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Who's got the best Stout in town?  From 12 breweries, you decide.  All tastings are blind. 

Get your tickets here. 

The STOUT challenge is a local competition between 12 Traverse City area breweries. Each brewery will produce their “Best STOUT” and submit it for the event. 200 beer lovers will have the opportunity to get tickets and be a judge and choose their favorite brew. All tasting will be blind. Ticket holders will know the description of the beer, ABV, and other facts, but the brewery will remain confidential. At 10pm an awards ceremony will take place. The winning brewery will take home a trophy and the privilege of saying their brewery has “The Best STOUT in the Traverse City area!”

The 12 Traverse City area breweries that are participating in the event include; 

The Filling Station Microbrewery
The Workshop Brewing Company
Right Brain Brewery
Hop Lot Brewing Co.
Brewery Ferment
Brewery Terra Firma
North Peak Brewing Company
Old Mission Beer Co. @ Jolly Pumpkin
Earthen Ales
Short's Brewing Company
Rare Bird Brewpub
Monkey Fist Brewing Co.

Unique to this event, like the IPA Challenge, there will be VIP tickets available. This will guarantee you a seat, table service, snacks and other amenities. Limited seats are available!

Earlier Event: February 7
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