Mankato Craft Beer Expo – January 11, 2014

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A community event that involves sampling over 40 types of craft beers?  Count me in!  The second annual Mankato Craft Beer Expo will take place on January 11, 2014 from 2-6pm at the Verizon Wireless Center in downtown Mankato.

The expo will showcase the offerings of craft breweries here in Minnesota, as well as all over the United States. Attendees to the expo will have the opportunity to sample beers in a commemorative sampling glass.

In addition to this, they can enjoy educational seminars throughout the day covering subjects such as Food Pairing, Homebrewing, and the History of Brewing in Minnesota. With brewery and distributor representatives on hand to answer questions, attendees will be able to have an enjoyable and educational experience learning about beer, its components and flavors.

Live music, food, various beer related vendors will be available as well.

VIP Admission cost is $40

VIP Admission permits an attendee to an extra hour from 2-3pm to enjoy the expo exclusively with a limited amount of attendees. Only 500 VIP tickets will be sold! VIP Admission just like the General Admission permits an attendee access to the expo, commemorative tasting glass, beer samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities.

General Admission cost is $30

General Admission permits an attendee access to the expo from 3-6pm, a commemorative tasting glass, beer samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities.

If tickets are still available the day of, cost at the door for $40.*

Designated Driver Admission cost is $10

Designated Driver Admission permits an attendee access to the expo, commemorative tasting glass, water and soda samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities. Designated Drivers may not sample any beer.

*The Mankato Free Press reports that as of mid-week, only a few hundred tickets out of 2,000 remain.  Tickets are available at the Verizon Wireless Center box office, Mankato Brewery or Brew-N-Wine Creations LLC.  Save $10 by purchasing them before the day of the event.  Click HERE to purchase tickets or call 1 (800) 745-3000.

Mankato Craft Beer Expo

http://mankatocraftbeerexpo.com/

Twitter: @MankatoBeerExpo
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MankatoCraftBeerExpo

2014 Participating Breweries

  1. 612Brew
  2. Alaskan Brewing Company
  3. Angry Orchard
  4. Atwater Brewery
  5. August Schell Brewing Company
  6. Bad Weather Brewing
  7. Ballast Point Brewing Company
  8. Beer for Wildlife
  9. Big Sky Brewing Company
  10. Big Wood Brewery
  11. Boom Island Brewing Company
  12. Boston Beer Company
  13. Boulevard Brewing Company
  14. Brau Brothers Brewing Company
  15. Brooklyn Brewery
  16. Deschutes Brewery
  17. Epic Brewery
  18. Finnegans
  19. Goose Island Beer Company
  20. Grand Teton Brewing Company
  21. Great Divide Brewing Cimpany
  22. Green Flash Brewing Company
  23. Hopothesis Beer Company
  24. Indeed Brewing Company
  25. Kinney Creek Brewery
  26. Kona Brewing Company
  27. Lagunitas Brewing Company
  28. Lakefront Brewery
  29. Lift Bridge Brewing Company
  30. Lucette Brewing Company
  31. Lucid Brewing
  32. Mankato Brewery
  33. Mantorville Brewing Company
  34. New Belgium Brewing Company
  35. North Coast Brewing Company
  36. Odell Brewing Company
  37. Pecatonica Beer Company
  38. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  39. Squatters Brewery
  40. Summit Brewing Company
  41. Surly Brewing Company
  42. Tallgrass Brewing Company
  43. Third Street Brewhouse
  44. Traveler Beer Company
  45. Wasatch Brewery

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