FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North Fork Hop Farm Hosts Hop Fest 9/21
Features Locally Made Beer with Locally Grown Hops
Plus Preview of Local Pumpkin Beers & Limited-Release Seasonals Brews
RIVERHEAD, NY. August 28, 2019 - – Jamesport Farm Brewery, with its 43-acre North Fork farm located in the wine region of Long Island, will once again host the LI Hop Fest on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The 4th annual L I Hop Fest will offer samplings of special locally brewed beers made with locally grown and harvested hops, many brewed in small batches for this event only. Plus, as an added bonus, attendees will also be able to enjoy locally crafted pumpkin beers and limited-release seasonal brews from local breweries. The event will be held at the Jamesport Farm Brewery located at 5873 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901 from 12:30pm-4:00pm on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at www.LIHopFest.com.
Back for its fourth year, the Long Island Hop Festival is one of the fall’s most-loved and most-anticipated events. It will introduce attendees to locally and nationally available hop-forward and hop-infused beer such as IPAs, DIPAs, NEIPAs, and more. The festival will also offer attendees the rare opportunity to taste wet hop beers (beers made with hops freshly picked and thrown into the brew kettle). PLUS, attendees will also be able to enjoy a variety of seasonal, pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers.
Live Music & Giant Pumpkin Chuckers
There will be live music by Long Island resident Andy Putman, performing the music of those who influenced him most, including: Dave Matthews, Sublime, Ed Sheeran, Bob Marley, Jason Mraz, James Taylor, Jack Johnson, Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, and Coldplay, just to name a few. Food will be available for purchase from local Jamesport-based caterer Christopher Michael Catering. Plus, attendees can, once again, try to best their friends with the return of the wildly popular giant pumpkin chuckers (giant sling shots using small pumpkins, balance, strength and skill to hit point-valued targets). A few select hard ciders will also be offered, rounding out the offerings of fall’s best fest.
The L I Hop Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 12:30pm – 4:00pm at Jamesport Farm Brewery located at 5873 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901. Tickets ($45pp) are limited and on sale now at www.LIHopFest.com. Designated Driver tickets are available ($12) and do not include any sampling. No one under 21 is permitted and valid photo ID is required for entry. No children or pets permitted. The event will take place rain or shine. All ticket sales are final. The event is produced by Starfish Junction, an award-winning Long Island-based event production and marketing company.
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