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We’re Hosting The Southern Lager Invitational 

The second annual Southern Lager Invitational will take place at the Mule on Memorial Day Weekend 2024! Hot on the heels of the successful inaugural event at the 2023 Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, we’ll be bringing an amazing array of classic and innovative lagers that feature Southern-grown ingredients. 

Riverbend Malt House, a staple in the Asheville craft beer scene, and Bootleg Biology have curated a list of the region’s top craft brewers to create an exclusive Lager Style beer featured only at the Fest. 

The Festival will feature more than [20] one-of-a-kind Lagers meant to expand your palate’s relationship with this historic craft brewing style. Your ticket includes unlimited samples of the featured beers, exclusive access to the festivities, and a souvenir tasting glass! Local Food Trucks will be on the scene for individual purchase to enhance your tasting experience! 

Riverbend Malt House, connecting the farm to the fermenter since 2010, brings innovative malt strains from the land to your glass. They’re integrity in upholding a relationship with local and regional farmers sets them apart from the rest, ultimately giving way to crafted beverages displaying unique and sophisticated flavors. 

Bootleg Biology is a Nashville-based, full-service yeast lab. Bootleg has earned a reputation for award-winning, creative cultures that meet the rigorous demands of a brewery while still satisfying brewers’ goals to push the envelope. All of our yeast is made fresh, ensuring optimal
viability and keeping you on schedule. Celebrating 10 Years of Fermentation Innovation. 

Top off your Asheville Beer Week proper and mark your calendar for May 25th! 5p-9p 

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