10th Annual Lincoln Lager Barleyfest

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The 10th Annual Barleyfest committee was able to donate $6000 to the Merrill River Bend Trail! THANKS to everyone who came out to support the Merrill community!

 Green Bay Packer Hall of famer CHRIS JACKE attended Barleyfest! Super Bowl XXXI Champion and Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame Kicker Chris Jacke was the special guest at the 10th Annual Lincoln Lager Barleyfest!

Jacke’s appearance was presented by AmericInn, Arby’s and Pine Ridge Convenience Store of Merrill.

Congratulations to the Beer Judging Winners!


Best Beer: Cant Hook from Sawmill Brewing
Best Wine: White Hot Mess from Forgotten Fire
Best Non-alcoholic: 1919 Rootbeer
Best of Barleyfest: Merrill’s own – Sawmill Brewing Co.
Amy Laughlin wins the Kegerator!
The Danby Designer® portable keg cooler takes beer drinking to a whole new level. With room for full or pony sized kegs, this cooler also converts to a 5.8 cu. ft. all fridge for maximum versatility. Features include an easy-to-program electronic thermostat, a scratch resistant work top for storing accessories and a stainless steel door. Designed for indoor use this keg cooler is perfect for parties or watching the big game. Co2 tank and drip tray are included.
Jeremy was the 2017 winner of the Pub Table from Tomajcik Custom Woodworking!

Featured Sponsors: Brewers:
Dave’s County Market Point Beer
Merrill Parks and Recreation Leinenkugel’s
Merrill Youth Hockey Blue Moon
Sports Fan 100.5 FM (ESPN Radio) Capital Brewery
Park City Realty Alaskan Brewing Company
WJJQ 92.5 FM Tomahawk Fox River Brewing Co.
Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce Sawmill Brewing Co.
Channel 12 – WJFW Wisconsin Brewing Co.
 BlueJay 730 AM O’so Brewing Co.
Lakefront Brewery
Rhinelander Brewing
Half Barrel Sponsors: Tyranena Brewing
b.a.m. technology Veteran Brewing
Ballyhoos Bar Stone Arch
Quirt Family Dentistry Central Waters Brewing
Burgener Contract Carriers Minehas Brewing
Chips Hamburgers Potosi Brewing Co.
Brews Brothers Sand Creek
Courtside Furniture Pecatonica Brewing
Auto Trim of Wausau Elysian Brewing
Pine Ridge Convenience Goose Island
Merrill House of Music New Belgium Brewing
One Way Collision Center Kona Brewing Co.
Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe One Barrel Brewing
Russ Davis Tri-City Brewing
Arby’s Surly Brewing
Saloons N Spoons Hinterland
Merrill Community Bank Southern Tier
Cosmo Theater Founders
AmericInn Lodge & Suites Stone Brewing
Auto Trim of Wausau Barley John’s Brewing
 Richard Mamer Accounting  Avery Brewing
 R.T.L. Electric  Boulder Beer
 Kentucky Brewing
 Spirits / Wine
  Quarter Barrel Sponsors:  Forgotten Fire
 Apprill Chiropractic  Falling Waters
 Wisco Security  44 Wineries
 R.T.L. Electric
Eagles Club  Non-Alcoholic
Hargrave Appliances Sprecher Rootbeer
 Park City Credit Union  1919 Draft Root Beer
 Merrill Distributing
 Dynamo Creative   Malt Beverages
 Crispin Cider
  Red’s Apple
 Mike’s Hard Lemonade
Not Your Father’s
 Blakes Hard Soda
 Best Damn Brewing Co.
 White Claw
 Palm Breeze
 Spiked Seltzer

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