Known as the "Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast," the popular festival features 40 on-site craft brewers, over 100 domestic and international beers, seminars and samplings and live music. Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 19
BEER FROM AROUND HERE
Join Marlin Grill for a Friday night BBQ on the Events Plaza Lawn. This year's theme: "Beer From Around Here" will feature locally brewed ales and favorites from throughout the Southeast region. All paired with delicious gourmet grilled meat and side items. Enjoy live music from 6-8pm. For more information call Marlin Grill at (850) 351-1990. Purchase tickets online or at Marlin Grill for $35. Event is from 6-8pm. Rain or Shine.
- Buffalo Brisket
- Venison Sausage
- Free Range Chicken
- Beef Short Rib
- Pulled Pork
- Smoked Tuna Dip
- Paired with beer from the Grayton Beer Company, Lazy Magnolia, Abita Beer, Pensacola Bay Brewery, and Red Brick Brewing, and more.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 19
"THREE DECADES OF CRAFT BEER: A TASTE OF HISTORY AND TODAY"
A seminar by John Holl
FUNKY BLUES SHACK
Guests will be able to register for a seminar Friday evening highlighting "Three Decades of Craft Beer: A Taste of History and Today" presented by John Holl, an award-winning author, journalist and beer expert. Compare and sample a variety of beers in a casual and informative setting.
Having visited more than 900 breweries around the world, Holl has been privileged to learn about the brewing process from the most dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable people in the business. In addition to Holl's duties as news editor and columnist of The Ale Street News and associate editor of Beer Connoisseur magazine, he regularly appears on NBC'S "Weekend Today" and is a regular contributor to Beverage World magazine, Craftbeer.com and All About Beer Magazine. He has also written beer-and travel-themed articles for the Wall Street Journal, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Celebrator Beer News, Alma Cerveza and Patch.com.
Tickets are available online or at Funky Blues Shack-Baytowne Wharf location.
For information visit www.baytownebeerfestival.com.