AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival to Return Saturday

Scottsdale, AZ — With over 250 canned craft beers, 80 breweries and six food trucks; the 4th Annual AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival returns to the Scottsdale Civic Center,  3939 North Drinkwater Blvd on Saturday, May 17!

Presented by Rexam, the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival will open its doors at noon to VIP ticket holders and at 1 p.m. for general admission when cans will be cracked and suds will be poured until 6 p.m. Arizona’s official canned craft beer festival will feature live music, food, a VIP tent, beer science garden and beer Olympic games.

New breweries added to the lineup this year include: Alaskan, Angry Orchard, Armadillo Ale Works, Australian, Avery, Ballast Point, Barrio, Bell’s, Dog Tag, Epic, Founders, Griffin Claw, Hangar 24, Hops & Grains, Mike Hess and many more.

Returning favorites include: 21st Amendment, Abita, Austin Beerworks, Breckenridge, Four Peaks, GoodLife, Goose Island, Grand Canyon, Lumberyard, Marble, Maui, Mudshark, New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Prescott, Santa Fe, SanTan, Ska, Snake River, Sun King, TailGate Beer, Tallgrass, Uinta and more.

For a complete list of the more than 80 breweries set to pour over 250 canned craft beers at the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival, click here: http://www.hdeagency.com/blog/?p=2088.

Presale general admission tickets are $35 each and include admission, a souvenir can and 20 four-ounce pours. Day of admission tickets will be $45. VIP tickets are available through presale purchase only for $100. VIP tickets include admission, a souvenir can, 20 four-ounce pours, catered food, a private VIP zone with private restrooms and exclusive specialty beer sampling.

For more event information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cannedcraftbeerfest.com. Also, be sure to “like” the event Facebook page at facebook.com/AmeriCANfestival, follow on Twitter @AMERI_CANFEST and on Instagram @AmeriCANcraftbeerfest.

This is a 21 and over event, no exceptions. Ticket purchasers and all guests must be 21 or over and must present a valid picture ID upon admission.

Named Best Beer Festival in 2013 by the Phoenix New Times, Arizona’s favorite canned craft beer festival will take place during the nationally recognized American Craft Beer Week.

A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Scottsdale Cultural Council and the American Foundation for Cardiomyopathy. The Scottsdale Cultural Council serves the Scottsdale residents, visitors, cultural institutions and artists by creating and advancing high quality arts and cultural experiences and opportunities. For more information about the Scottsdale Cultural Council, visit www.sccarts.org. The American Foundation for Cardiomyopathy is dedicated to raising awareness of Cardiomyopathy and supporting those already afflicted with the disease through education, support groups and disease management. For more information, visit www.americanffc.org.

Thank you to our generous 2014 sponsors: SanTan Brewing Company, Rexam, Whole Foods, Crescent Crown Distributing, Hensley, Woodchuck, DRAFT Magazine, Clean Air Cab, Grandstand, Hotel Valley Ho, Sphinx Date Ranch, World of Beer, Rosenstein Law, AZ Brewery Tours, Poore Brothers, Marty’s Trophies, Yelp, Local Lily, Local First Arizona and One Community.