On the eve of the Winter Solstice, Drink the Darkest Beer on the Darkest Day and celebrate the reign of the Holly King!
Bier Zot brings you our inaugural Holly King Festival, unfolding over three days in the heart of Northern Door County.
Thursday, Dec. 15: CELLAR WORKS BARREL- AGED BONANZA
Starting with the first installment of our Cellar Works Dinner Series, we invite you to sample from a selection of our 800+ bottle cellar through a five-course prix fixe dinner thoughtfully paired with an eclectic group of Stouts. Hosted by the beer karate-kid of Door County and Beverage Curator, Ryan Castelaz.
Featured Bottles: Dieu du Ciel Peche Mortel, Central Waters Space Ghost, The Bruery Tart of Darkness, Avery Uncle Jacobs, Goose Island 2014 Bourbon County
Friday, Dec. 16: BOTTLE SWAP
Dig into your own collection and swap coveted bottles with your comrades as part of a non-ticketed Bottle Swap at Bier Zot. And, in the sprit of the holidays, Bier Zot and friends from across the Midwest will host an Exclusive Bottle Silent Auction with over a dozen elusive ales to benefit the Door County Land Trust.
Saturday, Dec. 17: HOLLY KING MAIN EVENT
And finally, as the master of all celebrations, we host the Holly King Main Event. For your drinking pleasure, we've called our friends near and far and squirreled away some of the best stouts from around the World. Your ticket admits you into Bier Zot, where you will be able to taste Imperial Stouts on draft.
Deschutes 2015 Abyss, Surly 2016 Darkness, Goose Island 2014 Bourbon County, Avery 2015 Tweak, Dieu Du Ciel Aphrodisiaque on Nitro, Oskar Blues 2016 BBA Ten Fidy, Epic 2016 Double Barrel Baptist, Founders 2016 Lizard of Koz, Van Houzen 2015 Whiskey BA Rumplestoutskyn with Cherries, North Coast Barrel Aged Old Rasputin and 5Rabbit Cacao
Also included in your Holly King Main Event ticket is admission into the Wild Beer Hall, which gives you the privilege of rubbing elbows with some of the Midwest's most talented Brewers, who will be onsite pouring some of their best along with other cellared rarities on draft and a pop-up bottle shop.
Featured in the Wild Beer Hall:
Steenberge Rum BA Piraat, MKE Gin BA O-Gii, Paradox Mangozacca, North Coast 2014 Wheat Whiskey BA Old Stock Cellar Reserve, Toppling Goliath IPA, with more to be announced!
** Buy both the Cellar Works and the Holly King Main Event tickets and get two additional pours at no charge ****
So, forget the gift wrapping, get up to Door County and drink the darkest beer on the darkest day!
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Yes, you must be 21 or older to enter any of the Holly King Festival events. We do have a designated driver ticket available for $10, plase email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to purchase one.
What if I buy both the Cellar Works and Holly King Main Event tickets, is there a combo deal?
There isn't a price break for both, however you will receive two additional pours at the Holly King Main Event on top of the five you receive with the stand alone Holly King Main Event ticket!
Is there a Designated Driver ticket available?
Yes, there is a Designated Driver ticket available for the Holly King event. It is $10. Please email email@example.com to purchase one.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is ample, free, street and parking lot parking.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
What's the refund policy?
Due to the limited number of tickets available, the tickes are non-refundable and non-transferrable.