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Tickets on sale for 6th annual Memphis Brewfest at AutoZone Park

December 16, 2014 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis

2015 Memphis BrewfestTickets went on sale Monday evening for the 2015 Memphis Brewfest, which is set for 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, at AutoZone Park.

Organizers say the sixth edition of the Downtown Memphis beer festival may be the best yet, with new features planned. Among them: special tastings in some newly constructed parts of the stadium, along with a German Beer Garden on the right field deck.

The event, which is the biggest beer fest in Memphis, features international beers, craft beers and local homebrews. The festival will serve as the kickoff for the 3rd annual Memphis Beer Week, which runs April 18-25 (details coming soon on Beer Week events).

Tickets are $42 and can be purchased online now. The price goes up to $45 on April 11.

All net proceeds from the festival benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the Memphis Redbirds Foundation.

Tickets on sale for 2014 Memphis Brewfest at AutoZone Park

December 16, 2013 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis

2014 Memphis BrewfestTickets for the 2014 Memphis Brewfest at Autozone Park went on sale today.

The fifth edition of the craft, homebrew and international beer festival will be held Saturday, April 26, from 4-7:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $40. After April18, ticket prices go to $43. You can buy them online here.

A maximum 2,000 will be sold.

All net proceeds from the festival benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the Memphis Redbirds Foundation.

Date for 2014 Memphis Craft Beer Week announced

August 09, 2013 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

The week-long celebration of craft beer in Memphis has a date for 2014, a new name a specialĀ Untappd badge coming.

April 20-26, 2014, will be the second-annual Memphis Craft Beer Week, which is organized by Budweiser of Memphis.

The celebration of beer was known this year as Memphis Beer Week, but it’s being changed to Memphis Craft Beer Week.

Also, organizers announced today there will be a special Untappd badge for the 2014 event that will get you in to special VIP events. More coming on that.

The 2013 Beer Week featured beer tastings, beer dinners, firkin nights and pint nights all across town, culminating in the 4th annual Memphis Brewfest at AutoZone Park.

2013 Memphis Brewfest

Sellout crowd packs AutoZone Park for 2013 Memphis Brewfest

April 28, 2013 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Homebrew, Memphis

2013 Memphis Brewfest

A crowd of 2,000 beer lovers converged Saturday on AutoZone Park for the 4th Annual Memphis Brewfest, a celebration of American craft beers and international brews.

The 2013 festival, with more than 165 different beers sampled, was a big success. It rained, and the Grizzlies were playing the Clippers in Game 3 of the playoffs a few blocks away at FedExForum, and the festival still sold out on Saturday morning. Thankfully, there was covered space for all the booths in the concourse area of AutoZone Park, so everyone could stay dry.

There was beer from local and regional breweries, including Ghost River Brewing, Boscos, High Cotton Brewing, Yazoo Brewing Company and Blackstone Brewing Company. Two homebrew clubs were there: the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs and Memphis Brewer’s Association. Craft and international beers were provided by distributors A.S. Barboro and Budweiser of Memphis, and for the first time, Joe’s Wines & Liquors even had a booth, pouring high-ABV selections from its Beer Nutz Beer Club.

The festival capped off the inaugural Memphis Beer Week, with beer tastings, beer dinners, firkin nights and pint nights all across town.

High Cotton at Memphis BrewfestMemphis’ High Cotton Brewing, which has just started brewing at its new facility on Monroe, had samples of its Saison and Scottish Ale at Memphis Brewfest.

Bluf City Brewers at Memphis BrewfestThe Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs served up some great homebrew, including the “High C’s” IPA, Extracurricular Hoptivity IPA, Rauch Me Like a Hurricane and Strange Fruit Watermelon Wheat, just to name a few.

Yazoo at Memphis BrewfestIn addition to its year-round beers, Nashville’s Yazoo Brewing Company had two special beers on tap — a barrel-aged version of its Sly Rye Porter, as well as the New Belgium sour collaboration “Rufus.”

Yazoo Big WheelYazoo also gave away this awesome custom big wheel to this lucky guy.

Tasters at Memphis BrewfestThe mission of Memphis Brewfest is to raise awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. All net proceeds from the festival benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and the Memphis Redbirds Foundation.