Local brewery poured Double Platinum Hefe-Weizen at Morristown festival.
The National Guard Armory in Morristown was the site of The Big Brew Beer Festival Saturday evening and Butler's own High Point Brewing Co. was one of dozens of breweries pouring their craft beers at the sold-out event. The festival included beers from around the country, many from New Jersey, food and other vendors. The band The Nerds performed as part of the event.
Inaugural Big Brew Beer Festival to bring more than 165 craft beers to National Guard Armory.
Allison Kohler is no fool. The second generation owner and proprietor of JMKShows and Events--which, among other events organizes the twice-annual National Guard Armory Antiques Show in Morris Township—sees the writing on the wall. Craft beer is where it's at. So, it only made sense to organize her first craft beer festival, The Big Brew Beer Festival, Feb. 16 at the Armory. The day's festivities begin with a special "VIP Hour" at 3:30 p.m. and opens to the general public at 4:30 p.m. At least 165 different craft beers will be available for tasting. These will range from the rising familiar (Allagash, Smuttynose and Yards), to the local (Ramstein beer from High Point Brewing Co. of Butler, Cricket Hill of Fairfield, Flying Fish of Cherry …