Dtsf Signature Event

8th Annual Downtown Mash Madness


There’s a competition brewing in downtown Sioux Falls. Join downtown breweries for the 8th Annual Downtown Mash Madness presented by Bluepeak!

Come downtown to taste and vote on 6 brand new craft brews beginning on March 1, and continuing through March 31, 2024.

It’s easy! Taste each brewery’s specially created Mash Madness brew and vote on your favorites on the official app of downtown Sioux Falls – The DTSF Digital Passport.

The winning brewery will receive bragging rights and a traveling trophy!

Participants include:

Covert Artisan Ales
Red/Black Concept: Rich dark cherry, tart black currant, and Italian green almondine create a flavor combination that is new and bold, yet somehow reminiscent of a fruit juice from our youth. The almondine adds smooth, nutty undertones to the cherry sweetness, and black currant tartness, making it refreshing and comforting. The incredible color makes Red / Black Concept unforgettable.

Location: 434 E 8th Street
Hours of Service: Monday-Wednesday: Closed, Thursday & Friday: 3:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm-10:00pm, & Sunday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Covert Artisan Ale Guest tap: Obscure Brewing Company
Magic Marker Hazy IPA: Magic Marker has a juicy, fruity hop character, balanced malt sweetness, and hazy appearance. It’s less bitter and more approachable than traditional West Coast IPAs. This beer is an easy-drinker even to those who typically do not enjoy a hop-forward beer. 6.2% ABV

Location: 434 E 8th Street
Hours of Service: Monday-Wednesday: Closed, Thursday & Friday: 3:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm-10:00pm, & Sunday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Fernson Downtown
Not So Shy Giant Imperial IPA: Break Free from your comfort zone and step into the light with Not So Shy Giant. The hop profile contributes tropical citrus, subtle pine undertones, and a hint of spice. At Fernson we proudly present a bold yet familiar beer in Not So Shy Giant. Available on tap at Fernson Downtown and in cans. High ABV of 9.2% so please enjoy responsibly!

Location: 332 S Phillips Avenue
Hours of Service: Monday: Closed, Tuesday-Wednesday: 7:00am-9:00pm, Thursday-Saturday: 7:00am-10:00pm, & Sunday: 7:00am-9:00pm

Remedy Brewing Company
Muffin But Net: An Orange Cranberry Muffin inspired sour with Cara Cara Orange, Cranberry, Vanilla, Graham Cracker, and Lactose. It’s sweet, tart, full of fruit flavor, and backed up by a malty flavors reminiscent of fresh baked goods.

Location: 401 E 8th Street, #120
Hours of Service: Sunday-Thursday: 12:00pm-9:00pm & Friday-Saturday: 12:00pm-12:00am

Severance Brewing Company
There’s Something About Berries: Experience a burst of berry bliss with our triple berry smoothie parfait! Strawberry, blueberry and tart raspberry meld seamlessly with a sweet, yet tangy, note of yogurt and whipped cream that’ll have you saying, “There’s something about berries!”

Location: 701 N Phillips Avenue, Suite 110
Hours of Service: Monday-Thursday: 2:00pm-9:00pm, Friday-Saturday: 12:00pm-11:00pm, & Sunday: 12:00pm-6:00pm

Woodgrain Brewing Company
Carnaval IPA: New England-style IPA with cinnamon sugar roasted pineapple and Azacca and El Dorado hops

Location: 101 S Phillips Avenue, #100
Hours of Service: Monday-Thursday: 3:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday: 12:00pm-12:00am, & Sunday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

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