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Fonthill Castle Beer Fest benefit features regional breweries

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Fonthill Castle, 525 E. Court St., Doylestown hosts its annual Fonthill Castle Beer Fest from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

Event attendees will spend a summer afternoon in a one-of-kind castle setting as they sample high-quality drafts from regional breweries, all in support of Fonthill Castle’s preservation and community program initiatives.

This year’s Fonthill Castle Beer Fest features a variety of beers from regional breweries, including Conshohocken Brewing Company, Foreign Objects, Great Barn Brewery, Hops/Scotch, Mad Princes Brewing, McAllister Brewing Company, Moss Mill Brewing Company, Round Guys Brewing Company, Saranac Brewery, Stable 12 Brewing Company, Tower Hill Brewery and more.

Doylestown’s THE Catering Company will serve a menu of light refreshments to all event attendees using fresh, natural ingredients from local farms. The food selection will be designed to pair with the variety of beer styles available at the event. Attendees can listen to a range of musical selections from Billy & Miles of Where’s Pete Band.

Fonthill Castle Beer Fest kicks off with a VIP reception beginning at 1 p.m. and doors open for all guests at 2 p.m. Tickets are $100 VIP, $60 General Admission, $55 Members and $25 Designated Driver at mercermuseum.org/beerfest. Advance registration is highly recommended.

Bucks County Transport is providing free DART Bus services after the event to all Beer Fest attendees who show their event wristband. The bus will run every 15-20 minutes between 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. and will stop at Fonthill Castle, the corner of South Main and West State streets, and the corner of West State and Hamilton streets.

Restaurant and community partners of Beer Fest will be offering special deals to attendees after the event. Partners to-date include Evolution Candy, Hickory Kitchen, Hops/Scotch, Lovebird, Quinoa, Steak and Hoagie Factory, and To-Yo Japanese Restaurant and Bar. For offer details, visit mercermuseum.org/beerfest.

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