2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival this Saturday

Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday, April 22nd, 12-5 PM

By Augusta GreenJackets | April 18, 2017 12:00 PM ET

AUGUSTA, GA - The Augusta GreenJackets, in conjunction with Augusta Sports Leagues, have teamed up to bring the 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival presented by World of Beer to Lake Olmstead Stadium. Proceeds will benefit the Augusta Sports Council, an organization that is responsible for bringing national sporting events to Augusta. The Augusta Craft Beer Festival will be hosted at Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday, April 22nd, from noon to 5 PM and will feature 30+ hand-selected local, regional and national craft breweries.

"This is a can't miss event in the CSRA, we look forward to making the 2nd annual a huge success," stated Tom Denlinger General Manager. "Last year sold out and we encourage you to get your tickets in advance to not miss out on the fun!"

In addition, the 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival will feature live performances by local bands, unique vendors, games, and food menu customized by the GreenJackets Food and Beverage department to compliment the beers at the festival. The goal of the Augusta Craft Beer Festival is to educate the consumer and support the local craft beer community.

Keith Edmondson, Organizer of the 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival, says he is "looking forward to offering 2-3 beers from each brewery to choose from." Says Edmondson, "We are offering a lot of varieties and activities so participants can truly make a day of it." There are three ticket options for the Augusta Craft Beer Festival.

 There are three ticket options for the 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival:

  1. The General Admission ticket holder will receive a 5oz glass taster, unlimited beer samples, and free drinking water from 12 noon to 5pm. A custom food menu will be available for purchase in the concourse of Lake Olmstead Stadium. Limited to 1300 tickets. Regular General Admission: $40 per person, Day-of $50 per person (if available)
  2. The Hive Growler Bar ticket holder will receive a custom 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival /The Hive growler and one FREE fill at The Hive Growler Bar (up to $20) in addition to the General Admission amenities. Limited to 72 tickets. $50 per person
  3. The World of Beer VIP Food Pairing Ticket holder will be admitted at 11 a.m. (1 hour early) to get first pours on the best beers. They will enjoy a complimentary food pairings from World of Beer for lunch as well as specialty beer tasting in the VIP area, Plus a Commemorative Festival t-shirt and all the amenities included with General Admission Limited to 50 tickets. $75 per person - SOLD OUT!!!

A partial list of breweries that will be on hand for the ABCF include Southern, Reformation, Monday Night, Jekyll, Nantahalla, Jailhouse, Red Hare, Lonerider, Green Man, Service, Coastal Empire, Terrapin, Steady Hand, Lexington, Southbound, R.J. Rockers, and more. To cap off the list Augusta's own, River Watch Brewery and Savannah River Brewing will be on hand. 

Purchase your tickets today by visiting: http://www.augustacraftbeerfest.com, https://www.facebook.com/augustacraftbeerfestival or visit the direct link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/augusta-craft-beer-festival-2017-tickets-30082866664

Special thanks to the partners of the 2nd Annual Augusta Craft Beer Festival: World Of Beer (Augusta, GA), The Hive Growler Bar, Augusta GreenJackets, Augusta Sports Leagues, HD 98.3, Kicks 99, 93.9 Bob FM, Hot 95.5/93.1; Yelp-Augusta, I Know A Guy Image Solutions

Augusta Sports Leagues, LLC is the premier recreational sports and social experience for adults in the greater Augusta area (CSRA). ASL seeks to build community for adults of all ages through recreation and social opportunities. In doing so, we provide companies and organizations with additional resources to attract and/or retain human capital in the CSRA. We also provide opportunities for team-building and networking. Established in February 2013 by Keith Edmondson, current director, Augusta Sports Leagues has expanded from 2 sports to 11 sports and its membership has grown to over 4,600 adults in the greater Augusta area. Check out all of the upcoming leagues and events at www.augustasportsleagues.com

The GreenJackets kick off their 29th consecutive season of professional baseball in Augusta on Thursday, April 13th against the Columbia Fireflies (NY Mets). Operation Pack the Lake is underway for Opening Night, get your tickets today! All GreenJackets Ticket Plans including Full, Half, and Weekend and the popular 6-Game Flex Plans are on sale now for the 2017 season. To guarantee your seats, order your 2017 Ticket Packages today by reaching out to the GreenJackets Front Office at (706) 922-WINS (9467).

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