PHOTO: Over 100 people attended the Monticello Chamber’s first annual Monti’s Brew & Brats event on Oct. 19. There was plenty of beer samples and food to last the afternoon.
Shelley Bronemann and Marie Bartels make their way through the food line. There was plenty of food to go around, from multiple varieties of cheeses, jerky, sausages and brats.
Keith and Cheryl Dirks chat with Katie Farrowe from The Jitney Bar here in Monticello. The Jitney was among the many beer distributors at Monti’s Brew & Brats event.
Chamber members and volunteers Tina McDonough and Vaughn Ballou serve a beer sample to Ellery Dykeman of Monticello.
Kevin Miller, food extraordinaire at Monti’s Brew & Brats, makes some suggestions to Jones County Extension Director Joe Yedlik.
Chris Elliot, assistant brew maker at Millstream Brewery, pours a sample for Dee Myer of Monticello.
Rob Lumbard from Des Moines provided the music during Monti’s Brew & Brats on Oct. 19. His blues and folk music was an excellent addition to the event. (Photos by Kim Brooks)