Quench Your Thirst Along The Shoreline at The “Taste of Brews”
2011-08-03 · By Editor
A 2011 Long Beach Sea Festival event, “Taste of Brews” features dozens of local, regional, national and international craft and micro-breweries offering samples of a wide variety of beers, including pilsners, ales, lagers, bocks, seasonal and specialty brews. Southern California’s premier beer-tasting festival, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 at Lighthouse Park.
Brewers from 12 states and eight countries – including France, England, Brazil and Tibet – will be participating.
In addition, a variety of local restaurants and gastropubs will be offering samples of their cuisine. And, after the beer tasting, there will be a “cool-down” period from 4-5 p.m. that includes water, food and live music. Event proceeds will benefit the Long Beach Marine Institute.
“Taste of Brews,” beer-tasting festival, will be held from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at Lighthouse Park (ShoreLine Aquatic Park).
Three separate ticket packages are available:
General Admission ($40), includes 1 p.m. entry, beer tasting, food snacks, free water, musical entertainment and a free souvenir mug with the Taste of Brews logo;
VIP ($50), includes noon entry and the same amenities as general admission plus the Belgian private lounge with hospitality, special beers to taste, brewmaster demonstrations and discussions and private restroom facilities;
Designated Driver ($15), available at the door, which includes water, food and entertainment, but no beer. Designated drivers must accompany a paid attendee.
Visit www.tasteofbrews.com for more information and tickets.
The Long Beach Sea Festival enjoys financial support from: Premier Sponsor – The Port of Long Beach; Gold Sponsors – Waste Management; Silver Sponsors – TranSystems, The Long Beach Airport, Bellingham Marine, Supervisor Don Knabe; Bronze Sponsors – Moffatt & Nichol, Anchor QEA, Matson Navigation, AES Alamitos, BNSF, Aquarium of the Pacific, Fred Hall Fishing and Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau; Media and Marketing Partners – CBS Radio, Grunion Gazette, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Long Beach Business Journal, Charter Communications, and Professional Business Services.