Sonic Unyon Records presents the 5th Annual edition of Because Beer Craft Beer Festival!
Spend three glorious days sampling hundreds of exceptional craft beers and ciders in Hamilton’s scenic waterfront Pier 4 Park — July 13, 14 & 15, 2018.
Taste the award-winning artistry of more than 45 craft brewers & cider makers, pouring hundreds of beers & ciders. Fuel up at a dozen delectable food trucks. Enjoy nine great musical acts. Try your hand at a stacked old-school arcade set on free play all weekend. Cheer the winners of the fifth annual Because Beer Homebrew Competition, a nationally accredited home-brew awards. And take three days (26 hours!) to savour it all.
Among the craft brewers and cideries on hand at Because Beer 2018: Amsterdam Brewery
(Toronto, ON) • Anderson Craft Ales
(London, ON) • Beau's All Natural Brewing Co.
(Vankleek Hill, ON) • Bell City Brewing Company
(London, ON) • Black Oak Brewing Co.
(Etobicoke, ON) • Block Three Brewing
(St. Jacobs, ON) • Bobcaygeon Brewing Company
(Bobcaygeon, ON) • Clifford Brewing Co.
(Hamilton, ON) • Collective Arts Brewing
(Hamilton, ON) • Cowbell Brewing Co.
(Blyth, ON) • Elora Brewing Company
(Elora, ON) • Ernest Cider
(Aurora, ON) • Fairweather Brewing Company
(Hamilton, ON) • 555 Brewing Co
(Picton, ON) • Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
(Barrie, ON) • Forked River Brewing Company
(London, ON) • Grain&Grit Beer Co.
(Hamilton, ON) • Great Lakes Brewery
(Etobicoke, ON) • The Hamilton Brewery (Hamilton, ON) • Ironwood Hard Cider
(Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON) • Junction Craft Brewing
(Toronto, ON) • Lake of Bays Brewing Company
(Baysville, ON) • Left Field Brewery
(Toronto, ON) • Longslice Brewery
(Toronto, ON) • Lost Craft
(Toronto, ON) • McAuslan Brewing
(Montreal, QC) • MERIT Brewing Company
(Hamilton, ON) • Microbrasserie Glutenberg (Montreal, QC) • Muskoka Brewery
(Bracebridge, ON) • The Napanee Beer Company
(Napanee, ON) • Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
(Burlington, ON) • Overhop Canada
(Toronto, ON) • Powerhouse Brewing Co
(London, ON) • Railway City Brewing Company
(St. Thomas, ON) • Rainhard Brewing Co.
(York, ON) • Redline Brewhouse
(Barrie, ON) • Sawdust City Brewery
(Gravenhurst, ON) • The Second Wedge Brewing Co.
(Uxbridge, ON) • Shawn & Ed Brewing Company
(Dundas, ON) • Side Launch Brewing Company
(Collingwood, ON) • SteelTown Cider Co. (Hamilton, ON) • Von Bugle Brewing (Etobicoke, ON) • Waterloo Brewing
(Kitchener, ON) • Wellington Brewery
(Guelph, ON) • West Avenue Cider House
(Freelton, ON) • Whitewater Brewing Company
(Cobden, ON) • Woodhouse Brewing Co.
Because Beer's music stage also features heavyweight talent!
Friday July 13
• Grand Analog
• Diamond DJ Collective
Saturday July 14
• Born in the Eighties • TBA
Sunday July 15
CHOIR CHOIR CHOIR
• Earth Wind and Choir
Set times & schedule to be announced week of festival.
Come raise a glass to summer!
Stay tuned for more announcements (food trucks, free arcade, speakers, awards, activities & more) in the weeks ahead!
BECAUSE BEER — summer doesn't get any better than this!
Advance Tickets to BECAUSE BEER may be purchased for $29.99 (plus service charge) for single-day ticket and $49.99 (plus service charge) per weekend pass.
Tickets are available online through Ticketfly as well as in person in Hamilton at Clifford Brewing Co., Collective Arts Brewing, Dr. Disc, Fairweather Brewing Co., Grain&Grit Brewing Co., Merit Brewing Co., Moody's, and The Ship.
On the weekend of BECAUSE BEER, tickets may be purchased at the festival gate for $39.99 single-day ticket, $54.99 weekend pass.
19+ • RAIN / SHINE
PIER 4 PARK • HAMILTON, ON
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