Oktoberfest Beer Release Party

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  • Location:
    Epidemic Ales
  • 150 Mason Cir
  • Concord, CA 94520
  • Time:
    12:00 PM to 9:00 AM
  • Phone: 925-566-8850

Pull out your lederhosen, dust off das boot and get ready for the Epidemic Ales re-release of Schwarzhammer Black Lager!

We're celebrating Oktoberfest safely: with plenty of to-go options, limited seating (for social distancing), and a new EXCLUSIVE 2020 STEIN featuring our skull wearing an Oktoberfest mask - because he's festive AND safe this year. The 90-minute time limit for tables will be in effect so we can get as many beer lovers in as possible.

For the first time ever, Schwarzhammer will be available in 16oz 4 packs!

A limited number of steins are available online beginning at 9pm on Friday, 9/25, and in the taproom beginning at noon on Saturday 9/26.

Solo Stein - $10 (available online or in the taproom)

Stein + 16 oz Pour - $15 (available in taproom)

Stein + 4 Pack - $25 (available online or in taproom)

This beer is a personal favorite of our Head Brewer, Shawn Hammer. He's a sucker for lagers and beers that are named after him.

Schwarzhammer Black Lager (Schwarzbier) returns this year for a limited time! Schwarzhammer is dark as night in color with a deep garnet tint, and dry and delicious on the palate, with a lighter body for easy stein hoisting! Brewed with a Munich Germany water profile for a traditional German Lager flavor, it drinks with slight, roasted coffee-like notes, & a persistent tan head. If you can't already tell, we like our beers dark, like our soul.

Grilled Cheese Guy

will be here with their fantastic variety of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. And don't forget those to-die-for pickles on the side!