blonde Walks into a Bar

    Potosi Brewing Company

    Oktoberfest

    Potosi Brewing Company

    Snake Hollow IPA

    Potosi Brewing Company

    Cave Ale

    Potosi Brewing Company

    Good Old

    Potosi Brewing Company

    Czech Style Pilsner

    Founders Brewing

    Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale

    Founders Brewing

    Porter

    Founders Brewing

    All Day IPA

    Founders Brewing

    Solid Gold Premium Lager

    Founders Brewing

    Rubaeus Raspberry Ale

    Left Hand Brewing

    Milk Stout

    Left Hand Brewing

    Juicy Goodness Dry Hopped Golden Ale

    Left Hand Brewing

    Flamingo Dreams

    Left Hand Brewing

    Oktoberfest

    Odell Brewing

    IPA

    Odell Brewing

    90 Schilling Amber Ale

    Odell Brewing

    Sippin Pretty

    Odell Brewing

    Oktoberfest

    Odell Brewing

    Mountain Standard

    Oskar Blues Brewing

    Dale's Pale Ale

    Oskar Blues Brewing

    Mama's Little Yella Pilsner

    Oskar Blues Brewing

    Old Chub Scotch Ale

    Oskar Blues Brewing

    Can O Bliss Hazy

    Cigar City

    Jai Alai

    Cigar City

    Guayabera

    Cigar City

    Florida Cracker

    Cigar City

    Maduro

    Alltech Lexington (Kentucky Brewing)

    Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale

    Alltech Lexington (Kentucky Brewing)

    Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale

    Alltech Lexington (Kentucky Brewing)

    Kentucky Coffee Barrel Cream Ale

    Alltech Lexington (Kentucky Brewing)

    Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Coffee Stout

    3 Sheeps Brewing

    Pils

    3 Sheeps Brewing

    Fresh Coast

    3 Sheeps Brewing

    Waterslides

    3 Sheeps Brewing

    Rebel Kent

    3 Sheeps Brewing

    Oktoberfest

    Milwaukee Brewing Company

    Outboard Cream Ale

    Milwaukee Brewing Company

    MKE IPA

    Milwaukee Brewing Company

    Louie's Demise Amber Ale

    Milwaukee Brewing Company

    MKE Oktoberfest

    Milwaukee Brewing Company

    MKE Gold Lager

    Collective Arts-Canada

    Life in the Clouds Hazy IPA

    Collective Arts-Canada

    Jam up the Mash

    Collective Arts-Canada

    Ransack the Universe Hemisphere IPA

    Collective Arts-Canada

    Hazy State

    Stone Brewing

    IPA

    Stone Brewing

    Delicious IPA

    Stone Brewing

    Tangerine Express IPA

    Stone Brewing

    Arrogant Bastard Ale

    Stone Brewing

    Fear Movie Lions

    Lagunitas Brewing

    IPA

    Lagunitas Brewing

    Little Sumpin Sumpin Pale Wheat Ale

    Lagunitas Brewing

    Spuper Cluster

    Lagunitas Brewing

    Pils Czech Style Pilsner

    Lagunitas Brewing

    Daytime

    Hinterland Brewery

    Packerland Pilsner

    Hinterland Brewery

    Luna Coffee Stout

    Hinterland Brewery

    Oktoberfest

    Hinterland Brewery

    Citra Pale Ale

    Hinterland Brewery

    Spitty Amber

    Surly Brewing

    Furious Red IPA

    Surly Brewing

    One Man Mosh Pit

    Surly Brewing

    Oktoberfest

    Surly Brewing

    Xtra Citra

    Surly Brewing

    Todd the Axe Man

    Boulder Beer Company

    Shake Chocolate Porter

    Boulder Beer Company

    Festbier

    Boulder Beer Company

    Due East New England IPA

    Boulder Beer Company

    Spaceman

    Mighty Swell Spritzers

    Lets Play Peach

    Mighty Swell Spritzers

    Head Over Heals Watermelon

    Mighty Swell Spritzers

    Way Chill Cherry Lime

    Mighty Swell Spritzers

    Goin for it Grapefruit

    South Shore Brewery

    Nut Brown

    South Shore Brewery

    Wisconsin Pale Ale

    South Shore Brewery

    Rhoades’ Scholar

    South Shore Brewery

    Northern Lights

    PRESS Alcohol Seltzer

    Pomegranate Ginger

    PRESS Alcohol Seltzer

    Blackberry Hibiscus

    PRESS Alcohol Seltzer

    Lime Lemongrass

    PRESS Alcohol Seltzer

    Grapefruit Cardamom

    Ahnapee Brewery

    Little Solider

    Ahnapee Brewery

    Two Stall

    Ahnapee Brewery

    Oktoberfest

    WarPigs Brewing USA

    Foggy Geezer Hazy IPA

    WarPigs Brewing USA

    Salmon Pants Premium Lager

    WarPigs Brewing USA

    Lazurite IPA

    Good City Brewing

    Motto

    Good City Brewing

    Detail

    Good City Brewing

    Risk

    Good City Brewing

    Spare Time

    Good City Brewing

    Oktoberfest

    Lupulin Brewing

    Hooey

    Lupulin Brewing

    Blissful Ignorance

    Lupulin Brewing

    Javatized

    Mcfleshman's Brewing Co.

    Pirate's Cove - German Helles

    Mcfleshman's Brewing Co.

    Public House Pint

    Goose Island Brewery

    Oktoberfest

    Goose Island Brewery

    IPA

    Goose Island Brewery

    312 Wheat

    Breckenridge Brewery

    Vanilla Porter

    Breckenridge Brewery

    Breck Lager

    Breckenridge Brewery

    Hop Peak IPA

    Breckenridge Brewery

    Avalanche Amber

    Breckenridge Brewery

    Agave Wheat

    Toppiling Goliath

    Psuedo Sue

    Toppiling Goliath

    Dorothy's

    Toppiling Goliath

     

    Pompei

     

    Excited for the return of Rafters baseball? To learn more about the 2020 season and ticket package options visit Raftersbaseball.com, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or stop by historic Witter Field. The Rafters front office is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.

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