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• Craft brewfest coming up Saturday

08 May

ALBANY, NY — With the Albany Craft Beer Festival less than a week away, here’s a lineup of the promised labels available, according to the event producers.

The inaugural event will be held at The Armory Sports & Convention Arena (Washington Avenue Armory) next Saturday, May 14. In addition to 15 tasting tickets per admission and a souvenir glass, food tastings will available and several brewers will conduct seminars. Designated drivers will be admitted at no charge.

Tickets for the beerfest are available online or by calling the Armory Box Office. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of event. Designated driver tickets are $5 and available at the door. Beer friendly food will be available, a la carte, from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Bayou Café and Armory Caterers.

The participating breweries:

Samuel Adams
Blue Moon
Saranac
Sierra Nevada
Magic Hat
Harpoon
Long Trail
Woodchuck Ciders
Peak Organic
Anchor Brewery
Brewery Ommegang
Otter Creek
Lake Placid Brewery
Olde Saratoga Brewing Co/Mendocino
Adirondack Brewery
Switchback
Ithaca Beer
Boulder Beer
Dundees Ales and Lagers
Blue Point
Brown’s
Butternuts
Clipper City
Dogfish Head
Full Sail
Keegan Ales
Lagunitas
McNeill’s
Sly Fox
Smuttynose
Southern Tier
Stone
Three Heads
Troegs
Clown Shoes
Brooklyn Brewery
Blue Moon

Check out my New York Drinks Events Calendar, the most comprehensive you’ll find anywhere.

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Posted by on May 8, 2011 in Beer, Capital Region

 

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