march, 2018

10mar12:00 pm- 4:00 amCheers for Charity Beerfest12:00 pm - 4:00 am Essex Station, One Railroad Avenue, Essex, CTEvent Type:Epicurian,Featured Event,Fundraisers,Wine, Spirits & Beer

Event Details

Cheers for Charity Beerfest | March 10 | Noon – 4 pm

The Essex Community Fund presents the 1st Annual Cheers for Charity Beerfest. Local breweries, homebrewers and cider companies/vineyards will be on tap for tastings inside the Oliver Jensen Gallery and River Valley Junction Hall at the Essex Steam Train.

Choose between the VIP Experience, led by Craft Beer Institute Certified Cicerone and Penny Lane Pub owner, Alex Foulkes, or General Admission tickets.

The VIP Experience kicks off at 12:00pm and ends at 1:00pm, with the option to stay until 4:00pm. Hors d’oeuvres will be served for VIPs.

General Admission opens at 1:00pm and ends at 4:00pm.

The Drunken Baker and local eateries will be inside and outside for food purchases. “Take-A-Chance” raffles and Cheers for Charity Beerfest T-shirts available for cash purchases.

Come play the newest backyard game, SpinnerBall, inside while sampling the craft brews. Corn hole too!

Join ECF along with Allison Kaufman @ Morning Mojo/WCNI, iCRV Radio along with other local organizations for this special fundraiser.

The Essex Community Fund, a 501 (c)(3) organization, has served the Essex community since 1949. 100% of all ticket, donation and T-shirt sales are granted to local non-profits that serve the residents of Essex.


A huge thank you to all our participating breweries! Check back for more additions!

Angelini Wine, LTD: Centerbrook

30 Mile Brewery: Old Saybrook

Epicure Brewery: Norwich

Stony Creek Brewery: Branford

Thimble Island Brewery: Branford

Twelve Percent Brewery: Branford

The Olde Burnside Brewing: East Hartford

Outer Light Brewing Company: Groton

Willimantic Brewing Company: Willimantic

Steady Habit Brewing Company: Haddam



(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 am


Essex Station

One Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT

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