Attention, World of Warcraft players! Brewfest 2023 has arrived in WoW Dragonflight and WotLK Classic, so if you love drinking "bountiful beverages," fantastic virtual food, and riding rams (and dragons!) then you are in for a treat!
In this guide, we outline everything you need to know about the WoW Brewfest 2023 event, including new activities and rewards for Dragonflight, all the achievements, and the items you can earn, so let's mount that ram and get started!
Brewfest 2023 Start/End Dates & Location
In Warcraft lore, Brewfest was first only celebrated by the dwarves, but it now holds a longstanding appeal for all races of Azeroth. You'll want to get in on the action as soon as possible.
To this end, the start date for the latest Brewfest is 20 September 2023. The awesome in-game event runs until 6 October 2023 for both WoW Dragonflight and Wrath of the Lich King Classic players to enjoy.
The start location where you need to head to is Ironforge for Alliance, Ogrimar for Horde (both at the entrances or on the Dragon Isles, head to Valdrakken!
New WoW Brewfest Content for Dragonflight
Players can head to Valdrakken for some brand-new Dragonflight Brewfest content. You can speak to "Holiday Enthusiasts, follow a new quest through the Dragon Isles, and compete in some Dragonriding for good measure.
WoW Dragonflight players can also earn new "stout rewards," including the Orange Brewfest Bulwark shield customization, and get a safe ride home with the Brew Barrel toy. Blizzard explains:
Brewfest comes to Dragonflight! Strike up a conversation with the Holiday Enthusiast in Valdrakken to begin the brewfestivities. In addition to enjoying the usual fun in Ironforge and Orgimmar, new Brewfest quests can be completed throughout the Dragon Isles, including one that will have you showcasing your skills in Dragonriding.
Brewfest Activities Dragonflight & WotLK Classic
WoW Dragonflight and WotLK Classic players can enjoy the following activities during Brewfest 2023 to earn Brewfest Prize Tokens!
- Daily Quests - Complete special daily quests to obtain experience, gold, and Brewfest Prize Tokens to purchase holiday items.
- Sample Fine Food and Brew - Stumble your way through the grounds while trying specialty food and brew from all over Azeroth and Draenor.
- Ceremonial Keg Tapping -Join the Draenor-famous Frostwolf brewery Warband Ales for a special toast during Brewfest at 6 a.m. or 6 p.m. server time. Alliance players can do the same with the Thunderbrew and Barleybrew breweries.
WoW Dragonflight-Specific Activities
- Visit Taverns - Collect Brewfest tokens by visiting all 12 taverns (three per zone). And for those high achievers, get the "A Round on the House" achievement when you pay homage to all 12 locations.
- Barreling Down - Keep your wits because you'll have to roll barrels through Valdrakken and deliver them to the Artisan's Market.
- Bubbling Brews - Test your skills in Dragonriding and take to the skies above the Artisan's Market in Valdrakken to collect bubbles to fill a barrel.
- Brewfest Chowdown - Slurp and burp your way through this eating contest to be crowned the Chowdown Champion. Compete with three other players in front of a panel of spectators to prove your prowess but try not to choke (literally)! The first to finish 10 plates of sausages takes home the prize. Manners optional. Speak with Etga (Horde) or Britta Steinhart (Alliance) to participate. Prize: 1 Brewfest Chowdown Champion Token.
- Chug ‘n Chuck Alementals (Timed every 30 minutes) - Throw nearby taster mugs at these destructive alementals to put a cork in their plans.
- Shoo Pesky Hozen (Timed every 30 minutes) - Unruly hozen want to monkey around—restore order by driving away these pests.
WotLK Classic-Specific Activities
- Seasonal Boss: Coren Direbrew - It's time to track down the source of the Dark Iron attacks and end them once and for all. Players will follow a trail of evidence that leads to Blackrock Depths, where they can do battle with the mastermind behind the attacks - Coren Direbrew. He drops special rewards including epic weapons, trinkets, and rare mounts.
Now, let's get to all the awesome Brewfest 2023 rewards players can earn!
All Brewfest 2023 Rewards
With your Brewfest Prize Tokens, you can purchase a variety of awesome rewards from the holiday vendors. Check them out below, from mounts to battle pets and much more!
Brewfest Souvenirs Rewards
- Garland of Grain: A festive crown adorned with a golden pretzel that you can wear during Brewfest.
- Tabard of Brew: Show off your love for Brewfest year-round with this tabard!
- Brewfest Chowdown Trophy: Proudly display your Brewfest Chowdown Trophy!
- Bottomless Brewfest Stein: Fill your Brewfest Stein at a Brewfest Festive Keg.
- Brewfest Reveler’s Hearthstone: Return home in the most jubilant way possible!
Brewfest Mount Rewards
- Great Brewfest Kodo: Coren Direbrew won this prize after drinking a Tauren druid under the table – and the druid was in bear form. It was one of Direbrew’s proudest moments.
- Swift Brewfest Ram: Dwarves attribute this breed’s even temperament to rigorous training, but other races argue that a daily diet of strong ale has something to do with it.
Brewfest Goods Rewards
- Blix’s Eyesight Enhancing Romance Goggles: Guaranteed by Blix Fixwidget to make EVERYONE look attractive!
- Brewfest Garb: Put together a full festive appearance by wearing three of the following cosmetic pieces: Blue Brewfest Hat, Green Brewfest Hat, Brown Brewfest Hat, Purple Brewfest Hat, Brewfest Dress, Brewfest Regalia, Brewfest Slippers, and Brewfest Boots.
- Brewhelm: Attach two tankards to your head or helmet.
- Synthebrew Goggles XL: Warning: Do not wear while mounted.
- “Brew of the Month” Club Membership Form: Sign up to join a monthly brew club!
- Angry Brewfest Letter: WARNING: Once an angry letter is sent, you will never be able to join the Club again!
Brewfest Toys Rewards
- Brewfest Pony Keg: Tap a pony keg of delicious Brewfest Brew.
- Brewfest Keg Pony: Summon a beer-toting keg pony for 3 minutes.
- Brewfest Banner: Represent Brewfest!
- Steamworks Sausage Grill: Places a Steamworks Sausage Grill that increases the spirits of those nearby by 4 and allows cooking.
- Pandaren Brewpack: Carry a keg of brew on your back for 3 minutes. Drink brew or toss some to friends!
- Gravil Goldbraid’s Famous Sausage Hat: You never sausage a hat!
Brewfest Battle Pets Rewards
- Pint-Sized Pink Pachyderm: A shy creature, the pink elekk will only make its presence known to those that have befriended it, or to anyone too intoxicated to harm it.
- Wolpertinger’s Tankard: Many a drunken Brewfest goer has told the tale of this mysterious creature, but few remember that tale in the morning.
- Stout Alemental: The Pandaren Brewmasters accidentally brought a barrel of Uncle Gao's last sentient batch of brew with them to Brewfest.
Brewfest Heirloom Upgrade Rewards
- Ancient Heirloom Scabbard: Upgrade an heirloom weapon allowing it to increase in power up to level 35.
- Timeworn Heirloom Scabbard: Upgrade an heirloom weapon allowing it to increase in power up to level 40. Only works on heirlooms that scale to level 35.
Brewfest 2023 Achievements
You will find all the Brewfest 2023 achievements outlined below, including how you can complete them all with specific descriptions/instructions.
- THE BREWFEST DIET: Eat 8 of the following Brewfest foods—Dried Sausage, Pickled Sausage, Savory Sausage, Spiced Onion Cheese, Spicy Smoked Sausage, Succulent Sausage, The Essential Brewfest Pretzel, and The Golden Link.
- BREW OF THE MONTH: Join the Brew of the Month club.
- DIREBREWFEST: Kill Coren Direbrew.
- DOES YOUR WOLPERTINGER LINGER?: Obtain a Wolpertinger pet from the Brewfest quest line.
- HAVE KEG, WILL TRAVEL: Obtain a Brewfest mount, or transform yours into one using Brewfest Hops.
- BREW OF THE YEAR: Sample 12 beers featured in the Brew of the Month club. Requires a “Brew of the Month” Club Membership Form.
- STRANGE BREW: Acquire the Brewfest beers listed below. Don’t drink them all at once!
- DISTURBING THE PEACE: While wearing 3 pieces of Brewfest clothing, get completely smashed and dance in Dalaran.
- A BREW-FAST MOUNT: Obtain an epic Brewfest mount.
There are also achievements only available in WoW Dragonflight, and two only available in Wrath of the Lich King Classic.
Brewfest Dragonflight Achievements:
- ALMOST BLIND LUCK: Fall 65 yards without dying while wearing Synthebrew Goggles during the Brewfest Holiday.
- A ROUND ON THE HOUSE: Pay homage to all 12 Brewfest locations, three in each zone—The Azure Span, Ohn'ahran Plains, The Waking Shores, and Thaldraszus.
Brewfest WotLK Classic Achievements:
- DRUNKEN STUPOR: Fall 65 yards without dying while completely smashed during the Brewfest Holiday.
- DOWN WITH THE DARK IRON: Defend the Brewfest camp from the Dark Iron attack and complete the quest, "This one Time, When I was Drunk..."
So there you have it, everything WoW Dragonflight and WotLK Classic players need to know about the Brewfest 2023 event, from all the rewards to achievements, new content, activities and more! Enjoy the festivities, heroes of Azeroth!
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