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Arizona Beer Week Strong Beer Fest on Saturday, February 15: Here's the List of Beers

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See also: 5 Things You Need to Know About Craft Beer in Arizona

The Strong Beer Festival will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 15. Tickets, which can be purchased online, cost $50 and get you a 4-ounce tasting glass and 15 tasting tickets. Last call will be at 4:45 p.m. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 and include non-alcoholic beverages.

Keep an eye on the Arizona Beer Week website for updates to the participants list. The event has sold out in the past, so if you want a chance to taste some of these hard-to-find brews, you'll want to act fast.

Participating Breweries (alcohol by volume in percentages)

Abbey Brewing (Miami Beach, Florida)

• Monk's Ale (Belgian Abbey Single) - ABV 5.2 percent

• Monk's Double (Belgian Abbey Dubbel) - ABV 7.4

• Monk's Tripel (Belgian Abbey Tripel Reserve) - ABV 9.2

Abita Brewing (Abita Springs, Lousiana)

• Abita SOS (Weizen Pilsner) - ABV 7

• Abita Andygator - ABV 8

Alaskan Brewing (Juneau, Alaska)

• Hopothermia (Double IPA) - ABV 8.5

• Taku River Red (Imperial Red Ale) - ABV 5.7

Arizona Wilderness Brewing (Gilbert)

• Barely Wine (Barleywine) - ABV 10

• Juniper Mesa IPA (Black IPA)

• Suit & Tiepa (Brett IPA)

Avery Brewing (Boulder, Colorado)

• The Maharaja (Imperial IPA) - ABV 10.2

• White Rascal (Belgian WIT) - ABV 5.6

Bad Water Brewing (Scottsdale)

• Bad Water Saison (Belgian farmhouse ale) - ABV 6

• Bad Water Western Lager (if available)

Barrio Brewing (Tucson)

• Barrio Blonde (Blonde Ale) - ABV 4.6

• Barrio Blanco (White IPA) - ABV 6.5

• Barrio Rojo (Scottish Amber) - ABV 6

• Nolan's Porter (Robust Porter) - ABV 6

Beast Brewing (Waltham, Massachusetts)

Beaver Street Brewing (Flagstaff)

• Belgian Trippel - ABV 10.5

• Bristlecone Brown (American Brown) - ABV 6.3

• Rio de Saison (Saison) - ABV 5.3

Bell's Brewery (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

• Black Note (BBA Stout) - ABV 11.5

• Hopslam (DIPA) - ABV 10

• Oberon (American Wheat) - ABV 5.8

Big Dog's Brewing (Las Vegas)

• Hounds of Winter (IPA) - ABV 7.5

• War Dog (Imperial IPA) - ABV 9

• El Perro Diablo (Belgian-style Strong Golden Ale) - ABV 9

• Leglifter Light (Light Ale) - ABV 4

Big Sky Brewing (Missoula, Montana)

• Ivan (Imperial Stout) ABV 12

• Big Sky IPA - ABV 6.2

• Bobo's (Robust Porter) - ABV 6.2

BJ's Brewhouse (Chandler)

Black Diamond Brewing (Concord, California)

• Rampage (Imperial IPA) - ABV

Black Market Brewing (Temecula, California)

Borderlands Brewing (Tucson)

• Barely Wine (Barleywine) - ABV 13

• Sonoran Red (Imperial Red) - ABV 6

• North Dulce (Vanilla Porter) - ABV 7.5

• Agua Bendita (Wheat Wine) - 13

Boulder Brewing Company (Boulder)

• Hazed & Confused (Dry Hop Ale) - 5.7

• Mojo IPA (IPA) - ABV 7.2

Breckenridge Brewery (Breckenridge, Colorado)

• 471 IPA (Double IPA) - ABV 9.2

• Barleywine - ABV 10

Brouwerij Van Steenberge/Brouwerij Bavik (Belgium)

• Gulden Draak (Belgian Dark Trippel) - ABV 10.5

• Piraat Triple Hop (Belgian Triple IPA) - ABV 10.5

• Petrus Aged Red (Belgian Double Cherry Ale) - ABV 8.5

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks (Australia)

• Bundaberg Ginger Beer (Ginger Beer)

College Street Brewhouse & Pub (Lake Havasu City)

• Big Blue Van (Fruit Wheat) - ABV 5.4

• Creamy Demon (Nitro Stout) - ABV 6.66

• Fraternity of Hops (American IPA) - ABV 7.3

• Dewey's Brother Date Night (Harvest Fruit Beer) - ABV 8.1

Coronado Brewing (Coronado, California)

• Idiot IPA (IPA) - ABV 8.5

• Black Sails (Black IPA)

Cartel Brewing (Tempe)

• F.Y.I.T.M (Imperial IPA) - ABV 9

• Desert Pale Ale (American Pale Ale) - ABV 5.6

• Christmas Ale (Porter) - ABV 6.7

• Coffee Brown (Nut Brown) - ABV 6

Cismontane Brewing (Rancho Santa Margarita, California)

• Blacks Dawn (Imperial Coffee Stout) - ABV 8

Crescent Crown Distributing

De Halve Maan Brewing (Belgium)

• Straffe Hendrik Triple (Belgian Triple Ale) - ABV 9

• World Cup Gold

Deschutes Brewing (Bend, Oregon)

• 2012 Abyss

• 2012 Dissident

• Class of '88 Goose Island Collaboration

• Pine Drips

Desert Eagle Brewing (Mesa)

• Imperial Adler (Imperial Oatmeal) - ABV 12.6

• Route 66 (IPA) - ABV 7.5

• Black Sugar (Rum and Oak-aged Imperial Stout) - ABV 9

Destihl Brewery (Normal, Illinois)

• IPA

• Sour

• Sour

Dogfish Head Brewery (Milton, Delaware)

• Theobrama (Chocolate Ale) - ABV 9

• Birra Astrusca (Bronze Ale) - ABV 8.5

Dragoon Brewing (Tucson)

• Dragoon IPA (American IPA) - ABV 7.3

• Biere del Bac (Belgian Quad) - ABV 10.6

Epic Brewing (Salt Lake City)

• Brainless IPA (Belgian-style IPA) - ABV 6.4

• Brainless Raspberries (Belgian-style with fruit) - ABV 10

Fate Brewing (Scottsdale)

• Candy Bar Milk Stout (Milk Stout) - ABV 9.5

• Oatmeal Double IPA (Double IPA) - ABV 8.2

• Hatch Chile Cream Ale (American-style Cream Ale) - ABV 5

• American Pale Ale (American Pale Ale) - ABV 5

Firestone Walker Brewing (Paso Robles, California)

Four Peaks Brewing (Tempe)

• Sirius Black - ABV 9

• 2010 Bourbon Barrel Aged Hopsquatch - ABV 11.5

• Bourbon Barrel Aged Kilt Lifter - ABV 6

• Bourbon Barrel Aged Bonehead Red - ABV 8

• Bourbon Barrel Aged Ryewine - ABV 11

• Tequila Barrel Aged Raj IPA - ABV 7

• Wine Barrel Aged Cherry Baltic Porter - ABV 7.7

• Double Knot - ABV 9

• 2012 Hopsquatch - ABV 11.5

• Diablo Rojo - ABV 9.2

• Weizenbock Collaboration - ABV 7.5

• 2011 Winter Wobbler (Ryewine) - ABV 9.2

• 2012 Winter Wobbler (Black IPA) - ABV 7

• Odelay - ABV 8.1

• Kilt Lifter - ABV 6

• Sunbru - ABV 5.1

• Hop Knot - ABV 6.7

• Raj IPA - ABV 6.9

• 8th Street Pale Ale - ABV 4.7

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