LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Beer lovers everywhere rejoice. The day has finally arrived; tickets are on sale now for the third annual Lake Placid Brewfest, Saturday, Oct. 11.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting http://www.whiteface.com/events/lake-placid-brewfest. Advance tickets are $45 and include a four-hour tasting and live music with local favorites Annie in the Water. VIP tickets are also available for $75 and include a private extra hour of tasting exclusive brews, hors d’oeuvres, a brewfest gift and more. The cost is $10 for designated drivers.
Open to everyone 21 years and older, the Brewfest, in the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink, will feature over 50 micro-brew companies and more than 100 different kinds of beer from around the country.
This year’s festival will feature Ausable Brewing Company, Keeseville, N.Y.; Blue Line Brewery, Saranac Lake, N.Y.; Blue Point Brewing Company Patchogue, N.Y.; Empire Brewing Syracuse, N.Y.; Good Nature Brewing, Hamilton, N.Y.; Great Adirondack Brewing Company, Lake Placid, N.Y.; Ithaca Beer Company, Ithaca, N.Y.; Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, Lake Placid, N.Y.; Old Saratoga Brewing Company, East Saratoga, N.Y.; Otter Creek Brewing Company, Middlebury, Vt.; Plattsburgh Brewing Company, Plattsburgh, N.Y.; Sierra Nevada Brewing, Company, Chico, Calif.; Some Brewing Company, York, Maine; Switchback Brewing Company, Burlington, Vt.; The Shed Brewery, Stowe, Vt. and many more. For a complete list of breweries, visit http://www.whiteface.com/events/lake-placid-brewfest.
Each of the breweries will be on hand to offer samples and talk brewing.
For more information about the Brewfest and all of the activities taking place on ORDA’s Olympic venues, log onto www.whitefacelakeplacid.com.
— ORDA —
Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface, Belleayre and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speed skating oval, Olympic jumping complex and Olympic arena. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant economic development.
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