March 30: NYC Craft Beer Festival, Spring Seasonals

Coming up on March 30, The Hand Crafted Tasting Company will present the NYC Craft Beer Festival – Spring Seasonals. This event will take place at the Lexington Avenue Armory and will highlight spring offerings from 75 craft breweries. As in all previous festivals from Hand Crafted Tasting, it will be held in two sessions, 12:30 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are sold in three installments: General Admission, VIP and Connoisseur. VIP and Connoisseur level tickets entitle holders to an extra hour of tasting, while the Connoisseur level grants access to a “Connoisseurs Lounge” with special beer and food.

Food and snacks from Coopers Craft & Kitchen and Tavern 29 will be available for purchase.

There will be three seminars during the event. Douglas Amport from Bitter & Esters will cover the basics of Home Brewing. Mike Lovullo, Specialty Brands Manager from Union Beer Distributors, will host a beer style comparison seminar and tasting. WE (!) will conduct a seminar and blind tasting about what “craft” beer really is.

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