On March 13 and 14, the Hand Crafted Tasting Company will be back with its 10th festival in New York City. To be held at the Lexington Avenue Armory the event will feature 150 beers, ciders and meads from approximately 75 breweries. Attendees can also enjoy seminars, food vendors, games and live music from the High and Mighty Brass Band.
Industry experts and Cicerones will be on hand at the Craft Concierge Center to answer questions and offer tasting notes. A Sense Lab will feature guided taste and feel sessions of several types of malt and hops.
Three sessions of the festival will take place over the two days, with tickets available in two levels: VIP and General Admission. The session on Friday, March 13 will start at 7 p.m. for VIPs, 8 p.m. for General Admission ticket holders, and will end at 10:30 p.m. On March 14, an afternoon session will start at 1 p.m. for VIPs, 2 p.m. for General Admission ticket holders, and end at 4:30. The final session on March 14 starts at 6 p.m. for VIPs, 7 p.m. for General Admission ticket holders, and ends at 9:30 p.m.
Advance tickets are on sale here for $75 VIP and $55 General Admission.