It's the beer-festival format that has drawn acclaim across the country, where adults enjoy an evening sampling locally produced ales, ciders, lagers, and other fermented drinks while taking in the sights of wild animals and beautiful outdoor surroundings.
At the Palm Beach Zoo's event, all the beer that will be available is brewed in Florida, with more than half of the participating breweries within 50 miles of the zoo and none more than 200 miles away. It's touted as a celebration of the growth of the industry.
"Getting your craft beer from Florida, especially close to home in South Florida, means
For $35, zoogoers are able to participate in this sampling event, which takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 2 and includes all the samples you can muster. The aptly named the Brews Brothers will be on hand to perform in the plaza, and if previous years are any indication, expect to find a lot of people "dancing"
That's all nice and dandy, you may say, but whose will you be drinking?
Well how about: Accomplice Brewery and Ciderworks, Bangin' Banjo Brewery, Barrel of Monks Brewing, Brew Bus Brewing, Concrete Beach Brewery, Copperpoint Brewing, Devour Brewing, Due South Brewing, Florida Beer, Funky Buddha Brewery, J. Wakefield Brewing,
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Food for the rest of us will be available from Flavor of Munich, T.C. Melts, Flanigan's, Applebee's, and Tropic's Cafe.
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