Event Day Details


Tickets are non-refundable and no exchanges, snow, rain or shine. Tickets are non-transferable, ID required for ticket purchaser.

| Enjoy exclusive beers created in collaboration by our Vermont brewers.  Embrace the elements with this all outdoor winter themed festival at the base area of the K1 lodge at Killington.  Sit by the fire pits with the brewers who host this event while enjoying the option of a 3, 6, or 9 oz samples of beer.

| You must be 21 years of age to taste beer. Pictured US Driver’s License or valid passport is required as proof of ID for all tasting session tickets.

| Festival gates open to the food & retail ½ hour prior to tasting sessions. Plan to come early and have some really good local food and check out the exhibitors.

| There are two tasting sessions noon-3pm and 4pm-7pm. Please see Get Tickets Page.

| Each session ends promptly and site will be cleared immediately at the close of the session. Everyone must exit through the front entrance. Please, no running back to the restrooms.

| Cash is needed for food & retail. Take advantage of the extra half hour prior to beer being served and have something to eat from one of our amazing local food and snack vendors.

| No entrance for anyone showing signs of intoxication- no exceptions

| Tickets will not be refunded if you are refused entrance

| No re-entry

| No large bags allowed inside festival- all bags & backpacks may be subject to search

| No outside beverages or food are permitted, including pretzel necklaces. There is lots of great food and beer at the event.

| No tents, lawn chairs, etc. There are several limited tented areas for seating. Please no claiming of chairs. Take all personal belonging when leaving for tasting samples or food.

| Yes it’s true -no dogs.  Crowds, confined space and dogs just don’t mix.

| No children of any age are permitted, including babies.  Everyone on the festival grounds must be 21+

| Plan your tasting agenda. There are over 100 beers to choose from so save time by making your tasting decisions before you arrive. Beers may be subject to change and we cannot ever predict the demand for certain beers so we do not guarantee availability of any beer listed. So think ahead, beer listings will be posted in advance of the festival.

| Please be nice to the staff. They do not make the laws or polices, but it is their job to observe them. Please do not ask them to put their jobs or licenses in jeopardy.

| We are a tasting festival and operate under the same laws that your favorite bar does. If you are looking for mass consumption, we are not the place for you. If you are looking to taste some of the best beers in the world and talk with the brewers who brew them with a background of Killington mountain then you should purchase a ticket.

| When leaving, glasses must be placed in a pocket or bag before leaving the festival or you may choose to recycle your glass at the gate

| Check the weather prior to attending, we are open snow, rain, or shine so please dress accordingly.  In cases of extreme weather, for your safety, we may evacuate you to a safe shelter.


| Valid US Driver’s License or Passport is required

| We reserve the right to card at any time during the festival

| Admission includes includes a 2018 souvenir tasting glass & 15 tasting tickets


| Must be visible at all times

| One tasting is served at one time per wristband. Your girlfriend/boyfriend/friend/partner needs to get her/his own beer.

| Brewery staff reserve the right to refuse serving any individual who does not cooperate with wrist band identification, ticketing policy, or if attendee shows any signs of intoxication


| You may choose your sample size.  1 tickets = 3oz     2 tickets = 6oz     3 tickets = 9oz.

| Tastings will only be poured into official 2018 souvenir glass only

| Please make your sampling choice before entering the line at breweries so you don’t hold up the line for others

| Glasses must be placed in a bag or pocket or recycled prior to leaving festival site


| This is a 21+ event, photo ID is required. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted to the festival site.


| Please hand full ticket(s) to server when ordering. No half tickets will be accepted.

| You receive 15 beer tickets with admission

| Additional beer tickets are $2 per ticket with a maximum 5 additional tickets per wristband. No exceptions. This is a tasting festival so please do not give our staff and volunteers a hard time about additional tickets.

| Additional beer tasting tickets are available for purchase at the Vermont Brewers Association booth. There is a limit of 5 beer tickets per wristband.  Additional beer tickets will not be sold the last 1/2 hour of each session.

| Please do not pass on unused beer tickets. By Vermont law we are the liquor license holder and we cannot over serve anyone. By handing off tickets you might be over serving someone and risking the festival’s license and future of the festival. Protect our event and do not pass off unused beer tickets.