THE VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF BREWERS
FOR FOURTH ANNUAL
“BROOKLYN POUR” CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
** TICKETS NOW ON SALE, HERE:
New York, NY – August 5, 2014 – The Village Voice announces today its first round of participating brewers for the fourth annual Brooklyn Pour craft beer tasting event. To date, 15 breweries have been confirmed for this year’s event, including: Alphabet City Brewing Company, Asahi, Boulder Beer Company, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Empire Brewing Company, Lake Placid Brewery, Radiant Pig Craft Beers, Saranac Brewery, Shipyard Brewing Company, Shmaltz Brewing Company, Singha, Singlecut Beersmiths, Sly Fox Brewery, Victory Brewing Company, Yonkers Brewing Co., and many more to come!
Brooklyn Pour is set for Saturday, September 27th, with tickets now on sale. To purchase tickets, please visit: www.villagevoice.com/brooklynpour
The event will feature over 100+ craft brews from New York and beyond and will take place in Fort Greene, Brooklyn at Skylight One Hanson (formerly the Williamsburg Savings Bank) from 2:00PM – 6:00PM.
This year’s Brooklyn Pour will feature three tiers of ticket options – all available for sale now. All ticketholders will be offered unlimited tasting of 100+ beers, a souvenir tasting glass, entertainment, and more. The VIP ticket ($85) will allow guests entry one full hour early, beginning at 2PM plus access to the private VIP lounge with a private bar and mezzanine overlooking the event, complimentary snacks, and a VIP Gift Bag. The Early Entry ticket ($65) will allow guests entry into the main room of the event at 2:30PM, a full half hour earlier than the event’s door time. The General Admission ticket ($55) allows entrance to the event at 3PM until the event finishes for all ticketholders at 6PM. For more details on this year’s three ticket options, visit: www.villagevoice.com/brooklynpour.
The Village Voice‘s Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival has kept in the true form as its sister tasting event, Choice Eats, by curating local beers unique to New York City & beyond, mixed with a portfolio of beers from around the globe all under one roof for one day. Over 1,500 craft beer aficionados will sample the best seasonal, micro and reserve brews from breweries around the country with a pinpointed focus on the tri-state area.
Brooklyn Pour’s charitable partner this year is Lifebeat, the leading national nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s youth (13-29) about HIV/AIDS prevention. Lifebeat mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to deliver HIV/AIDS and STDs awareness messages through broadcast, print, social and digital media, and distributes educational literature and condoms at concert venues, music festivals, clubs and other events. Lifebeat also provides quality of life services and support, such as musical performances, for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. For more information, please visit http://www.lifebeat.org/. Proceeds from Brooklyn Pour ticket sales are going to support Lifebeat.
The Village Voice is calling out to volunteers to join the official 2014 Brooklyn Pour “Brew Crew.” Volunteers will represent Brooklyn Pour in a variety of roles and will be selected based on event experience and knowledge of the event, and dedication. Volunteer applicants must be 25-years-old or older and must apply before, here: http://bit.ly/BKPourvolunteer.
Sponsors for the 2014 Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival include, New York City Brewers Guild, Great Brewers, Manhattan Beer, SKI Beer, American Beer, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Asahi Beer and Green Mountain Energy.
The Village Voice’s 4th Annual Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival
DATE: Saturday, September 27th
VENUE: Skylight One Hanson | Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY
TICKETS: On-sale now, here: www.villagevoice.com/brooklynpour
TIME: 2:00-6:00PM with staggered entry as follows:
2:00PM – $85 – VIP Ticketholder Doors
2:30PM – $65 – Early Entry Ticketholder Doors
3:00PM – $55 – General Admission Ticketholder Doors
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About Village Voice Events:
The Village Voice has independently produced and created such celebrated events as the Choice Eats, Obie Awards, 4Knots Music Festival, Choice Streets, Holiday Spirits, Brooklyn Pour, as well as the most anticipated issues and guides of the year including the annual Pazz and Jop music poll, Best of NYC, and its Spring, Summer, and Fall Preview guides. The Voice is New York’s most influential must-read alternative newspaper in print and online. For more information on the Voice or its events, please visit us online at www.villagevoice.com.
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