For the first time ever, a brewery in South Carolina has been chosen to host Saison Day taking place on Saturday.

That brewery is Birds Fly South Ale Project in Greenville, S.C., which has teamed up with The Trappe Door, a Greenville-based Belgian Pub, to offer an upgraded experience to its event which will feature over 50 beers being poured by more than 25 breweries.

Now in its fifth year, Saison Day was founded by Allagash Brewing Co. in Portland, Maine and is an annual invitational consisting of breweries around the country hosting events dedicated to the love and enjoyment of saison and farmhouse-style beers.

In addition to Allagash, there will be 12 different breweries hosting Saison Day 2018 events:

  • Beachwood Blendery – Long Beach, Calif.
  • Birds Fly South Ale Project – Greenville, S.C.
  • Black Hog Brewing – Oxford, Conn.
  • Foam Brewers – Burlington, Vt.
  • Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery – Atlanta, Ga.
  • Night Shift Brewing – Everett, Mass.
  • Off Color Brewing – Chicago, Ill.
  • Oxbow Brewing Company – Portland, Maine
  • The Rare Barrel – Berkeley, Calif.
  • Thin Man Brewery – Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Threes Brewing – Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • UNION Craft Brewing – Baltimore, Md.
The current list of breweries and beers being poured at the Birds Fly South event includes:
  • Allagash Brewing Co. — Astrid, Belfius, Fluxus 2017, Saison, Saison Gratis, Shiro’s Delight
  • American Solera —TBD
  • Amor Artis Brewing — Greenway Shag Saison, Springs Farm Peach Sour
  • Birds Fly South Ale Project — Brand New Eyes, Petite Galaxy, Rumblefish, Rustic Sunday
  • Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales — Dreamland Golden Sour,  Cloudmaster Sour Wheat
  • Blackberry Farm Brewery — Classic Saison, Boundary Tree Saison
  • Bond Brothers Beer Co — TBD
  • Burial Beer Co. — Graveflower Mixed Culture Grisette
  • Carolina Bauernhaus — Strawberry Farmhouse Ale, Vale of Jocassee Wild Ale
  • Central State Brewing Co. — King Billy Farmhouse Ale, Table Blonde Ale
  • Deciduous Brewing Co. — The Light Fruited Berliner Ale, Gleam Fruited Berliner Ale
  • Dry River Brewing Co. — TBD
  • Fonta Flora Brewery — Catch The Cool Saison/Lager
  • Freehouse Brewery — Ashley Farmhouse Saison, Pink Squirt Lemon Hibiscus Sour
  • Hi-Wire Brewing — Oude Saison, A Wee Bit More Hops Tropical Saison
  • Jester King Brewery — Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse, Mad Meg Provision Ale
  • Jolly Pumpkin Brewery — iO Saison Sour Farmhouse, Saison ‘S’
  • Kent Falls Brewing Co. — TBD
  • Ocelot Brewing Co. — Scream of the Butterfly Grisette
  • Off Color Brewing Co. — TBD
  • Quest Brewing Co. — Farmhouse Rye Saison, Tropical Wild Sour
  • Revelry Brewing Co. — Brett the House – Dark Horse Collab
  • Saint Somewhere Brewing — Oliver Grisette Ale, Serge Farmhouse Ale
  • Scratch Brewing Co. — Hyssup Sour
According to Birds Fly South, tickets to its Saison Day celebration are priced at $20 and includes entry to the event, an official six-ounce tasting glass and two beer tokens that can be redeemed for pours, with additional tokens available to be purchased for $3 each.
An upgraded ticket priced at $40 is also available which gives attendees all of the items in the base level ticket as well as five courses of specially paired food from The Trappe Door.