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More than 40 breweries anticipated at Field of Drafts

Designated drivers get free admission

CNN News Wire | 11/1/2013, midnight
The city of Lancaster has announced its third round of “drafts” for the Field of Drafts Craft Beer Festival to ...
Field of drafters

The city of Lancaster has announced its third round of “drafts” for the Field of Drafts Craft Beer Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 9, at Lancaster Municipal Stadium. Event goers can now anticipate more than 40 breweries and distributors to be in attendance, including national heavy-hitters Boston Beer Company, Samuel Adams, Firestone Walker, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company, and Stone Brewing Co. The complete third round of picks can be viewed at www.cityoflancasterca.org/beer.

These companies join the existing Field of Drafts team of 12 breweries, comprised of Golden Road Brewing and Eagle Rock Brewery from Los Angeles, TAPS Fish House & Brewery from Brea, Goose Island Brewery, Alaskan Brewing Company, Claremont Craft Ales, El Segundo Brewing Company, Haven Brewing, Triple Voodoo Brewing and Wolf Creek Brewery, as well as Lancaster’s own Kinetic Brewing Company and Bravery Brewing.

VIP tickets for Field of Drafts sold out within the first week of tickets going on sale. Those who missed the VIP admission tickets can still purchase general admission tickets for $30.

Since this inaugural event takes place during Veterans Day weekend, it is an opportunity to invite a local veteran to for an afternoon with family, friends and community. Military and seniors (age 55 and up) receive a $10 discount.

Preferred parking is $5; dirt parking is free. Designated Drivers will be admitted for free and must have proof of driver’s licensing at time of admission. To ensure the safety of all attendees, in addition to the availability of Designated Drivers, security will be provided to guard vehicles left overnight. Taxi services will also be available for patrons requiring a ride home. Last Call will be at 4:30 p.m.

Tickets for the Field of Drafts Craft Beer Festival are available for in-person purchase at businesses throughout Lancaster. For a complete list of these locations or to buy tickets online, visit www.cityoflancasterca.org/beer.