CRAFT BEER & SPIRITS JAM
Town Center and Grand Park
On Friday night food & beverage industry celebrities representing some of the hottest breweries and happening distilleries from across the country pour more than 100 different kinds of specialty craft beers and spirits samples in the Town Center and Grand Park. Along EATS Street, guests can nibble on a smorgasbord of savory small plate menu items prepared by a range of award-winning restaurants, eateries and food trucks.
At Friday night’s Craft Beer & Spirit Jam, you can find small plates prepared by local favorites on EATS STREET. This year’s event features Roux 30A, Cantina Laredo Modern Mexican Food, Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House, Cabana Café, Café Rico, Cuveé Kitchen & Wine Bar, Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer, Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi, The Bistro at the Courtyard Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard and The Craft Bar.
Highlights of this lively event include celebrity guest appearances by some of the beverage industry’s elite, including Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark, Michael Reed of American Barrels, and David Pickerell of WhistlePig Farm Distillery and Hillrock Estate Distillery, to name a few.
Beers will be poured by, among others, Abita Brewing Company, Sweetwater Brewing Company and New Belgian, local breweries include Idyll Hounds, Grayton Beer Company, Destin Brewery, Nivol and many others.
Gurufish will headline Friday night’s entertainment at this year’s Craft Beer & Spirits Jam.
A funk/pop explosion with an extra tasty touch of glam. Unforgettable melodies fused with galvanizing grooves give birth to songs that will make your whole body smile. The thrill of the new and the excitement of the unexpected…all the things one hopes to find in music. Listed by PASTE Magazine as one of the “25 Georgia Bands You Should Listen to Now”, as well as honored with the distinction of being recognized by the GA Music Awards as the Georgia’s Best R’nB/Funk Band. They rounded out last year with a feature performance on the CW Network’s “The Originals”.