Huge news out of Elkader yesterday as Schera’s restaurant announced a Jester King beer tasting event on June 23rd. Here are the deets:
We are really excited to bring a stellar lineup of Jester King beers to Iowa for the first annual SPON Day on June 23, 2018 at Schera’s in Elkader. Jester King’s SPON series are their 100% spontaneously fermented beers inspired by authentic Belgian Lambic. They are incredibly delicious and wickedly impossible to find outside of Jester King’s tasting room and select beer festivals. We are also really excited to announce that we’ll be joined by Jester King co-founder Jeffrey Stuffings for the event!
Here is the list of SPONs that will be at this event:
2017 SPON Three Year Blend (Blend 5) (Included with ticket)
2017 SPON Blueberry & Pitaya
2017 SPON Peach & Apricot (Included with ticket)
2017 SPON Syrah & Sangiovese
2016 SPON Albariño & Blanc du Bois (Limited Samples)
The ticket pack includes:
Nine 3.5oz. Jester King Pours: 2017 SPON Three Year Blend (Blend 5), 2017 SPON Peach & Apricot, Bier de Lenoir, Grim Harvest, Song of Binding, Part & Parcel, Figlet, Vague Recollection 2017, Saison Americaine
SPON Day Glass
SPON Day T-Shirt
750ml Bottle of Jester King Le Petite Prince
Food During the Event (Cajun Shrimp, Red Beans & Rice, Vegetable Gumbo, Beignets)
Additional Jester King beers (including more SPONs) will be on tap that day on a cash basis.
The event will take place at Schera’s Restaurant in Elkader from Noon to 5pm. We will be selling tickets online at midwestalehouse.com starting this Saturday, June 2 at 9am. Tickets will be at the door on the day of the event. Proper ID will be required for all ticket holders.
Ticket packs are $97.50 plus $2.50 processing fee. Ticket price includes 7% sales tax. Please note–you will need the names and t-shirt sizes of everyone you are purchasing tickets for. Designated Driver tickets will be available as well.
We area also selling Jester King bottles at midwestalehouse.com. We have almost 30 beers on offer, including rare bottles that seldom, if ever, leave Jester King in Texas. These bottles will be ready for pickup on the day of the event or at Schera’s after the event. So you will be able to purchase bottle even if you are unable to attend. PICKUP ONLY–NO SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE! There may be some odds and ends available for sale on the day of the event, but if so, will be extremely limited.