Events for Saturday, June 8

White Lion Summer Beer Garden
1477 Main Street, Springfield
12:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Beer Garden in Tower Square Park provides an opportunity to expand upon what Food and Wine Magazine dubbed a top beer garden in the country. Join us for a Fresh Paint Block Party at the beer garden with music, Blaze, and Johnny's Hot Dog House!
Presented by:
White Lion Brewing Company
Pints in the Park
Greenfield Energy Park, 50 Miles Street, Greenfield
12:00 pm
6:00 pm
It's the 3rd annual Pints in the Park! Join us for an afternoon of live music, tasty food and of course lots of local brews from The People's Pint! Advance tickets are just $10! Featuring food from The People's Pint and Bart's Ice Cream, beer from The People's Pint, and Kombucha and Ginger Libation from Artisan Beverage Cooperative.
Presented by:
The People's Pint
Milkshake Collaboration with Vanished Valley
Abandoned Building Brewery, 142 Pleasant Street, Easthampton
12:00 pm
10:00 pm
Abandoned Building Brewery and Vanished Valley brewed a Milkshake IPA with Grapefruit and Guava for their first Western Mass Beer Week collaboration. The beer will be released on draft and in 16oz cans to go!
Presented by:
Abandoned Building Brewery, Vanished Valley Brewing Co
Honey Scotch Ale Limited Cask Release
Berkshire Brewing Company, 12 Railroad Street, South Deerfield
12:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us in the Tap Room for an extremely limited cask release! We have one single pin of our Scotch Ale aged in a bourbon barrel that was previously filled with honey from a local Western Massachusetts farm. Notes of floral honey with rich malt, whiskey, vanilla and apple blossom with a warming alcohol finish. Available from when the Tap Room opens at 12pm until it's gone—don't miss out!
Presented by:
Berkshire Brewing Company
LUV H8 Double IPA Release!
Bright Ideas Brewing, 111 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
12:00 pm
11:55 pm
Bright Ideas and BLDG 8 Brewing have teamed up to create a New England-style Double IPA in honor of Western Mass Beer Week. Dry-hopped with love-em-or-hate-em hops Vic's Secret and Idaho 7, LUV H8 DIPA will be available at noon on June 8 in two locations: our taproom on the MASS MoCA campus, and at the Berkshire Craft Beer Fest in Pittsfield.
Presented by:
Bright Ideas Brewing, BLDG 8
WMaBW Tap release: Epiphany Milkshake IPA & Further NEIPA Event Date
Progression Brewing Co., 9 Pearl Street Northampton
12:00 pm
11:00 pm
Back by popular demand we will be releasing EPIPHANY Mango & Blood Orange Milkshake IPA & FURTHER NEIPA with Simcoe to kick off Western Mass Beer Week. Taproom opens at Noon!
Presented by:
Progression Brewing Co.
Berkshire Craft Beer Festival
The Common Park, 100 First Street, Pittsfield
12:00 pm
5:00 pm
Come to the 5th Annual BCBF—the largest beer festival in the Berkshires is back again! Run the MountainOne Chug Run 5K, attend the Fest, catch the Craft Concert at 6:30 pm in Pittsfield. Great music All day on the Temescal Wellness sound stages! This year proceeds are directed at helping a shelter relocate to a modern, safe facility in Pittsfield.
Presented by:
Bright Ideas Brewing
Vintage Bottle Cellar-bration!
131 West Main Street, Orange
12:00 pm
9:00 pm
We are celebrating Western Mass Beer Week with a truly epic beer list at Honest Weight Artisan Beer! We'll be pouring a SERIOUS draft list, a gravity cask, and pours of 14 different vintage bottle conditioned beers.
Presented by:
Honest Weight Artisan Beer
Meet the Farmers: Belly of the Beast Turns 2!
Belly of the Beast, 159 Main St. Northampton
6:30 pm
9:00 pm
Since opening two year ago we have dedicated our eatery to work directly with local farms. In celebration of our second year we welcome in a few of these farmers to speak and share their passions with our guests!! We will also be featuring a new sour beer from Bear & Bramble (who say this is their best yet!) who have also dedicated themselves to working with local farms for all of their brews. Join us in welcoming Astarte Farm, Bear & Bramble, Just Roots, and Red Fire Farm. We will be featuring a specially priced casual menu featuring some of our favorite dishes like the Shan Tofu Grain Bowl and Rhubarb Pulled Pork Plate.
Presented by:
Belly of the Beast, Bear & Bramble
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