BREWING UP SOME FUN

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Photos by Matt Heinrichs

The Iowa Great Lakes Rotary held its fourth annual Boji Brew Fest Saturday, Aug. 14. Proceeds from the festival go toward local service projects spearheaded by the Iowa Great Lakes Rotary Club. The event has continually attracted craft brewers from both in and out of state, as well as Iowa distilleries and wineries. This year’s breweries included West O Beer (West Okoboji), Okoboji Brewing Company (Spirit Lake), Lake Time Brewery (Clear Lake), The Iowa Project Brewing Co. (Spencer), Peace Tree Brewing (Des Moines), Tractor Lift Brewery (Humboldt), Keg Creek Brewing Co. (Glenwood) and Mistress Brewing Co. (Ankeny). Wineries included Round Lake Vineyards & Winery (Round Lake, MN) and Little Swan Lake Winery (Superior). Distilleries included S&B Farms Distillery (Bancroft), Templeton Distillery (Templeton), IA Native Spirits (Ames) and Rock River Distillation (Rock Rapids).