Top of the Hops Beer Festival is coming to The Wharf!





Saturday – June 9, 2012

4:00pm – 8:00pm




Orange Beach, AL – Abita Beer presents the Inaugural Top of the Hops Beer Festival on Saturday, June 9 at  the Marina Lawn at The Wharf.



Top of the Hops Beer Fest – The Wharf will showcase the growing popularity of craft beers from around the world in a relaxed and friendly environment overlooking the Marina at The Wharf.  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 Brew University Education Area features beer seminars throughout the day such as Cooking with Beer, Beer & Food Pairings and Home Brewing 101.  The event will also feature a Cask Beer Garden with firkins of limited edition, unfiltered beer, plus games, food & live music!



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 and an EXCLUSIVE beer selection not available to the general public ticket holders.



Advance tickets to the Top of the Hops Beer Festival are $34.99 for General Admission or $75.00 for VIP. General Admission Designated Driver tickets are available for $15 and VIP Designated Driver ticket are $25 for those patrons that will not be sampling beer.



Tickets to the Top of the Hops Beer Festival are on sale now at Ticketmaster, Maggie’s Bottle & Tail, The Wharf Box Office or charge by phone at 800.745.3000.



Abita Beer presents Top of the Hops Beer Festival – The Wharf sponsored by Alabama’s Gulf Seafood, Lagniappe, Maggie’s Bottle & Tail and DRAFT Magazine.



**Top of the Hops Beer Festival – The Wharf 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.