You know the drill kids, ClevelandHops is giving away a pair of General Admission tickets to this year’s International Beer Fest. Last year’s event was a blast and this one is sure to be just as spectacular. While planning your attendance, don’t forget to Get a Room.
Here’s the deal. Just comment on this post or tweet the link with a @ClevelandHops mention to enter. I will be picking the the winner of the two General Admission tickets with the help of Random.org on Tuesday, May 8, so get your submissions in, early and often. Be sure to either include your name/email when commenting or follow me on Twitter so that I have a way to get a hold of you.
All Hail the Return of Hops!
International Beer Fest is Back for Another Round
(Cleveland, OH) The I-X Center proudly announces the return of International Beer Fest, the largest showcase and competition of world beers in the Midwest, held May 11 & 12, 2012, at the I-X Center in Cleveland. The event will feature three public tasting sessions with over 200 stellar breweries from around the world pouring upwards of 800 select beers – tickets are on sale now at www.ixbeerfest.com.
“It is a natural fit that Cleveland and the I-X Center host a beer showcase and competition of this caliber,” notes Robert Peterson, President, I-X Center. “As an exposition center with a proven track record of success, the I-X Center is thrilled to produce an event of this magnitude highlighting local, national and international beers and breweries. We are proud that International Beer Fest has quickly grown to become the largest beer centric festival in the Midwest!”
International Beer Fest features appearances by celebrity brewers, respected authors and entertaining personalities sharing enlightening industry insights on The SPEAKeasy, Brew U and Tasting Room stages. From discussions to demonstrations, renowned beer experts reveal how they have shaped the industry will meet patrons during interactive sessions (schedules can be found on www.ixbeerfest.com)
Session 1 — Friday, May 11 from 7-11 p.m.
Session 2 — Saturday, May 12 from 1-5 p.m.
Session 3 — Saturday, May 12 from 7-11 p.m.
Single-Session General Admission
(Choose from Session 1, 2, or 3): $45
Single-Session “VIP exBEERience”
(Choose from Session 1, 2, or 3): $75
ALL-Session General Admission
(Includes ALL 3 Sessions): $120
ALL-Session “VIP exBEERience”
(Includes ALL 3 Sessions): $200
Designated Driver Ticket – excludes alcohol sampling
(Choose Session 1, 2, OR 3): $10
To maximize the VIP exBEERience, only a limited number of tickets are available.
General Admission Ticket includes:
- Admission to selected session(s)
- 36 tasting tickets good for 2-ounce pours each
- Commemorative tasting cup
- Access to all public special appearances, demonstrations and educational programming
- Festival program
VIP exBEERience Admission Ticket includes:
ALL benefits of General Admission PLUS…
- 6 additional tasting tickets good for 2-ounce pours each
- Commemorative T-Shirt
- Access to VIP Brewers Lounge to enjoy select rare and/or limited edition beers
- Exclusive programming
- Opportunity to meet and mingle with prominent Brewers
- Complimentary hors d’oeurves and food pairings
More information about the event can be found on the ixbeerfest.com website.
Disclosure/Disclaimer: Tickets provided by the I-X Center. Winner will be picked on Tuesday, May 8th with number provided by Random.org. Winner will be able to pickup tickets at Will Call before the session chosen. Eligible entrants consists of commenters as well as twitter retweets and mentions that link to both this post and mention @ClevelandHops. Must be 21 to attend event. All other rules and restrictions of the event must be considered.