The inaugural Boulder Sour Fest has been sold out for a while now, but give thanks to the gods of pucker-inducing beer: Additional tickets are going on sale today at 8 a.m. at www.ticketalternative.com/events/9351.aspx. (The address won't work until 8 a.m.)
Tickets are extremely limited, so get on board fast if you want to taste some of the 35-plus brews lined up for what's bound to be a fantastic festival. Here's a look at what you've got to lose if you don't get on the ball:
Sour beers from Allagash, Avery, Ballast Point, Boulevard, Cambridge, Cascade, Deschutes, Dogfish Head, Dry Dock, Elysian, Golden City Brewery, Great Divide, Green Flash, Jackie O's Brewpub, Jolly Pumpkin, Left Hand, Mountain Sun, New Belgium, New Holland, Nodding Head, Odell, Ommegang, Oskar Blues, Russian River, Sam Adams, Ska Brewing, the Bruery, the Lost Abbey, the Pumphouse Brewery, Trinity Brewing, Two Brothers Brewing, Valley Brewing, Victory, Weyerbacher and Yak & Yeti.
All attendees will receive twenty, two-ounce sample pours, a full-size tasting snifter to commemorate the occasion, and the chance to meet and chat with the brewers. And if you already know that you'll be in no shape to drive, discount lodging is available at the Boulder Inn (www.boulderinn.com, 770 28th St. in Boulder) for $74 (King) per night. Call the inn at 800-233-8469 and mention the Boulder SourFest for the discount.
The fest will take place from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 27 at the Avery Tap Room, 5757 Arapahoe Avenue, Unit B1 in Boulder. For more information, call 303-444-4324 or visit www.averybrewing.com.
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