After much consideration, officials have decided to cancel this weekends Craft Beer and Music Festival in Wildwood due to the Nor'easter currently affecting the area.
Those who have already bought tickets through TicketFly will receive an email with refund instructions soon. Those who bought will call tickets from Cattle N' Clover will be issued refunds at Cattle N' Clover by giving the bartender your ticket.
Cattle N' Clover will remain open for the weekend and will feature select craft beers including Tuckahoe Holly Beach Pumpkin Ale and 50 day in-house dry aged steak with a Tuckahoe pumpkin cream and mushroom sauce and a pint of Holly Beach Pumpkin Ale for $44.95, while supplies last.
Call organizer Jamie Vennell at 856-630-6133 or Cattle N' Clover at 609-522-3800 with any questions.
A daylong celebration of live music and craft beer will extend Wildwood’s second season when the second annual Wildwood Craft Beer ’n Music Festival comes to Cattle ’n Clover steakhouse restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 12.
The festival, which kicks off at noon, will feature more than 50 craft beers from dozens of regional breweries, all poured into a custom Wildwood Craft Beer Festival tasting glass. Live music from the Flip n Mickeys and DJ Denny Oh will entertain attendees throughout the day.
The selection, says Cattle ‘n Clover’s Jaimie Vennell, will impress beginners and beer aficionados alike.
“It’s a fall event, and it’s a perfect event to prolong Wildwood’s second season,” Vennell says. “There’s nothing like this around, at least not on the island, so it’s great for locals and for people from Philadelphia.”
General admission to the festival is $25 in advance and $35 at the door, and VIP packages are available for $75, and include half hour early entry, exclusive access to limited beers, complimentary buffet and a half-priced souvenir glass.
Specialty beers available for tasting will include Dogfish Head Pumkin, River Horse Special Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Magic Hat Séance, Jack’s Peach Cider and VIP Brooklyn Cuvee la Boite.
“We are doing a VIP section, which is $75, where you can try even more limited and exclusive beers,” Vennell says. “The beer I’m most excited about? Cattle ’n Clover has their very own micro beer, Sheppard’s Irish Ale, named after the owner (John Sheppard) and brewed locally by Tuckahoe Brewing Company. It’s one of the rarest beers, and it’s been selling out like crazy.”
Craft Beer Festival growlers will also be sold, and guests are welcome to bottle the remaining beer after the festival, Vennell says.
“The craft beer movement … is definitely popular,” Vennell says. “With something like this, it’s good for beer people to get into the flavoring of the beers, the notes, get to mingle with local beer connoisseurs. It’s exciting.”
Vennell says she has seen firsthand how much people enjoy learning about new beers. The festival, she says, is the perfect opportunity to discover something new.
“People are really proud of it,” Vennell says. “They enjoy this new hobby.”