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BrewFest at the Ballpark on June 23rd

Hosted by the BlueClaws, 95.9 WRAT, and Shore Point Distributing
April 5, 2012
LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws, 95.9 WRAT and Shore Point Distributing will host the inaugural BrewFest at the Ballpark presented by Harley Davidson of Ocean County and Spirits Unlimited at FirstEnergy Park on June 23rd.

Tickets for the event will go on sale Saturday, for National Beer Day, at 10am.

There will be two, four-hour sessions, the first from 12 noon to 4 pm and the second from 6 pm - 10 pm with beer sampling, food and merchandise sales, and local music entertaining the fans.

Over 100 styles of beers including New Jersey's own Cricket Hill, Flying Fish and Boaks. Regional favorites like Ommegang, Keegan's, Erie Brewing, Blue Point Brewing, Brooklyn, Magic Hat, Saranac, Harpoon and Peak Organic will be available as will national brands such as Sierra Nevada, Boston Beer, Shiner and Killians. Plus, fans will be able to enjoy international legends Duvel, Boon, Innis & Gunn, Rodenbach and Weltenberger and many more.

Additionally, Brewfest at the Ballpark will feature many special spring and summer styles of beer.

95.9 WRAT will be on site broadcasting live during both sessions. They will be running games for prizes the day of the event. Beginning May 4th the WRAT will be conducting on-air samplings with Spirits Unlimited Friday mornings with the beer guys.

Proceeds from the event will benefit BlueClaws Charities which aims to help raise money for organization-specific programs, such as after-school services, youth and educational programs, and military fundraising.

"This is the first time we've hosted a beer festival and we're very excited," said BlueClaws General Manager Geoff Brown. "95.9 WRAT and Shore Point Distributing have been great partners of ours since day one and we're looking forward to an awesome event."

Tickets for the event will go on sale Saturday at 10 am for National Beer Day by calling 732-901-7000 option 2 or in person at the BlueClaws Box Office.

Admission is $30 in advance and $35 on the day of the event, with designated driver admission just $10. All designated drivers will also get free fountain soda throughout the day.

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