On 25-27 May 2012 the biggest beer festival in Baltics, Latviabeerfest, will be taking place in the heart of Riga - at the Vermanes Garden. As of today 21 breweries from Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine, Belgium, Czech Republic, Netherlands and Austria with 68 varieties of beer will be participating in the beer festival with the numbers still rising.
Among the beers represented at the beer festival there are some very well known European brands as well as some unique and unconventional beverages. Thirteen Latvian breweries will form the biggest part of the participants. Such Latvian breweries as Cēsu Alus, Aldaris, Lido, agrofirma „Tērvete”, Abula, Piebalgas alus, Bauskas alus, Užavas alus, Madonas alus, Brūveris, Raganas ķēka alus, Ilgezeem and Valmiermuižas alus will offer different varieties of beer.
There will be a German beer street with the participating German beers; Lithuania will be participating with some of their best beers such as Aukštaitijos bravorai and Vilniaus beer. Other European beer brands will be offering some of the most popular beers in the world - such as Heineken, Edelweissen, Krusovice, Staropramen, Obolon etc.
“Latviabeerfest”will offer the biggest variety off beer in the Baltics. In addition to a wide variety of beer, there will be an exciting programme of events to keep festival guests entertained each day. There will be live music on the main stage; games and activities for children; competitions, contests and shows. Every brewery will be offering food as well as the beer. In addition to that there will also be a large dedicated food section, where Latvian restaurants will offer their finest traditional cuisine.
Festival organisers:Latvian Beer Museum in cooperation with Latvian Brewing Association,Latvian Brewers’ Alliance
Festival partners: Live Riga, Latvian Brewing Association, The Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia, Latvian Brewers’ Alliance, Express Travel, Travel Jam, Intelligent PR, Bura.
Festival sponsors and supporters: Latvijas Radio 2, NABA, Inbox.lv, web agency Efumo, Baltic Times, 1188, Riga in your pocket, Riga this week, Latvia.Travel, Anglo baltic news, Vesti, RIMI, 7 sekretov, Tvnet.lv, Avalon hotel, Pissup, Pastnieks, Riga Latvian Society, TV 24.
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