• Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The Busch Gardens Bier Fest Returns September 12!

The Busch Gardens Bier Fest Returns September 12!

UPDATED 9/9/20

Starting September 12, you can explore a variety of craft beers and hand-crafted festival menus every Saturday and Sunday during Busch Gardens Bier Fest! From 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, guests can enjoy special food and beverage locations with exclusive menu items created by the park’s culinary team. Capacity will be limited so everyone can safely enjoy Busch Gardens Bier Fest each weekend through November 15.

Beer Selection

Beer stations and festival locations will be serving up a variety of beers from local breweries as well as brews from around the country and across the globe.

Sunset Hops
  • Rome City IPA – Brew Hub (Lakeland, Florida)
  • Florida Avenue Lager – Florida Avenue Brewing (Wesley Chapel, Florida)
  • Key West Sunset Ale – Florida Beer Company (Port Canaveral, Florida)
  • Passion of the Heights – Brew Bus Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
Coastal Brews
  • Modelo Especial – Grupo Modelo Brewing (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Pacifico Claro – Grupo Modelo Brewing (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Bench Life Lager – Green Bench Brewing (St. Petersburg, Florida)
  • Postcard Pilsner – Green Bench Brewing (St. Petersburg, Florida)
Tampa on Tap
  • Tangerine Splash – Brew Bus Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
  • Graffiti Orange Wheat – 7vnth Sun Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
  • Orange Crush Wheat – Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida)
  • Guyabera Pale Ale – Cigar City Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
Bavarian Hut
  • Fat Tire Amber Ale – New Belgium Brewing (Fort Collins, Colorado)
  • All Day IPA – Founders Brewing (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
  • Mango Cart – Golden Road Brewing (Los Angeles, California)
  • Wild Little Thing – Sierra Nevada (Chico, California)
  • Invasion Ale – Cigar City Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
  • Daytime IPA – Lagunitas Brewing (Tampa, Florida)
IPA Central
  • 3 Daughters Orange IPA – 3 Daughters Brewing (St. Petersburg, Florida)
  • ABITA Big Easy IPA – ABITA Brewing (Covington, Louisiana)
  • Bear Lasers IPA – Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida)
  • Sam Adams New England IPA – Boston Beer Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)
Yuengling Flight
  • Yuengling Oktoberfest – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
  • Yuengling Golden Ale – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
  • Yuengling Black & Tan – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
  • Yuengling Flight – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
Brews & Chews
  • Shock Top Belgian White Whale Ale – Anheuser Busch (St. Louis, Missouri)
Sam Adams Bites
  • Sam Adams Octoberfest – Boston Beer Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Sam Adams Boston Lager – Boston Beer Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)
Mimosas & Sangria
  • White or Red Sangria: Signature Homemade Sangria infused with Fresh Citrus Flavors
  • Strawberry Mimosa: Fresh Pineapple, Orange, and Mango Juice Blend with Bubbly
Coke Canopy Eats
  • Bud Light – Anheuser Busch (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Yuengling Traditional Lager – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
Busch Bier Garten
  • Bud Light – Anheuser Busch (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Yuengling Traditional Lager – Yuengling Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida)
  • Michelob Ultra – Anheuser Busch (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Modelo Especial – Grupo Modelo Brewing (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • Truly Hard Seltzer
  • Strawberry Daquiri: Made with Bacardi Superior Light Rum
  • Mango Daquiri: Made with Bacardi Superior Light Rum
  • Pina Colada: Made with Bacardi Superior Light Rum
  • Blue Raspberry: Made with Tito’s Vodka
Bourbon & Tequila Tastings
  • Bourbon Flight: Jefferson Ocean, Bulleit, Hudson Baby, and Basil Hayden
  • Tequila Flight: Tanteo Chipotle, Lunazul Anejo, Casa Noble, and Hornitos Lime

Festival Food Menus

Brews & Chews
  • Hot Chicken Slider: Topped with Habanero Jam and Pickles
  • Impossible Burger Slider: Topped with Lemon Hummus and Root Relish
  • Brussels Sprouts: Served with Bacon, Smoked Salt, and Lemon Mint Yogurt
Pub Grub
  • Bison Beef Sliders: Topped with Bacon and Onion Jam, Vintage Cheddar, and Herb Mayo
  • England Chili Pub Chips: Fresh Pub Chips topped with Sam Adams Boston Lager Chili
  • Sam Adams New England IPA Drunken Shrimp Tacos: Topped with Serrano and Coriander Salsa Verde
Bavarian Hut
  • Bavarian Pretzel Sticks: Served with Fat Tire-infused Beer Cheese
Sam Adams Bites
  • Short Ribs: Sam Adams Octoberfest-braised Short Ribs served with Smoked Cheddar and Onion Mashed Potatoes
  • Jambalaya: Made with Sam Adams Boston Lager, Andouille Sausage, Shrimp, Smoked Pork, and Sam Adams Cajun Rice
Barley & Cream
  • Maduro Float: Cigar City Brewing Maduro Brown Ale served over Kahlua-infused Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Cream topped with Chocolate Sauce and Crushed Chocolate
  • Rose Wine Float: Rose served over Kahlua Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Cream topped with Chocolate Sauce and Crushed Chocolate
  • Kahlua Soft Serve Cone: Kahlua-infused Vainlla Soft Serve Ice Cream topped with Caramel Sauce and Crushed Chocolate
Busch Bier Garten
  • Mojo Roasted Heritage Pork Pub Chip Nachos: Topped with Avocado Crema and Cotija Cheese
  • Bacon Fury Pretzels: Handmade Pretzels served with House-made Budweiser Dipping Cheese Sauce
  • Loaded Mac & Cheese: Gemelli Spiral Pasta in a Cream Budweiser Cheese Sauce topped with Boujee Bacon and Onion Strings
Coke Canopy Eats
  • The Smokey Dog: Fresh Grilled All Beef Dog topped with chopped Pepper Smoked Brisket, Sam Adams-infused BBQ Sauce, Vinaigrette Slaw, Cotija Cheese, and Pickle Chips
  • The Cuban Dog: Fresh Grilled All Beef Dog topped with Pulled Pork, Sam Adams-infused Special Sauce, Vinaigrette Slaw, Manchego Cheese, and Pickle Chips
  • Pepper Smoked Chopped Brisket Slider: Served with a Sam Adams-infused BBQ Sauce and Crispy Jalapeno
  • Kung Pao Ribs: Served on a bed of Vinaigrette Slaw topped with Mandarin Orange Slices and chopped Peanuts
  • Grilled Cheese Cake: Fresh Baked Pound Cake with Deconstructed Cheesecake topped with Raspberry Beer Glaze
Xcursions
  • Bud Light Orange Cream: Signature Fresh Orange Muffin with Fresh Orange Zest and Bud Light Orange-infused Cream Cheese Icing
  • Angry Orchard Delight: Apple Cinnamon Cake baked with Fresh Apples topped with Angry Orchard-infused Cream Cheese Icing
  • Yuengling Black & Tan: Chocolate Explosion Cake topped with Yuengling Black & Tan and Pretzel-infused Butter Cream Icing
  • Gourmet Fresh Baked Cupcakes

Sampler Lanyards

You can save time and money by purchasing a Busch Gardens Bier Fest sampler lanyard! The convenient samplers can be used for any food, beer, or cocktail offering from any festival location. Lanyards can be used over the course of multiple visits, but will only be valid on Bier Fest days through November 15. Options include five, eight, and 12 samples per lanyard.

  • 5-Item Sampler Lanyard: $32.99 per person
  • 8-Item Sampler Lanyard: $44.99 per person
  • 12-Item Sampler Lanyard: $59.99 per person

Reservations are still required in order to visit Busch Gardens Tampa. For more brew fest fun, check out SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival! Stay in the loop on the latest theme park events by following @Tickets2You on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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