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North Texas Beer Festival Pours Into Plano

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By Annie Potasznik
|  Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012  |  Updated 3:57 PM CDT
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This weekend's North Texas Beer Festival in Plano is worth a drive for those of you who have a designated driver.

The festival offers people a chance to learn about craft, specialty and imported beers.

It will feature more than 100 beers from more than 25 breweries, including Rahr and Sons Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, Guinness, Franconia Brewing Company, Boulevard Brewing Company and more.

Guests can sample a variety of brews, attend home-brewing demonstrations, listen to keynote speakers, attend cooking classes and indulge in wine and gourmet foods.

Visitors can also purchase beer by the glass and enjoy live music outdoors in the relaxing Bier Garten. There will be competitions amongst the brewers in multiple categories, including a People's Choice category, allowing festival guests to participate in the judging action.

Tickets range in price from $20 to $119 for the V.I.P exBEERience Friday night from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

The V.I.P tickets however are limited to the first 40 registrants.


Buy tickets here.

Find it:

Plano Centre
2100 East Spring Creek PKWY
Plano, Texas

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