Craft Beer Awards & Tasting Comes to the California Mid-State Fair

On July 25 guests will be able to meet the brewers and taste the craft beers of the Central Coast.

June 18, 2018(Paso Robles, Calif.) – The California Mid-State Fair (July 18-29) and the Central Coast Brewer’s Guild are proud to present the first-annual Craft Beer Tasting and Awards Night to the California Mid-State Fair. 

This exciting new event will be held in the Mission Square Plaza on Wednesday, July 25. Tickets ($30) are available here.

Guests will have the opportunity to meet the best brewers in the Central Coast, and taste their beers. The evening will end with the Craft Beer Awards, announcing the Brewmaster of the Year. The candidates in the running are Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing, Brendon Gough of Central Coast Brewing, and Kevin Ashford of Figueroa Mountain Brewing.

Tickets for the Craft Beer Tasting and Awards Night are $30 on, and $40 at the event, and do not include fair admission.

The Central Coast breweries featured at the Craft Beer Tasting will include:

  • Silva Brewing
  • Central Coast Brewing
  • Libertine Brewing
  • Firestone Walker Brewing
  • Earth & Fire Brewing
  • SLO Brew
  • BarrelHouse Brewing Co.
  • 7 Sisters Brewing 
  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing

Event Details:

Location: Paso Robles Event Center - Mission Square

2198 Riverside Avenue

Time: Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Walk-Around Craft Beer Tasting from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Awards Presentation at 7:00 – 7:20 PM

“We are excited to introduce this new event to the California Mid-State Fair,” said Mid-State Fair CEO, Michael Bradley. “This is a great way to discover and explore the thriving craft beer movement that is being led by our neighbors.”

The 2018 California Mid-State Fair runs July 18 through July 29. This year’s theme is “Ole, It’s Fiesta Time!”