Travel Midwest Magazine Travel Midwest Digital ReplicaSUM17 - Page 62

BBQ Brew & BLUE-RIBBON CITIES Name the two best things to indulge in during the summertime (or any time, for that matter). If the answer is barbecue and beer, you’re doing well for yourself! There is nothing better than sipping on a cold craft beer while munching on slow-smoked ribs, dripping in an authentic, tangy sauce. Throw in some live music and local vendors, and you’ve got a festival to attend. Check out these highly-anticipated summer seaso n events that are perfect for satisfying any barbecue and beer craving you may have.