Morganton, NC — Catawba’s Festbier surfaced at Gauley Fest 2016, a fall festival famous among paddlers as American Whitewater’s biggest fundraiser for river conservation nationwide. Brewed in their Asheville pilot brewery, this crowd-pleaser established an early high-water mark for the first year of Catawba’s Small Batch Program.
Festbier makes its triumphant return in 2017 to honor another fall festival – the world’s original beer fest. This authentic German-style lager is a gateway to the celebration, from Munich to Morganton. Brewed according to modern day Bavarian standards, the Catawba Festbier represents a lighter, more sessionable evolution of the classic Marzën style. This easy-drinker showcases its distinctive Vienna malt character. Balanced with a touch of Noble hop bitterness, it finishes smooth and clean.
Now brewed in Catawba’s Morganton production facility, Festbier makes its debut in 5-state distribution in 2017. No stein should go unfilled! Find it on draft and in 6-pack cans wherever Catawba beers are sold, from mid-August through September.
Festbier festivities will commence at Catawba’s four tasting rooms on Friday, August 18.
About Catawba Brewing Company
Founded in 1999 by the Pyatt family, natives of Western North Carolina, Catawba Brewing operates a main production facility in downtown Morganton, NC at 212 S. Green St; a boutique brewery/tasting room in downtown Asheville, NC at 32 Banks Ave; a tasting room in Asheville’s Biltmore Village at 63 Brook St.; and a new Catawba brewery/tasting room in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood at 933 Louise Ave. Catawba beers can be found in NC, SC, TN, AL, and now in GA. Find us at www.catawbabrewing.com