How to Beer Fest. An at a glance guide by the best in the game by Casey Dohme. S ummer is heating up, which means beer fest season is heating up, too. As craft beers boom, it feels like there are twice as many festivals every year, and we Boys of SoNo love nothing more. Hitting the suds celebrations is a great way to run into friends, spend a beautiful day outside, and sample the latest offerings from Connecticut and beyond. The Blind Rhino.