The crew from Strangefellows had a non-stop lineup at their station on Friday night at Fest of Ale. (Tara Bowie/Western News)

Okanagan Fest of Ale brewing just right

Today is the second day of Fest of Ale and is going on until 6 p.m.

This is year 23 for Fest of Ale in Penticton and the second-day of the well loved festival has just started.

From now to 6 p.m. Saturday night taste the offerings of 69 brewers/cideries who are serving up more than 200 different beers including new releases, experimental brews and cask ales.

Don’t forget to cast your vote for People’s Choice Best Beer, Cider, Food and Label.

Brewducation: Quench your thirst for knowledge at the brewing education station manned by the friendly folks from Trellis and Vine Crafthouse

Farthest visiting brewery: Glutenberg, Beau’s from Not and Brassiere Dies du Ciel are all from Quebec while Boneyard is from Oregon.

No need for a selfie: Have a little fun at the photo booth with Moments Under Frame Photography

All for a good cause: Net proceeds from the event are gifted back to the community on an annual basis in the form of grants, bursaries and through a legacy fund. As of last year, $637,660 has been gifted back to over 50 qualifying charities.

Plan a safe ride home: Discount vouchers can be redeemed on savings on your safe ride home. One per person and can be combined if you have multiple riders.

 

Volunteers Marcey Kindel, Kerry Rollison and Bruce Johnston of Fest of Ale had a blast selling tokens during the 23rd annual Fest of Ale. (Tara Bowie/Western News)

Rob, Tamara, Samantha and Ryan from Grand Forks desceneded on Penticton with about 20 other friends to enjoy in the Fest of Ale. (Tara Bowie/Western News)

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