Proof Brewing & For the Table Hospitality Announce 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational

image004Proof Brewing Company (Tallahassee, Florida) and For the Table Hospitality have officially announced that The 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational will be held on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Back for its sixth year, The Florida Tap Invitational – presented by Proof Brewing Company and For the Table Hospitality and sponsored by Visit Tallahassee – is a two-day event that has “beer enthusiasts gather in the capital city to experience one of the largest North Florida . . . craft beer festivals.”  This event will feature a Block Party in Tallahassee’s CollegeTown District on Friday, November 2 and The Florida Tap Invitational Beer Festival – a.k.a. the main event – on Saturday, November 3.  Since this is a two-day event that has a lot of ins and outs, we are just going to break this whole thing down for the sake of clarity and ease of use. Let’s get to it:

The Basics

What – The 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational
When – A Block Party in the CollegeTown District kicks things off at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 2; The Florida Tap Invitational beer festival will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 3
Where – Friday’s Block Party: FSU CollegeTown | 815 West Madison Street | Tallahassee, Florida; Saturday’s 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational: Proof Brewing Company | 644 McDonnell Street | Tallahassee, Florida

The Beers

The Florida Tap Invitational Beer Festival on Saturday will feature “over 40 amazing Florida craft breweries and over 100 new and rare beers.”  At the time of this post, event organizers were still in the process of compiling the official brewery and beer lists.  We will post those lists here just as soon as they are made available. Stay tuned.

**UPDATE – 08.15.18** Organizers of The Florida Tap Invitational released the official brewery list yesterday.  It is as follows:

Ticket Info

Tickets for the 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational are available now (click here to purchase) and can be purchased in the following tiers:

  • General Admission – $55 each: Ticket cost grants you admission into Friday night kick-off party in College Town, entrance into Saturday’s beer festival at 1 p.m., unlimited 3oz beer samples at Saturday’s Florida Tap Invitational, and a collectible tasting glass
  • VIP – $100 each: Ticket cost grants you admission into Friday night private dinner hosted by Publix and beer sampling, early admission on Saturday to Florida Tap Invitational (Noon), unlimited 3oz samples at Saturday’s Florida Tap Invitational, a collectible tasting glass, 750mL bottle of “Royal Blood Line” Imperial Stout (Released just at this event and VIP only), and one plate of food at the festival

Please take note that tickets will only be available online via Eventbrite. Tickets will not be sold at the brewery or anywhere else.  All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be allowed.

Rules/Useful Info

  • The Florida Tap Invitational is a rain or shine event
  • All festival attendees must be 21 years or older and must arrive with valid ID
  • The following items will not be permitted into the festival: no outside food or beverage, no glass or growlers, no pets (licensed service dogs are okay with proof), no illegal substances, no masks, no weapons, no chairs, no fireworks
  • Empty (non-glass) containers for water or sealed bottles of water are OK
  • Food will be available on-site for purchase. List of vendors coming soon

That should just about cover all the information that is currently available for The 6th Annual Florida Tap Invitational.  We will be posting the brewery list, beer list and any other additional details just as soon as we have them, so make sure to check back here for that info.

Fair warning: The Florida Tap Invitational is a can’t-miss event and you best believe that the Florida beer community is aware of that fact.  This event will sell out quickly, so be sure to lock down some tickets as soon as you possibly can.  Prost!

 

 

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