Educational Events On Tap During #HBGBeerWeek

by: Jimi The Intern
April 20, 2017

Along with events like beer fests, tap takeovers, and food pairings sessions, Harrisburg Beer Week also features events focused on educating the local craft beer drinker. 

Whether you have been drinking craft beer before it was cool, or are a novice to this new world, you can always learn more about the drink we love.

»» EXPLORE the more than 200 events happening during Harrisburg Beer Week.

Check out these events to expand your beer knowledge during Harrisburg Beer Week 2017.

Cause Clean Water Makes Great Beer!

Tuesday, April 25 from 6-9 p.m.

Great beer doesn’t just boil down to the hops and malt. No, it takes great water to make a great craft beer and Harrisburg has some of the best water in the country.

ZerØday is hosting The Chesapeake Bay Foundation along with Capital Region Water so locals can learn why this area’s water is perfect for brewing.

Brewing Abridged: A Sampler of HACC’s Brewing Science Program

Tuesday, April 25 with two sessions: 1-3 p.m. or 5-7 p.m.

During this shortened sample of HACC’s new Brewing Science Program attendees have the chance to hear from master homebrewers and a local hop farmer. Topics include brewing basics, hop utilization and other fundamentals of brewing.

Brewing and Distilling Experience with Tattered Flag Brewery and Still Works

Tuesday, April 25 with two sessions 2-4 p.m. or 5-7 p.m.

The brewers and distillers of Tattered Flag will lead an interactive class on brewing and distilling on their pilot systems. They are set to go through a brewing process on their “Brew Your Own” system with the beer that is brewed during the class being released at a later date.

Class attendees also get the first try of a previous batch off of their Brew Your Own system.

Troegs Beer Trivia at Grain and Verse

Thursday, April 27 at 6 p.m.

Put your craft beer and Troegs knowledge to the test with beer trivia with the one and only Ffej. There are four rounds of trivia with a limited, scratch or Splinter Series beer to be released at the start of each round.

Each round’s winner will receive a Troegs prize with the overall winner taking home a Troegs prize pack full of swag.

Meet the Brewer Events

Multiple venues ALL week long

Meet The Brewer nights are popular during Harrisburg Beer Week, and they offer an exclusive experience to talk with the person who made the beer you’re drinking. This is your chance to find out what flavors you should be tasting and getting the low down on how the beer was made.

Get out, drink and learn this Harrisburg Beer Week!

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