The first Goatfest was held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Dayton Beer Company, 41 Madison St., Dayton. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM

Festival of ‘all things barrel and wood aged’ returns to Dayton Beer Company

If you’re a beer snob, this GoatFest might be the G.O.A.T. (That’s the “greatest of all time” for those of you not hip to that slang.) 

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Dayton Beer Company, at 41 Madison St. in downtown Dayton, is hosting its third annual GoatFest: “a festival of all things barrel and wood aged.” The hype around this year’s festival is bigger than ever. 

With that in mind, it’s safe to say that this is a beer and barrel-lover’s dream. There will be more than 30 barrel or wood-aged beers on tap, and Dayton Beer Company will also announce special things it has coming in 2019.

-Here is the list of announced GoatFest brews so far:

  1. 2018 DBC - Midnight Dream Barrel Aged in Four Roses 
  2. 2018 DBC - Deep Sea Diving Barrel Aged in Bookers Barrel (2018 FOBAB Winner) 
  3. 2018 DBC - Deep Sea Diving Pumpkin Pie Barrel Aged in OYO 
  4. 2018 DBC - Broken Empire RIS Barrel Aged in Heaven Hill 20 months 
  5. 2018 DBC - Batch 100 Belgian Golden aged in White Wine Barrels. 
  6. 2018 DBC - Mad River Milk Stout aged in Buffalo Trace Barrels 
  7. Rhinegeist - Mushushu Dark Ale blend in Bourbon Barrels 
  8. Madtree - Are you ready for some Darkness stout aged in bourbon barrels. 
  9. Thirsty Dog - 12 Dogs of Christmas aged in bourbon barrels 
  10. Hairless Hare - Baltic Porter aged in bourbon barrels 
  11. Rhinegeist - Penguin Blonde Stout aged in bourbon barrels 
  12. Hoppin Frog - Boris the Crusher aged in Bourbon Barrels 
  13. Jackie O's - Brick Kiln aged in bourbon barrels. 
  14. Toxic - Night Ender aged in bourbon barrels. 
  15. Platform - EMO S'mores Stout aged in bourbon barrels. 
  16. Wolf's Ridge - Terre Du Sauvage Gold barrel aged Farmhouse Sour 
  17. Streetside - Many Hills Flanders Oud Bruin sour aged in bourbon barrels. 
  18. Grainworks - Bagpipes of Bardstown scottish wee heavy aged in Willet barrels. 
  19. Warped Wing - Barn Gang aged in Chardonnay barrels (2017 FOBAB Winner) 
  20. Warped Wing - Whiskey Rebellion bourbon barrel aged stout 
  21. Warped Wing - Esthers Little Secret 2018 barrel aged stout. 
  22. Mother Stewarts - Barrel Aged Porter 
  23. Maumee Bay - Total Eclipse breakfast stout aged in bourbon barrels 
  24. Zaftig Brewing - Wee heavy aged in bourbon barrels (2017 FOBAB Winner) 
  25. Rhinegeist - Perpetual Passion fruited sour aged in a Foeder (2018 FOBAB winner) 
  26. Akronym Brewing - Trippin Barrel Aged Bier de Garde in Heaven Hill Barrels 
  27. Akronym Brewing - Pervasive English Barleywine Aged in Bourbon Barrels 
  28. Rhingeist - Double Oaked Mastodon (2017 Fobab Winner) 
  29. HIHO Brewing - Saison aged in cabernet barrels 
  30. Great Lakes - Barleywine aged in bourbon barrels 
  31. Little Fish - Petit Poisson (World Beer Cup 2018 Bronze) 
  32. Pretentious - Indolence American Sour aged in wine barrels. 
  33. Fatheads - Up in Smoke Barrel aged Smoked Porter 
  34. Mother Stewarts - Sh*tshow barrel aged farmhouse 
  35. Wolfs Ridge - Terre du Sauvage Green - (2017 FOBAB Winner) 
  36. Branch and Bone - Visage Barrel Aged saison

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The first Goatfest was held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Dayton Beer Company, 41 Madison St., Dayton. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM

Want to go?

WHAT: GoatFest

WHEN: 11:59 a.m.- 11:58 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9

WHERE: Dayton Beer Company, 41 Madison St., Dayton

INFO: Facebook