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New Times' Original Beerfest Returns: Last Chance for VIP Tickets

The New Times' Original Beerfest, presented by Isle Casino, returns to Esplanade Park with beer, music, and fun.

On Saturday, October 25, from 7 to 10 p.m., Fort Lauderdale will become the unofficial capital of beer, with more than 100 beers being served by your favorite local, craft, and international breweries, including Funky Buddha, Goose Island, Inlet Brewing, J. Wakefiend Brewing, Lagunitas, Miami Brewing Co., Opus Ales, and Cigar City.

In addition to great beer, Beerfest features interactive games, live music, great food, and a homebrew contest, making this the best beercentric event in South Florida.

See also: Florida Beer: Happening Now Session IPA From Cigar City Brewing

Plus, Beerfest benefits PARK Project, a nonprofit organization that is spreading the worldwide message to Perform Acts of Random Kindness.

Tickets for this 21-and-over event are only $25 for general admission through September 28 and include unlimited local and international beer sampling.

VIP'ers get access to Beerfest one hour earlier, at 6 p.m., and have access to a special VIP area with free food, unlimited liquor samples, and unique craft beers available only in the VIP lounge. Tickets for VIP cost $65, but they're already almost completely sold out and will be available only until noon today, September 22. After that, no VIP tickets will be available to Beerfest 2014 (although general admission will remain available).

Don't miss out on the VIP perks of extra hours, exclusive beers, and free food and spirits. Visit to get your tickets now!

But hurry, because once VIP tickets are gone, they're gone... and you'll be the one who has to explain to your buddies that instead of getting the VIP treatment at Beerfest, you're all watching that Golden Girls marathon on Hallmark Channel.

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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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