(Nov. 20th, 2017 – Tampa, Fla.) — Join Creative Loafing and Brandon Harley-Davidson in kicking off Tampa Bay Beer Week and celebrating the release of CL’s annual Beer Issue at Brandon Harley-Davidson presents Creative Loafing’s Meet The Brewers 2018 where Tampa Bay’s very own brewers will be on-site sampling and mingling with attendees on Saturday, February 17th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Brandon Harley-Davidson (9841 E. Adamo Dr. in Brandon).
CL’s Meet The Brewers event presents beer loving locals with a unique opportunity to sip on local brews while rubbing elbows with the minds behind them. Attendees will also be able to get their hands on a copy of this year’s Beer Issue—in print and online on February 15th.
Stay tuned for the complete list of competing breweries and brewers. Beer details will be announced prior to the event.
Tickets for Meet The Brewers are on sale now and available for purchase at cltampa.com/brewers.
General Admission (GA) tickets are $25 early bird (now through December 18th), $30 in advance (December 19th through February 16th), and $40 at the door (February 17th). GA includes unlimited beer—a full 10-ounce pour, just a taste, or whatever your beer-loving heart desires—while you mix and mingle with your favorite brewers.
VIP tickets are are $70 early bird (now through December 15th), $75 in advance (December 16th through January 24th), and $85 at the door (February 17th). VIP includes a VIP-only hour from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. brought to you by Mini Doughnut Factory where you’ll enjoy unlimited beer—a full 10-ounce pour, just a taste, or whatever your beer-loving heart desires—while you mix and mingle with your favorite brewers among a limited amount of VIP attendees, a private VIP area featuring VIP-only perks like mini doughnuts by Mini Doughnut Factory, and more.
Creative Loafing, once again, has teamed up with Lyft to get attendees to and from HighBall 2018 safely. First-time Lyft users get their first ride free up to $20 by downloading the app, creating an account, and entering the code CLTAMPA in the ‘Payment’ section.
Attendees are encouraged to stay in-the-know on all event details by RSVPing to the Facebook event here: bit.ly/mtbfb2018
Special thanks to our sponsors and partners Brandon Harley-Davidson, Mini Doughnut Factory, Roundhouse Creative, and Lyft.
For more information on Meet The Brewers, including information on purchasing tickets and sponsoring this event, visit cltampa.com/brewers. Please use the following hashtag for all digital promotions: #CLBrewers
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