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Gathering In The Wood

Gathering In The Wood


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Little Thistle Brewery
2031 14th St NW, Rochester, Minnesota, 55901

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oin Little Thistle Brewing and Forager Brewery as they host GATHERING IN THE WOOD. An outdoor festival that hosts over 30 breweries from Minnesota and all over the nation featuring beer aged or fermented in wood.

The festival will be outdoors at Little Thistle Brewing. There will be food trucks, a free shuttle from Forager Brewery, Little Thistle and our partner hotel Fairfield Inn by Marriott running from 1pm-3pm and 5pm-7pm. This shuttle is free and can transport you from Forager Brewery’s bottle release (begins at 10am), to the festival grounds at Little Thistle Brewing. VIP hour at the festival starts at 2pm and general admission at 3pm. The festival ends at 6pm.

VIP PACKAGE $375.00 (Tickets are NON-Transferable. Purchasing name must match ID at Festival)

-One hour early access to Festival (2-3pm)
-One bottle of Nillerzzzzz, Grove, Double Goggle Vision, Pudding Dribbles, Gathering in the Woods and Contours Blend #2 for pickup at the beer dinner on May 8th. (VIP Package price includes all 6 bottles)
-One Seat at Forager Brewery’s curated beer dinner on May 8th featuring food pairings with all six beers listed above.
-Festival glassware
-Plus All of General Admission Perks


-One hour early access to Festival (2-3pm)
-Festival glassware
-Pours from over 30 breweries. Let the unlimited tasting begin!!


-Festival glassware
-Pours from over 30 breweries. Let the unlimited tasting begin!!


-Entry to Festival
-That feel-good feeling!


  • J. Wakefield Brewing
  • Horus Aged Ales
  • Drastic Measures Brewing
  • Eagle Park
  • Mikerphone Brewing
  • The Brewing Projekt
  • Steel Toe Brewing
  • Hidden Springs Ale Works
  • Drekker Brewing Company
  • LTS Brewing Company
  • Surly Brewing Co.
  • Lupulin Brewing Company
  • Cerebral Brewing
  • Equilibrium Brewery
  • 608 Brewing Company
  • Funk Factory Geuzeria
  • Back Channel Brewing
  • Thesis Beer Project
  • Forager Brewery
  • Little Thistle Brewing
  • Modist Brewing Company
  • Blackstack Brewery
  • Barrel Theory Beer Company
  • Junkyard Brewing Company
  • Fair State Brewing Cooperative
  • Dangerous Man Brewing Company
  • Parish Brewing Co.
  • Lua Brewing
  • Phase Three Brewing Company
  • Finnegans Brew Co.
  • Transient Artisan Ales
  • Town Hall Brewery
  • Untitled Art