Beer Festival Groningen 2018
The eight edition of ‘Beer Festival Groningen’ will take place on Wednesday the 11th, Thursday the 12th, Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th of April. The ‘Martinikerk’ will be the beautiful decor of the festival just as the years before. After seven successful editions, the eight year anniversary will be celebrated this edition with a broad variety of national and international draft beers and bottled beers, which will be presented again. Besides that, Beer Festival Groningen offered a varied programme which consisted out of various master classes and competitions.The festival will be divided into four sessions:
- Wednesday the 3th of April Beer diner
- Thursday the 4th of April 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
- Friday the 5th of April 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
- Saturday the 6th of April 1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
- Saturday the 6th of April 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.
Visitors will get the chance to attend master classes from famous international beer gurus. For the eight time in a row a brewing competition will take place for amateur and professional brewers. Besides the competition for amateur brewers, there will be a brewing contest for professional breweries. After the successes of the previous years the organisation has decided to continue with the beer and food contest on the following festival.
A few reviews about the previous festival which makes us proud are written down below.
“I really enjoyed the festival: it was the most beautiful Beer festival I’ve ever had, the location was simply amazing and the organization excellent.” Giovanni Campari, April 14th
“Beer people, can’t tell you how much fun Groningen has been, if you’re looking for a festival with top beer & food then Bierfestival Groningen is it!” Melissa Cole, April 14th
“Is toch een prachtig bierfestival met verrassende en mooie bieren en gezellige mensen”. Fiona de Lange, April 13th
“Complimenten aan organisatie en vrijwilligers van #BFGM13. Een groots, bijna on:Nederlands festival. Hulde!” Rick Kempen, April 12 th
“Great day today first judging home brewed Weizenbier with some distinguished colleagues, then chatting to some great brewers!” Des de Moor, April 14th
Bierbrouwerij Noarder Dragten
Bronckhorster Brewing Company
Brouwerij de Gulzige Gans
Brouwerij de Moersleutel
Brouwerij de Molen
Brouwerij van Honsebrouck
Gebrouwen door Vrouwen
Grutte Pier Brouwerij
Kleine Beer Brouwerij
Plattelandsbrouwerij Het Zotte Kalf
Rockin' Ludina Brewery
Two Chefs Brewing
Van Moll Craft Beer