World of Warcraft: It’s Time For Brewfest!

Brewfest was introduced to World of Warcraft™ in 2008. This world event is based on the Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration and runs from September 20th through October 6th. The main locations for the festivities are camps just outside of Orgrimmar for Horde players and Iron Forge for the Alliance side. Beer gardens are set up outside of all major cities (Silvermoon City, Darnassus, Undercity, Stormwind City, Thunder Bluff, and Shattrath).

There is a lot going on during this event! There are one-time quests, daily quests, achievements to get, and a boss to defeat. And, of course, all the beer you can drink!

So let’s take a look at what there is to be had.

Mounts

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Kodo Mount

The Great Brewfest Kodo is a mount reward that can drop in the Keg-Shaped Treasure Chest after killing Coren Direbrew. It’s available to both Horde and Alliance, but it has a low drop-rate.

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Coren also has a chance to drop the Swift Brewfest Ram in the Keg-Shaped Treasure Chest. Again, this has a low rate of dropping. However, this mount is also sold by vendors so if you get tired of waiting for the boss to give it up you can always purchase it. If you are Horde, see Driz Tumblequick in Durotar. For the Alliance side, your vendor is Pol Amberstill in Dun Morogh.

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The Brewfest Ram is sold by vendors. Driz Tumblequick is set up in Durotar and Pol Amberstill is located in Dun Morogh. It requires level 20 to be able to ride.

Toy

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There is a toy that is available for purchase during Brewfest. The Brewfest Keg Pony is a great addition to any toybox! Driz and Pol offer him for sale for 200 gold.

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Companions

There are 2 companion pets that you can get during the holiday event.

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The Wolpertinger is a quest reward. He’s adorable!

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Then there’s the Stout Alemental.

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Achievements

World of Warcraft is full of achievements and Brewfest is no exception! There are tons of points to be obtained and even a title. Let’s take a look at each achievement and what you have to do to get it.

Direbrewfest

For this task all you have to do is que up in the group finder and defeat Coren Direbrew.

Does Your Wolpertinger Linger?

Complete the quest from the Brewfest questline and you will get your Wolpertinger companion pet and complete this achievement!

Down With the Dark Iron

Defend the Brewfest camp from the Dark Iron attack and complete the quest.

Brew of the Month

Purchase a voucher from the Brewfest vendor for 200 Brewfest Tokens and join the Brew of the Month Club. Horde players can get their voucher from Blix Fixwidget in Durotar, and Alliance players can get theirs from Belbi Quikswitch in Dun Morogh.

Almost Blind Luck

Put on your Synthbrew Goggles and fall 65 yards without dying during the holiday event.

Disturbing the Peace

By 3 pieces of Brewfest clothing from Blix or Belbi, put them on, get smashed, and dance in Dalaran while Brewfest is still going on. The clothing is bought with tokens.

Have Keg, Will Travel

Get a Brewfest mount or transform your own mount into one using Brewfest Hops. The hops can be bought from Belbi or Blix for tokens.

The Brewfest Diet

For this achievement you have to eat certain foods sold by Brewfest vendors. Here is a list of where to buy them.

These are sold by Bron in Durotar for Horde, or Keiran Donoghue in Dun Morogh for Alliance:

  • Dried Sausage
  • Pickled Sausage
  • Savory Sausage
  • Spicy Smoked Sausage
  • Succulent Sausage
  • The Golden Link

Agnes Farwithers in Durotar and Anne Summers in Dun Morogh sell:

  • Spiced Onion Cheese

The last item you need is sold by Uta Roughdough in Durotar and Arlen Lochlan in Dun Morogh:

  • The Essential Brewfest Pretzel

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Strangebrew

This achievement is different for each side. The goal is to drink certain beverages that are offered during Brewfest. Be prepared for you character to get drunk and your screen will go all fuzzy and start swaying!

Alliance:

This is your drink list.

Thunderbrew Apprentice:

  • Thunder 45
  • Thunderbrew Ale
  • Thunderbrew Stout

Gordok Brew Apprentice:

  • Gordok Grog
  • Mudder’s Milk
  • Ogre Mead

Barleybrew Apprentice:

  • Barleybrew Clear
  • Barleybrew Dark
  • Barleybrew Light

Horde:

Here’s your list.

Drohn’s Distillery Apprentice:

  • Small Step Brew
  • Long Stride Brew
  • Path of Brew

T’chali’s Voodoo Brewery Apprentice:

  • Jungle River Water
  • Brewdoo Magic
  • Sout Shrunken Head

Gordok Brew Apprentice:

  • Gordok Grog
  • Ogre Mead
  • Mudder’s Milk

Brewmaster

This is final achievement of the event and awards the title of Brewmaster. To get is you must complete the following achievements:

  • The Brewfest Diet
  • Direbrewfest
  • Have Keg, Will Travel
  • Brew of the Month
  • Down With the Dark Iron
  • Does Your Wolpertinger Linger?

That’s it folks! Have a blast and enjoy the festivities!

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543731_10151175683197729_142951322_nDavina Brewer is a freelance writer, stay-at-home mom, and creator of Just One Short.

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