Posted by Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. on September 06, 2019
Figtoberfest is just around the corner at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.'s original taproom in Buellton, California! On September 28th, our highly anticipated, annual beer festival celebration returns to Buellton. Figtoberfest, is our own spin on Oktoberfest that occurs every year in Munich, Germany since 1810. Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival, drawing in crowds of over 6 million people. The beer festival features numerous attractions, games, and of course: lots of beer. But don’t worry, even if you can’t make it over to Germany, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. has the next best beer festival right in your backyard.
A Day At Figtoberfest Beer Festival Figtoberfest at Buellton will be full of activities, food, and our Figtoberfest seasonal release on draft and available to-go in bottles! We will be offering a pre-fixed German food menu and limited edition glassware to celebrate the day. Activities will include contests, costumes, festive music, and more! Doors open at 11:00am and the outdoor patio with shaded picnic seating opens at 1:00pm. The outdoor bar will feature 8 beers on tap and long family style picnic tables.
At Figtoberfest the whole family can celebrate! Your children will have just as much fun if not more than you. At 2:30pm, enter the Kid’s Pumpkin Holding Competition for a chance to win prizes like root beer floats. Next up at 3:00pm we’ll have the Men’s Stein Holding Competition, followed by the Women’s Stein Holding Competition. Then on to our biggest events at 3:30pm the Men’s Keg Holding Competition, followed by the Women’s Keg Holding Competition. Last up we’ll have the Figtoberfest Costume Contest. Be ready to sport your best Figtoberfest attire with the whole family.
Figtoberfest at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. only comes once a year and to celebrate we’ll be serving an absolute classic, “Festbier.” Festbier is the Oktoberfest-Style Lager which is a golden, medium bodied lager. Similar to classic renditions, Figueroa Mountain’s “Festbier” has notes of cracker, honey, and gentle toast. We brew our Figtoberfest beer once a year, a delicious version of “Festbier” with meadowy characteristics from the use of German noble hops.
The only ingredients allowed in German beers are water, barley, and hops. Our brewers have created the right balance of malt sweetness with floral aromas and flavors. The hops help preserve the traditional character and quality of this beloved German classic.
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. is excited to celebrate with you! We welcome those from far and away in the Santa Ynez Valley to come join in the fun on September 28th. Our Buellton location features indoor and outdoor table seating plus a brew deck overlooking the brewing facility with all of our core beers on tap and ready "to go" in bottles, cans, growlers, crowlers, and even kegs. Our taproom is family-friendly, so truly everyone can enjoy the festivities.
The Buellton taproom being our original taproom is the perfect place for us to host our beer-filled annual event. You can stay up to date with Figtoberfest activities here. The Buellton taproom is located at 45 Industrial Way, Buellton, CA 93427.
Join us for Figtoberfest and snap a photo. Tag @figmtnbrew and @figmtnbrewbu with our hashtag #figfam on Instagram so we can share the day.
Check out some photos of our 2018 Figtoberfest beer festival and make sure to mark your calendar for September 28th, 2019.
For more updates, check out the Figtoberfest 2019 event on Facebook.