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Barley's hosts annual brewfest

Apr 29, 2003 3:08 AM

Barley’s Casino and Brewing Co.’s second annual Barley’s Brewfest will be held this Saturday, Kentucky Derby weekend. The casino will host microbreweries from around the West between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Tickets for the outdoor event are $15 and guests must be 21 or over. The Brewfest is the first of several summer events planned at Barley’s.

This year’s Barley’s Brewfest includes local breweries Gordon Biersch Brewery, the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino Brew Pub, the Chicago Brewing Co. and Tenaya Creek Brewery among others.

Also attending will be Stone Brewing Co. from San Marcos, Calif., Unibroue from Hunnington Beach, Calif, and Mudshark Brewing Co. from Lake Havasu, Ariz.

Each of the breweries will showcase specialty beers, lagers, amber and dark beers as well as seasonal beers.

Live entertainment will be provided by D.J. Scobe, Rock Steady, and the reggae sounds of Bonafide.

Located in the Green Valley Town Center, Barley’s Casino and Brewing Co. opened in 1996 and brews approximately 3,000 barrels annually.