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5 Reasons to Attend Key West BrewFest

5 Reasons to Attend Key West BrewFest

August 15th, 2018 | Key West Events & Festivals

Labor Day weekend is coming up, and there’s no better way to enjoy the fruits of your labor than a little r&r in Key West, made especially refreshing with Key West BrewFest.

This year’s ninth annual beer fest is set for Aug. 30-Sept 3 in Key West, with nearly 200 different beers in tow. On the fence? Here are 5 reasons you should come to this year’s Key West BrewFest.

1. Good excuse to visit Key West

Make your Labor Day weekend a special one. Take an impromptu trip to Key West! The liveliness of Duval Street, a visit to the Hemingway House and time on the beach is just what you need to close out the summer season. Book ahead at The Gates Hotel – complete with free shuttle service to Old Town – and let your worries fade away. Special offers available only through our website.

2. It’ll be hot, beers will be cold

It’s only logical. Summer is ending, so say goodbye to the heat by hanging out with it awhile. Cool off with pilsners and the last of the summer ales at the Key West BrewFest in the southernmost island in the continental US.

3. Cigar City Brewing & Rodriguez Cigars pair up at The Gates

You won’t have to travel far for this one. Ybor City’s Cigar City Brewing will find the perfect stogie to go with one of their craft brews at the Rodriguez Cigar Lounge at The Gates Hotel. This special event is set for Friday, Aug, 31, from 5 to 8 pm.

4. Get a taste of Florida brews

Want to help grow the local craft beer industry in Florida? The Key West BrewFest is set to have a good amount of Sunshine State breweries you’ve never heard of at this year’s event. Sip on local beers brewed with the Florida climate in mind. Check out last year’s list of five local beers you can’t miss during BrewFest.

5. Tasting festival

The best part of BrewFest is the tasting festival on South Beach. Taste beers of all different styles from around the world. The event runs 5 to 8 pm on South Beach. Save your spot and some money by purchasing your ticket ahead of time. Tickets




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