Roll out the barrel for the annual Baytowne Beer Festival

Baytowne Beer Fest
Special to The Log
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:09 PM.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will host the Fifth Annual Baytowne Beer Festival in The Village of Baytowne Wharf Oct. 19-20.

The popular festival will include opportunities to discover and sample American specialty beers from around the nation. The event features more than 100 domestic and international beers and 40 craft brewers. The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin will be the perfect backdrop for fun-in-the-sun during the traditionally beautiful month of October.


Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” the festival includes a wide range of beers varying in strength and style. From light pale ales and rich dark stouts to a number of bottled and yet-to-be-released fall beers, beer aficionados will be able to savor the best in beer selections.

A sample of the brewing companies from last year’s festival includes Harpoon Brewery, Abita, Grayton Brewery, Sweetwater Brewery, Nola, Merchant D’Uvin and many more.  Stay tuned at for the 2012 participating breweries to be announced soon.

New This Year

Guests will be able to register for a seminar Friday evening highlighting “Three Decades of Craft Beer: A Taste of History and Today” presented by John Holl, an award-winning author, journalist and beer expert.

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