Craft beer in cans celebrated in Scottsdale, 5/16
(Photo: Murphy Bannerman/The Republic) Looking to broaden your brew horizons?
At the AmeriCan Canned Craft Beer Festival in Scottsdale this weekend, makers and distributors will be pouring more than 300 local and national brands, about a quarter of which are not sold in Arizona stores.
For example, Cigar City Brewing of Tampa will bring Jai Alai, Maduro, Invasion, Florida Cracker and Tocobaga beers, which you can’t find in the Grand Canyon State.
The festival, in its fifth year, will include live music, food for sale, a VIP tent, a beer-science garden and beer games, said Jen Pruett, the festival’s spokeswoman.
Two Tone Lizard Kings, Dry River Yacht Club, Catfish Mustache and DJ Slippe will provide the tunes. Eats will be provided by such restaurants as Brat Haus, Honey Bear’s BBQ, Craft 64, Angel’s Trumpet and Arizona BBQ Club.Two new features this year are the Bell’s Brewing Stadium lounge and the Crafty Bastards Chill Zone, where visitors can relax and cool off."There’s no festival like this that has this array of breweries around the country that are showing the […]