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Saratoga.com Presents: Saratoga Brewfest

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Where: Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa NY

Saratoga Brewfest, Presented By Saratoga.com: June 15, 2013

SARATOGA SPRINGS NY – Saratoga.com, Saratoga County and Ellms Family Farm are proud to annouce the Annual Saratoga Brewfest!

Saratoga Brewfest runs from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm on June 15th. For four hours sample local, regional, and national craft brews and enjoy live music!

More than 50 breweries will be in attendance, and over 150 brews will be available to taste. Brewfest was started in order to provide a forum for craft brewers to showcase their product to all the craft brew lovers and converts out there.

Those who attend can expect an afternoon of live music, industry guest speakers, a beautiful setting and, of course, tastes of the top craft brews in the area!

For all the dedicated craft brew lovers, there will be a VIP session from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. VIP guests will enjoy early admission, access to limited quantity rare brews, souvenir tasting glass, 5 hours of sampling and $5 in brewfest bucks to be used at participating food vendors, as well as access to the General Session.

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Saratoga.com Presents: Saratoga Brewfest 2013

Saratoga County Fair Grounds, Ballston Spa, NY (Get directions here.)

When? June 15, 2013
• VIP Tasting & Lunch: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
• General Session: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

What? Sample craft brews from many local, regional, and national breweries, enjoy live music and more Brewfest fun!

General Admission: $45 In Advance /  $55- Day Of.
Includes: Admission, souvenir tasting glass and 4 hours of sampling.

VIP - $65  In Advance / $75 Day Of
Includes: Early admission, access to limited quantity rare brews, souvenir tasting glass, 5 hours of sampling and $5 in brewfest bucks to be used at participating food vendors.

Designated Driver: $10 Day Of Only

Shuttle: $10 per person. Includes round trip from the Downtown Saratoga Hilton (behind the building on Maple Avenue) to the Fairgounds by reservation only.

Buy tickets here

*Disclaimer: Per NYSLA law all attendees will receive 15 initial samples with their admission ticket.  If an attendee exhausts all 15 tickets and wishes to receive more s/he can do so after being evaluated by event staff for intoxication.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to support Saratoga P.L.A.N.

Confirmed Breweries in Attendance will Include:

  • Abita - Covington, LA
  • ADK  -  Lake George NY
  • Anchor - San Francisco, CA
  • Anderson Valley -  Boonville, CA
  • Angry Orchard - Cincinnati, OH.
  • Batch 19/Third Shift - Golden, CO
  • Ballast Point San Diego, CA
  • Blue Moon - Golden, CO
  • Blue Point - Patchogue, NY
  • Boulder - Boulder, CO
  • Brooklyn  - Brooklyn, NY
  • Browns Troy, NY
  • Bruery - Placentia, CA
  • Butternuts - Garrattsville, NY
  • Captain Lawrence - Elmsford, NY
  • City Steam - Hartford, CT
  • Cricket Hill - Fairfield, NJ
  • Davidson Brothers - Glens Falls, NY
  • Dogfish Head - Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Druthers - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Dundee Rochester, NY
  • Evil Twin - Brooklyn, NY
  • Firestone Walker Buellton, CA
  • Flying Dog - Frederick, MD
  • Founders - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Goose Island - Chicago, Il
  • Green Flash - San Diego, CA
  • Harpoon - Boston, MA
  • Heavy Seas - Halethorpe, MD
  • Ithaca - Ithaca, NY
  • J.K. Scrumpys - Flushing, MI
  • Kona - Kailua-Kona, HI
  • Lagunitas - Petaluma, CA
  • Lake Placid - Lake Placid, NY
  • Leinenkugel Chippewa Falls, WI
  • Left Hand - Longmont, CO
  • Long Trail - Bridgewater, VT
  • Lost Coast - Eureka, CA
  • Magic Hat - Burlington, VT
  • Mendocino - Ukiah, CA
  • Narragansett - Providence, RI
  • New England Brewing - Woodbridge, CT
  • Olde Burnside - Hartford, CT
  • Omission -  Portland, OR
  • Ommegang Cooperstown, NY
  • Oskar Blues - Lyons, CO
  • Otter Creek - Middlebury, VT
  • Peak - Portland, ME
  • Pyramid  - Seattle, WA
  • Redhook -  Portsmouth, NH
  • Rogue - Ashland, OR
  • Rushing Duck - Chester, NY
  • Sam Adams Boston, MA
  • Saranac  - Utica, NY
  • Saratoga - Saratoga, NY
  • Sea Dog - South Portland, ME
  • Shed - Stowe, VT
  • Shipyard - Portland, OR
  • Shock Top - St. Louis, MO
  • Sierra Nevada - Chico, CA
  • Sixpoint - Brooklyn, NY
  • Smuttynose - Portsmouth, NH
  • Southampton Publick House - Southhampton, NY
  • Southern Tier - Lakewood, NY
  • Steadfast - Albany, NY
  • Stillwater - Baltimore, MD
  • Stoudt's Adamstown, PA
  • Switchback - Burlington, VT
  • Troegs - Hershey, PA
  • Uinta - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Unity Vibrations - Ypsilanti, MI
  • Victory - Downington, PA
  • Weyerbacher - Easton, PA
  • Widmer Brothers - Portland, OR
  • Wolavers - Middlebury, VT
  • Woodchuck - Middlebury, VT

Make a game plan! There are so many great breweries to choose from. Take a look at the brewery location map and plan out your afternoon. This way you won't miss a sip! Learn more >

 GET INVOLVED! Saratoga Brewfest, presented by Saratoga.com is welcoming more vendors and sponsors! To find out how to become involved, contact AJ Bodden at aj@saratogabrewfest.com or Garth Ellms at garth@saratogabrewfest.com.

Please Note: No one under 21 will be admitted to this event. Valid ID will be required.

Looking For MORE?

Watch video footage of last year's Brewfest! This year is sure to be another great time!

Read an Interview with Brewfest Planner

Saratoga.com sits down for a 10 Questions interview with A.J. Bodden of Saratoga Brewfest. Saratoga Festival and Saratoga.com have teamed up to present this event for beer lovers; here we take a closer look at the festival and its behind the scenes. 

Don't Forget To...

  • Buy tickets before 6/15 and save $10
  • Make transportation arrangements (shuttle tickets are available online only)
  • Invite your friends along to Brewfest
  • Make plans to enjoy a local Saratoga restaurant after the event
  • Prepare your taste buds for 150+ craft beer options


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