augbotlogow_barley-small-web-view.jpgIf you’ve never attended the Augusta Bottoms Beer Festival, you’re missing out.  It’s just a nice time outdoors with beautiful weather in the Missouri Wine Country. This year’s festival is on October 5th from 12PM-5PM, ticket will run you $22 in advance (purchase here) or $29 day of.

I do ask one thing, as Augusta is about a hour away from St. Louis, please make sure to have a designated driver, it’s the responsible thing to do. Here’s a run down of the breweries in attendance this year:

  • 2nd Shift Brewing
  • 4 Hands Brewing
  • Augusta Brewing Company
  • Bat Creek Brewery
  • Boulevard Brewing Company
  • Buffalo Brewing Company
  • Cathedral Square Brewery
  • Charleville Microbrewery
  • Crown Valley Brewing
  • Exit 6
  • Ferguson Brewing Company
  • Garage Brewers Society
  • Heavy Riff Brewing
  • Kirkwood Station Brewing Company
  • Morgan Street Brewery
  • O’Fallon Brewery
  • Perennial Artisan Ales
  • Piney River Brewing
  • Prison Brews
  • Rock Bridge Brewing
  • St. Louis Brewery ~ Schlafly
  • Six Row Brewing Company
  • Square One Brewery & Distillery
  • Tin Mill Brewing
  • Trailhead Brewing
  • Urban Chestnut Brewing

Bring your lawn chairs and your sun screen and be sure to come out. This is a great festival and if you haven’t had a chance to try some of the new breweries in the area, this is a great opportunity to try something new or have some old favorites.