The Biggest Little Invitational Beer Festival – Saturday
Reno’s newest beer festival will take place this Saturday, June 9. In a perfect world, this would have been the culminating event of Reno Beer Week. The Biggest Little Invitational is billed as “a festival dedicated to showcasing the best of the best in the brewery world”. So far, it is shaping up to be just that. Lots of breweries pouring great beer in a beautiful location with quality food and live music. We have the details…
Place & Time
The festival will take place at Bartley Ranch (MAP). Lots of room, a killer backdrop, grass, shade, seating, and parking.
Saturday, June 9th. 1 PM – 5 PM (VIP gets in at noon).
Over 75 participating breweries or cideries. Locals in BOLD. List is subject to change.
8 Wire Brewing
Able Baker Brewing
Against The Grain Brewery
Alibi Ale Works
Almanac Beer Company
Anchorage Brewing Company
Atlas Cider Company
Bear Republic Brewing Company
Belching Beaver Brewery
Black Market Brewing
Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales
Blackberry Farm Brewery
Brasserie Saint James
Burley Oak Brewing
Common Cider Company
De La Sienne
Drakes Brewing Company
Evil Twin Brewing
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Green Bench Brewing
High Water Brewing
Hof Ten Dormaal
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Kings Brewing Company
Knee Deep Brewing Company
Libertine Brewing Company
Local Craft Beer (LCB)
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
Marz Community Brewing
Modern Times Beer
Navo Bazil Brewing Company
Off Color Brewing
Paradox Beer Co
Pizza Port Brewing Company
Prairie Artisan Ales
Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co
Upland Brewing Company
VIP ticket holders have the opportunity to sample the beers listed below at their specified times at the Special Release Tent. These beers are first come first served.
Noon – Bellwoods Jelly King
1:00 PM – Cantillon Fou Foune
2:00 PM – Bellwoods White Picket Fence
3:00 PM – Cantillon Classic Gueuze
1. Ale Apothecary – Bizarro Blueberry
2. Amager/Mikkeller – BA Vaesel Brunch
3. Tilquin – Oude Questche
4. Toolbox – Crushed
5. Burley Oak – JREAM Pina Colada & JREAM Acai Bowl
6. Deschutes – Black Butte XXII
7. Firestone Walker – Coconut Rye Parabola
8. Paradox – #57 Pina Cielo
9. Prairie – Pirate Noir
10. Drie Fonteinen – Cuvee A&G Oude Kriek
11. The Bruery – Quadrupel Tonnellerie w/ blackberries
Your entry ticket includes a meal ticket at one of these food trucks: King Cali Catering – Modern Mexican Cuisine, Ray Michelle’s Italian Trolley, Slater’s Ding-a-Wing.
Music from: DJ Mojo Jojo, The Novelists, Arazona Jones and Reckless Envy.
Tickets can be purchased HERE.
General admission – $65 – Includes: Unlimited Beer Tasting from 1 PM – 5 PM, Commemorative Festival Tasting Cup, 1 Meal From A Food Truck.
VIP admission – $85 – Includes: Unlimited Beer Tasting From 12 PM-5 PM, VIP Only Section With Special Beer Offerings & releases, 1 BLI Festival T-Shirt, Commemorative Tasting Cup, 1 Meal From A Food Truck.
Designated Driver – $25 – Includes: Unlimited Drinks From The Alcohol Free Cocktail Menu from 12 PM – 5 PM, 1 Meal From A Food Truck.
We are hoping that this is just the first of many years to come of this event. Cheers!