Official Press Release for The Richmond County Craft Beer Fest

INAUGURAL RICHMOND COUNTY CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Staten Island, NY — The 2011 Richmond County Craft Beer Fest (RCCBF) happens on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St George, a meticulously kept stadium with a view of Manhattan and the New York City harbor as a backdrop. (It’s also the home of the Staten Island Yankees).

RCCBF features craft breweries from the region and beyond. The event partners over two dozen top Staten Island chefs and food venues with featured craft brewers. RCCBF presents each guest with a souvenir sipping glass for a complimentary taste of over 60 beers.

Guests will enjoy music by two homegrown bands, The Bandulos and Stout. Working steampunk sculpture, “Brewing as Art” by home brewer Mark Zappasodi and metal sculptor Scott Van Campen, will be on display.

VIP ticket holders gain entrance to RCCBF at noon, one hour before the event opens to the general public. This pass gains access to climate controlled sky boxes at Richmond County Bank Ballpark plus a special cheese sampling, first tastes of a dozen local home brewed beers and an official RCCBF event t-shirt. VIP passes cost $55 and are available for pre-purchase only. General admission passes cost $35 in advance, $40 the day of the event. RCCBF wraps up at 5 p.m.

Tickets sales start on September 1st at: www.siyanks.com/beer. Please enter the password “BEER”

Richmond County Craft Beer Festival (RCCBF)
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011, rain or shine
VIP Hour: 12:00 – 1:00PM, Ticket Price $55
General Admission: 1:00 – 5:00PM
Advance Purchase Tickets — $35; Day-of Event Tickets — $40.

For more information on RCCBF go to: www.RCCBF.com.
If you have any questions, reach out to us at:RCCBFest@gmail.com
Follow RCCBF on Twitter for daily updates: http://twitter.com/RCCBFest
“Like” RCCBF on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RichmondCountyCraftBeerFest

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