Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Great Austin Belgian Beer Festival

I can't remember where I first heard about this, but I was remineded of it today after skimming the I Love Beer blog:

The 2nd Annual Great Austin Belgian Beer Festival:

Saturday April 5 Noon-7pm

Zax Pints and Plates 312 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX

Tickets now available: $22adv/$25 at the door (advance tickets available only at Zax)

Entitles you to a tasting glass and your first 6 4 oz. samples of over 30 of the most amazing, remarkable and historical beers in the world. Additional samples will be available for purchase for $3 each.

Food is not included, but our normal menu will be available.

Discount hotel packages available at the Embassy Suites. Just mention the festival or follow this link.

Partial List of Beers (Subject to availability)
Tripel Karmeliet
Duchesse de Bourgogne(Flemish Red Sour)
Urthel Hop It
Urthel Samaranth
Grotten Brown
Grotten Flemish
St. Feuillien Tripel
Dubuisson Scaldis
St. Bernardus Tripel
St. Bernardus Wit
Chimay White
Chimay Blue
D'Achouffe La Chouffe
D'Achouffe Mc Chouffe
LeFebvre Blanche de Bruxelles
Lindeman's Framboise
Westmalle Dubble
Westmalle Triple
Rochefort 8
Rochefort 10

I, hopefully, will be there with my wife and others I am trying to convert to good beerdom. I really want to go just to get some Rochefort.

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