Hosted by Big Top Chautauqua and the Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation, Big TAP features brews under the big tent, local cuisine on the “Fatty 5K” trek, a commemorative tasting glass, live music, wagon rides, hammerschalagan and more.
Spend an autumn afternoon enjoying unlimited samples of local, regional, and craft brews from more than 30 breweries, wineries and distilleries beneath the Big Top tent. The stage will be featuring live music from Crescent Moon and Hoff Stevens. Take a break for the “Fatty 5K” gourmet tasting adventure featuring area restaurants, producers, and caterers. Participants can hike or take a leisurely wagon ride, winding up and around Nordic and alpine ski trails, before crossing the ridge of Mt. Ashwabay. The vista offers outstanding views of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands, with the Big Top tent in the foreground.
Brews and Special Craft include: Coney Island Hard Root Beer, Leiny Harvest Shandy, Vikre Vodka and Gins, Perlick Vodka, Squatters Craft Beers, Wasatch Craft Beers, St. Ambroise Oatmeal, Forbidden Secret Mocha Cream, South Shore Brewery, Doane Beer, O’so, Capital Brewery, Goose Island, Sam Adams Fall Collection, New Glarus, Minocqua Brewing, Gray Brewing Co., White Winter Winery, Bayfield Winery, All Sisters Winery, Dogfish Head, Bell’s, Schell’s, Big Wood, 3rd Shift, Central Waters + MORE TO COME!
Food from Local Vendors include: 2nd street Bistro, Good Thyme Catering, The Bayfield Inn, Cafe Coco, Bodin’s Fisheries, Sixth Street Market, Penokee Mountain Foods, Ashland Baking Company, Happy Hallow Cheese, Erickson’s Orchard , Trinko’s Sausage, Tetzner’s Dairy, Portside Restaurant, Harbor House Sweets, The Village Inn, Frankie’s Pizza, Big Water Coffee, Upper Lakes Foods, Legendary Waters, Fat Radish + MORE!
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