For more information, call:
Monique Hughes
at (414) 258-2333
September 19, 2013

Zoo Brew

For more information, call
Monique Hughes, (414) 258-23333
September 18, 2013

 

NEWS RELEASE
-Zoological Society’s beer tasting at Zoo, Oct. 24, 2013
-Online & phone registration through Oct. 22, 2013

 

Big Cats and Bold Flavors – Oct. 24

Pair the boldness of big cats with the bold flavor of many beers, and you get one aspect of Zoo Brew, a Zoological Society of Milwaukee (ZSM) fall fundraiser. This evening event for adults on Oct. 24 takes place in three locations within the Milwaukee County Zoo: the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country (which includes a beer garden), the Peck Welcome Center and the U.S. Bank Gathering Place. In its fourth year, Zoo Brew is a fun way to sample new brews, try new foods, meet new friends and support the ZSM’s 2013-‘14 annual appeal. From the micro to the macro, guests can sample beers from about 30 different brewers and munch on snacks and desserts from more than 20 area vendors. You must be at least 21 years old to attend.

What: Zoo Brew, a Zoological Society of Milwaukee beer-tasting fundraiser.
When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013; 7-10 p.m.
Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, Wis.
Details: Event features dozens of beers and snacks for sampling, plus animal viewing in the Zoo’s Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country.
How much & registration: Costs are $40 for Zoological Society members and guests (registering at the same time as member) and $50 for non-members. VIP ticket price is $50 for Zoological Society members, $60 for non-members. VIPs get early entry at 6 p.m. and can participate in a drawing for a behind-the-scenes tour. Register at www.zoosociety.org/zoobrew or by phone (414-258-2333) through Oct. 22, 2013. Fees are non-refundable. Walk-ins will be accepted if the event is not sold out.
Contributors:
About 30 breweries and more than 20 Milwaukee-area food vendors.
Other details: Visitors must be 21 years of age to attend. I.D. required at the door. Your fee, less $25, is tax-deductible and includes a commemorative beer mug (5.6% WI sales tax included). Proceeds benefit the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s 2013-2014 annual appeal. A complete listing of breweries is available online at zoosociety.org/zoobrew .

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