The announced its brewer list for its inaugural beer-tasting event. The festival will be held May 12 at the and will feature 10 craft brewers from the South Sound area, including:
"I could not be more pleased with the list of participating brewers. They all bring unique beers to the table and an enormous passion for brewing," said festival organizer John Fosberg. "The festival will offer event goers a memorable and diverse group of craft beers to choose from."
According to Fosberg, it didn’t take too long to fill up the brewer list.
“Many of the brewers mentioned having a loyal customer base in Gig Harbor. Once brewer names start(ed) showing up on the event's website and Facebook page, advance tickets started selling at a brisk pace. I would encourage everyone to purchase their tickets before hand. I can't imagine this event not selling out, and I would hate to turn anyone away at the gate."
Advance tickets are $20, tickets are also available on the day of the event for $25. To secure your tickets, visit http://www.gigharborbeerfestival.com or http://www.brownpapertickets.com. Your ticket admission includes a 2012 commemorative taster cup and eight taster tokens. Additional taster tokens will be on sale during the day of the Festival.
Festival organizers will also be giving away a limited number of free VIP tickets to the festival in a series of online raffles through the Festival's Facebook page. Simply visit the Gig Harbor Beer Festival's Facebook page and "Like" the page to enter the raffle.
The Gig Harbor Beer Festival benefits the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation.