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Thirsty Troll Brew Fest

Thirsty Troll Brew Fest

September 9, 2017
1:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

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An event every 1 year(s) in September on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s) with no end date

An event every 1 year(s) in September on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s) with no end date (view all dates)


What a year! We had over 1,000 thirsty trolls this year! A big THANK YOU to everyone who came and participated in Thirsty Troll Brew Fest.  As always, we appreciate the brewers that help support us. Congratulations to the following brewers who made the Troll’s Gold top 3!

Trolls Gold: NEW! Hop Haus Brewing Company- Plaid Panther Scotch Ale
Trolls Silver: Wisconsin Brewing Company- Patron Saint Oktoberfest
Trolls Bronze: NEW! 3rd Sign Brewing Company- Madagascar 


The Thirsty Troll Brew Fest – at Grundahl Park, 401 Blue Mounds Street, Mount Horeb – is an intimate beer sampling that features 25 craft brewers serving over 100 different beers.  Live Music. Food served by area civic organizations. Get your picture taken with Jorgen the Thirsty Troll! Festivities run from 1-5 pm on Saturday. Don’t miss this signature event in Mount Horeb.

 $75 VIP Admission Ticket includes:

  • Early admission at 12:30 pm
  • Sampling of special reserve brews, including a special beer from The Grumpy Troll from 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
  • FREE Pizza and other samples
  • Special restrooms
  • Unique, exclusive collector sampling glass
  • Exclusive photo with Jorgen the Troll
  • Plus everything included in the General Admission ticket

General Admission Ticket includes:

  • Unlimited sampling of over 100 craft beers, micro brews, & ciders
  • Live Musical performances
  • A variety of food for purchase from local civic organizations and food carts

Hop Head tours

Be safe and Hop ON our shuttle bus from Madison to the Thirsty Troll Beer Fest in Mount Horeb, the Troll Capital of the World. Let us drive you to the Beer Fest and back for a very safe and affordable ride. Check it out here.  Hop Head tours also provide special tours too!

2016 Brewer Line-UpAle Asylum, Bos Meadery, Madison,  Madison, Capital Brewery, Middleton,  Cider House of Wisconsin, Cross Plains Brewery, Cross Plains; McFarland, Corner Pub, Reedsburg, Fisher King Winery, Mount Horeb, Grumpy Troll Brewery, Mount Horeb, Hop Haus Brewing, Verona, Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee, Lake Louie, Arena, Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Lone Girl Brewing Co., Waunakee, Milwaukee Brewing Company, Milwaukee; New Glarus Brewing Co., New Glarus,  Potosi Brewing Co., Potosi, Restoration Cider Co., Madison, Rhinelander Brewing Co., Rhinelander, The Hop Garden, Belleville, 3rd Sign Brewing Co., Waunakee, Vintage Brewing Company, Madison, Wisconsin Brewing Co., Verona, O’So Brewing Co., Plover, WI, Port Huron Brewing Co., Wisconsin Dells

 Including a MASSKRUGSTEMMEN TROLL STRENGTH COMPETITION. 2016 Winners of Masskrugstemmen:

Jason Ihm

Nicki Ley

Kate Petersen

Ryan Czyzewski

Read about what this fun event is all about!