TAPPED CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL RETURNS TO BARCLAYS CENTER

May 11, 2016

The second edition of TAPPED, a national craft beer, wine and food festival produced by IMG, will return to Barclays Center on Saturday, July 23. The event will feature two three hour sessions, each showcasing more than 100 beer, wine and cider tastings, as well as great food offerings throughout the arena.
 
Tickets to the event go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m., and can be purchased online by visiting www.tappedfest.com, www.ticketmaster.com or www.barclayscenter.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, May 14 at noon (if tickets are still available). General admission tickets to each session, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m., respectively, will be available for the early bird introductory price of $29 until May 22. All attendees will receive a souvenir cup to sample what’s on tap.
 
VIP access to TAPPED is available for $74 and includes early entrance 30 minutes prior to general admission, at noon and 4:30 p.m. for each session respectively, as well as access to the Calvin Klein Courtside Club, the Brooklyn Nets Practice Court and exclusive craft beer tastings.
 
Participating breweries include Ballast Point (Mango Even Keep IPA), Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (Effortless Grapefruit IPA and Seeking Alpha Triple IPA), DuClaw Brewery (Sweet Baby Jesus Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter), Founders Brewing Company (Mosaic Promise), Free Will Brewing (Community Kolsch), Sweetwater Brewing Company (420 Pale Ale) and Two Roads Brewing Company (Road Jam Raspberry Wheat). Braven Brewing Company and Stone Brewing will also return in 2016.
 
Barclays Center’s arena floor and adjacent concourses will provide a one-of-a-kind festival experience for TAPPED guests. In addition, photo booths throughout the venue will allow attendees to maximize their social engagement.
 
TAPPED was secured by the Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board, an elite group of more than 40 top sports, entertainment, and media industry executives, as well as entertainment personalities.
 
For more information and a full list of ticket options, please visit www.tappedfest.com.