BALLSTON SPA, NY — The inaugural Saratoga Brewfest set for Saturday, June 19, will offer more than 30 breweries pouring more than 100 different beer samples.
The event is set for 2 to 6 p.m. at the Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa. A VIP tasting and lunch will run from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. The VIP session will include a barbecue lunch and a sampling of rare brews and cask ales.
The session will also feature guest speaker Greg Engert, Food & Wine magazine’s 2009 Sommelier of the Year. Engert, a native of Scotia, Schenectady County, is beer director and partner at Birch & Barley and ChurchKey restaurants in Washington, DC.
Tickets can be purchased online or on a cash-only basis at The Saratoga City Tavern, 21 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, or The Factory, 200 Prospect Street, here.