Welcome to fall!! Munich Oktoberfest continues through October 7.  We have a nice festival of our own this weekend. Read on for details about events, releases and news for our local craft beverage scene for the upcoming week in the Northern Nevada region. Cheers!

Upcoming Events

Nevadafest 2018 – The Nevada Craft Brewers Association invites you to the 2nd Annual Nevadafest, a celebration of Nevada craft beer, for an afternoon filled with craft beer, food trucks, live music, and a variety of outdoor games. Unlimited responsible beer tasting from 20+ Nevada craft breweries including some never before seen collaboration brews.
Each ticket includes a meal from one of our 5 local food trucks. You can also look forward to a great lineup of bands that will certainly get you moving while you enjoy one of the multiple outdoor games. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Nevada Craft Brewers Association.
General Admission – $50. VIP – 1 hour early entry and a t-shirt – $70
Tickets HERE.
Saturday, September 29 from 1 PM – 5 PM
Wingfield Park, 2 S. Arlington Ave, Reno

Tahoe City Oktoberfest – features local craft beers, live music and German inspired food in a festive fall celebration. NEW location, the lakefront grounds of Commons Beach in downtown Tahoe City.
The event is a fundraiser for the the Tahoe City Downtown Association. Info at: www.visittahoecity.org
Saturday, September 29, Noon to 6 PM
Commons Beach, 400 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA

We have added a couple of new happenings to our EVENTS page! Just in case you wanted to plan ahead…


Alibi Ale Works has released Rydaho IPA. Double dry hopped with 100% Idaho 7 hops and brewed with Idaho-grown pilsner malt and a bunch of rye. Notes of grapefruit zest, ripe pineapple, resiny pine with an uber-creamy mouthfeel. Draft only at Incline & Truckee locations 5.8% abv.

Just in time for fall, Under the Rose Brewing has added  falling leaves, a maple infused farmhouse ale served with a sprinkle of cinnamon.


Some of our local breweries did well at the Great American Beer Festival held in Colorado last weekend. Here are our local winners…

Medal — Beer Name — Brewery — Category
Gold — Bananenhängematte — FiftyFifty Brewing Co. — German-Style Wheat Ale
Bronze — Eclipse — FiftyFifty Brewing Co. — Wood & Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
Silver — Triad — IMBIB Custom Brews — Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
Bronze — Nevada Weisse — IMBIB Custom Brews — Berliner-Style Weisse
Silver — Blood-Orange Wit — Great Basin Brewing Co. — Belgian-Style Fruit Beer
Bronze — Wicked Shifty — Shoe Tree Brewing Co. — American-Style Sour Ale

FiftyFifty Brewing flashes Gold at GABF

For more details read our post HERE.

We also have an EVENTS page!

If you like what we are doing please follow and share.  You can follow us on…
Twitter: @ThirstyNevadan
Instagram: @TheThirstyNevadan

Click on photo to see a larger version.
Most beer descriptions and photos provided by the brewery.