Nearly a dozen breweries will be represented at what organizers are touting as the first craft beer-focused event in southeast Indiana. The Bavarian Beer Bash is set for October in Vevay and will include beers from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. August 29, 2014

News Release

SWITZERLAND COUNTY, Ind. – Tickets for the Bavarian Beer Bash are now available via ShowClix on-line, The Bavarian Beer Bash is Friday October 3rd beginning at 5pm (until 1am) and Saturday at 11am (until 1am).

There will be over 25 craft beers represented by 10 craft breweries from Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Participants may sample craft beers from: Sun King Brewing from Indianapolis, IN; Three Floyds Brewing from Munster, IN; Great Crescent Brewery from Aurora, IN ; New Albanian Brewing from New Albany, IN; Powerhouse Brewery from Columbus, IN; Bluegrass Brewing from Louisville, KY; Kentucky Ale/Alltech's Lexington Brewing from Lexington, KY; Wiedemann Brewing from Newport, KY; and Christian Moerlein Brewing from Cincinnati, OH. Samuel Adams from Boston.

Tickets are priced at the following levels:

Beer Sampling Ticket: prices include souvenir sampling glass and fifteen sample tickets.

Friday and Saturday Sample (2-day) ticket $50. Friday or Saturday Sample (1-day) ticket $30.

Designated Driver/Non-Alcohol ticket Friday and Saturday (2-day) $15. Friday or Saturday (1-day) $10.

Entertainment includes the award winning Cincy Brass on Friday beginning at 9pm. Ten dudes + ten cohesively-played instruments + Cincy-sass + choice covers + rabid fun = an entire set devoted to getting your dance groove on!

Saturday night features The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at 9:30pm. With a reputation for their incendiary live shows well established, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band plays a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire, this trio is a force to be reckoned with. The growl of a good truck engine, the fiercest passion for his country home and family and an uncanny ability to breathe new life into old forms of music give them a pedigree many Americana acts would kill for and an ironclad work ethic keeps them on the road 250 dates a year, playing for the people with hurricane force. Locked in with an audience, the band create their own community and welcome the crowd into it, transporting them away from their troubles to joyous release, the way great musicians have done for centuries. Their new album “Between the Ditches” is out now. It debuted at #1 on the iTunes Blues Album Chart.

The Bavarian Beer Bash is also an event for makers of craft beer. The AHA/BJCP-sanctioned Bavarian Beer Bash Home Brew Competition is open to all home brewers. The competition is restricted to non-commercial home brewed beer. The competition will follow BJCP guidelines for entries of Bavarian styled beers in 2 categories: Northern German Ault Bier and Kolsch. All entries must be received by our shipping location or at a drop location by September 20, 2014. Judging will take place Sunday, September 28th at the Ogle Haus. Winners will be announced on stage Saturday October 4th after the meet and greet.



The Bavarian Beer Bash (BBB) is a nonprofit organization formed to celebrate craft beer the first weekend of October (Friday and Saturday) with 5 goals: to support Vevay's revitalization, bring people to downtown Vevay, to promote the art of craft brew, regional food, and entertainment.


The Bavarian Beer Bash is made possible by a grant from the Vevay-Switzerland County Foundation and our sponsors: River Towns Rock Tour Company, Friendship State Bank, Friendship Insurance, Gallatin Steel, Froggy 95.9 Radio, Filling Station Liquors, Mike Parker-Huff Real Estate, Another Part of the Forest OTR, Anonymous, Showtime Video, Great Crescent Brewery, Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, Monarch Beverage/World Class Beer, Cavalier Distributing, and Samuel Adams-Boston.


For more information, log on to the Bavarian Beer Bash website at: or contact (812) 493-9572 or e-mailing

Source: The Bavarian Beer Bash

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