Swine & Stein Brewfest in Gardiner, Maine

Beards & Beer: A Winning Combination

Beards & Beer: A Winning Combination

The 8th annual Beard and Mustache contest returns to Swine and Stein Brewfest in Gardiner, ME on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

Swine and Stein is almost here! The 8th Annual Beard and Mustache Competition returns to Swine and Stein. Gardiner’s Swine and Stein is a Brewfest featuring Bateau Brewing, Cushnoc Brewing Co. , Black Pug Brewing, Grateful Grain Brewing, Lone Pine Brewing, Sebago Lake Distillery, Absolem Cidery, Chadwick’s Spirits, and many more!

Registration for the competition will take place the day of the event from 11:30-2:00pm at the information tent located inside the beer garden. Please note the event has a VIP hour from 12-1pm. General admission begins at 1pm and the event ends at 5pm.

Judging will take place at the main stage for the Beard and Mustache Competition at 3:30pm. Participants should be at the stage at 3:15pm. We are going to keep it simple. The crowd will cheer for their favorites so bring your best beard and friends to cheer you on.

Please be aware that there is admission to Swine and Stein. It is the largest fundraising event for the year for Gardiner Main Street.

Please click on the ticket link for more information. Or save $5 by stopping into local Gardiner businesses: Monkitree, The Depot, Table Bar, Goldfinch Creamery, Bateau Brewing or the Gardiner Food Co-op to buy your tickets.

Ticket price includes all day tastings and music. There is a designated driver ticket available to those who will not be drinking.

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Beard Competition at Swine and Stein Brewfest