There's something in the air. It's the aroma of a freshly popping beer froth, the bustle of bodies gently brushing past one another, the anticipation of carefully concocted liquid refreshment about to rush past your taste buds, and the thrill of the extra oxygen rushing through your head as a gentle buzz sets in. That's New Times' Beerfest 2011, friends. We just poured your first glass (above), and there are plenty more to be had on Saturday at Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park. Discerning County Grind readers (over the age of 21, of course) have a chance to experience the magic free of charge.
We are giving away a pair of tickets in a random drawing to anyone who just stops by the County Grind Facebook page to tell us he's interested in winning some Beerfest tickets. That's it! Even if you don't want to judge the competition for the best beer of the night -- if you do, click here -- this is an opportunity to walk through the gates, eat a copious amount of food, listen to the dulcet Southern tones of Sister Hazel, and open the beer valve leading to your stomach for countless pours.
Sound heady in the best possible way? "Like" our Facebook page, seen below, and leave a comment. We'll contact the winner at noon on Thursday.
The 14th-annual New Times Beerfest. With Sister Hazel and
Bobby Lee Rogers. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 12, at Esplanade Park,
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20 N. New River Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $30, $40 at the
door; VIP tickets cost $70, $80 at the door. Click here.