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We look forward to welcoming you next year at the 3rd annual Brine, Brew & Barrel Fermentation Festival. Mark your calendar, January 12 – 14, 2024.

Brine, Brew & Barrel Fermentation Festival celebrates the multi-cultural culinary tradition of fermented products including pickles, krauts, kombucha, beer, wine, cider, mead, chocolate, cheese, coffee, sourdough, and everything in between. The festival will be hosted at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites.

Join us on an epic culinary journey of discovery of new and familiar flavors! Enjoy all-day vendors exposition, workshops and demonstrations, activities for the whole family, and unique events.

Meet our key presenters and bestselling author, Kirsten Shockey, author of “Fermented Foods,” “Fiery Ferments” and many other books on fermentation. Considered an expert in the field, Kirsten will demystify fermented foods, and teach different techniques used in fermentation.

The festival team is excited to also welcome Alex Lewin, author of “Real Food Fermentation,” and “Kombucha, Kefir & Beyond” who is on a mission to make fermentation practical for modern people. Join Alex during his workshop and presentation and learn how easy and fun fermenting foods really is.

Brine, Brew & Barrel also includes some specialty events you do not want to miss. On Friday, January 12 kickstart your fermentation festival weekend with fun and casual Brew Bash dinner. On Saturday and Sunday, join us at the Hot Sauce & Bloody Mary Brunch. And finally, on Saturday evening, experience Cider Social – a fun casual gathering at Ashland Springs Hotel. There is something for everyone!

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors!

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