Special to The Times 1:03 p.m. CDT September 18, 2014
Great Raft Brewery will host an anniversary celebration on Oct. 17.(Photo: Special to The Times)
In honor of the one-year anniversary of their first beer sold in Shreveport, Great Raft Brewing will host an anniversary party Oct. 17.
The party will be from 3-11 p.m. at the brewery and tasting room, 1251 Dalzell St. in Shreveport. It will feature more than nine beers on tap — including “a crazy lineup of fun, new beers and a few ol’ favorites” — as well as food vendors, live music and more.
Tickets are now available and can be purchased at greatraftbrewing.com. A complete list of beers being poured also is available on the website.
“Wow, our first year has been awesome,” said Lindsay Nations, co-founder and vice president. “To thank everyone for the amazing support we’ve received, we’re going to throw a rockin’ anniversary party.”
General admission tickets, which include access to the tasting room from 4-11 p.m. and five 5-ounce sample beer pours, are $15 each. VIP tickets, which include early admission beginning at 3 p.m., a keepsake Teku anniversary glass and five 5-ounce sample beer pours, are $30 each.
The Great Raft Brewing 1-Year Anniversary Party falls on the eve of Shreveport-Bossier City’s largest celebration of beer, Shreveport BREW, which will be at downtown Shreveport’s Festival Plaza from 2-6 p.m. Oct. 18.
Shreveport BREW will feature more than 100 beers being poured, including a wide array of limited edition beers created by home brewing clubs throughout the region in addition to more popular domestic and international beer offerings.
Tickets to Shreveport BREW are $60 each, with special table sponsorship packages available, and are now on sale at www.shreveportbrew.com.
2-6 p.m. Oct. 18
Experience an afternoon sampling internationally acclaimed and domestically micro-brewed ales, pilsners, stouts and everything in between at this 6th annual event. In conjunction with the premier beers, some of the area’s finest restaurants will be on hand providing free samples of their signature dishes.
Great Raft Anniversary
3-11 p.m. Oct. 17
$15 or $30 (VIP)
The anniversary party will feature more than nine beers on tap – including “a crazy line-up of fun, new beers and a few ol’ favorites” – as well as food vendors, live music and more.
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