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Tucson's 5th Annual Beer Cup



Announcing: The fifth annual Born and Brewed celebration at The Hotel Congress.

Who will take claim to Tucson’s Beer Cup in 2016? Find out with us on September 17.


Tickets on sale now.


We’re keeping it local this year: Ten Tucson breweries are ready to compete for the title of Best Flagship Beer, Best Specialty Beer, and People’s Choice: 1055, 1912, Barrio, Borderlands, Catalina, Dragoon, Iron John’s, Nimbus, Pueblo Vida, and Sentinel Peak. This year’s judging panel includes Kevin Bosley of Odell Brewing Company from Fort Collins, Colorado, plus a few surprise judges.

A few fellow lovers of Tucson craft beer are joining in on the festival: Local First Arizona, Living Street Alliance, Tucson Homebrew Club, Yelp Tucson, and Girls Pint Out. Stop and chat at each of their stations to learn more about these organizations.

Who will claim Tucson’s Beer Cup in 2016? Be at this year’s Born and Brewed to find out. Tickets on sale now at the hotel’s front desk or online.


We’re excited to announce this year’s ticket packages. GA price has been reduced from last year, but we’re offering a super VIP deal and designated driver tickets:

New this year: $15 designated driver tickets.
Enjoy a plate of the general admission menu, a take home gift, and the joy of getting their friends home safe.

For $25 in advance, $30 day of,
GA tickets receive a:
• Taste of each competing craft beer
• Commemorative tasting glass
• Plate of special eats:
• Pulled Pork Sliders
• Housemade Beer Mustard & Pretzels
• Chips & Salsa
• Smoked Nuts
For $50, VIP tickets enjoy a:
☆ Taste of each competing craft beer
☆ VIP Commemorative tasting glass
☆ Spot in exclusive VIP lounge
☆ Plate of the VIP buffet:
• Smoked Pig - Yes, a whole pig!
• Housemade Beer Mustard & Pretzels
• Killer Dressed Salad
• Corn Pudding
• Roasted Potatoes
• Desserts


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