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Berlin's legendary Braufest return in September
04 / August / 2016
Next to the ten polish breweries, that have already confirmed to represent their country on this year’s edition of Braufest, seven female protagonists of the German Craft Beer scene have already announced that they will join in between September the 9th and 11th.
Poland is host country 2016
With Poland comes one of Europe’s most dynamically growing group of Craft Beer Breweries to Berlin’s oldest international festival for artisanal beers. The renowned Poznan Beer Expo is sending a total of ten polish breweries: BIRBANT, KINGPIN, PINTA, PROFESJA, CYROLIK, SETKA, WIDAWA, ALEBROWAR, SZALPIW, KRAFTWERK and PRACOWINA.
Along with them they bring an unbelievable variety of different beer styles like the smoked Berliner Weisse or the Grodziskie, a typical polish Beer style. One of the founders of the Poznan Beer Expo, Grzegorz Stachurski, will be on site to answer all questions related to Poland and its Craft Beer scene.
Focus topic: The female side of Craft
Braufest is using its position on the intersection between a professional audience and consumers to highlight the importance of women for the continuously growing segment of artisanal beers. Because simultaneously to the success of Craft Beer in Germany it becomes apparent, how much women contribute to this achievement: As Brewers, Sommeliers or owners of breweries. The founder of the Berlin Beer Academy, Silvia Koop, will talk with some of the leading protagonists of the German scene about the question if there actually is something like the female side of craft?
Here are some of the female participants that have already confirmed their presence:
Katharina Kunz - BRLO
Marlies Bernreuther - Pyras Landbrauerei
Doreen Gauman - Brauerei Union Bremen
Christal Jane Peck - Bierlieb.
Tiffany Herrington - Berlin Beer Week
To get the beer nerds and the professional audience excited, the Festival has invited speakers from all industries that are involved in the Craft Beer market: hop traders, represenatatives from the packaging industry as well as yeast scientists.
More information on this to come in the next two weeks.
Some general info on Braufest 2016
Like every year, Braufest is taking place on the RAW premises on Revaler Straße in Berlin Friedrichshain from September the 9th to the 11th. Three day tickets are available in pre-sale under http://www.eventbrite.com/e/braufest-berlin-2016-tickets-26820607158?aff... The on-site entrance fee is 5,- € and includes an original Rastal Craft Beer glass.
On Friday, the doors are open between 14:00 and 23:00, on Saturday from 12:00 to 24:00 and on Sunday from 12:00 to 20:00. This year a total of 36 breweries from 12 countries are taking part in the Braufest. An exact list of brewers can be found at www.braufest-berlin.de. To round up the three day program, a vast number of food trucks will offer a variety of international street food.
For all the latest Braufest 2016 news: www.braufest-berlin.de
EVENT LISTINGS INFORMATION:
WHAT: Braufest 2016
WHEN: September 9th-11th 2016
Friday 14:00 - 23:00
Saturday 12:00 - 24:00
Sunday 12:00 - 20:00
WHERE: RAW premises - Revaler Straße - Berlin Friedrichshain
PRICE: 5,- € and includes an original Rastal Craft Beer glass