Beer lovers expected to flock to Miss. Craft Beer Festival - - Jackson, MS

Beer lovers expected to flock to Miss. Craft Beer Festival

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Attention beer lovers! Friday night is a night you don't want to miss.

The 2nd annual Mississippi Craft Beer Festival is Friday night from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Duling Hall in Fondren. Over 100 beers will be available for sampling by 28 different breweries.

Special emphasis will be on Mississippi breweries and nearby bordering states. Brewers with be on hand to discuss their products and brewing methods.

Tickets for the “VIP hour”, which is from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m., are $60 in advance and $65 day of and are limited to 250 persons. Those with VIP tickets also gain entrance for the entire run of the festival, premium bar snacks for the first hour and a $15 gift certificate to a participating Fondren restaurant.

General admission, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., is $30 in advance and $35 day of, and includes unlimited tastings of all of the products represented. A designated driver ticket is available at the door for $10.

All festival tickets offer attendees the ability to come and go from the tasting grounds.

Last year's festival sold out by 7 p.m., so organizers suggest purchasing tickets ahead of time. Click here to purchase tickets

Here's a list of the breweries that will be featured at the festival:

Abita Brewing Company
Angry Orchard
Bell’s Brewery, Inc.
Biloxi Brewing Co.
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lazy Magnolia Brewery
Lucky Town Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing Company
NOLA Brewing
Oskar Blues Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
SweetWater Brewing Company
Yalobusha Brewing Company
Yazoo Brewing Company
Back Forty Brewing
Bayou Teche Brewing
Blue Pants Brewery
Chafunkta Brewing Company
Chandeleur Island Brewing Company
Covington Brewhouse
Greenflash Brewing Co.
Natchez Brewing Co.
Slowboat Brewing Company
Southern Prohibition Brewing
Southern Tier Brewing
Tin Roof Brewing Company

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