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Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival

  • Symphony Park 4400 Sharon Road Charlotte, NC, 28211 United States (map)

60 Beers, 40 Bourbons + LOTS OF BBQ!

Join us at the festival for a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin', cigar smokin', and barbeque eatin'. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE –TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.

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  • Great VIP Session. This year’s VIP session is pork-a-licious. Your VIP ticket includes all of the General Admission highlights along with:
      • A BBQ Plate Dinner
      • Reduced Attendance For This session
      • 2 Extra Hours of Fun
      • On-Site Bacon Tastings with 10+ different styles for the first two hours
      • Special Beer & Bourbon selections
      • Special Whole Hog Tastings
      • Sizzling stroll through the BBQ competition to sample a great selection of hogs,ribs, briskets, chicken, sausages and much more!
  • All Guests Receive a Souvenir Glass for Tastings.
  • The first 200 Guests in line for EACH SESSION receive a FREE “COLLECTIBLE BBBQ” Bag  to celebrate the show.
  • Unlimited Beer and Bourbon Tastings as you stroll from table to table and tent to tent. There are 40 Bourbons and 60 Beers on Tap. Enjoy, but please drink responsibly.
  • BBQ Galore! Enjoy the great barbeque selection – pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chickens, sausages and any fixins’ you could imagine. We’ll keep the portions heavy and the prices low. BBQ is ala carte.
  • 3rd ANNUAL CAROLINA BBQ LEAGUE COMPETITION. That’s right –  meet and watch the teams from the Carolina BBQ League for their BBQ Backyard Competition. Come out and see the teams and their rigs as they smoke out the best flavors in the South.  If you are a team wanting to participate, check back here on February 1, 2017 when we will post up Team Applications.


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