On Tap: Baytowne Beer Festival at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Bring together sunny skies with more than 100 domestic and international craft beers plus the charming Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort , and you have a winning combination at the Baytowne Beer Festival.

Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Coast,” this popular Florida event is Friday and Saturday October 19 and 20 and features on-site craft brewers, beer samplings, seminars and live music. Beer aficionados will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers.

The Baytowne Beer Festival is a pitcher perfect reason for a getaway, and Sandestin makes it easy with its specially priced Beer Fest package (Code BEER12 ) or the “FREE3” promotion, a free night with the purchase of two. Special Military and Florida resident rates are also available. Simply call 1-866-91-BEACH or visit www.sandestin.com .

The Craft Beer Tasting main event with more than 100 beers will be held Oct. 20 from 2-6 p.m. Dogfish, Harpoon Brewery, Sweetwater Brewery, Abita Brewing, Blue Moon Brewery, Magic Hat, Grayton Brewery, and Yuengling are just a few of the featured breweries at this year’s festival, where brew masters will explain the characteristics of different lagers and ales. Visit baytownebeerfestival.com for the latest 2012 participating breweries.

Because of demand and popularity of this event, people are encouraged to purchase tickets early before the Craft Beer Tasting is sold out. Individual tickets are on sale for a reduced price of $25 per person through October 19. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for $30. Special pricing for groups is also available. For more information on events and to purchase tickets visit www.baytownebeerfestival.com .

In addition, guests can register for a seminar Friday evening at Funky Blues Shack, highlighting “Three Decades of Craft Beer: A Taste of History and Today,” presented by John Holl, an award-winning author, journalist and beer expert for just $15.

Baytowne’s Marlin Grill will be hosting “Beer From Around Here,” a beer walkabout and menu pairing for $35 per person from 6-8 p.m. on Friday as well.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the # 1 resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife. Guests and prospective guests are invited to download Sandestin’s APP for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest events and news.

Sandestin is offering a wide variety of discount accommodations and overnight packages for the Baytowne Beer Festival. Visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH for information.

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