Written by John Wurth
L IBA TO HOST 4th ANNUAL BREWFEST, SPONSORED BY KENTUCKY PROUD
Friday, June 22nd from 4:00pm – 10:00pm at the Louisville Slugger Field
The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 4th Annual Louisville Brewfest, presented by Kentucky Proud, on Friday, June 22nd from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at the Louisville Slugger Field, 401 East Main Street. The event will feature beers from Against the Grain, Apocalypse Brew Works, BBC Tap Room, Bluegrass Brewing Company, Cumberland Brews, Falls City Beer, Kentucky Ale, and The New Albanian Brewing Company, and some of the participants will introduce new brews at the event. Locally made wines from River Bend, Lover’s Leap and Brooks Hill will also be available, as well as bourbon from Heaven Hill Distilleries. Attendees can also enjoy giveaways, a silent auction, and live music from local bands Supertruck, Flyswatters and more. Admission is free, and attendees must be 21 and older to purchase a $2 souvenir cup and enjoy the beer and wine. Safe rides home will be provided by City Scoot after 8pm.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $1 each, redeemable for food and beer (i.e. 3 tickets = 1 full beer or wine). LIBA will also unveil and distribute the new 2012 Summer Directory at the event, which is full of information and coupons that encourage consumers to buy local.
The 4th Annual Louisville Brewfest is presenting Sponsor is Kentucky Proud, with supporting sponsorships from ValuMarket, Heaven Hill Distilleries, Louisville Magazine, WFPK and Westport Whiskey & Wine.
In addition, LIBA and the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) declare the week of July 1-7 Independents Week, which is a time to recognize Louisville’s local independent businesses and the community values they embody, and celebrate their spirit of entrepreneurism, individuality, uniqueness, and character. It’s also a time to recognize the independence of our citizens and their ability to think for themselves, as well as acknowledge their part in shaping the future of Louisville.