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42 reasons you should attend the Orlando Beer Festival

From macros to micros, we’ll have them all on tap this weekend



So you're still on the fence about whether to attend the Orlando Beer Festival, the inaugural beer bash to end all beer bashes, eh? Well, we have 42 good reasons you should attend listed below. We've got breweries from Sarasota to St. Cloud and Orlando to Ormond Beach coming to town to take part. For just $45 ($50 if you buy at the gate), you can sample as much beer as you can drink from all of your favorites (Cigar City, Crooked Can, Goose Island, etc.) and also try a few new brews from some brewers that haven't even opened their doors yet (Black Cauldron, Suncreek, Dead Lizard). It's all going down in Festival Park on Nov. 14. Check out We'll be adding more breweries as they sign up!

1. Big Storm Brewing Co., Odessa

2. Big Top Brewery, Sarasota

3. BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, Oviedo

4. Black Cauldron Brewing, Orlando

5. Bowigens Beer Co., Casselberry

6. Brew Club of Seminole County and Sanford Homebrew Shop, Sanford

7. Broken Strings Brewery, Orlando

8. Bugnutty Brewing Co., Merritt Island

9. Cask & Larder, Winter Park

10. Central 28, Lakeland

11. Cigar City Brewing, Tampa

12. Crooked Can Brewing Co., Winter Garden

13. Dead Lizard Brewing Co., Orlando

14. Ellipsis Brewing, St. Cloud

15. Florida Ave Brewery, Tampa

16. Goose Island, Chicago

17. Guinness

18. Heineken USA

19. Home Sick Brewing, Orlando

20. Hood's Up Brewery, Sanford

21. Kona, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

22. New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, Colorado

23. Ocean Sun Brewing, Orlando

24. Orange Blossom Brewing Co., Lakeland

25. Orlando Brewing, Orlando

26. Pair O' Dice Brewing Co., Clearwater

27. Red Cypress Brewery, Winter Springs

28. Redlight Redlight Beer Parlour and Brewery, Orlando

29. Reprise Brewing, St. Cloud

30. Rogue Pub, Orlando

31. Saint Arnold Brewery, Houston

32. Shipyard /Sea Dog, Portland, Maine

33. Stella Artois

34. Suncreek Brewery, Clermont

35. Sweetwater, Atlanta

36. Ten10 Brewing, Orlando

37. Tenth and Blake Beer Co., Chicago

38. The Bear and Peacock Brewstillery, Winter Park

39. The Brass Tap – Mills Park, Orlando

40. The Hourglass Brewery, Longwood

41. Tomoka Brewing Co., Ormond Beach

42. Wop's Hops Brewing Co., Sanford

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