Ben Franklin once said, "Beer is proof that God loves us" and there will be plenty of great craft beer at the Clash Bash & BBQ event on Aug. 16 at Thompson's Point.

Check out this all-star line up that is guaranteed to quench any craft beer lover's thirst as they relax in their favorite lawn chairs and listen to the music from the 70's, 80's, 90's and 2K performed by four bands of local musicians. Be sure to check out our community Clash Bash & BBQ Facebook page for the latest updates. You can also search online with the hashtag #ClashBashBBQ.

Shipyard Brewing Co. in Portland will be serving the following:

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Pumpkinhead

Summer Ale

American Pale Ale

Sea Dog Brewing Co. will also serve Sunfish.

These awesome craft beers combined with tasty barbecue and food trucks should make for some great summertime food and drink at the Clash Bash & BBQ. There will also be plenty of ample free parking. The beer, food and music will be happening from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Buy your tickets here.