August 1 & 2,  2014

 Koka Booth Amphitheater
CARY, NC

Whole Hog Friday Night Pig Pickin' - 
Aug 1st 6pm-10pm 
last call at 9:45pm

Saturday Regular Session
August 2nd 2pm - 6pm 
last call at 5:45pm

 

 
Come Out And Join Us For The Most Fun You'll Have This Summer!

       


What Is All the Excitement About…
Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.

What You Can Expect.....
Souvenir Glass For Tastings
Unlimited Beer and Bourbon Tastings
as you stroll from table to table and tent to tent. There  are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap. Enjoy, but please drink responsibly.
BBQ Galore!
 Enjoy the great barbeque selection from our vendors – pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixin’ you could imagine.  We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low.
Enjoy Seminars
in the Tasting Theater with Master Distillers, Brewmasters, and Pit Masters From the Deep South
Listen To Live Rock & Blues Music
and great Bluegrass on The Main Stage
Enjoy the Great Contests
on the Main Stage
Browse Cool Exhibits of Brewerania
, Hot sauces, bbq accessories, and even a cigar tent for all guests.
Choices, choices, choices……….

NEW THIS YEAR! THE SHRINE OF SWINE.

Our archeologists uncovered an ancient secret shrine that you have taste to believe.  
The Shrine features pulled pork at the top of the hour.  
Taste pigs the way they were meant to be eaten. 

Come see Steven Raichlen, author of the bestselling Barbecue Bible! series of cookbooks and the forthcoming Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys, available May 2014 & TV Host at 1pm in the Tasting Theater!

Admission
*Advance ticket purchasers have priority entry.
SESSION TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND TICKETS ARE SOLD FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE. 
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!

THE GRAND POOBAH 2 –DAY ALL ACCESS TICKET: 
Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm & Saturday Noon – 6pm $85 ADVANCE ONLY 
THIS SOLD OUT LAST YEAR
Tickets are good for 1 person for 2 days - Cannot be split These limited tickets will allow guests to partake in all sessions. In addition to all sessions (if you can truly handle hours and hours of pure liver and artery destruction) these guests will enjoy a free t-shirt, lanyard and cooler with admission. We wish we could do this for everyone but participation is very limited.

SPECIAL FRIDAY NIGHT WHOLE HOG SESSION:
Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm $55 IN ADVANCE / $ ONSITE


SATURDAY VIP ADMISSION & TASTING GLASS:
Saturday Noon – 6pm $49 IN ADVANCE / $60 ONSITE
Valid Saturday from Noon-6pm. Includes admission into the event, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and bourbon sampling, TWO EXTRA hours of tastes, and all live entertainment. 


REGULAR SATURDAY SESSION:
Saturday 2pm – 6pm $35 IN ADVANCE / $40 ONSITE
Valid Saturday from 2pm - 6pm. Enjoy a fun day of Beer, Bourbon and BBQ. Your admission includes over 40 bourbons and 60 beers for your tasting pleasure. The Tasting Theater and Main Stage offer great entertainment . Go Hog Wild!


DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET
$25 ADVANCE & ON-SITE

Valid during any Saturday session. Includes admission into the event only.
 
KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE.
This event is not designed for children.  They are welcome but you will find very little of interest to them.

 

 A portion of the proceeds benefit:

 

Cary BBQ Classic 2014
WIN! Over $3,000 in Prizes will be awarded.
Grand Champion: $2,000
Reserve Champion: $750
And $$ prizes for 1st place - 4th place in each category!

Sanctioned by:


Join us for the 5th Annual Cary BBQ Classic! Register today for the chance to compete for 
Grand Champion of the Cary BBQ Classic 2014. You don't want to miss out on this chance to 
show off your BBQ skills in each of the different categories. Request the Official Cary BBQ Classic 
Rules & Regulations 2014 as well as the Cary BBQ Classic Application to register for 
this awesome competition. 

Each team MUST submit an application in order to be considered 
for the Cary BBQ Classic at the Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival in Cary, NC on August 1st and 2nd.
Applications must be submitted before July 15, 2014 and only the first 20 approved teams will 
be allowed to participate.

Email shamilton@triggeragency.com for your application!

 

 
All Drink Items on the Drink Menu are subject to change and some brands and styles of beer and / or bourbon run out before others.  Your ticket does not guarantee that you will taste any certain product on the list. The earlier you are at the show, the better chance you have of tasting every different product. Advanced Ticket Sales will close at 5pm  on the Wednesday before the event or 7/30/14 or when sold out. Advance tickets will NOT be sent to your mailing address, your name will be placed on the Will Call list. Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. You can gain entry by presenting a valid ID (Driver's License or Other Government Issued form of I.D. that verifies legal drinking age of 21). All ticket sales are final. No Refunds and No Exchanges. Ticket price does not include the guarantee of an autograph. Show is rain or shine. Chairs and blankets welcome! Please not pets. All service dogs must register at the event entrance.Management reserves the right to check all bags. No outside glassware allowed. All alcoholic drinks must be sampled from tasting glass/cup provided. Management reserves the right in our discretion, to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and / or rudeness without a refund. All ticket purchasers understand that their voice, name and image may be recordedby various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders release any claim they might havein law or equity in connection with the utilization of such material by Trigger Agency, LLC and authorize Trigger Agency, LLC and grant unto it or its assignees the absolute right to use said materials in connection with advertising, publicity, exhibitions, or, without limitation, any other purpose. Beware of “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Please drink responsibly.

 

 

 

 In addition to the all of the features above, the Friday Night Special Session offers an exclusive tasting experience. Each guest will enjoy a BARBECUE DINNER PLATTER with Pulled Pork and all the fixins, ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE BOURBON AND BEER. Other fun things will be available like: taking the BBQ Sauce Tasting Station, The Rye Tasting Table and other surprises.  There will be four different Pitmasters on-site to show off all their latest tricks and let you taste the BEST. Squeal like a pig!!!!!!!

 

NEW THIS YEAR! THE SHRINE OF SWINE.

Our archeologists uncovered an ancient secret shrine that you have taste to believe.  
The Shrine features pulled pork at the top of the hour.  
Taste pigs the way they were meant to be eaten.