Head down to Bluffton today for a beer festival (with brew line-up)

Brews at Growlers Beer & Ales on Hilton Head, one of the event organizers.

The inaugural Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival is today, Saturday, November 5th, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Promenade in downtown Bluffton. 

The Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival will feature over 125 great ales, stouts, lagers and pilsners. The event will also have a food court with a wide variety of mouthwatering foods from five Bluffton area restaurants and live music.

(A full list of brews is below, and be sure to snag, read, and print a copy of the beer list so you can track your progress.)

Admission to the festival is free however a Festival Ticket is required to sample beer. Bluffton Beer Festival Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, a Beer Festival Souvenir Sampling Glass and three samples are included with a festival ticket. The cost for additional 4 ounces samples vary from $1 to $3. The price of the beer samples are based on the style and gravity of the beers. A portion of proceeds from the event with go to benefit Palmetto Animal League.

The event is produced by Bear Foot Sports and presented by Growlers Beer & Ales of Hilton Head.

Beer lineup:

Abita Brewery – Abita Springs, LA
Purple Haze (4.2% Fruit Beer – Raspberry)
Restoration (5.0% American Pale Ale)
Turbo Dog (5.6% English Brown Ale)

Avery Brewing Company – Boulder, CO
Avery India Pale Ale (4.7% American IPA)
White Rascal (5.6% Witbier)
Ellie's Brown Ale (5.5% American Brown Ale)
Joe's Premium Pils (4.7%American Pale Lager)

Bell's Brewery – Galesburg, MI
Bell's Amber Ale (5.8%American Amber/Red Ale)
Bell's Oarsman Ale (4.0% Berliner Weissbier)
Bell's Best Brown Ale (5.8% English Brown Ale)
Bell's Porter (5.6% American Porter)
Two Hearted Ale (7.0% American IPA)

Breckenridge Brewery, Breckenridge, CO
Vanilla Porter (4.7% American Porter)
Agave Wheat (4.2% Herbed/Spiced Beer)
Avalanche Ale (5.4% American Amber/Red Ale)

Brewery Ommegang (Duvel USA)- Cooperstown, NY
Ommegang Abbey Ale (8.5% Dubbel)
Ommegang BPA Belgian Pale Ale (6.2% Belgian Pale Ale)

Brooklyn Brewery – Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Brown (5.6% American Brown Ale)
Brooklyn Lager (5.2% American Amber/Red Lager)

Cisco Brewers – Nantucket, MA
Whale's Tale Pale Ale (5.6% English Pale Ale)
Sankaty Light Lager (3.8% Light Lager)
Grey Lady (4.8% Witbier)

Cottrell Brewing- Pawcatuk, CT
Mystic Bridge IPA (6.0% American IPA)
Old Yankee Ale (5.0% American Pale Ale)

Crispin – Minneapolis, MN
Crispin Original (5.0% Hard Cider – Apple)
Crispin Pear (5.0% Hard Cider – Pear)

Full Sail Brewing Company – Hood River, OR
Session Lager (5.1% American Pale Lager)
Full Sail India Pale Ale (6.0% American IPA)
Full Sail LTD Series 02 (6.4% Maibock/Helles Bock)
Full Sail Amber (5.5% American Amber/Red Ale)
Session Black (5.4% Schwarzbier/Black Lager)

Grand Teton Brewing Company – Victor, ID
Sweetgrass APA (6.0% American Pale Ale)
Bitch Creek ESB (6.0% American Brown Ale)
Persephone Imperial Pils (8.7% Imperial Pilsner)
The Grand Saison Belgian Farmhouse Ale (7.5% Saison)

Harpoon Brewery – Boston, MA
UFO White (4.8% Witbier)
Harpoon India Pale Ale (5.9% American IPA)
Harpoon Winter Warmer (5.9% Winter Warmer)
Harpoon Cider (4.1% Hard Cider – Apple)

Mad River Brewing Company – Blue Lake, CA
Jamaica Red Ale (6.5% American Amber/Red Ale)
Steelhead Double IPA (8.6% American Imperial IPA)

Magic Hat – South Burlington, VT
#9 (5.1% Fruit Beer – Mystery Fruit)
Howl (4.6% Schwarzbier – Black Lager)

New South Brewing Company - Myrtle Beach, SC
Nut Brown (5.4% English Brown Ale)
White Ale (4.6% Witbier)

Palmetto Brewing Company – Charleston, SC
Palmetto Aftershock (Carolina Common Lager)
Palmetto Amber (American Amber/Red Ale)

Piggly Wiggly Pig Swig – Charleston, SC
(Brewed by Thomas Creek Brewery, Greenville, SC)
Pig Pen Pilsner (4.5% American Pale Lager)
Pig Swig Pig Tail Ale (5.5% American Amber/Red Ale)

Pyramid Brewery – Seattle, WA
Pyramid Haywire Hefeweizen (5.2% American Pale Wheat Ale)
Pyramid Juggernaut Red Ale (5.6% American Amber/Red Ale)

Red Brick Brewing Company – Atlanta, GA
Laughing Skull (5.4% American Amber/Red Ale)
Red Brick Blonde (5.7% American Blonde Ale)

Redhook Brewery – Seattle, WA
Winter Hook (5.9% Winter Warmer)

RJ Rockers Brewing Co. – Spartanburg, SC
Patriot Pale Ale (6.0% American Pale Ale)
Buckwheat After Dark (5.6% American Dark Wheat Ale / Dunkelweizen)
Bell Ringer (8.5% American Strong Ale)

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company – Chico, CA
Celebration Ale (6.8% American IPA)
Torpedo Extra IPA (7.2% American IPA)
Ovila Abbey Saison (7.0% Saison)

Stone Brewing Company – Escondido, CA
Stone IPA (6.9% American IPA)

Sweetwater Brewing Company – Atlanta, GA
420 Extra Pale Ale (5.4% American Pale Ale)
Sweetwater Festive Ale (8.6% Winter Warmer)
Sweetwater Blue (4.9% Fruit Beer – Blueberry)
Sweetwater IPA (6.7% American IPA)

Thirsty Dog Brewing Company – Akron, Ohio
Old Leghumper Porter (6.7% American Porter)
Siberian Night Imperial Stout (9.7% Russian Imperial Stout)

Thomas Creek Brewery – Greenville, SC
Class Five IPA (5.5% American IPA)
Dockside Pilsner (4.5% German Pilsener)

Victory Brewing Company – Dowington, PA
Hopdevil (6.7% American IPA)
Golden Monkey (9.5% Tripel)
Prima Pils (5.3% German Pilsener)
Yakima Glory (8.7% American Black Ale)

Westbrook Brewing Company – Mount Pleasant, SC
Westbrook White Thai (5.0% Witbier)
Westbrook IPA (6.8% American IPA)


Abbaye de Leffe S.A. (InBev) – Dinant
Leffe Blonde (6.6% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Affligem – Opwijk
Affligem Blond (6.7% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brasserie Lefèbvre SA - Rebecq-Quenast
Blanche de Bruxelles (4.5% Witbier)
Hopus (8.3% Belgian IPA)

Brouwerij Bosteels – Buggenhout
Tripel Karmeliet (8.0% Tripel)

Brouwerij Huyghe – Melle
Delirium Tremens (8.5% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)
Delirium Nocturnum (8.5% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)
Floris Apple (3.5% Lambic – Fruit)

Brouwerij Bockor – Bellegem
Omer Belgian Blond (8.0% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat – Breendonk-Puurs
Duvel (8.5% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)
Maredsous Triple (10.0% Tripel)

Brouwerij van Hoegaarden (InBev), Hoegaarden
Hoegaarden (4.9% Witbier)

Brouwerij Westmalle – Malle
Westmalle Triple (9.5% Tripel)

Brasserie Caracole – Falmignoul
Nostradamus (9.5% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)
Saxo (8.0% Belgian Strong Golden Ale)

Brouwerij Oud Beersel – Beersel
Oud Beersel Geuze (6.0% Gueuze)

Brouwerij Palm – Steenhuffe
Palm (5.4% Belgian Pale Ale)

Brouwerij Rodenbach – Roeselare
Rodenbach (5.2% Flanders Red Ale)

Brouwerij St. Bernardus – West Flanders
St. Bernardus Abt 12 (10.0% Quadrupel)

Stella Artois – Leuven (InBev)
Stella Artois (5.5% Euro Pale Lager)

Brasserie St. Feuillien – Le Rœulx
St. Feuillien Cuvée De Noël (9.0% Belgian Strong Dark Ale)

Brouwerij Palm (Steenbrugge) – Steenhuffel
Steenbrugge Wit (5.0% Witbier)
Steenbrugge Dubbel (6.5% Dubbel)

Brouwerij Verhaeghe - West Flanders
Duchesse de Bourgogne (6.2% Flanders Red Ale)


Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s. – Plzen
Pilsner Urquell (4.4% Czech Pilsener)


Black Sheep Brewery PLC – Ripon, North Yorkshire
Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale (5.0% English Pale Ale)

Newcastle – Tadcaster, North Yorkshire
Newcastle Winter IPA (English IPA)
Newcastle Werewolf (English Brown Ale)

St. Peter's Brewery Co. Ltd – Bungay, Suffolk
St Peters Organic English Ale (4.6% English Pale Ale)

Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd – Witney, Oxon
Hobgoblin (5.0% English Brown Ale)

Wells & Young's Ltd – Bedford
Youngs Double Chocolate Stout (5.2% Sweet Stout)
Charles Wells Bombardier (5.2% Extra Special Bitter – ESB)


Brasserie De Saint-Sylvestre – Saint Sylvestre Cappel
3 Monts (8.5% Biere de Garde)


Spaten-Franziskaner Brau – Munich
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse (5.0% Hefeweizen)
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel (5.0% Dunkelweizen)
Spaten Oktoberfest (5.9%Marzen/Oktoberfest)
Spaten Optimator (7.6% Doppelbock)

Warsteiner Brauerei – Warstein
Konig Ludwig Weiss (5.5% Hefeweizen)
Warsteiner Pils (4.8% German Pilsener)
Warsteiner Oktoberfest (5.0% Marzen/Oktoberfest)
Warsteiner Dunkel (4.9% Munich Dunkel Lager)


Guinness – Dublin
Guinness Black Lager (4.5% Euro Dark Lager)


Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. - Berkel-Enschot
La Trappe Quadrupel (10.0% Quadrupel)

Bavaria Brewery – Lieshout
Claro (5.0% Euro Pale Lager)


Estrella Damm – Barcelona
Daura (5.4% Euro Pale Lager)
Inedit (4.8% Witbier)
Estrella Damm Draft (5.4% Euro Pale Lager)