The Draft Magazine Craft Brew Sampling Event

Release Date: 11/11/2008

HARTFORD, Conn. –  On November 15, 2008, the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) will host The Draft Magazine Craft Brew Sampling Event at The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt Street, Hartford. The event, which will start at noon, will feature an incredible variety of beers from some of the finest craft brewers in the country as well as a complement of perfectly matched victuals from Connecticut’s finest chefs.   Admission is $50 per person (advance tickets only) and all proceeds benefit Connecticut Public Broadcasting.

 
Both classic and innovative beer styles will be represented. Brews from Old Burnsides (Connecticut), Opa Opa (Massachusetts), Magic Hat (Vermont), High and Mighty (Massachusetts), River Horse (New Jersey), Great Divide (Colorado), Peak Organic Brewing (Maine), Woodchuck Cider (Vermont), Clipper City Brewing (Maryland), Dixie Brewing (Louisiana), Abita (Louisiana), Jolly Pumpkin (Michigan), Stoudt’s (Colorado), Southern Tier (New York), Brooklyn (New York), Flying Dog (Colorado) and others will be available at the event.
 
The event’s location, The Society Room of Hartford, provides a dramatic and unforgettable backdrop for this special occasion.  Marble, limestone, brass and bronze accents adorn the opulent ballroom in a setting right out of “The Great Gatsby”. 
 
Tickets to the Draft Magazine Brew Event are limited. Individuals who purchase tickets will receive the added benefit of becoming a CPBN member.   For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Amy Williamson at (860)275-7540 or via email at awilliamson@cptv.org
  
The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) includes CPTV and WNPR. CPTV, a media service of CPBN, is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The CBPN also includes WNPR, an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award-winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Front and Center with Ray Hardman. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit www.CPBN.org.
 
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