Known throughout the beer industry as the Beer Hunter, charismatic author and champion of good beer Michael Jackson left an impression on the beer movement that has yet to be replicated since his untimely passing in 2007. His landmark 1977 book, The World Guide to Beer, set America's sights back into quality and exposed many to the wonderful world of tasty beer styles that weren't light American lager.
This Sunday, December 8th, at 6 p.m. (with doors opening at 5 p.m.), the Bamboo Room in Lake Worth is hosting a screening of the 2013 documentary Beer Hunter: The Movie, which highlights Jackson's exploits in the last years of his life traveling to Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, California, and the Delaware Valley as well as interviews with leading brewers and distillers, and his secret struggle with Parkinson's Disease.
A $10 donation is requested for entry into the event, which will help the Snook & Gamefish Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to aid in the protection and preservation of current fish populations. All entrants will receive a raffle ticket for some can't-miss swag.
On tap at the event will be a couple of Florida-made brews: High Road ale and Nare Sugar Brown, both made at Cigar City Brewing for JJ Grey (lead musician of JJ Grey and Mofro and director for the Snook & Gamefish Foundation) and Rock Brothers Brewing. And since you can't drink craft beer without a food truck to wash it down with (it's fine, bear with me!), delicious kitchens on wheels The Farmhouse & Poutine Dog Cafe will be on site to satisfy your growling stomach.
Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.
The Bamboo Room is located at 25 S J St in Lake Worth. Call 561-585-BLUE or got to alesforangler.com for more information.
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