Swine & Brine Festival 2015

By Ardent Craft Ales (other events)

Friday, April 10 2015 4:00 PM 8:00 PM EDT

Join us Friday, April 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. for our first ever outdoor beer and food festival at Ardent Craft Ales. We've invited our friends from local restaurants The Roosevelt, Metzger Bar and Butchery, Saison and ZZQ to come cook whole hogs as well as grill a slew of other pork cuts and suitable sides. Rappahannock Oyster Co. will also join the festivities with steamed and roasted oysters, as well as fresh crab cakes! And finally, King Of Pops will be here with popsicles desserts to cool off a fine Friday afternoon.


IPA Batch #11 Release Day! Made with Simcoe Hops
"Touchstone" Wheat Pale Ale Triple Crossing Collaboration
Virginia Common
IPA Batch #9
IPA Batch #10
Sweet Potato & Sage
Robust Porter
Dark Rye
Berliner Braunbier
Belgian Brown

Robust Porter with Fig
IPA #11 Dry-hopped with Equinox Hops
PLUS: 2 More Surprise Casks TBA


Beer Brined & Smoked Kassler Bone-in Loins (chopped to order) with Sauerkraut Slaw from Metzger Bar & Butchery

Cheerwine BBQ Bibs with Collard & Mustard Green Slaw from The Roosevelt

Whole Hog! Achiote Smoked Pork Tacos, Salsa Verde and Black Bean Salad from Saison

Smoked, Pulled & Chipotle Sauced Duroc Pork Sandwiches with Buttermilk Potato Salad from ZZQ

Rappahannock Oyster Company:
Steamed or Raw Rappahannock Oysters (4) 
Stuffn’ Muffn’ Oyster Stuffng & Bacon Scallion Cream Gravy 
Merroir Crab Cakes (2 tickets)  
Basket of 20 Steamed Oysters (4 tickets)

King of Pops
Flavors: Orange Cream / Chocolate Sea Salt / Blackberry Mojito / Lemon Basil / Raspberry Lime / Hibiscus Margarita / Blackberry Orange Vanilla / Strawberry Lemonade / Sold Individually; Pay with Cash or Credit

** All food items 1 ticket unless otherwise noted **

Tickets are $18 per person and include two tickets redeemable for food or beer, as well as a Swine & Brine t-shirt. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event for $5 each. Must be 21 or older to attend and ID is required upon entry.

Parking will be available in the Moore Street lot and on surrounding streets. We will have volunteers on hand to help with parking but please make arrangements to take public transportation or taxis to and from event. Please don't drink and drive!

Capacity is limited and we encourage you to buy your tickets in advance. Ticketholders, please bring a printed copy of your ticket or present you ticket on your phone at entry to event. We can't wait to see you all April 10!