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Lexington Craft Beer Festival

What: Beer Festival

When: Saturday - May 08, 2010 @ 04:00PM to Saturday - May 08, 2010 @ 07:00PM

Where: The Red Mile, Lexington, Kentucky
The Second Annual Lexington Craft Beer Festival is coming back to Lexington, Kentucky! Beer lovers mark your calendars for May 8th, 2010. The Brewer's of Central Kentucky (BOCK) together with the Red Mile are hosting a Craft Beer Festival on the second Saturday in May at the Red Mile Racetrack. Over 100 varieties of Craft Beers will be available for sampling, from hoppy American Pale Ales to spicy Belgian Beers, to rich, dark Stouts. There will be expert beer judges on hand to answer your questions and to lead formal tasting sessions with these delicious libations. Enjoy delectable food from Bayou Bluegrass Catering, such as Award Winning BBQ and Louisiana Jambalaya. There will also be blues music from G Busy Blue's Review to round out an entertaining evening. Don't want to sample beer, but want enjoy the music and entertainment? Designated Drivers can enter the event free of charge! The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m in Paddock Park at the Red Mile Racetrack. In the event of rain, the festival will be moved indoors to the Red Mile Grandstand. Free Parking will be available throughout The Red Mile.

Think you can make a brew as good as the professionals? Now is your chance. During the day, tasting experts will be judging a homebrew competition for all beer styles. Winners for each style and the best overall will be made known at the festival. For those of you who are new brewers or would like to know more, contact the BOCK club at their website, www.bockbrew.com or contact Bayou Bluegrass Catering at 859-233-0814.

Purchase your tickets now as last year's festival was quickly sold out! Tickets in advance are $28, tickets at the door are $35. We look forward to seeing you at the Second Annual Lexington Craft Beer Festival!

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