On Saturday, October 22, a new era of Sonoma County Oktoberfest celebration begins with Fünkendänk – a one-of-a-kind, truly Sonoma County event at the Sonoma Clean Powered SOMO Village. Local partners Dean Biersch (of HopMonk Tavern Sebastopol, HopMonk Tavern Novato, HopMonk Tavern Sonoma, Twin Oaks Roadhouse fame), Joseph and Jen Tucker of internationally acclaimed RateBeer, Second Octave and locally owned Press Democrat.com, have joined together to create this unique event that will be focusing on the rising popularity of sour and hoppy beers within an immersive Oktoberfest ambiance and the sweet sounds of funky tunes. The best local and national brewers will provide a fall lineup of award winning beers and specially selected drafts as the crowd gets down to the sounds of Galactic, Pimps of Joytime, Big Sam's Funky Nation and the The Dixie Giants. VIPs are granted access at 1 p.m. with a 2 p.m. show start for general admission.
Rare and unique brews will be feautured from Almanac Beer Co, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co, Cellarmaker Brewing Company, Cooperage Brewing Company, Faction Brewing, Fieldwork Brewing Company, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Founders Brewing Co., Gordon Biersch Brewing Company, HenHouse Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Co, Marin Brewing Company, Modern Times Beer, Monkish Brewing Co., Moonlight Brewing Company, Noble Ale Works, Russian River Brewing Company, Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, Shady Oak Barrel House, Stillwater Artisanal, Stone Brewing and more!!