It was a toast to end the summer as beer lovers raised their glasses for the America on Tap beer festival this (Saturday) afternoon. Over 100 different craft beers were available to sample at the Benton County Fairgrounds, included some fan favorites and new varieties.
The popularity of craft beer is increasing nationwide and bars in the St. Cloud area are embracing the movement. Sales of craft beer nearly doubled in the past five years, increasing from $5.7 billion in 2007 to $12 billion in 2012.
Join the Monticello Lions Club in their first annual Monti Lions Brewfest on August 18 from 3-7pm. With over 100 different flavors of craft beer for you to sample, food from local vendors, live music and all proceeds going to charity - you can't lose!