Wednesday
Aug252010

Beach, Bay and Brews

Beach, Bay and Brews

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Hosts Premier Craft Beer Festival

 

Destin, FL (August 11, 2010)– October and beer go hand-in-hand and Sandestin is celebrating this hoppy beverage with the 3rd annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 2-6 p.m. For those who want to brew up a weekend getaway, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers a “Buy Two Nights Get One Free” special package.

 

Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” the popular festival features 40 on-site craft brewers, over 100 domestic and international beers, seminars and samplings and live music.  Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.

 

Harpoon Brewery, Gordash Brewing, Sweetwater Brewery, Warsteiner Imports, Abita Brewing and Great Divide Brewery are just a few of the featured breweries at this year’s event where brew masters will explain the characteristics of different lagers and ales.

 

In addition to the beer festival, a VIP Tasting will be offered Friday, October 22nd for $15 per person.  Also featured on Friday night, a beer walkabout and menu pairing for $35 per person at Marlin Grill.  The weekend’s activities will also include Vettes at the Village featuring more than 200 corvettes from around the Southeast.

 

Festival tickets go on sale August 1, 2010 for a reduced price of $20 per person through October 22, 2010. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for $25. Special pricing for groups is also available.  For more information on events and to purchase tickets visit www.baytownebeerfestival.com.  

 

Visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-627-9341 to find out additional information on these packages, and take a sneak peek at the beaches at http://www.sandestin.com/ExploreSandestin/TheBeach/BeachWebCam.aspx .

Thursday
Aug052010

Tickets are on Sale Now!

Destin, FL (June 23, 2010)– October and beer go hand-in-hand and Sandestin is celebrating this hoppy beverage with the 2nd annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 2-6 p.m. For those who want to brew up a weekend getaway, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers a “Buy Two Nights Get One Free” special package.

Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” the popular festival features 40 on-site craft brewers, over 100 domestic and international beers, seminars and samplings and live music.  Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.

 Harpoon Brewery, Gordash Brewing, Sweetwater Brewery, Warsteiner Imports, Abita Brewing and Great Divide Brewery are just a few of the featured breweries where brew masters will explore the characteristics of different lagers and ales.

In addition to the beer festival, a beer seminar will be offered Friday, October 22nd for $15 per person. This more intimate setting will include an informative session on the many types of different beers and a sampling of several specialty beers as a preview for Saturday’s event.  

 Festival tickets go on sale August 1, 2010 for a reduced price of $20 per person through October 22, 2010. Tickets can be purchased after October 22 for $25. Special pricing for groups is also available. Tickets may be purchased at www.baytownewharfbeerfest.com.  

Wednesday
Sep162009

Baytowne Beer Tour

All you need is a passport!

 To participate:

  1. Grab a passport at any participating restaurant or bar.
  2. Each participating restaurant or bar will have two beers for the tour.
  3. Pick and choose which beers you want to try.
  4. For each beer you try, get your passport stamped.
  5. One “mystery” beer will be hidden within the Village.

At the end of the night, turn your passport in at a participating restaurant. All passports with the mystery beer stamped, will be entered in a drawing for prizes. Come back to the Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday from 2-7pm to see if you win!

*Passports are free. Participants are responsible for the purchase of their own beer.

 

Wednesday
Sep162009

Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival Offers Barrels of Fun

The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes beer lovers to the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort for a special craft beer tasting, the only one of it’s kind in the area.

 The second annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival is set to be held October 16-17.

Event activities begin Friday night and will be spread throughout the Village, including a Beer Seminar and a Baytowne Beer Tour.

Saturday, more than 70 different types of beer will be available for participants to taste. Sample a variety of textures, aromas and appearances while enjoying live background music.

“The Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival is a unique event that provides participants the opportunity to taste and experience specialty beers as they stroll the streets of the Village,” said Lanier Motes events manager for the Baytowne Wharf Neighborhood Association. “Brewery representatives will be available to answer questions and explain about the many types of beer at the festival.”

More than 40 breweries will be pouring specialty, seasonal and not yet released beers for you to sample. The craft tasting will be from 2-7pm on Saturday.

If you find a beer you like, you don’t have to look far to purchase more. The Retail Tent, located at Lumpy’s Wine Bar, will have special discounted festival pricing for participants to take advantage of.

“The Beer Festival exceeded our expectations last year and we are looking forward to this year’s festival,” said Mike Lea, proprietor of Lumpy’s Wine Bar. “There will be a wide variety of beer available and great prices and values.”

Retail Tent hours are from 2:00-8:00pm on Saturday.

Tickets are available for purchase at www.baytownewharfbeerfestival.com and are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event.

Turn this weekend into a getaway and stay close to the action, the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will have special accommodation packages available. For reservations, call (800) 277-0800 or go to www.sandestin.com

For an up to date event itinerary, visit www.baytownewharfbeerfestival.com.

This year, for the first time, Vettes at the Village will be held in conjunction with the Baytowne Beer Festival. As you sip your brew, enjoy a decade of corvettes and admire one of America’s favorite icons.

Enjoy a weekend of unique brews and custom cars at The Village of Baytowne Wharf!

Thursday
Aug272009

Beer Fest is where its AT!

 

Destin, FL (August 2009) – Tickets are on sale for the popular Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival at Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort, the leading destination resort on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Held on October 16 and 17, this craft beer tasting is a one-of-a-kind event in the region.  The festival provides the opportunity for participants to learn about the lagers and ales from on-site brewery representatives.

Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.

Activities start on Friday October 16 and will include a Beer Tasting Seminar and viewing of the movie Beer Wars in the Events Plaza.   On Saturday, October 17 more than 70 different types of beer will be available for participants to taste from 2 to 7 p.m.

 New this year to the Beer Festival on Saturday is the addition of “Vettes at the Village,” a public exhibit of Corvettes of many years, colors and styles.  

Combined with the Sandestin Wine Festival and other major activities throughout the year, The Village of Baytowne Wharf has a long track record of organizing successful and enjoyable events.  “The Village provides a perfect backdrop so people can stroll the charming streets while enjoying music and entertainment, all for a very memorable experience,” said events manager Lanier Motes.

Tickets are available now and can be purchased on the Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival website, baytownewharfbeerfestival.com.

Regular admission tickets for Saturday’s tasting are available at a reduced price of $20 per person until October 16.  Special pricing for groups is also available.

 To recognize retired and active Military personnel, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is offering a special discounted ticket of $15 on October 17 with proof of service.    

 

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