Kramarczuk’s Kielbasa Fest has a special new Surly beer: Dampfbier

This Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7 is the 4th Annual Kramarczuk’s Sausage Co Kielbasa Fest ( This year, Kramarczuk’s will receive a proclamation from the City of Minneapolis proclaiming the day, “Kielbasa Day,” in Minneapolis.

Dampfbier 8_28b on white

Artist: Michael Berglund

In addition, Surly Brewing Co has created a special new beer to be served at Kielbasa Fest Friday and Saturday—Dampfbier, a German style steam beer that’s traditional to the region that the Kramarczuk’s food and family hails from. This is the first time the beer will be tapped! It will pour both days at Kielbasa Fest:

Surly Dampfbier
A lesser known style of German ale once popular and brewed on the Germany/Czech border.
Brewed with 100% malted barley and fermented (warm) with a traditional Bavarian (wheat) Hefe-Weizen yeast, this is the German equivalent of a “Steam” beer.
Hazy yellow in color and medium bodied with flavors of toasted bread, cloves and banana’s.
ABV 5.3%
SRM 4.5
IBU 12


Parking lot at Kramarczuk Sausage Company
215 East Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

General Information

4th Annual Kramarczuk’s Kielbasa Festival 2013
Presented by Kramarczuk Sausage Co.
“Meat Us In Nordeast”

Live Music & Family Entertainment

Kramarczuk’s Street Food
Local & European Beers on Tap

Friday, September 6 5 – 10 p.m.
Saturday, September 7 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.



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