Crack Open This Brew Fest Four-Pack


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• On September 14, the D and Golden Gate will host their inaugural joint beer fest, featuring more than 60 craft beers from 50 breweries around the world plus Coney Dogs for purchase in front of the historic Golden Gate on the Fremont Street Experience. (5-8 p.m., a la carte brews, $20 for five samples, $40 bottomless brews, 1 Fremont St.,

• The patio at Press in Four Seasons Las Vegas will transform into a traditional umbrella’d beer garden every Thursday and Friday, September 19-November 22, offering a variety of craft and Oktoberfest beers, beer-inspired cocktails and beer-centric dishes by executive chef Michael Goodman. (6-11 p.m., 632-5000,

• If you really need that extra push to get your tickets to Motley Brews’ Downtown Brew Festival, this oughta do the trick: The Nevada Craft Brewers Association will present eight beers for sampling that are also being submitted to Denver’s Great American Beer Festival in mid-October. Check out the Smokin’ Poles Gratzer and JJ Smoked Wee Heavy from Joseph James Brewing Co.; Belgian Quad and Belgian Tripel from Chicago Brewing Company; Baltic Porter and Scottish Ale from Tenaya Creek Brewing Co.; and a Cherry Wit and Dunkel Weizenbock from Big Dog’s Brewing Co. (6-10 p.m., Sept. 21, Clark County Amphitheater,

• Don your lederhosen and head Downtown for the Las Vegas Oktoberfest, October 5 at Neonopolis, a benefit for the American Parkinson Disease Association. Enjoy traditional Bavarian brews and foods, old-time drinking-song sing-alongs and “buxom beer maidens.” There’s got to be a Spotify playlist for that, right? (6-10 p.m., $35 general admission, $100 VIP, 450 Fremont St.,

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