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"Green" Beer Here!
Organic Breweries Come To Long Island For Festival

BAY SHORE, NY - July 15, 2008 – Organic beer will be flowing at the South Shore Real Beer Festival being held at The Nutty Irishman located at 60 E. Main Street in Bay Shore, NY on July 19th 2008. The event is sponsored by T.J. Finley's, Long Island's premiere beer bar, and will raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

New to this year's South Shore Real Beer Festival will be the inclusion of organic beer. "Everyone is going green," said Drew Dvorkin, owner of T.J. Finleys. "The green movement is alive and well in the craft beer industry with some exceptional organic beer from breweries like Peak Organic and the award-winning Orlio Organic. Both will be at this weekend's festival to give samples to the skeptics, the curious and the faithful fans," Dvorkin added.

The South Shore Real Beer Festival, now in its second year, will include the amazing Long Island craft breweries plus awesome craft beer from national, award-winning breweries-more than 20 in all. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to sample more than 50 craft beers from more than 20 national breweries at the South Shore Real Beer Fest. Hamburgers and hotdogs will also be served at the event. The festival will offer special guest lectures from industry professionals covering topics as varied as the state of craft beer on Long Island and which foods pair best with various beer styles.

Both VIP and General Admission tickets are being sold for the event. VIP tickets are $50 each and entitle the ticket holder to an additional one-hour VIP session (2pm - 3pm) with the brewers who will be bringing some of their specialty brews just for VIPs, a stemmed goblet for the day's beer tasting, and unlimited bbq food. General Admission tickets are $40 each and include beer sampling from 3pm-7pm, a souvenir tasting glass, and a coupon for one food item from the bbq grill. Designated driver tickets are also available. This is a 21+ event. A limited amount of tickets remain. For more information about the event and to order tickets, visit the event website: www.RealBeerFest.com.

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