Hibrewnation brings craft beers to Gettysburg
Thirty breweries offered samples
Bob Hoylman, of Gettysburg, gives a thumbs up of approval to Aldus Brewing Company’s brew master Jeff Groves, at right, after trying the Hanover brewer’s double IPA on Saturday Jan. 17 during Gettysburg’s first ever Hibrewnation Festival of Beer at the Allstar Complex. Aldus Brewing Company, a local brewer located in Penn Township, was one of over 80 local and national breweries at the event in Gettysburg. (Shane Dunlap — The Evening Sun) Neil Hanchett, of Hanover, enjoys craft beer with his wife, Lynda on Saturday Jan. 17 during the Hibrewnation Festival of Beer at the Allstar Complex in Gettysburg. (Shane Dunlap — The Evening Sun) Beer enthusiasts were able to sample a variety of hand-selected craft and local brews at Hibrewnation Festival held in Gettysburg Saturday.
Overall the main gym at the Allstar Complex was home to about 80 different selections for those to taste. One of the draws to a festival like Hibrewnation is the scarcity of some of the brews available for tasting, according to Michael Mageoy, of York Springs.
"Beer festivals are beer festivals," Mageoy said. "However coming to smaller events like this allows beer enthusiasts, like myself, to come and taste those […]