The Baja Beer Festival returns Saturday, April 22 from 5 – 9 p.m at the Rillito Park. With over 200 craft beers on tap, guests have a near-endless selection.
Additionally, the event features 15 collaboration brews and some other special beers available to try only at Baja Beer Fest.
Here's a list of the collaborations to keep an eye out for:
A whiskey-aged amber using oak spirals from Tucson's own Whiskey Del Bac.
For more information, visit 1055brewing.com.
A Hawaiian-inspired gose using pineapple, passionfruit, and mango with hints of coconut and sea salt.
For more information, visit 1912brewing.com.
A light and tart summer fruited sour with notes of beach-friendly fruits.
For more information, visit borderlandsbrewing.com.
A medium body pale with deep tropical hop tones throughout.
For more information, visit copperminebrewing.com.
A balanced bready and toasty Belgian-style blonde ale with a lightly spicy sweetness and subtle fruity hop nose. A portion of Tartan 479 sales benefits the Tucson Fire Pipe & Drum Band.
For more information, visit dragoonbrewing.com.
A hefeweizen made with local citrus, including Valencia oranges, in collaboration with the Mesa Adaptive Response Unit.
For more information, visit perchpubbrewery.com.
A rich and malty Scottish-style ale with a slight sweetness that finishes clean and dry.
For more information, visit sentinelpeakbrewing.com.
A blonde ale hopped continuously with Mosaic, Ekuanot, El Dorado and Chinook hops. It clocks in at 5.5% ABV and 37 IBU.
For more information, visit thundercanyonbrewery.com.
The following breweries will also provide collaboration beers:
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit bajabeerfestival.com.
Jackie Tran is a Tucson-based food writer, photographer, culinary educator, and owner-chef of the food truck Tran's Fats. Although he is best known locally for his work for Tucson Foodie, his work has also appeared in publications such as Bon...