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Mason Oktoberfest is happening at Sonder Brewing, and we’re excited to have breweries from all around Ohio join us for an awesome festival! Join us for German beers, festive food by BrewRiver, activities, and music!

Entry is FREE, but you can pre purchase a VIP package, including a Mason Oktoberfest 16 oz beer stein, sunglasses, enamel pin, traditional German hat, and one beer ticket. Drink your beer from your Oktoberfest Stein at the event and enjoy an extra 4 ounces every time you buy a beer! The first 150 VIP Packages are $30, and afterwards are $40 while supplies last. Get your VIP packages in the description

GERMAN BEER HOME BREW COMPETITION:
Mason Oktoberfest is having a home brew competition! Open to all Traditional German Style home brews, you will be allotted one beer entry per category. Each submission will be $10. Please confirm your entries for the competition by September 1st by purchasing tickets, home brews need to be dropped off at the brewery no later than September 23rd. Winners will be announced live at the event, and prizes will consist of medals, a personal in-depth tour of the brewery with Chase Legler and Luke Shropshire, beers from the bright tanks with the brewers, and a filled crowler of Sonder’s Oktoberfest!

This is not a BCJP certified competition, but is being judged by BCJP rules and judges.

Categories allowed in this competition will be categories 4 Pale Malty Lager (4a Munich Helles, 4b Festbier, and 4c Helles Bock), 5 Pale Bitter Euro Beer (5a German Leichtbeer, 5b Kölsch, 5c German Helles Export, 5d German Pils), 6 Amber Malty Euro Lager (6a Märzen, 6b Rauchbier, 6c Dunkles Bock), 7 Amber Bitter Euro Beer (7b Altbier, 7c Kellerbier), 8 Dark Euro Lager (8a Munich Dunkel, 8b Schwarzbier), 9 Strong Euro Beers (9a Dopplebock, 9b Eisbock), 10 German Wheat (10a Weissbeer, 10b Dunkles Weissbeer, 10c Weizenbock), 23. Euro Sour Beer (23a. Berliner Weisse) Please note, we are only accepting unfruited Berliner Weisse

Get your tickets to enter the competition here: https://bit.ly/2Mj6o5p

ROYAL SPONSOR:
IFN Integrated Financial Network

GOLD SPONSORS:
BrewRiver Kitchen
Deerfield Township

GREEN SPONSORS:
American Elevators
Cincinnati Event Rental
Fifth Third Bank
Grandstand Glassware
Innovative Labeling Solutions
Kirsch CPA Group LLC
Pure Barre Mason

PARTICIPATING BREWERIES:
16 Lots Brewing
50 West Brewing
Branch and Bone Artisan Ales
Cellar Dweller Brewing
Common Beer Company
Fat Head’s Brewery
Fretboard Brewing
Highgrain Brewing
Jackie O’s Brewery
Listermann Brewing
Madtree Brewing
Rhinegiest Brewing
Taft’s Brewing
Warped Wing Brewing
Wiedemann’s Brewing

SCHEDULE:
Games, German food & beer, and vendors during the entire festival

FRIDAY – 6PM-12AM
6-8:30pm – Gerhard Albinus Accordionist Musician – Live

7pm- Ceremonial wooden keg tapping of Sonder Oktoberfest

7:30-9:30pm – Live music by Abby Cates Music
10pm – Live music by: Rosewood Coast

SATURDAY 10AM-12AM
10:30-11:30am – Oktoberfest themed yoga (weather contingent)

12pm – German Style Home Brew Competition awards

1pm – John Keene – Accordionist

4pm – Individual & couples German costume parade and contest

5pm – Stein holding competition (Men’s & Women’s)

5:30pm – Live music: Roaming Pigs

8pm – Live Music by: See You In The Funnies

9:30pm – DJ DR3WB3CK – https://soundcloud.com/dr3wb3ck