Brewers preview their spring releases at this massive beer bash
NYC Craft Beer Festival - 2014 Spring Seasonal69th Regiment Armory (68 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY) Map it $45
Essentially the beer equivalent of fashion week, the NYC Craft Beer Festival - Spring Seasonals is where you can soak in the spring releases of some of America's finest craft breweries. Expanding to three sessions over the course of two days, the monumental kegger allows attendees unlimited sampling of roughly 150 craft brews. Culinary bites expressly prepared for the event by restaurants such as Waterfront Ale House, Morris Grilled Cheese, and Rosamunde Sausage Grill, are available for purchase, and seminars with experts like Beer Lovers New York authors Giancarlo and Sarah Annese, and Joe "The Craft Beer Coach" Callender also dot the sudsy festivities.
In the tradition of the Grand Tasting, each attendee will be given a tasting glass and have the opportunity to try unlimited 2 oz tastings of approximately 150 craft beers from all over the country. Food will be available for purchase for all attendees and there will be a selection of retail vendors on-site. VIP and Connoisseur attendees will have the first hour to themselves to sample these great brews and Connoisseurs will have a private lounge with rare selections and passed hors d'oeuvres throughout the session. We will also be offering expert seminars for all attendees (first-come first-served) that highlight key aspects of the craft beer industry including pairings, business, and more!
Friday, Feb. 28th - Session 1
General Admission 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
VIP & Connoisseur 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday, March. 1st - Session 1
General Admission 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
VIP & Connoisseur 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, March 2nd - Session 2
General Admission 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
VIP & Connoisseur 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM