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Full Program

Friday 7th June

16.00 How to Festival?

What’s new, first impressions, where to find different stands and spots to visit at the 10th WGBF. Rafał Zieliński and Kuba Bartoszewicz will share all that and more in our “How to Festival?” segment.

16.30 The official opening of the 10th WGBF

16.45 Artificial flavouring in craft beer –  have we gone to the dark side?

Panel – the changing trends in beer brewing and how brewers of different “generations” view them. Is the romantic brewing ideal viable in the current economy? Marusia, the festival industry coordinator, will broach such subjects with invited guests.

17.25 Anniversary contest

Do you remember when the Festival took place on the grounds of Zamek? Can you name the festival beers of years prior? Then this is the contest for you! Sign up at the festival stage.

17.40 Poland overflowing with beer – presentation by Piwny Klub

What kind of alcohol is most popular in Poland? Most would say vodka without hesitation, but did you know that Poles are among the biggest beer drinkers in Europe? How, what and where? Find out!

18.15 Beer brewing demonstration – Twój Browar and Grainfather

We will show you how little you actually need to make beer at home. Will include a contest co organized by the Wrocław Brewing Workshops.

18.45 Is the flame of the beer revolution going out?

Tomek Kopyra with guests form the UK, US, Ireland and Austria will be debating if the beer revolution has ended or not. Are we doomed to stagnate? What will happen to craft beer? Foreign guests: Martyn Cornell – zythophile.co.uk (UK) John Duffy – TheBeerNut (Irlandia) Martin Voight – proBIERtv (Austria) Simon Martin – Real Ale / Craft Beer (UK)

19.45 Festival Beer Contest

20.00 DJ Beniovska

18.00-19.30 Workshop “Introduction to sensory evaluation”

The workshop will serve as an introduction to the techniques and parameters of beer tasting and evaluation. Everything will be demonstrated on 6 different festival beers and under the supervision of a qualified beer taster and judge, Krzysztof Lechowski.

16.00-22.00 Beer Tourism Zone

A place that showcases interesting tourist destinations that involve beer, where apart form drinking a good beer you can find an unforgettable experience.

16.00-22.00 “On the beer trail” exhibition

An exhibition showcasing different trips made by Polish beer bloggers that show that everyone has their own take

16.00-22.00 “Beer brewing in Wrocław and Lower Silesia. History and modern day.” exhibition

18.00-20.00 Speedway Stout

Two teams of the PGE Ekstraliga: Speed Car Motor Lublin and WTS Sparta Wrocław and their loyal fans: Lublin’s Browar Zakładowy and Wrocław’s breweries. Excitement, contests and a lot of good beer.

21.00-23.00 Concert / Jam Session

16.00-20.00 Outdoor games and sports

Badminton, table tennis, bench press and a American football field for kids. Join in on the fun or just support your friends, the choice is yours.

17.00-19.00 Juggling

Try your hand at the art of circus craft. Who knows, maybe you will discover a hidden talent.

17.00-20.00 Games and activities for children

An experienced animator will provide the youngest guests of the Festival with a colourful and fun time for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday 8th June

13.00 HOW TO FESTVAL?

Halfway point! What to see and taste next? How are we liking it so far? More from Rafał Zieliński and Kuba Bartoszewicz in our “How to Festival?” segment.

13.20 Low alcohol beer – tasting with beer bloggers

Why are low alcohol beers making a comeback despite the fact  they were mocked for many years and are the actually any good? By Piwny Klub.

13.50 Twój Browar and Grainfather

Home beer brewing demonstration. Twój Browar – the country’s favourite home brewers shop,  like our Festival, also celebrates its 10th anniversary.

14.00 Street food  – Andrzej Kaźmirowski  and Piotrek Gładczak – food by Piotr Andruszko

What is street food about? How did it start and where is it going? Street food connoisseurs,  Andrzej Kaźmirowski  and Piotrek Gładczak, will tell you all about it and how it’s connected to the beer revolution. The panel will be accompanied by food made by Piotr Andruszko.

15.00 Results of the Low Alcohol Beer Contest

15.15 Beer festival organizers panel

We will be talking about the future of beer festivals and how the festival reality has changed since the first WGBF. We have invited the people organizing several different beer festivals to share their experiences and opinions.

16.00 Results of the Homebrewed Beer Contest

16.15 What’s up with craft beer? What’s left to do? – discussion with beer bloggers – Piwny Klub

There have been voices that the Polish craft beer scene has grown stagnant. That though beers become increasingly strange people find themselves reaching more and more for the classics. And yet craft beer increases its presence on the market. What is in store for the craft beer scene in the next few years?

17.10 Twój Browar and Grainfather

Home beer brewing demonstration.

17.30 Piotr Kucharski – cooking demonstration

19.00 “A decade of the Beer Revolution – how did that even happen?” – Tomek Kopyra with guests

Tomek Kopyra will ask craft beer veterans about the beginnings, the struggles and the history of craft beer in Poland. How did we manage to achieve so much when we started with so little? When do we stop or is sky the limit?

20.00 10th WGBF Gala

20.30 Wszem Wobec concert

22.00 My Secret Heven concert

13.00-16.00 Home brewers meeting 

The 16th meeting of home brewers in Wroclaw. This event is closed to the public.

16.00-19.00 Home brewers meet up

A chance to meet home brewers, chat and sample their creations. Do you want to find out how to start brewing at home or maybe you’re just curious, this meet up is for you. Just bring your own glass.

15.00-16.30 Workshop “Introduction to sensory evaluation”

The workshop will serve as an introduction to the techniques and parameters of beer tasting and evaluation. Everything will be demonstrated on 6 different festival beers and under the supervision of a qualified beer taster and judge, Krzysztof Lechowski.

18.00-19.30 Workshop “Introduction to sensory evaluation”

The workshop will serve as an introduction to the techniques and parameters of beer tasting and evaluation. Everything will be demonstrated on 6 different festival beers and under the supervision of a qualified beer taster and judge, Krzysztof Lechowski.

12.00-22.00 Beer Tourism Zone

A place that showcases interesting tourist destinations that involve beer, where apart form drinking a good beer you can find an unforgettable experience.

12.00-22.00 “On the beer trail” exhibition

An exhibition showcasing different trips made by Polish beer bloggers that show that everyone has their own take

12.00-22.00 “Beer brewing in Wrocław and Lower Silesia. History and modern day.” exhibition

15:00-19:00 Dj Puff

20:00-24:00 Dj Beniovska

20.30-21.00 Beer Lips

A contest to find the best, most original blog beer review of the past year.

21.30-24.00 Sztos Battle

A blind competition to find beer styles and parameters with great prizes: a rare beer and a ticket to the Berlin FESTIVAL².

22.30-24.00 Concert / Jam Session

12.00-20.00 Outdoor games and sports

Badminton, table tennis, bench press and a American football field for kids. Join in on the fun or just support your friends, the choice is yours.

14.00-18.00 Juggling

Try your hand at the art of circus craft. Who knows, maybe you will discover a hidden talent.

12.00-15.00 Games and activities for children

An experienced animator will provide the youngest guests of the Festival with a colourful and fun time for everyone to enjoy.

Sunday 9th June

13.00 HOW TO FESTVAL?

Last minute Festival updates! What is a must try? What is worth taking home and where to find it? The last day will be opened by  Rafał Zieliński and Kuba Bartoszewicz in our “How to Festival?” segment.

13.20 the Lower Silesia Wine and Beer Trail

A year into the project and what has come of it to date. What to see on the trail and what is in store next.

14.00 Zero Waste  Challenge – Tomek Jakubiak and Asia Aniszczyk

Participants of the challenge will attempt to make delicious meals out of leftovers. What will be in the mystery box and what will we end up with? Come and see.

15.15 Twój Browar and Grainfather

Beer brewing demonstration.

15.45 Beer styles for beginners – Jakub Gryz

It is easy to get lost in the multitude of styles and flavours of beer. Kuba from the Browarq blog will give you a quick rundown of what is what and how to best drink it.

16.45 Twój Browar and Grainfather

Beer brewing demonstration.

17.15 – Results of the contest for the best beer of the 10th WGBF

Vote via the festival app.

17.30-20.00 DJ Saay

16.00-17.30 Workshop “Introduction to sensory evaluation”

The workshop will serve as an introduction to the techniques and parameters of beer tasting and evaluation. Everything will be demonstrated on 6 different festival beers and under the supervision of a qualified beer taster and judge, Krzysztof Lechowski.

12.00-20.00 Beer Tourism Zone

A place that showcases interesting tourist destinations that involve beer, where apart form drinking a good beer you can find an unforgettable experience.

12.00-20.00 “On the beer trail” exhibition

An exhibition showcasing different trips made by Polish beer bloggers that show that everyone has their own take

12.00-20.00 “Beer brewing in Wrocław and Lower Silesia. History and modern day.” exhibition

15.00-17.00 Food pairing with the STU Mostów Concept

12.00-20.00 Outdoor games and sports

Badminton, table tennis, bench press and a American football field for kids. Join in on the fun or just support your friends, the choice is yours.

14.00-18.00 Juggling

Try your hand at the art of circus craft. Who knows, maybe you will discover a hidden talent.

15.00-18.00 Games and activities for children

An experienced animator will provide the youngest guests of the Festival with a colourful and fun time for everyone to enjoy.

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