Tuesday, September 27, 2011

2011 Fat Head's IPA Festival Information and Giveaway

One of my favorite events of the year is coming up on Saturday, October 8th and that is Fat Head's IPA Festival.  This celebration of the hop will feature numerous beers from our great state of Ohio, but also beers from other parts of the country as well.   Last year's event featured some really amazing beers and just the Ohio Beer line up is looking very strong so far!



  • Brew Kettle White Rajah
  • Willoughby HopNotic and Hop Jam
  • Lagerheads Tyranny
  • GLBC  Commodore Perry and Rye of the Tiger
  • Cornerstone Seven
  • Thirsty Dog 330 IPA and West Point
  • Market Garden Market Centennial and Hop Soup
  • RRBC Hoppy Thoughts
  • Hoppin Frog Hop Dam
  • Ohio Brewing  Co.  O'Hoppy  Ale and Twice Bitten
  • Chardon Brew Works  Iron Worker
  • Buckeye Brewing Co. Hippie
  • Columbus Brewing Co.  Columbus IPA
  • Fatheads Brewing Co.  Head Hunter and Hop JuJu
I have been told that this list is sure to grow and as soon as I get more information I'll post it up here.  
Tickets are $30 in advance $35 at the door.
A Ticket includes:
Event Entry, Souvenir Tasting Glass, and 15 Beer Samples

Speaking of tickets, I have some really great news.  Fat Head's has been kind enough to give me two sets of tickets to give away to the event.    I have a pair of tickets for the afternoon session (1-4pm) and a pair for the evening session (6-9pm).   To enter simply follow the directions below!


Comments #19 and #32 were picked as winners by Random.org


There are 3 ways to Enter The Giveaway
*You must leave a separate comment on this post for each Entry!*

1. Leave one comment on this post telling me you would like to win and which session you would like to attend.

2. Click "Like" on my Facebook Page and post this on your Facebook Wall (be sure to tag @Cleveland Food and Brews Reviews):
Check out the Fat Heads Cleveland Giveaway that @Cleveland Food and Brews Reviews is doing at: http://hops.me/7li

3. Follow me on Twitter and tweet the following: 
Check out the @FatHeadsCLE giveaway that @CleFoodandBrews is doing at: http://hops.me/7li #craftbeer

Rules: 
--You have until Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 9:00am EST to enter.
--The winners will be picked at random using Random.org.   
--Only comments left on this post will count.  If you tweet, facebook or enter in any other way be sure to leave a comment here telling me you did it.  
--You must leave a SEPARATE comment for each Entry, otherwise your entry will only count once.  
--Each separate comment is numbered in the order they are posted.  The comment that matches the Random.org number wins!!
--Winner has 24 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. 
--Tickets will be mailed out on Monday to the winner's address.


Disclosure:  I have been given 2 sets of tickets to giveaway in addition to passes to attend the event.  All thoughts an opinions are 100% my own.

43 comments:

  1. I would love to go to the hop festival because A IIPAs are my favorite style, B my wife is allergic to hops so I am limited in how often I get to drink them and C it gives me a good reason to not go to a company clambake

    PS: I also retweeted this for you and I have been following you on twitter for a while

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  2. IPA's? Sure! I'm in! (aft session, please).
    Thanks!

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  3. I would love to go to the hop festival. It would be great to win cause I cant afford the tickets this year.

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  4. Driving up from Chattanooga. There is no such thing as too much hops. I eat hops for breakfast. Afternoon session please.

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  5. Fatheads is an awesome place with awesome beer. I feel I don't go there enough for living semi close to it. This event sounds good and I'd love to win the tix. Either session is fine with me.

    PS. Their peach beer really good.

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  6. I would definitely like to win! I would prefer the earlier session, but either would work. There's no bad time to drink IPAs!

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  7. Already liked on FB & my status has been properly updated to promote your wicked cool contest! :-)

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  8. Already following you on Twitter & tweeted about the contest! Thanks!

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  9. I'd love to attend. Juju... mmmm... I'd prefer the early session but could do either. Thanks, Brad!!

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  10. I'd like to win tickets to the evening session.

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  11. I'd like to win tickets to the evening session.

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  12. I posted an update to my Facebook status with your contest link.

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  13. Well since Bill & Renee are trying to go to the evening session, I guess that's the one I'd like to go to as well :)

    MMM, fresh Dreadnaught on draft

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  14. I would like to attend the evening session ideally, though either one would be lovely. IPAs FTW.

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  15. I'd love to win, either session is fine with me!

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  16. Tweeted it! Either session works.

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  17. My lovely wife the hophead says free is the best way to attend. I would prefer the afternoon but will be happy with either session.

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  18. I would like to win tickets to the afternoon session. If I won, I would take my boyfriend and we would go and he would have blast (as would I). He is moving to Denver on October 9th, and this would be a great way to spend his last day in Cleveland!

    Oh. And I tweeted about this. And now I'm following you.

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  19. We were just there last week and saw this event---very cool.

    I think the 1-4 pm session would work best for us that day :)

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  20. I already liked your page and I posted the link to the blog :)

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  21. I would like to attend and if I win, I would like the afternoon session,
    thanks Brad!
    Scot

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  22. I'd definitely love to win tickets to this event. I am a huge "hop head" and love IPAs Fatheads is one of my favorite places in this area and I have never been to this event. Either session would do for me!

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  23. I tweeted about the giveaway as well! Cheers!

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  24. I want to go to the evening session!

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  25. I would love to win tickets to the Fat Heads IPS Fest. Either session is good.

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  26. I also posted your link on Facebook

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