Tickets for the eighth edition of Camp Beer from Live it Big go on sale at 9:00am on Thursday, August 18th. The actual event will take place on Friday, September 16th at 7:00pm (the first one held in the evening) and is being called Stoutapalooza II as it will be featuring a variety of Stouts (with a few porters thrown in). The list of beers being served includes (in no particular order):
Lost Abbey - Serpent's Stout
Nogne O - Imperial Stout
Ninkasi - Oatis Oatmeal Stout
Firestone Walker - Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout
Port Brewing - Older Viscosity Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout
Goose Island - Night Stalker Imperial Stout 2010
Iron Fist - Velvet Glove Imperial Stout
Pretty Things - East India-Style Porter
Smuttynose - Imperial Stout
Anderson Valley - Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout
Ballast Point - Sea Monster Imperial Stout
Ballast Point - Victory At Sea Imperial Porter
As always, the Beer Master of Anvil Bar & Refuge and soon to be open Hay Merchant, Kevin Floyd, will lead the crowd through the tasting with information and anecdotes about the beer and breweries.
Tickets are available for purchase through the website only at a cost of $55 each. However, you've got to be quick as past events have typically sold out within hours (if not sooner).