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Join Us for an Authentic Duluth Experience!

Do you like microbrews? Do you more specifically like Duluth brewed beer? Do you love being a UMD Bulldog? Then we want YOU at the first-ever UMD Alumni Duluth Experience Brewery Tour!

Founded by four UMD alums (see the story in the Spring 2014 online issue of ‘The Bridge’), The Duluth Experience highlights the wonderful craft beer options that Duluth has to offer. Your tour, led by Duluth Experience tour guides, will begin with a Behind-the-Scenes look at Vikre Distillery and Sampling, followed by a tour of the Bent Paddle Brewing Company and Sampling, from there you will see the Fitger’s Brewhouse Tour and Sampling before ending the night with dinner at Lake Avenue Cafe in Canal Park. In addition to touring multiple breweries and dinner, you will receive your own special beer-tasting sampling glass.

WHEN: Saturday, September 13
TIME: 5:00 – 10:30 pm
COST: $75/person  (Non-alumni are welcome to attend as your guest.)

Space is limited, so act fast!

NOTE: Reservations are required. Contact the UMDAA Office at 866.726.7164 or alumni@d.umn.edu. Pre-payment is required for all Brewery Tour attendees by Wednesday, September 10 at 4:30 pm.

Your Brew Tour Schedule:

5:30 pm     Meet bus and guides at the Fitgers Brewhouse Complex (Please use the Fitger’s Complex Parking Ramp for your vehicles during the tour.)

5:45 pm     Behind-the-Scenes Vikre Distillery Tour & Sampling

7:00 pm     Bent Paddle Brewing Company Tour & Sampling

8:15 pm     Fitger’s Brewhouse Tour & Sampling

9:15 pm     Dinner at Lake Avenue Cafe in Canal Park

10:30 pm   Catch the bus back to the Fitger’s Complex

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