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Sours and Gummies Festival

Sours and Gummies Festival


Free Admission

Satisfy your taste buds with a tangy twist at Shipgarten’s Sours and Gummies Festival on April 20th! Join us for a flavor-packed experience featuring an array of sour beers and delicious candy. Immerse yourself in the vibrant and zesty world of sour brews, mix and match with your favorite sweet and sour gummy treats. Whether you’re a craft beer enthusiast or have a sweet tooth, this festival offers a unique fusion of flavors that promises a palate-pleasing adventure. Indulge in the perfect harmony of sour sips and chewy delights at Shipgarten’s Sours and Gummies Festival!


***Shipgarten opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. The restaurant closes at 2 AM***


2:30 PM Minute Jenga Tower Building

3:30 PM Candy Chopstick Challenge

4:30 PM Marshmallow into Stein Toss

5:30 PM Guess How Many Candies In Jar – Winner Announced

But that’s not all! we offer (2) 155″ TV Walls, 8 TVs, 2 outdoor projectors, and 3 indoor projectors, ensuring you won’t miss any of the big games.


➳40+ beer & cider samples from local breweries to choose from

➳ Photo Booth with Accessories

➳Great food

➳Dog Friendly (Check out our Dog menu, play in the dog park, or just bring your pup along)

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Giveaways, Competitions & Prizes

➳ Kids Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and more!


Click Here for Festival Menu

✪ Featured Breweries ✪

2 Silos Citralicious American IPA

IPA – American / 6.9% ABV / 56 IBU / 207 CAL / Manassas, VA /

This American IPA is brewed with whole tangerine puree and generously dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic hops to enhance the delicious tropical flavors and aromas. With a crisp, bright finish, it’s Best enjoyed fresh!

Aslin Hankering For Hands

Sour – Fruited / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

Conditioned on Blackberry, Blueberry, & Vanilla. Contains Milk Sugar

Aslin Lunar Sauce

Sour – Smoothie / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

Brewed with blackberry, lime, milk sugar and vanilla

Aslin Summer Fruittata

Sour – Fruited / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

Summer Fruittata is a Sour Ale with Plum, Blueberry, Peach, Vanilla, and Milk Sugar. This dessert style Sour Ale is made to mimic the perfect summer fruit tart – bright, fruity, and slightly acidic with a delicious vanilla cream to balance it all out.

Captain Lawrence Peach Cobbler

Brown Ale – Other / 8.5% ABV / 255 CAL / Elmsford, NY /

Imperial Brown Ale brewed with peach and graham cracker.

Crooked Run Fermentation Raspberry Empress

Sour – Other / 6% ABV / 13 IBU / 180 CAL / Sterling, VA /
Our year-round kettle sour, hit with whirlpool Mosaic hops, and then tons of fresh raspberries and Mosaic hops in the tank. Refreshing and fruity.

Denizens Animal

IPA – New England / 6% ABV / 43 IBU / 180 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

Our DDH IPA is light and hazy in appearance, highly aromatic, and packed full of juicy hop flavor. It strikes a balance between the notes of tropical flesh fruit, citrus rind, and pine sap showcased in American grown hops. A top seller in our taprooms, this Animal is sure to drive you wild.

Denizens Big Red Norm

Red Ale – American Amber / 6.5% ABV / 12 IBU / 195 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

Notes of bread and toffee are prominent throughout, backed by heavy late additions of a blend of American and New Zealand hops that add flavors of pine and blackberry.

Honor Gedunk – Strawberry Lemonade Sour Ale

Sour – Fruited / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Arcola, VA /

An ultimate refresher and sour lover’s dream. A simple wheat beer base, nicely tart, with real strawberry puree and lemon. Military slang for sweets and snacks, Gedunk is the perfect sweet and tart treat.

Juicy Brewing Mega Fresh – MBPM Mango Blackberry Peach Marshmallow

Sour – Smoothie / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Herndon, VA /

Mango Blackberry Peach Marshmallow smoothie sour. Made with real fruit. Contains lacto. Mega Fresh is a series showcasing real fruit smoothie like sour creations.

Mustang Sally Phreak Peach Tangerine

Sour – Fruited / 6.2% ABV / 186 CAL / Chantilly, VA /

Sour ale with peach & tangerine. A Phreak series sour.

Nepenthe Space Jellyfish

IPA – American / 7.1% ABV / 213 CAL / Baltimore, MD /

Brewed with barley, wheat, rye, oats, and just a touch of honey malt, we hammered this beer with Galaxy, Motueka, and Simcoe and double dry-hopped it with the same blend. Big notes of juicy tropical fruit, papaya, kumquat, and dank green tones are rounded out by a soft finish. The Space Jellyfish roams its alien landscape tonight.

Old Bust Head Blackberry & Apricot Sour Ale

Sour – Fruited / 4.4% ABV / 15 IBU / 132 CAL / Vint Hill, VA / Seasonal Release

Sierra Nevada Wild Little Thing

Sour – Fruited / 5.5% ABV / 7 IBU / 165 CAL / Chico, CA /

This slightly sour Wild Little Thing has just the right smack of tartness for serious refreshment, while guava, hibiscus and strawberry lend fruity-sweet depth and a bright pop of color.

Solace Outpost Vibrant Thing: Pineapple/Mango

Sour – Fruited Gose / 6% ABV / 15 IBU / 180 CAL / Falls Church, VA /

The next installment in our Vibrant Thing Sour Series has copious additions of pineapple and mango to give a tropical fruit aroma and flavor to the base sour beer. Think of it as a Pineapple/Mango Lemonade, with a kick. Great for hot summer days on our patio, or by the pool!

Victory Berry Monkey

Belgian Tripel / 9.5% ABV / 285 CAL / Downingtown, PA /

Perfectly Fruited Sour Tripel Ale loaded with raspberries and other natural flavors that add just the right balance of sweetness & tang with a smooth finish. It’s undeniably berry good.

Väsen The Mango Tango Otter

Sour – Fruited Gose / 5.5% ABV / 7 IBU / 165 CAL / Richmond, VA /

We’ve brewed a lively, effervescent gose to brighten up your winter with tropical flavor. Citra hops, a combination of European and Indian coriander, and hundreds of pounds of mango and tangerine conribute well-rounded and surprisingly complex fruity flavors to this extremely smooth sour ale.


Blake’s Hard Cider Watermelon Heat Wave

Cider – Other Fruit / 6.5% ABV / 195 CAL / Armada, MI /

Watermelon and chili

Blake’s Hard Cider Peach Party

Cider – Other Fruit / 6.5% ABV / 195 CAL / Armada, MI /
Get ready to groove with the goodness of sweet peach, bold blackberry, and mellow apple. It’s all peach and love at this party.

Blake’s Hard Cider Cherry Limeade

Cider – Other Fruit / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Armada, MI /

Cannonball into a pool of citrus and sweet with your new main squeeze. Good times are only a floatie away with every lip-smacking sip of this bright and balanced hard cider with lime, cherry and apple.


April 20, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM



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