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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 2:10 p.m., April 18, 2014 Updated 2:10 p.m., April 18, 2014

Buellton Brew Fest Kicks off Craft Beer Month in SYV

Buellton Brew Fest tickets are on sale now and set to sell out for a third year in a row New to Buellton Brew Fest this year is the 4-course VIP beer-pairing dinner

The Buellton Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 3rd Annual Buellton Brew Fest, held on Saturday, May 3rd at River View Park from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.


WHAT: The Buellton Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 3rd Annual Buellton Brew Fest, held on Saturday, May 3rd at River View Park from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. A sell out in its first two years, Buellton Brew Fest will be even bigger and better this year. Featuring even more craft brewers along with a Craft Soda component for the designated drivers, this is sure to be another pre-door sell out year. Buellton Brew Fest is bringing in some of the best local and nationally recognized breweries, including Saint Archer, Firestone, Figueroa Mountain, Sierra Nevada, Stone Brewing, New Belgium, and Deschutes, to name a few. Live music will be provided by San Luis Obispo favorites, Moonshiner Collective. There will also be a game zone area and box lunch provided by Georgia’s Smokehouse and Alfresco Picnic. Everyone is encouraged to bring their beach chairs and blankets.

V.I.P.

The V.I.P. experience offers access to the VIP area with loungers and a special gourmet boxed lunch. The V.I.P. ticket also includes a special 4-course dinner that will feature pairings from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. beer and live dinner music from Matt Cross. The dinner will be held at Mendenhall Museum in Buellton on Friday, May 2nd, 6:00pm-8:30pm. A la carte VIP dinner tickets are also available.

V.I.P Dinner Menu + Pairings featuring Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.:

First

Spent Grain Pretzel Sticks

Romesco, Serrano Ham

Danish Red

Second

Dungeness Crab Salad

Mango-Lychee Puree, Avacado, Blue Corn Chips

Lizard’s Mouth IPA

Third

Rack of Lamb

Davy Brown Mole Sauce, Grilled

Ramps, Asparagus, Bone Marrow

Whipped Potatoes

Davy Brown

Last

Molten Chocolate Cake

Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Pine

Cone Syrup

Big Cone Black Ale

A Good Cause

Buellton Brew Fest is as committed to the community and the environment as it is to hosting an unforgettable event. The festival donates 100% of the proceeds to supporting local businesses through the Buellton Chamber of Commerce. Buellton Brew Fest will also incorporate its proprietary Environmental Event process, with a goal of 95% of all event trash diverted from the Landfill.

A box lunch from either Georgia’s Smokehouse or Alfresco Picnic and drink tastings are included in the ticket prices which range from:

• $20 = Designated Driver Admission (includes Festival entrance and box lunch)

• $35 = General Admission (includes unlimited tastings, souvenir glass and box lunch)

• $75 = A la Carte Friday Night VIP Dinner (includes Friday Night VIP Dinner at Mendenhall Museum)

• $110 = V.I.P. Ticket (Extremely Limited) includes Friday night VIP dinner, access to Saturday’s festival VIP lounge and gourmet boxed lunch

WHO: Exclusive craft beers from, Island Brewing Co, Tap It, Figueroa Mountain, The Libertine Pub, Karl Strauss, Firestone, Sierra Nevada, Heretic, Sam Adams, Angry Orchard, Twisted Tea, Stone Brewing Co., Solvang Brewing Co., Dunbar Brewing, AleSmith, New Belgium, Coronado Brewing Co., Hanger 24, The Dudes’ Brewing Co., Deschutes, Ballast Point, Lagunitas, Oskar Blues, Dogfish Head, Drake’s, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Redd’s, Goose Island, Shock Top, and Valley Brewers. Boxed lunch provided by Georgia’s Smokehouse and Alfresco Picnic. Hand-dipped corn dog with sausage locally made from Cattaneo Bros also available for purchase. Live music will hit the main stage from indie folk rock favorites, Moonshiner Collective.

Tickets are open to the public over 21+ years of age

WHEN: Friday, May 2nd - V.I.P.– 4-Course Beer Pairing Dinner from 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, May 3rd – Main Festival from 12:00pm – 4:00pm

WHERE: VIP Dinner – Mendenhall Museum, 24 Zaca St, Buellton, CA 93427

Festival – River View Park, 151 Sycamore Drive, Buellton CA 93427

For more information on the food and drink providers and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.buelltonbrewfest.com/

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