[UPDATE - 2/14: We have a winner! Jamal Tolson of Manassas Park, VA, you're going to the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Fest! Thanks to everyone who participated! Cheers!]
Participating breweries include:
- Innis & Gunn
- Heavy Seas
- Highland Brewery
- New Belgium
- Monday Night Brewery
- Red Hare Brewery
- Magic Hat
- Shock Top
- Goose Island
- and more!
See the press release below:
THE BEER, BOURBON AND BBQ FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ATLANTA
FOR A SECOND YEAR
Many Local Pigs Squeal in Opposition
Atlanta, GA – The Second Annual Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, produced by The Trigger Agency, is returning to Atlanta under the big tents at the Atlantic Station on March 2, 2013. The all-you-care-to-taste extravaganza features a special VIP Bacon and Whole Hog session from Noon-6pm; the General Admission session runs from 2pm-6pm. Over 8,000 enthusiasts are expected to attend this salute to some of the South’s best assets.
At the event, attendees can taste over 60 craft beers, sip 40 styles of bourbon and eat lots of southern style BBQ. Admission includes a souvenir sampling glass for guests to try out all the unlimited beverages the festival features. Some of the best barbeque Pit Masters will be on-site cooking up their most mouth watering dishes. Barbeque selections will include pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chicken, and sausages with all the fixin’s you can imagine.
Throughout the day, thirsty connoisseurs can attend seminars in the Tasting Theatre with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters covering a wide range of topics. Seminars will be held hourly and are FREE to festival-goers. In addition, on the Main Stage, guests can enjoy live bluegrass and rock music along with Rolling Stones tribute band, The Jagged Stones. At 3pm on the Main Stage – Atlanta’s Best Beer Belly Competition returns.
Show exhibits include Brewerania, Hot sauces, BBQ, accessories, and a cigar bar. Guests will enjoy taking the BBQ Sauce Challenge, visiting The High End Bourbon Tasting Table and participating in the Rye Shootout along with plenty of other surprises!
General admission to the festival from 2-6pm is $35 in advance or $40 on-site and includes admission to the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling and all live entertainment. VIP Bacon and Whole Hog Tickets from 12-6pm are $75 (advance only). VIP ticket includes more benefits listed online. For more information on purchasing tickets for the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, please visit www.BeerAndBourbon.com or call 800-830-3976. There is plenty of parking around the site, however please drink responsibly and bring a designated driver.
About The Trigger Agency
The Trigger Agency is a full-service event and promotional marketing firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. The company creates and executes unique brand building experiences and promotional events that captivate audiences through all senses. Trigger produces over 30 events annually, from New York to Nashville.
Contact: Kat Arnold, The Trigger Agency, firstname.lastname@example.org