We had a blast at this year’s Boulder City BeerFest.
What can be better than a beautiful day (the weather was perfect), great beers (plenty to choose from), and fun people?
For us, it’s all about the fun (and the beer), and this was one fun day.
In the spirit of fun, we thought we’d share our word of the day, “Reinheitsgebot”, and see how it rolled off the tongue after a day of sunshine and great craft beers.
It’s not an easy word if you are approaching it phonetically, so naturally, some did better with it than others, and more than expected and nailed it perfectly.
Reinheitsgebot — The German beer purity law passed in 1516, stating that beer may only contain water, barley, and hops. Yeast was later added after its role in fermentation was discovered by Louis Pasteur.
The correct way to pronounce “Reinheitsgebot” is like this: “Rine Heights Ge-Boat”, not “Rine Heights Ge-Bot” where “Bot” is pronounced like “Robot”.
Special thanks to our cheery participants (in alphabetical order); Brendan Ryan, James Epting, James Walkenshaw, Karina Stanton, Megan Juracek, Sara Valoff, and Trevor Thompson. If we missed your name, let us know.
Boulder City Beer Fest at Wilbur Square Park
The day was perfect – and what isn’t perfect about a day that celebrates Beer? The sun was out and the park was filled with happy people tasting, conversing and having fun. Even the dogs were happy to be outside enjoying the warm spring weather.
BCBF is a yearly event that is created just for beer lovers and guests to experience a great variety of craft beers and great food. There was even a live brewing demonstration for those interested in becoming home brewers themselves. Beer games were hosted by SNAFU ( Southern Nevada Ale Fermenters Union) but don’t worry – not a drop of beer was wasted. With “beer-centric” vendors and live music all day – the mood of the event was beyond festive!
The park was filled with over a thousand people with souvenir glass in hand, enjoying unlimited beer samples of over 100 beers from 1-7 pm. Early entry is worth your while, so make sure next year, 2020, you purchase tickets online VIP or General Admission for the Boulder Dam Brewery.
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