Schedule

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SCHEDULE

 All seminar seating is first come first serve!

12:00 - Doors open for Session 1

 

12:30pm - High End Bourbon Tasting Seminar Join festival founder, Greg Nivens, for the ultimate High End tasting of some of Beer, Bourbon & BBQ's favorite bourbons, specialty items and rare finds - you don't want to miss this seminar! 

1:15pm - Butcher Bar Rub Demo NYC's top rated and award winning BBQ restaurant, "Butcher Bar," will teach you how to create an award winning SPICE RUB for your home BBQ needs.  Pay close attention as Pit Master Matthew Katakis and Executive Chef Orlando Sanchez of the acclaimed "Butcher Bar," reveal their secrets to their recipes and ratios of their award winning Spice blends, and teach you how to mix the right spices that have led them to win numerous competitions and awards!

 

2:00pm - Smuttynose Beer Tasting Sampling with the Smuttynose NYC crew with a discussion about sustainable brewing and the history of our new Gold Leed Certified Brewery in New Hampshire. 

2:00 - Bacon Eating Contest
Do you have what it takes to crush some serious pounds of bacon in a timed race against other bacon fanatics of Manhattan, NY? Join us over by the DJ for this great contest!

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3:00 - Guinness Tasting Guinness Brewery Ambassador Chris McClellan will walk you through a brief history on Guinness and its 200 year history of being imported into the United States. This will include a portfolio tasting of Guinness Draught, Guinness Blonde American Lager, Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, and Guinness Rye Pale Ale. We’d love for you to join the discussion, so swing by for an inside look into one of the world’s most legendary and iconic breweries.”

3:40 - Last call for alcohol

3:45 - Stop pouring alcohol

4:00 - Session 1 Ends

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4:00 - Grand Poobah Gator Bait Session

Join us in the Tasting Theater for an amazing Grand Poobah tasting session.

5:30 - Grand Poobah tasting ends

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5:30 - Doors open for Session 2

 

6:00pm - High End Bourbon Tasting Seminar Join festival founder, Greg Nivens, for the ultimate High End tasting of some of Beer, Bourbon & BBQ's favorite bourbons, specialty items and rare finds - you don't want to miss this seminar!

6:45pm - Four Roses Bourbon Seminar Four Roses has a unique approach to making bourbon utilizing 5 different strains of yeast and 2 different mash bills.  We will be discussing our production method and other aspects of how our distillery is unique from other bourbon distilleries.  We will be tasting all 3 core Four Roses expressions as well as a few special items sent up from the distillery in order to highlight some of the differences in our production style and how it affects the end resulting product.

 

 

 

7:30 - Sam Adams Samuel Adams was founded in 1984 by Jim Koch in Boston, MA. After brewing his first batch of Boston Lager, Jim was able to help grow the craft beer category to what it is today by focusing on quality, education, and innovation. To this day, the company continues to pioneer innovation in the industry by utilizing unique and high quality ingredients. This has allowed us to continually offer the highest quality beers to the American Craft beer drinker.

 

7:30 - Bacon Eating Contest
Do you have what it takes to crush some serious pounds of bacon in a timed race against other bacon fanatics of Manhattan, NY? Join us over by the DJ for this great contest!

Bacon on Grill

 

8:30 - Sixpoint Brewing Seminar Join Sixpoint Brewing for an inedpth tasting of 4 of their great beer styles.

 

9:10 - Last call for alcohol

9:15 - Stop pouring alcohol

9:30 - Session 2 ends

 
 
 **Subject to change.