lupulin-2016-altIt’s that time of the year again, time to celebrate our love of the hop. (Granted many of us celebrate our love of the hop every day.) But how can we celebrate this wonderful flower?

How about a beer carnival? On Saturday April 2nd, from 2PM-6PM 4 Hands Brewing Company will host their fifth annual beer festival with friends. The Lupulin Carnival is a celebration of the hop and will also be the release of the War Hammer Imperial IPA.

As always, the festival will be a carnival theme including area acts performing death-defying feats, including fire breathers, fortune tellers and acrobatics. There will be carnival games as well with 100% of that profit going to St. Louis Winter Outreach.

The Ferris wheel will also be returning!

Tickets will be $50 and will include a hop forward selection from participating local breweries, tasting glass, and access to all of the carnival activities. Here’s a current look at the participating breweries:

  • 2nd Shift
  • Against the Grain
  • Bale Breaker
  • Ballast Point
  • Bells
  • Blackberry Farm
  • Boulevard
  • Brasserie Dunham
  • Central States
  • Charleville
  • Civil Life
  • Crane Brewing
  • Deschutes
  • Destihl
  • Earthbound
  • Excel
  • Firestone Walker
  • Founders
  • Green Flash
  • Lagunitas
  • Left Hand
  • Log Boat
  • Martin City
  • Marz
  • Modern
  • Nebraska
  • New Belgium
  • New Holland
  • Odells
  • O’Fallon
  • Off Color
  • Oscar Blues
  • Perennial
  • Pipeworks
  • Revolution
  • Right Proper
  • Schlafly
  • Seattle Cider
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Solemn Oath
  • Stone
  • Sun King
  • Surly
  • Sweetwater
  • Tallgrass
  • Toppling Goliath
  • Urban Chestnut
  • Vander Mill