Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Friday, March 27: LIBA's Louisville Brewfest at the Clifton Center.

Here's the scoop on an upcoming Louisville beer fest. We'll be there.


Press release

Friday, March 27th from 4:00pm – 10:00pm
The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) and the Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO) are pleased to present the first annual “Louisville Brewfest” on Friday, March 27th from 4pm-10pm at the Clifton Center, located at 2117 Payne Street.

The event will feature beer tastings from Bluegrass Brewing Main Street, Cumberland Brews, New Albanian Brewing Company, Bluegrass Brewing Company, and Brownings, as well as favorite hometown foods from the breweries, Boombozz Famous Gourmet Pizzeria and The Bodega at Felice.

There will also be performances by local bands The Instruction at 7pm, Thomas A. Minor at 8pm and Adventure at 9pm. Admission is free, and in order to drink attendees must be 21+ and purchase a $2 souvenir cup. Complimentary rides will be provided by City Scoot after 7:30pm.

Beer tickets can be purchased at the door for $1 each, redeemable for food and beer (i.e. 1 ticket = 1 beer sample, 3 tickets = 1 full beer). If our local basketball teams are playing in the NCAA tournament that night, the games will be available for viewing on site. LIBA individual memberships will be available for $10, and new members will receive a “Buy Local First” or “Keep Louisville Weird” sticker and a special voucher book with discount offers from participating venders.

“Louisville has a thriving micro/craft beer scene, and it goes a long way toward Keeping Louisville Weird,” says Scott Roussell, Bluegrass Brewing Main Street. “Like we always say, ‘Don’t buy beer from strangers.’”

This event is sponsored by the LEO. For more information visit www.keeplouisvilleweird.com/beer.

About the Louisville Independent Business Alliance
The mission of LIBA is to preserve the unique community character of the Metro Louisville area by promoting locally-owned businesses and to educate citizens on the value of shopping locally. For more information and a member list, visit www.keeplouisvilleweird.com.

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