Battle of the Beers

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November 8, 2013 • 7:00 pm


Join us for a beer-tasting event like no other! 
Featuring brews from Brooklyn to Birmingham.
Union or confederate, Jon Bon Jovi
or Lynyrd Skynyrd, Redskins or Giants?
Last year sold out as Britain and America battled it out;
this year it's North vs. South!

Enjoy samples from 5 selections from outdoorsy northern beers and 5 relaxing southern beers from various categories for a well-rounded palette plated with hops, barley, and wheat. But the fun isn't only in the tasting. There will be beer experts, panel discussions, re-enactors and live music by the Esoteric Ramblers. And don't forget the food - enjoy a selection from warm southern comfort food vs. hearty northern food.

The event will feature Jeff Maisey as the beer panel moderator. Jeff is the Publisher of Veer Magazine and the creator of

This will be a battle you won't want to miss!

$45 day of and at the door (if available) / $20 non-drinker
The Crew members $20

The Crew is the Museum’s young professional’s society.
Advance tickets for members of The Crew must be purchased by phone.
For questions about The Crew or to purchase your Crew Member tickets,
call Fagel Catherine Baer at (757) 591-7715.

Tickets include:
  • 10 craft beer tastings
  • Souvenir tasting glass (for the first 400 ticket purchasers)
  • Heavy appetizers
  • Music
  • All out battle between the North and South beer advocates.
Online and phone sales have ended.
A very limited number of tickets will be available at the door,
so please arrive early. Door sales will start at 6:30 pm


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This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your business to a targeted audience of 300 people.
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