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Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-off

Saturday, 18 Aug 2018 01:00:pm – 05:00:pm
Location: Veteran's Island, Saratoga, Wyoming

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The Steinley Cup Microbrew Festival and Chili Cook-off is held annually in Saratoga, WY. Make your weekend lodging reservations now and enjoy the Good Times Valley!

Bring the Crew... Stay for the Brew” Since 1995, this competition brings together the top professional microbreweries in Wyoming in search of the coveted Saratoga Steinley Cup and is Wyoming’s official state microbrewery competition.  Live music and a chili competition and tasting complete the event held rain or shine.  The event is held at Veteran’s Island  park, so make a weekend of it and bring your whole family.  Please call the Chamber of Commerce for more info at 307-326-8855.

The official State of Wyoming Microbrew Competition will be held in Saratoga, Wyoming. Microbreweries from Wyoming are slated to compete for the coveted Steinley Cup at the annual competition held since 1996.  This year’s competition brew will be judged by a panel of brewing professionals from Colorado.  The event starts at 1 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m. at Veterans Island Park, two blocks from downtown Saratoga.

A burgeoning craft distillery industry is underway in Wyoming and those based in the state were also invited to attend.

Live music from “Maxwell Mud” will provide entertainment for the half-day event. The park location features great playground equipment for the kids and horse shoe pits. Local and regional crafters will be showing their hand-crafted creations so you can bring home your own trophy.

Admission is $30.00 for everyone aged 13 and older.  Admission is free for children aged 12 and under. With paid admission, you can enjoy live music, taste great chili, soda and beer, receive a 12-ounce mug, vote for your favorites in the competition class, and shop at the local craft booths.

A chili competition will also be held in conjunction with the festival.  Local restaurants and individuals are encouraged to enter red chili, green chili, and salsa vie for the People's Choice award in each category.

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