Flickr user Bernt Rostad
one of the confirmed rare beers that'll be on hand, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja. La Roja is a 7,2% abv amber ale brewed in the Flanders sour ale tradition. It poured a deep amber color with a beige head. The aroma was that of a good farm ale; wet earth, citrus and some oak barrel. Stingy sour mouthfeel.
Update March, 29th: Just a friendly reminder that the event designed for craft beer lovers is tonight!
First Report March, 25th: Myrtle Beach Beer Fest along with Piggly Wiggly of Market Common will be hosting a Rare Beer Night in the heart of Myrtle Beach at the old Train Depot this Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
The Rare Beer Night will featue beers that are hard to find or unavailable in this area. Up to 30 beers will be featured, including, Bell's Hopslam, Dogfish Head Bitches Brew, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja (pictured above), New Belgium Lips of Faith La Folie and many more.
Along with the beer tasting, the event will also have food provided by Mellow Mushroom, Crafty Rooster, Piggly Wiggly @ Market Common and Liberty Taproom. Give-aways that include, $250 Sam Adams Homebrewer's Kit, Magic Hat golf bag with a dozen Magic Hat golf balls, Magic Hat Laptop bag and a Magic Hat home bar mirror.
This event is for the true craft beer lover and is limited to only 300 participants. Tickets are available over at MyrtleBeachBeerFest.com for $50 per person.