53 BREWERIES CONFIRMED WITH OVER 100 BEERS TO DATE**
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE GAME ZONE, STEIN HOIST COMPETITION & MORE
BROOKLYN BADASS ANIMAL RESCUE NAMED OFFICIAL CHARITABLE PARTNER
VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS STILL OPEN FOR “BREW CREW”
LIMITED TICKETS ON SALE, HERE: http://bit.ly/BKPour15Tix**
The Village Voice announces its third round of participating breweries for the fifth annual Brooklyn Pourcraft beer festival, coming up on Saturday, September 26th. The 24 new breweries announced today include: Allagash Brewing Company, Alphabet City Brewing Co., Angry Orchard, Barrier Brewing Co., Brooklyn Brewery, Dogfish Head Brewery, Fire Island Beer Company, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Keegan Ales, KelSo Beer Company, Lost Nation Brewing, Newburgh Brewing Company, North Coast Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewery, Other Half Brewing, Otter Creek Brewing, Paulaner NYC, Samuel Adams, Shiner Brewery, Shmaltz Brewing Company, The Flagship Brewing Company, Traveler Beer Company, Two Roads Brewing Co., and Wolaver’s Fine Organic Ales.
These breweries will join the previously announced participants for a total of 53 breweries confirmed to date (over 100 beers): ACE Cider, Anchor Brewing Company, Asahi Beer, Aspall, Austin Eastciders, Braven Brewing Company, Brooklyn Brew Shop, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, Coney Island Brewing Co., Crabbies Ginger Beer, Downeast Cider Hosue, Empire Brewing Company, Fentimans, Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., Harpoon Brewery, Krombacher Brewery, Kronenbourg Brewery, McKenzie’s Hard Cider, Queens Brewery, Rockaway Brewing Company, Singha Beer, Singlecut Beersmiths, Sixpoint Brewery, Speakeasey Ales and Lager, St. Feuilliens, Victory Brewing Company, War Flag Brewing Company, Weihenstephan and many more to be announced.
Brooklyn Pour will feature over 100 craft brews from New York and beyond plus DJ sets by Jonathan Clarke of Q104.3. The event will be held in Greenpoint, Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Expo Center from 3:00PM – 6:00PM, with VIP hour starting at 2:00 PM. The event will host the Brooklyn Pour Game Zone with life size pong, cornhole and more and an outdoor food court featuring Keste Pizza, Papaya King, Coney Shack and more TBA, in the event’s outdoor courtyard! The Samuel Adams Stein Hoist competition will be returning to the event, hosting a male and female competition – winners to receive prizes and bragging rites. Guests can also enjoy the official souvenir photo booth sponsored by Flat Rate Moving, the Red Carpet welcome sponsored by Fodor’s Travel, Souvenir Tasting Glass by AVA DoBro, the Official Brooklyn Pour Beer Scorecard provided by Asahi and more!
This year’s Brooklyn Pour will feature three tiers of ticket options – all currently available for sale, here: http://bit.ly/BKPour15Tix. All ticketholders will be offered unlimited tasting of 100+ beers, a souvenir tasting glass, entertainment, and an exclusive Brooklyn Pour photo booth. The VIP ticket ($85) will allow guests entry one full hour early at 2:00PM, plus access to the first ever VIP outdoor patio area, including complimentary snacks, gift bags, music and a private sampling area. The Early Entry ticket ($65) will allow guests entry into the main room of the event a full half hour earlier at 2:30PM. The General Admission ticket ($55) allows entrance to the event at 3:00PM until the event finishes for all ticketholders at 6PM. For more details on this year’s three ticket options, visit: www.villagevoice.com/brooklyn-pour.
NY Waterway’s East River Ferry is the official transportation partner of Brooklyn Pour. Guests can sail over to the event to the India St./Greenpoint location for a fun afternoon commute; ferry locations include E. 34th St/Midtown, Long Island City, Pier 11, DUMBO, and more. For more information, please visit: http://www.eastriverferry.com/.
The Village Voice is calling out to volunteers to join the official 2015 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://microapp.villagevoice.com/brooklyn-pour/2015/volunteer.php.
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, 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.
Sponsors for the 2015 Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival include: Ava DoBro, Califia Farms, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Asahi Beer, Whole Foods Market, Flat Rate Moving, Fodor’s Travel, East River Ferry, Samuel Adams, Prairie Vodka, Keste Pizza, Coney Shack, Papaya King, Kind Bars, Green Mountain Energy, Great Brewers, Manhattan Beer, NYC Brewers Guild and SKI Beer.
The Village Voice is proud to partner with Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue for Brooklyn Pour 2015. A portion of this year’s proceeds will be donated to the charity, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit, all-breed dog rescue composed of a network of fosters and volunteers who work together to rescue sweet, loving, adoptable dogs from high kill, rural shelters in the southern U.S. states and get them adopted into wonderful forever homes. For more information, please visit: http://www.badassbrooklynanimalrescue.com/.
The Village Voice’s 5th Annual Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival
DATE: Saturday, September 26th
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
VENUE: Brooklyn Expo Center | 72 Noble St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
TICKETS: On sale – http://bit.ly/BKPour15Tix
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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 Village Voice or its events, please visit us online at www.villagevoice.com.