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    Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:16:09

    The Village Voice Announces First Round of Brewers for Brooklyn Pour Festival - So far, there are 44 brewers

    Bottoms up, beer connisseurs.

    The Village Voice announces its first round of participating brewers for the second annual "Brooklyn Pour" craft beer festival. To date, 44 brewers have been confirmed for this year's event including: 508 Brewery, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Asahi Beer, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Bavik Brewery, Birreria, Brewery Ommegang, Bronx Brewery, Brooklyn Brewery, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, Chelsea Brewing Co., Cisco Brewers, City Island Beer Company, Doc's Draft Hard Cider, Element Brewing Company, Empire Brewing Company, Fire Island Beer Company, Flying Dog Brewery, Goose Island Brewery, Harlem Brewing Company, Harpoon Brewery, Heartland Brewery, Ithaca Beer Company, Keegan Ales, Kelso Beer Co., Lagunitas Brewing Company, Lake Placid Craft Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, Otter Creek Brewing, Palm Breweries, Rockaway Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, Saranac Brewery, Shmaltz Brewing Company, Singha Beer, Sixpoint Brewery, Sly Fox Beer, Southampton Publick House, Van Steenberge Brewery, Victory Brewing Company, Wandering Star Craft Brewery, Weihenstephan, Weyerbacher Brewing Co., Wolaver's Fine Organic Ales and many more to come!

    The tasting event is set for Saturday, Oct. 6.

    The Village Voice is also calling out to volunteers to join their "Brew Crew" for the first time ever. Anyone looking to volunteer for the day, please visit villagevoice.com to apply today!

    Featuring over 100+ craft brews from New York and beyond, the event will again take place in Fort Greene, Brooklyn at Skylight One Hanson (formerly the old Williamsburg Savings Bank). Over 3,000 craft beer aficionados will sample over 100 of the best seasonal, micro and reserve brews from breweries located in the country with a pinpointed focus on the tri-state area. The best craft brews will be represented, along with demonstrations, meet & greets, beer talks, food court and more.

    Brooklyn Pour will offer all guests a complimentary tasting of all beers, a souvenir glass, entertainment, live onsite beer demonstrations from the area's top brew masters and an exclusive Brooklyn Pour photo booth. Local fare from New York City restaurants will also be available for additional purchase. VIP guests will be offered a gift bag, complimentary food, a private lounge area with private VIP bar and more.

    Proceeds from the event are going to Brooklyn Pour's charitable partner Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition (BARC), a nonprofit organization looking to provide a safe haven for abandoned animals and to find permanent loving homes for them. Sponsors for the 2012 Brooklyn Pour event are Whole Foods Market, Laser Cosmetica, Sexy Tee Tees, Asahi Beer, Kind Bars, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Skylight One Hanson, Wet Paint & Big Picture Media.

    Event Details:
    Saturday, October 6, 2012
    Session 1: 1-4PM
    Session 2: 6-9PM

    Are you going to throw one back?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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