Ballpark Festival of Beers returns on January 26

November 28, 2012 4:37 AM ET

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 10, 2012) - Beer aficionados, get ready for the return of the Ballpark Festival of Beers! The Fort Myers Miracle are pleased to bring back the premier craft beer tasting event in Southwest Florida on Saturday, January 26 at Hammond Stadium.

With three hours of unlimited beer sampling, the 9th annual Ballpark Festival of Beers features the most diverse one-day craft beer selection in Southwest Florida with over 60 beers from all around the world. Beers this year include Sweetwater 420, Holly Mackerel Golden Ale, Florida Avenue Ale, Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan, Green Flash Rayon Vert, Sierra Nevada Narwhal, Wells Banana Bread, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Cigar City Hotter than Helles Lager and much more!

The first 1,000 in attendance will receive a free sampling glass. The gates open at 6 p.m. and the sampling ends at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the event. Designated drivers can pay a $10 fee and receive unlimited water and soft drinks.

Food will be available on-site. Bahama Breeze will have jerk shrimp and pork sliders. RM Foods will offer pizza, roast beef sandwiches and arancinis. The Zesty Tomato will have Italian sausage, burgers and french fries.

The Ballpark Festival of Beers will also feature live music from SuperBot throughout the evening. A 21-and-up exclusive event, the Ballpark Festival of Beers is brought to you in part by Air Advantage and the Beasley Broadcast Group.

For tickets, call the Miracle offices at (239) 768-4210 or visit For a direct link to order, click here.

2013 Craft Beer Festival Sampling List (subject to change) Shocktop Belgian White
Shocktop Raspberry
Shocktop Seasonal Honey Crisp Apple Wheat
Southern Tier IPA
Southern Tier Phin & Matts
Southern Tier 2xIPA
Kona Firerock
Kona Koko Brown
Kona Big Wave
Victory Hop Devil
Victory Golden Monkey
Victory Headwaters Pale
Redhook ESB
Redhook Longhammer IPA
Redhook Seasonal Winterhook
Widmer Omission Pale (gluten free)
Widmer Omission Lager (gluten free)
Widmer Red Bridge
Bahama Breeze Aruba Red
Bahama Breeze Goose Island
Boulder Never Summer Ale
Boulder Hazed and Infused
Woodchuck Amber (gluten free)
Woodchuck Seasonal Winter (gluten free)
Woodchuck Private Reserve Barrel Select
Florida Avenue Ale
Florida Avenue IPA
Florida Avenue Blueberry
Florida Beer Co. Florida Lager
Florida Beer Co. Swamp Ape IPA
Cigar City Jai Alai IPA
Cigar City Hotter than Helles Lager
Holy Mackerel Golden Ale
Holy Mackerel Panic Attack Ale
Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan
Lazy Magnolia Timber Beast
Green Flash West Coast IPA
Green Flash Hop Head Red
Green Flash Rayon Vert
Summit Winter Ale
Summit Extra Pale Ale
Summit Horizon Red
Sweetwater 420 Pale Ale
Sweetwater IPA
Sweetwater Blue
Bluepoint Toasted Lager
Bluepoint Rastafarye Ale
Bluepoint Pale Ale
Oskar Blues Dales Pale Ale
Oskar Blues Deviant Dales IPA
Sam Adams Tasman Red
Sam Adams Hop Tour
Magic Hat #9
Magic Hat IPA On Tour
Magic Hat Seasonal Pistil
Clipper City Loose Cannon
Redd's Apple Ale
Angry Orchard Hard Cider
Shiner Bock
Shiner Black Lager
Bell's Two Hearted Ale
Bell's Amber
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Narwhal
Abita Christmas Ale
Abita Restoration
Stone Imperial Russian Stout
Stone Arrogant Bastard
Avery White Rascal Ale
Avery Reverend
Terrapin Hopsecutioner
Terrapin Rye Pale Ale
Boulder Never Summer
Boulder Hazed and Confused
Wells Banana Bread
Wells Bombardier 30
Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout
Sam Smith Chocolate Stout
Brooklyn Lager
Brookly Brown Ale
Harpoon IPA
Harpoon UFO White
Vision Terreo White Sangria
Vision Terreo Red Sangria
Dogfish 60 Minute IPA
Dogfish 90 Minute IPA
Leinenkugel Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout
Leinenkugel Lemon Berry Shandy
Rogue Hazelnut Brown
Crispin Honey Crisp Artisanal Reserve

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