Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Inaugural Beer Festival on Tap for April at Cooley Law School Stadium

Written by  Paul Starr
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 Beerfest at the Ballpark

The Lansing Lugnuts, in conjunction with I’m a Beer Hound, officially announce the inaugural Beerfest at the Ballpark at Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday, April 5th.  Festival hours are scheduled from 1pm-6pm with a special VIP entry starting at noon.
Beerfest at the Ballpark will be a unique experience providing attendees the opportunity to sample over 100 craft beers, ciders and meads from 32 Michigan Breweries while enjoying the ballpark’s atmosphere.

“This is the perfect event for any beer lover, whether they are a connoisseur or a newcomer, as attendees will enjoy the unique flavors of breweries, cideries and meaderies from across the state of Michigan” said Paul Starr, creator of I’m A Beer Hound. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and include entry, a logoed sampling glass, and 10 sampling tickets. Special VIP Tickets may be purchased for $35 in advance and include early entry to the festival at noon, a logoed sampling glass, and 15 sampling tickets. Tickets for the 2014 Beerfest at the Ballpark will be available for purchase beginning Monday, February 17.

“We have quite a few special events planned this year and Beerfest at the Ballpark is a great way to kick start the season.” said, Nick Grueser, General Manager of the Lansing Lugnuts. “We hope everyone will come out and enjoy a great day that celebrates Michigan beer in a unique setting.”

A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Old Newsboys, a local charity that provides shoes for deserving school children.

 Featured Breweries, Cideries & Meaderies:
  • Arcadia Ales
  • Atwater Brewing Co.
  • Bad Brewery
  • Bell's Brewery
  • B Nektar
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Cellar Brewing Co.
  • Cheboygan Brewing Co.
  • Crankers Brewery
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co.
  • Eagle Monk Brewery
  • Falling Down Beer Co.
  • Founders Brewing Co.
  • Greenbush Brewing Brewing Co.
  • Griffin Claw Brewing Co.
  • Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.
  • Latitude 42 Brewing Co.
  • Liberty Street Brewing Co.
  • Mitten Brewing Co.
  • Mt. Pleasant Brewing Co.
  • New Holland Brewing Co.
  • North Peak Brewing Co.
  • Oddside Ales
  • Paw Paw Brewing Co.
  • Right Brain Brewery
  • Rochester Mills Brewing Co.
  • Rockford Brewing Co.
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co.
  • Schmohz Brewery
  • Short's Brewing Co.
  • Tapistry Brewing
  • Tri-City Brewing Co.
  • Uncle John's Cider Mill
  • Vander Mill
  • Virute Cider
  • White Flame Brewing Co.

 For more information go to: http://beerfestattheballpark.net

About the Lansing Lugnuts:

The Lansing Lugnuts, Class-A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, 'Go Nuts' as they enter their 19th season in Michigan's Capital City . Featured in USA Today and on CNN for their successes, the Lugnuts make their home at beautiful Cooley Law School Stadium. Built in 1996, Cooley Law School Stadium continues to be a key component in revitalizing Lansing's downtown while providing fun, affordable, family entertainment to fans in Mid-Michigan and beyond. www.lansinglugnuts.com

About I’m a Beer Hound:

I'm a Beer Hound is a Michigan Beer News Website, App, Event Promotion Group & Membership Card featuring discounts at over 90 Beer Bars, Breweries, and Restaurants statewide. http://ImaBeerHound.com or http://Facebook.com/ImaBeerHound

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.