2011 Seaport BeerFest

Atlantic Canada’s largest celebration of beer and cider, Halifax Seaport BeerFest, runs August 5 & 6, featuring nearly 200 beers and ciders from the Maritimes and around the world.

Of course great beer deserves great food. Again this year, Taste of Nova Scotia members will be onsite selling delicious beer-inspired creations.  Scanway Catering/Saege Bistro, FID Resto and Brussels Restaurant & Brasserie  will be at all three sessions serving local food for $3 to $5 .


Scanway Catering/Saege Bistro
Garrison Irish Red Sloppy Joes $5
Nitwit Braised Chicken Tacos with Crunchy Poblanos $5
Chocolate Cupcakes with Buttercream $3

FID Resto
FID Smokies – housemade sausages $5
F Burger $5

Brussels Restaurant & Brasserie
Nova Scotia Mussels $5
Nova Scotia Scallop Skewers $5

Taste of Nova Scotia
Meadowbrook Pulled Pork on a bun $5

The Ladies VIP Brew Tour returns with Mirella Amato (www.beerology.ca), Canada’s top female beer connoisseur. Mirella will lead a fun gals-only VIP tour of the beer world on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. For just $10 beyond regular ticket price, women can skip the line-ups and enjoy a 30 minute talk, sampling and food pairing.

The weekend kicks-off with a one-of-a-kind beer dinner at Brussels Restaurant & Brasserie hosted by Troy Burtch of TAPS Magazine. Served on their fabulous courtyard patio, enjoy four courses paired with five fabulous festival beers, each introduced by a representative of the brewery. Thursday, August 4 at 6:00pm. Tickets reserved by booking at info@brusselsrestaurant.ca or by phone at 406-7737.

Seaport BeerFest tickets are available at select NSLC stores and online at www.ticketatlantic.com, for $40 (+HST) per session or $45 (+HST) at the door. Sessions will run Friday night 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday afternoon 2:00pm to 4:30pm and Saturday night 7:00pm to 9:30pm.


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