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 2ND ANNUAL TOP OF THE HOPS BEER FESTIVAL

Presented By Abita Beer

 

Saturday – January 28, 2012

MS Coast Convention Center

 

 

 

Biloxi, MS –  Red Mountain and Blue Deuce Entertainment in conjunction with MS Coast Coliseum and Convention Center are proud to return with a 2nd Annual Top of the Hops Beer Festival presented by Abita Beer on Saturday, January 28 at the MS Coast Convention Center.

 

Top of the Hops Beer Fest - Biloxi will showcase the growing popularity of craft beers from around the world in a relaxed and friendly environment.  Patrons will receive a commemorative sampling mug and have access to unlimited, two-ounce samples of over 150 world-class craft beers in the four Beer Gardens. 

 

The festival will also feature the Brew University Education Area where patrons will enjoy beer seminars such as Cooking with Beer, Beer and Food Pairing and Pairing Beer with Cheese.

 

Something new to the festival will be the Bayou Teche Cask Beer Garden, featuring casks of limited edition, unfiltered beer.

 

 

The VIP Ticket will gain patrons access to the festival one hour early to take advantage of a more exclusive beer tasting experience.  The VIP ticket allows entry into the private VIP Area with heavy hors d’oeuvres from 5pm – 8pm and an EXCLUSIVE beer selection not available to the general public.  Also included with the VIP ticket is a Top of of the Hops pint glass.

 

Tickets to the Top of the Hops Beer Festival are $35 in advance and VIP tickets are $75 in advance.  There is also a General Admission Designated Driver ticket available for $15 and a VIP Designated Driver ticket for $30 for those patrons that will not be sampling beer.

 

Tickets to the Top of the Hops Beer Festival go on-sale Wednesday, November 30th through Ticketmaster.com and at the MS Coast Coliseum and Convention Center Box Office.

 

Top of the Hops Beer Festival – Biloxi presented by Abita Beer is sponsored by Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Isle Casino Hotel Biloxi, Covington Brewhouse, Diamond Bear Brewing Company, Bayou Teche Biere, Shock Top, DRAFT Magazine, Cable One, Raise Your Pints, K99.1 FM, Magic 93.7 and News Radio 1049 FM.

 

 

**Top of the Hops Beer Festival - Biloxi believes in responsible drinking and does not promote mass consumption. Local taxi cab companies will be made aware of the event in advance and taxi service phone numbers will be listed prominently in the festival guide.

 

For more information, visit www.TopOfTheHopsBeerFest.com or call Betsy Kiser at 205.868.3192.