Swine & Brine Festival 2016

By Ardent Craft Ales (other events)

Friday, April 22 2016 4:00 PM 8:00 PM EDT

Join us Friday, April 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. for our 2nd annual Swine & Brine beer and food festival at Ardent Craft Ales. We've invited our friends from local restaurants The Roosevelt, Metzger Bar & Butchery, ZZQ, Saison, Sabai, and Amuse to come cook, smoke and grill a killer line-up of pork dishes and their own homemade sides. Plus, Rappahannock Oyster Co. will also join the festivities with steamed and roasted oysters, as well as fresh crab cakes! We'll be featuring no less than 15 special Ardent beers for the festival. Don't miss our favorite yearly celebration of craft beer and local food!


Virginia Common
New England IPA
IPA Batch #9
IPA Batch #18
IPA Batch #19
IPA Batch #20
Robust Porter
Batch 100 
Lawnmower Golden Ale
Earl Grey Brown Ale
Szechuan Peppercorn Saison
Oyster Porter Cask

Smoked Pork Sausage with Field Pea Salad / The Roosevelt
Pastrami Ribs + Pickled Red Cabbage / Saison
Pork Meatball Sliders with Spicy Tomato Sauce, Fontina + Arugula Pistou / Metzger
Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Bone-in Pork Belly / ZZQ
Pork Skewers + Pork Riblettes / Sabai
Carnitas Tacos with Onion, Cilantro + Lime / Amuse
Raw Oysters and Crab Cakes / Rappahannock Oyster

Tickets are $20 per person and include three tickets redeemable for food or beer, as well as a limited edition Ardent Craft Ales bandanna. 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. All food items 1 ticket with the exception of a few larger portion items.

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 22 for our second Swine & Brine!