Little Rocktoberfest

Growlers: Lost Forty Strawberry Gose, Rebel Kettle Blueberry Smoothie Ale

It’s a pretty slow week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing new to enjoy. For example, Lost Forty Brewing today has a fun variation on its summertime gose seasonal. Today’s Freshcut Monday release is Strawberry Brunch Muffin, a 4.5% ABV tart ale brewed with strawberries instead of the usual blueberry …

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Growlers: Little Rocktoberfest Saturday, Zoo Brew, Lost Forty S'morest Queen

My favorite beer festival of the year is this weekend. Little Rocktoberfest is back at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock Saturday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. This is the biggest Little Rocktoberfest yet, with most Arkansas breweries represented and plenty of craft beer to choose from. But the thing that makes Little Rocktoberfest …

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Growlers: Space Force at Superior, Rebel Kettle Low Orbit, Lost Forty Rock Candy

First, a quick kudos to the Central Arkansas Fermenters for putting on an outstanding Little Rocktoberfest Saturday night. The constant rain forced everyone under the Dickey-Stephens concourse, but that didn’t stop the party. There were some truly excellent beers on display both from homebrewers (Graham Linder’s killer honey mead, Nathan Greubel’s lemon ginger gose) and …

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Rumbles: Little Rocktoberfest Returns, Zoo Brew Thursday, Stone's Throw Barrel Release

The biggest beer event of the fall is this Saturday with the 16th annual Little Rocktoberfest at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. If you’ve never been, this is a beer festival hosted by the Central Arkansas Fermenters, which is the membership club of area homebrewers. So yes, you can expect traditional regional beers and …

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Growlers: Little Rocktoberfest Wrap-Up, Lost Forty Blueberry Milkshake IPA, Prestonrose Fall Patience

Congratulations to everyone involved at this year’s Little Rocktoberfest, which was held Saturday night at Dickey-Stephens Park. The festival was a sweeping success based on the reactions of everyone I spoke with. Of course, beer was plentiful and delicious, in particular the Arkansas and homebrew taps. And while I tasted dozens of brews, there were …

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Growlers: Little Rocktoberfest Saturday, Fort Smith Brewing Co. is Open, Lost Forty Wild Barrels #5

It’s Little Rocktoberfest week as we count down the days to one of the best beer festivals in the state. This year’s event is Saturday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock. What makes Little Rocktoberfest special is the homebrewing. There’s an entire area dedicated to private …

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Growlers: Zoo Brew Thursday Night, Lost Forty Rock Candy is Back, Rebel Kettle Cans Again

Fall is festival season in Arkansas, and not just for restaurants and food trucks. Beer events kick off this week with Zoo Brew 2017 at the Little Rock Zoo. The event is Thursday night from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Expect to find all your favorites there, like Lost Forty, Flyway, Rebel Kettle, Stone’s Throw …

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Growlers: Lost Forty Cans Homebrew Gose, Rebel Kettle Barrel-Aged Coffee Brew, Flyway Dinner at Honey Pies

Lost Forty Brewing is holding a special edition of its Freshcut Monday starting today at 4 p.m. with a double release of Gose the Traveller. This is the recipe submitted by homebrewer Chris Poe that won the Lost Forty Pro-Am Brewing Competition earlier this year. It’s a traditional gose that’s brewed with salt and coriander, …

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