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Raise a Glass to Rochester’s Craft Beer Week with Experience Rochester

Raise a Glass to Rochester’s Craft Beer Week with Experience Rochester

Get Ready for a Week of Delicious Craft Beer in Rochester!

What is Craft Beer Week?

Craft Beer Week is an annual celebration of all things craft beer, taking place in various cities all around the United States. This year, from September 13th to September 19th, Rochester, Minnesota is joining in on the fun! The event is hosted by Experience Rochester, and it promises to be a week full of delicious beers, great food, and plenty of fun activities.

What Should You Expect?

During Craft Beer Week, you can expect an exciting lineup of events, including beer tastings, tap takeovers, and brewery tours. There will also be plenty of opportunities to try new and unique brews from local breweries, as well as some from further afield. Some of Rochester’s favorite hangouts, such as Forager Brewery and Little Thistle Brewery, will be participating, so you can expect exceptional beer made right here in the city.

Why You Should Attend?

The most apparent reason to go to Craft Beer Week is for the beer! With so many different breweries showcasing their craft, you are sure to find a brew you love, and maybe even discover a new favorite. The event is a perfect opportunity to support small, independent breweries, and meet the people behind the beer.

But it is not all about beer. The week offers a chance to get out and about and explore some new spots in the city, socialize with like-minded beer enthusiasts, and maybe even learn a thing or two about the brewing process. With plenty of different events taking place throughout the week, there is something for everyone, whether you are a beer aficionado or just enjoy a casual pint.

How to Participate?

To participate in the Craft Beer Week, all you need is a love of beer, an adventurous spirit, and some spare cash! Many of the events taking place are ticketed, but some are free, such as brewery tours. The easiest way to find out more about the events and how to book your spot is by visiting the Experience Rochester Website.


Rochester’s Craft Beer Week promises to be an exciting and enjoyable week-long celebration of all things craft beer. With so many breweries participating, you are sure to find a pint that suits your taste buds, and there is plenty of opportunities to explore the city and learn something new. So, why not come along and raise a glass to the amazing craft beer scene in Rochester. Cheers!


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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