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International Beer Festival Returns to Meadowland Expo Center-Feb 4
Another Sell Out Expected

SECAUCUS, NJ. January 13, 2012 - The biggest names in international brewing are returning to the Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadows in Secaucus, NJ on Saturday, February 4, 2012 for the second annual international beer expo. This international beer tasting extravaganza will showcase more than 50 breweries from across the globe, each providing samples of their country's proudest brewing achievement. Shoulder to shoulder with some of America's best breweries will be amazing beer from Scotland, Japan, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Trinidad, Greece, Peru, and others.

The event offers beer enthusiasts a unique pay-one-price opportunity to try some foreign beers from foreign lands. "Based on the success of our International Great Beer Expos held in New York and Philadelphia, adding New Jersey last year was a natural extension of our beer event portfolio," said event producer, Andy Calimano of Starfish Junction Productions. "A sell-out last year was an unexpected surprise. Jersey beer lovers came out in record numbers to learn about and try some new beers," he added.

The entire middle of the Expo Center will be set up as a beer garden, this year sponsored by Leinenkugel Brewing Company and their local beer wholesaler, Nash Beer Distributors, Inc. Five beer lounges will also add to the events festivities. Attendees can sit, relax and enjoy samples, branded giveaways, and more from Innis & Gunn, Long Trail Brewing Co., Miller (Pilsner Urquell, Peroni, and Grolsch), Pabst, and Heineken.

The International Great Beer Expo ( will have two sessions: 12:30-4:00 pm and 5:30-9:00 pm. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Once the event sells out, no additional tickets will be available for purchase. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $40 each when purchased in advance on the event website Tickets include admission to the Expo, admission to special beer seminars, a souvenir tasting glass, and the freedom to enjoy a 2 oz. sample of any of the beers present at the Expo. Designated driver tickets are also available for $10 each. No one, including designated drivers, under 21 will be admitted and photo ID is required for entry. The Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow is located at 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, New Jersey 07095.

This event will raise funds for the Beer for Brains Foundation, a national organization dedicated to bringing awareness of and offering hope to those afflicted with brain cancer. The event is sponsored in part by The event is produced by Starfish Junction, co-producer of the Philly Craft Beer Fest (, named one of the "Top 10 Beer Festivals in America" by Forbes Traveler.

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