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Last Chance to Save on New Times' Beerfest: The Full List of Brewerys

In case you've been living under a rock, you probably already that New Times "Original" Beerfest presented by Isle Casino Pompano Park is tomorrow night - that's Saturday, October 10 in Esplanade Park. 

If you haven't yet purchased your tickets, today is your absolute final last chance to s ave. VIP is already sold out but General Admission ($30 online, $40 at the gate) and Brew Master ($65) tickets are still available. 

While buying Brew Master tickets in advance online won't save you any dollars, it might just save you a hell of a lot of regret as these tickets tend to sell out. Not only do you get into the event one hour early at 6 p.m., you'll also receive a commemorative Beerfest gift, unlimited local and international beer sampling from 100+ vendors, live musical performances, and special offers from local merchants, plus access to our Brew Master Beer Garden.

So, whether you know you are going General Admission and would like to save money to pay for parking or you want to make sure you get into that Brew Master tasting area, buy your tickets right now. Now! Do it! Go!

See the lovely ladies who'll be crowned Miss Beerfest 2015. And if you're a UM or FSU fan, at 8 p.m. Beerfest turns into the ultimate college football watch party, with the University of Miami/Florida State University game on the big screens in the game zone. Chris Wyttingham from 790 AM the Ticket will provide live color commentary.
But even with all the live music, good food, football, and Miss Beerfest, the main draw is the beer, so here's a list of the breweries that will be pouring both favorites and rare small batch craft selections:
  • 26 Degree Brewing Company
  • Accomplice Brewery
  • Aviator Brewing Company
  • Bangin Banjo Brewery
  • Barrel of Monks
  • Beer Stream / Hollywood Brewing Co
  • Boulevard/Ommegang
  • Brew Bus Brewing
  • Cigar City Brewing
  • Descarga Brewing Company
  • Florida Avenue Brewing
  • Founders Brewing Company
  • Four Loko
  • Funky Buddha Brewery
  • Goose Island Brewery VIP
  • Green Flash Brewing Company
  • Hatuey Beer
  • Holba Beer
  • Islamorada Beer Company
  • Kona Brewing Company
  • LauderAle Brewery
  • Legacy Caribbean Craft Brewery
  • Magic Hat Brewing Company
  • Medalla Brewery
  • Miami Brewing Co
  • Bud Light MixxTail
  • Murphy’s / Estrella Damm
  • Native Brewing
  • Nola - Breckenridge - Hebrew Beer
  • Ookapow Brewing
  • Orlando Brewery
  • Oskar Blues Brewery
  • Palms/ Rodebach
  • Red Hook Brewery
  • Rekorderlig Brewery
  • Saint Arnold Brewing
  • Saltwater Brewery
  • Schnebly Redland's Winery
  • Shipyard / Sea Dog
  • Shock Top: VIP
  • Stella Cidre / VIP
  • Vermont Hard Cider
  • Victory
  • Woodchuck Hard Cider
  • Wynwood Brewery
  • Tennents Lager
Exclusively poured at VIP Area 
  • Blue Point Brewing Company 
  • Johnny Appleseed Hard Cider
In summation, buy your tickets online, put on your college football t-shirt, and drink plenty of water. Oh yes, and have an amazing time at Beerfest.

The New Times' "Original" Beerfest is from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2015 in Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. Visit
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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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Rebecca McBane is the arts and culture/food editor for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. She began her journalism career at the Sun Sentinel's community newspaper offshoot, Forum Publishing Group, where she worked as the editorial assistant and wrote monthly features as well as the weekly library and literature column, "Shelf Life." After a brief stint bumming around London's East End (for no conceivable reason, according to her poor mother), she returned to real life and South Florida to start at New Times as the editorial assistant in 2009. A native Floridian, Rebecca avoids the sun and beach at all costs and can most often be found in a well-air-conditioned space with the glow of a laptop on her face.
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