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What could make a visit to the gorgeous Hawaiian Island of Maui even more enjoyable? How about participation in the annual Brewers Beer Festival at which guests are invited to sample 24 of the world’s best and most creative craft beers, all the while helping a charitable cause! The Maui Arts and Cultural Center is the recipient of the funds raised by this annual event, begun in 2008. Of course Festival organizers don’t expect guests to imbibe solo, providing plenty of opportunities to savor some of the most popular restaurant specialties and snacks from local vendors. Purchase a ticket to this beer paradise in the land of Aloha and you’re entitled to sample eight four-ounce mugs of brewskis, along with unlimited snacks and parking charges covered. The Happy Hour Package sells out very quickly and Festival veterans know this is their best ticket value. It provides reserved parking spaces, early admission to the MACC grounds in Kahalui, www.directtelevisionpackages.com/, as well as commemorative festival gifts. The Brewers Beer Festival even offers a special package for the designated driver in your group, providing the teetotaler with unlimited soft drinks as well as snacks so they don’t feel left out of the drinking fun.

Beer festivals can offer a great deal of enjoyment as well as many opportunities for attendees to sample and compare different brews and beers. Learning more about the largest and most celebrated festivals, as well as smaller ones that may be held closer to home, will ensure that you are not missing out on your chance to attend. Beer drinkers who are in search of a fun and rewarding social experience, the opportunity to discover new beers and brewers or Read the rest of this entry »

If you get all your TV through services like www.tvbydirect.com/directv-deals.html then you’ve probably seen the film Beerfest floating around on demand (though I can’t imagine why). If that film is any indication of what a real Beerfest is like, then truly it is the pinnacle of machismo and manliness.

Or it’s just a horrible comedy that isn’t very good.

Very little of that film is based on fact and, contrary to popular belief, preparing for the Beer Fest doesn’t make you less of a man. There are lots of ways to prepare for the Beer Fest and below are a few ways:

1.) If you’re not a heavy drinker, there’s an old Navy trick to help you endure more drinks than you’re used to. You basically need to burn some toast and then eat it. It will taste awful, but the charred toast will help absorb the alcohol before it metabolizes and gives you the spins.

2.) Stick to one type of alcohol. Some of these “beer” fests can sometimes include other alcoholic beverages. Mixing and matching drinks is a surefire way to get sick.

3.) If you can manage it, bring a friend who can serve as the designated driver. You better believe cops are on the lookout during these events.

If you’re a beer aficionado there is definitely no shortage of beer festivals across the world to choose from. If you want to join in some of the best beer drinking parties around then check out a few of these!

Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest is the largest beer festival in the world. A 16-day festival, with over 5 million people attending and 1.5 million gallons of beer, it’s an extravaganza that a true beer enthusiast shouldn’t miss!

Brussels Beer Weekend-Brussels, Belgium

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There is a lot to do during an event like the World Beer Expo. There are hundreds of vendors with countless varieties of beer, ale and mead. This ancient beverage has been enjoyed by kings and paupers alike for centuries due to its inviting aroma and pleasing texture. The high regard that society has garnered for this malted beverage is evident by just taking a look around an event as involved as this one.

There are many tasting events going on during the World Beer Expo. These range from detailed analysis of single varieties to a sampling of Read the rest of this entry »

Beer lovers will find paradise at the Chicago Craft Beer Week. Over 200 venues participate in this event that features well known and unheard of beers. Beer aficionados attend to spend time in the bustling city and enjoy the only 11 day week anywhere. Chicago’s Craft Beer Week lasts 11 days, which allows participants to enjoy a huge amount of beer and good times.

This year’s event runs from May 17-27. The third year of this tradition in the making kicked off at the
Garfield Park Conservatory with Beer Under The Glass. Many craft brewers Read the rest of this entry »

Imagine an entire week devoted to the wide wonderful world of craft beers. If that sounds like a dream come true then you need to make your way to Vancouver’s craft beer week. Vancouver devotes an entire week to a celebration of the best craft beers you can find. With showcases and competitions galore, Vancouver’s craft beer week is sure to have a flavor to please even the pickiest hop head. Belgian style beers tend to make up the majority of the offerings, but Read the rest of this entry »

What could make a visit to the gorgeous Hawaiian Island of Maui even more enjoyable? How about participation in the annual Brewers Beer Festival at which guests are invited to sample 24 of the world’s best and most creative craft beers, all the while helping a charitable cause! The Maui Arts and Cultural Center is the recipient of the funds raised by this annual event, begun in 2008. Of course Festival organizers don’t expect guests to imbibe solo, providing plenty of Read the rest of this entry »