Dark Lord Day 2006

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Date: April 29, 2006


Dark Lord Day 2006 was held on Saturday, April 29th. This year was more organized, with porta-johns, festival food, & picnic tables setup for bottle sharing. This was the first year Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord was available on tap (also referred to as Oak Aged Dark Lord). Three 1 liter swing-top bottles of 2005 Woodford Reserve Barrel Aged Dark Lord were raffled off, raffle tickets were $5 each. Reportedly only 12 bottles of the Barrel Aged Dark Lord were produced. This was the first year Dark Lord sold out in one day, selling out around 5:00pm. The line to purchase Dark Lord wrapped around the inside of the brewery.

Although the festival officially started at noon, the earliest festival goers arrived around 9:00am. They spent the morning bottle sharing until sales started.

This was the first year the brewpub was open for the event as it had just been completed earlier in the year.

Event announcement from Three Floyds:

Three Floyds Brewing Co official DarkLord release and party.

Special Festival foods-Bourbon Aged DarkLord DarkLord sold by the half-case (6 bottles) or Bottle

$15 per bottle $90 per half-case


Both the brewpub and the brewery will be open on Saturday. They will be pouring beers in both places. They will have a fenced off area outside with 6-8 picnic benches for people to hang out gather and taste. There will be porta johns outside as well.

As of now (4.20.06) on tap: Alpha king, Robert the Bruce, Pride & Joy, Dolomite, Brian Boru, Gumballhead, Alpha Khan, Dreadnaught, Deesko, Drunk Monk. There will be 2005 barrel-aged Dark Lord on tap for the Release weekend.


1 Liter Barrel Aged Dark Lord Bottle

The festival started at noon.

Wax Color


Allotment & Price

6 bottles per person. $15 a bottle.

Sold out around 5:00 pm.


Estimated 500-1000.


Notable taps:

Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Lord - $6

Other drafts were $4.

To Go Beers

Other to-go beers available included:

Dreadnaught, Rabbid Rabbit, Brian Boru, Gumballhead, Alpha King

This event also marked the launch of Rabbid Rabbit in bottles.


Dark Lord Day t-shirts were first available this year


BBQ Plate - $10


The brewpub was open, this was the first year it was open as it had just been completed earlier in the year.


High: 59 °F Low: 51 °F

Cloudy in the morning, light rain in the afternoon.


  • Bourbon Barrel aged Dark Lord (2005 Woodford Reserve Barrel Aged Dark Lord) - Was available on draft. also three 1 liter bottles were raffled off.


This was the first year a band performed at Dark Lord Day.

Still need to identify the band.


Photo Album


Looking for any videos from this year.