The AACA Museum, Inc. is excited to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Autos & Ales on Friday, November 1! This event pairs craft brew beer sampling, entertainment, and food with the magnificent vehicles on exhibit at the AACA Museum.
There will be more than 35 Brewers on-site, each having several beers available for sampling. This year’s featured brew, exclusive for this event, is BIG BAD ORANGE by Mad Chef Craft Brewing. This is a high-octane IPA named after the Museum’s Big Bad Orange AMX.
Participating breweries include: Aldus Brewing Company, Millworks, Wolf Brewing Company, Zeroday, Lancaster Brewing Company, Pilger Ruh Brewing, Mad Chef Craft Brewing, Battlefield Brew Works, Bald Birds Brewing Company, Free Will Brewing, Tattered Flag, The Brewery at Hershey, Funk Brewing, Howling Henry’s Brewery, Boom City Brewing Company, Rusty Rail Brewing, Troegs Independent Brewing, Big Bottom Brewery, Gearhouse Brewing Company, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, New Fangled Brew Works, Desperate Times Brewing, Regional Harrisburg Area Brewers, Spring Gate Brewery, Lebanon Area Fermenters, Hemauer Brewing Company, Helltown Brewing, Rivertowne Brewing, Boneshire Brew Works, Cold Springs Inn Brewing Company, Isle of Que Brewing, Cave Brewing Company, Yuengling, Stoudts Brewing Company, Under the Bridge, Snitz Creek and Mount Gretna Craft Brewery.
C & J Catering and Events will be providing a variety of food stations with menu items to include sliders, pasta station, walking tacos, vegetables, and fruits with assorted dips. Soft pretzel bites will be provided by Philadelphia Pretzel Company, and Seltzer’s is offering samples of their bologna. Other vendors will also have samples for guests to enjoy.
LIVE Entertainment will be provided by Smooth Like Clyde in the Museum’s lower gallery and Mixed-up Productions in the main gallery.
Each attendee will receive a 10th Anniversary commemorative beer glass that they will use for their sampling throughout the night. Designated drivers will receive their glass upon departure from the event.
The Museum has partnered with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) for a special raffle that will take place during the event. Participants can purchase tickets and try to win their choice of more than 30 different gifts that will be available that night. All proceeds from the raffle directly benefit JDRF. Gift items are provided by each brewery as part of the event.