Jester King Funk n’ Sour Fest 2012 Details
On Saturday, October 20th from noon to 4pm we’ll begin Austin Beer Week by hosting our Second Annual Funk n’ Sour Fest at Jester King. Funk n’ Sour Fest is a celebration of the wild yeast and souring bacteria that are responsible for the sour and funky beers brewed here at Jester King and at other small, artisan brewers around the world.
Only 350 tickets will be made available for the event. Tickets are $30 each and include a Second Annual Funk n’ Sour Fest t-shirt (shirt image pictured above), a souvenir Funk n’ Sour Fest glass, admission, access to and use of brewery grounds, a tour of the brewery and on-site parking. We’ll also be offering free 3 oz. sample pours of the all of the following beers.
Jester King Boxer’s Revenge Barrel Aged Wild Ale (10.2%)
Jester King Das Wunderkind! Sour Saison (4.5%)
Jester King Buddha’s Brew (4.7%)
Jester King Funk Metal Sour Barrel Aged Stout (8.2%)
Jester King Yet to be named Flanders-Style Sour Red Ale (7.3%)
Jester King Yet to be named Flanders-Style Sour Brown Ale (5.9%)
Jester King Bonnie the Rare Berliner Weisse (3.7%)
Mikkeller Funk E Star (9.4%)
Mikkeller Young Spontanale (5.0%)
De Proef Flemish Primitive (9.0%)
…and a few surprises!
We’ll also have some Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer available as a calibration beer.
Tickets may be purchased through the link below:
In preparation for their grand opening to be held later this fall, our neighbors Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza will be serving their artisan, wood-fired pizza at the event. We’ll also have live music for your entertainment.
We’re also pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with Ruination Press and Sweet Fuzion to bring you The Sweet & Sour Soiree as part of this years’ Funk n’ Sour Fest. Jeremy Banas of Ruination Press will guide participating attendees through the following menu of artisan cupcakes from Sweet Fuzion, paired with samples of sour beer:
Brie/Cranberry Compote Cupcake paired with Jester King Yet to be Named Flanders-Style Sour Red Ale
Pear & Camembert w/ Marscapone Cupcake paired with Jester King Bonnie the Rare Berliner Weisse
Thai Curry Cupcake with Das Wunderkind! Sour Saison
Carmel Overload Cupcake with Yet to be Named Flanders-Style Sour Brown Ale
Gorgonzola, Apple Balsamic Cupcake paired with Buddha’s Brew
Red, Hot & Bleu Cupcake paired with Boxer’s Revenge Barrel Aged Wild Ale
Chocolate Coffee w/Vanilla Goat Cheese Frosting with Funk Metal Barrel Aged Sour Stout
The Sweet & Sour Soiree will take place from 2-3pm during the Fest. Seating is limited to 35 guests. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through the link below. Please note: This is an incremental ticket. Only Funk’n Sour Fest attendees may participate in the Sweet and Sour Soiree.