**Tickets on sale now – brewery list subject to change**
The New York State Brewers Association is proud to announce the fourth annual New York Craft Brewers Festival taking place on Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York. The New York Craft Brewers Festival brings together 50 New York Breweries (and brewers) from every region of the state featuring up to 100+ hard to find and award winning beers. This is a great opportunity to meet the NYS brewers that make the beer, and the owners of the local food scene in the Capital District that are such an important part of the community.
VIP tickets allow access to the festival one hour earlier and access to enjoy specially selected beer not available to the general public.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Desmond Hotel, Albany
General Admission: $40 advance | $50 at the door (if available)
VIP Admission: $55 advance | $65 at the door (if available)
Designated Drivers: $15
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A 7-ounce souvenir tasting glass (yes glass)
Freedom to enjoy unlimited 3-ounce beer samples
Food sampling from local restaurants and food trucks
The opportunity to meet the brewers making your favorite beers
VIP Tickets Include:
Early entrance one hour access (4pm)
Opportunity to meet and talk with brewers from around the state enjoying VIP only beers
Exclusive VIP beers – breweries bringing special and one off beers to be updated
Special food sampling designed for food pairing from local Albany restaurants, food trucks, and farms including: The Desmond Hotel, Browns Brewing taproom, Adirondack Pub, Albany Pump Station, Davidson Brothers, Druthers, The Ruck, The American Bounty at CIA, Knot of this World Pretzels, Catskill Food Company, Crossroads Brewing, Chef’s Consortium, The Mohawk Taproom, Honest Weight, The Ruck, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 20 North Broadway, Elegant Touch Catering & Events, Pasta Pane, and That’s Different…..Chocolates
The festival will include select NYS Hops and Malt section with owners and growers. This is a great opportunity to learn about the NYS ingredients that are being grown in NY and featured in beers poured at the festival.
This is a 21+ event. All attendees must show valid photo ID at the door. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21 or over to attend this event. No exceptions!