Gate City Brewfest on tap Saturday

File photos Patrons enjoy the 2017 Gate City Brewfest and Wing Competition at Nashua’s Holman Stadium, an event which drew some 3,000 visitors. The 2018 festivities are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the same venue.

NASHUA – Craft beer, hot wings, music and games are expected to draw thousands to Nashua’s Holman Stadium this weekend for the sixth annual Gate City Brewfest & Wing Competition.

The event is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the stadium, 67 Amherst St. Tickets are $35 the day of the event.

The 2017 competition drew an estimated crowd of 3,000. The People’s Choice winner was the Pig Tale Restaurant, located at 449 Amherst St. in Nashua. The Judge’s Choice winner was AJ’s Sports Bar & Grill, 11 Tracy Lane in Hudson.

According to the event’s website, others joining these defending champions in the wing competition this year include: Bertucci’s, British Beer Co., Burtons Grille, Margaritas Nashua, New England’s Tap House Grille, Outback Steakhouse, Prime Butcher of Hampstead, River Road Tavern, and The Flight Center.

Some of the beers available, the website states, will include 21st Amendment, 603 Brewery, Able Ebenzer, Anheuser-Busch, Backyard Brewery, BareWolf Brewing, Belhaven, Berkshire, Best Damn, Blue Point, Branch and Blade, Canterbury Ale Works, Cisco, Concord Craft Brewing, Dos Equis, Elysian, Foolproof, Founders, Global Beer Network, Goose Island, Granite Roots, Heineken, Henniker, Hobbs Tavern, Jack’s Abby, Kelsen, Kona, Liquid Therapy, Long Trail, Lord Hobo, Martha’s Exchange, Merchant du Vin, Millyard, Moosehead, New Belgium, Newburyport, Newcastle, North Coast, Old Speckled Hen, Otter Creek, Peak Organic, Redhook, Rising Tide, Schofferhofer, Sea Dog, Shed, Shipyard, Shock Top, SoMe Brewing, Spencer, St. Peter’s, Stark, Stella Artois, Stoneface, Throwback, Trout River, Tuckerman, Uinta, Von Trapp, Warsteiner, Weinhenstephaner, Wells & Young’s and Wormtown.

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