Boom Days Celebration

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Boom Island Brewing Company says
Back by popular demand, Boom Days 2016 will be highlighted by the release of increased numbers of the much-anticipated Cuvée de Boom on tap and in bottles. The weekend will also feature music from a Belgian rapper, a 5K running event, a Home Brew competition, and outdoor games like rolle bolle.

Schedule of events for Friday, July 15th:
4:00pm: Boom Room opens/My Burger Food truck on site.
6:00pm: Cuvée de Boom release party and 750ml bottle blowout. Celebratory fanfare provided by the Twin Cities French Horn Club.
7:00pm: Music by Belgium’s Original Hip-hop rapper Too Tuff, who will drop rhymes in the Antwerp dialect and in English. Too Tuff and collaborator Halve Neuro had a hit single last year in Belgium called Doedizziet (ft. Too Tuff)
8:00pm: Jazz by local luminaries Brad Bellows and Friends, featuring Larry Hillman on saxophone

Schedule of events for Saturday, July 16th:
11:00am: MN Brewery Running Series. Sign up:
1:00pm: Boom Room opens/ Nate Dogs and Betty Danger’s Food Truck on site.

The following beers will made available for a one-hour window only, while the very limited supply lasts:
1:00pm: Last year’s Home Brew Competition winner, JD Park, will be pouring his prize winning Saison.
2:00pm: Triple Brett, a 7% ABV American Wild Ale, fermented with 3 different strains of Brettanomyces yeast.
3:00pm: Oude Funk: A rare, funky and complex ale consisting of a blend of 3-year, 2-year and 1-year old vintages of barrel aged and spontaneously fermented beer.
4:00pm: Oude Funk with Cherries: An extremely limited supply of the wildly popular marriage of the Oude Funk and locally grown cherries.

Full slate of bands will perform on outdoor stage, including:
1:30pm: The Above Average Tuba Quartet
3:00pm: Crossing Guards, featuring Martin Devaney
5:00pm: The Bill Patten Trio
6:30pm: Phantom Tails
8:00pm: Eleganza!

Schedule of events for Sunday, July 17th:
Noon: Boom Room opens with Louisiana Purchase Cajun food on site.
1:00pm: Jason McCann from Cargill will discuss the varieties of malts available to the home brewer.
2:00pm: Taylor Quill from Quill Bros. Hop Farm: All Things Hop Related.
3:00pm: Touring the Great Breweries of Belgium with Brewer Kevin Welch of Boom Island as Your Guide – Sponsored by Book It Travel.
4:00pm: Jeff Merriman of Northern Brewer will discuss the role of Belgian yeast and fermentation in the brewing process.
5:00pm: Boom Days Home Brew Competition Awards announcement
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By: Boom Island Brewing Company

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