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"Original" Beerfest

New Times Beerfest 2013: Here's Your Guide to Beer, Food, and Fun

The 16th-annual New Times "Original" Beerfest is coming to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park tomorrow, April 6, from 6 to 11 p.m. We can feel the excitement in the air as we prepare to drink plenty of good beer, eat delicious food, and listen to some of the best live and local talent south Florida has to offer.

See also:
- New Times Beerfest 2013 Survival Guide

Beerfest features over 100 different brews compliments of over 40

different brewers and restaurants; great food; live music on the

Revolution Live! stage; and an area where you can watch all the

basketball games (so you have no excuse on earth not to come out to the


General-admission tickets cost only $30 in advance, and

VIP tickets cost $75 for you high rollers who love special VIP tents,

additional beer samplings, and preferred stage views for the concert. To

purchase tickets online, visit until August 6 at 2 p.m.

Procrastinators can still get in on the action. Prices at the gate are $40 for general admission tickets, $85 for VIP tickets.

Here's your handy-dandy guide to all things Beerfest-related:

Beers, Spirits, and Participating Restaurants

  • American Social

  • America's Backyard

  • Blockhead Brewing Company

  • Blue Point

  • Brooklyn

  • Capital Brewery

  • Carib Beer USA

  • Cayman Jack Handcrafted Margaritas
  • Chang Beer

  • Cigar City

  • Somersby Apple Cider
  • Pacifico

  • Dos Equis

  • Estrella Damm
  • Murphy's Stout

  • Four Loko

  • Fourth Age Brewing

  • Funky Buddha Brewing

  • Green Flash

  • Hatuey

  • Holy Mackerel

  • Island Squeeze

  • JG McGuiness

  • Land Shark Lager

  • Mackeson

  • Magic Hat

  • Magners Original Cider
  • Margaritaville

  • Medalla

  • Michelob Ultra

  • Mike's Hard Lemonade
  • Mike's Shandy

  • Moskato Life

  • Most Wanted Brewery

  • Narragansett Lager

  • Native Brewing

  • Opus Ales

    Organic Brewery

  • Prestige Lager

  • Pyramid

  • Round Up

  • Samuel Adams

  • Shipyard

  • Shock Top

  • Staropramen

  • Tap 42

  • Woodchuck Cider

  • Ye Olde Falcon Pub

Home Brewers

  • Angry Union Brewery

  • Invasive Species Brewing

  • 2 Live Brew

Revolution Live! Stage Bands
  • Modernage
  • Beat Machines
  • The Hongs
  • The Tremends

VIP Exclusives

  • Bravo Ristorante

  • Champps Americana

  • Cockspur Rum
  • Iceberg Vodka

  • Farmer's Pick Buffet

  • Garcias Sausages

  • Mug's Bar & Grill

  • Negra Modelo
  • Somersby Cider

  • New Castle Founder's Ale
  • Strongbow Cider

  • New River Grill

  • Ommegang

  • Smokey Bones

  • Tijuana Flats

  • Whiskey Tango

  • Wings & More

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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.
Contact: Laine Doss

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