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Long Island’s Best Beer Fest Returns to Nassau Coliseum on March 9
50+ Breweries / 100+ Brews

UNIONDALE, NY. (February 20, 2013) – Award-winning event producer Starfish Junction Productions is putting the finishing touches on the 7th Annual Spring Craft Beer Festival being held on March 9, 2013 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. More than 50 craft breweries will be in attendance, pouring samples of their finest brews—more than 100 in all. Tickets for the Festival are on sale now at the event website

“Long Island is fast becoming a major player in the national craft beer scene, a real beer destination. We’re producing some amazing beers here, people beyond our shores are taking notice,” said Andy Calimano, event producer and owner of Starfish Junction Productions. “With more than 100 beers under one roof, the festival gives beer lovers a great opportunity to taste-test some of the newest and highly decorated craft beers from the Island and beyond,” added Calimano.

The 2013 Spring Craft Beer Festival brewery lineup will include many of Long Island’s favorites and some new additions—notable national craft breweries who will be making their festival debut—including: Montauk Brewing Company (NY), Victory Brewing Company (PA), Bayou Teche Biere (LA), Newburgh Brewing Company (NY) and Steadfast Beer Co. (NY) who will be bringing their gluten-free Sorghum Pale Ale.

The 7th Annual Spring Craft Beer Festival brings together more than 50 top craft breweries for a spectacular tasting event. The event will have two sessions: 12:30-4:00pm and 5:30-9:00pm. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Tickets can be purchased at for $45 each. Designated driver tickets are available for $12 each. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be over 21 and present valid photo ID. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale, NY 11553.

The event is produced by Starfish Junction Productions and sponsored by, Long Island’s online local beer calendar; The Shark 94.3; WBAB and Yelp. This event will help raise funds for The Beer For Brains Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For more information visit: or call 631-940-7290.

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