HopsScotch 2013

Swirl, Sniff, and Sip at Seattle’s Hop Scotch Beer & Scotch Festival
February 22 & 23, 2013
Fremont Studios turns swanky beverage lounge for 11th annual beer and Scotch festival

(Seattle, Wash.)  Hop Scotch Beer & Scotch Festival is the premier beer, Scotch, whiskey, and wine tasting experience benefiting Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). On February 22 and 23, Fremont Studios transforms into a swanky beverage tasting lounge featuring over 80 libations to swirl, sniff and sip. New this year, whiskey-lovers can partake in a meet-the-makers Whiskey Lunch.

The unique festival allows guests to exchange lingo one-on-one with beverage experts as they discover their sense of taste and channel their inner Mad Men-inspired style during the two-day event.

There are four ways to play the game at Hop Scotch. By purchasing one of four admissions – Festival Admission, Hops & Spirits Admission, Hops Admission, and Spirits Admission – guests have the opportunity to craft a festival experience unique to their taste buds.

  • Festival Admission – $20 in advance and at the door, includes entrance and tickets for complimentary non-alcoholic beverages at the Bottle Shop
  • Hops & Spirits Admission – $45 in advance ($50 weekend of), includes 7 beer/wine tasting tokens and 1 self-guided spirit flight featuring 6 – ¼ oz tastes
  • Spirits Only Admission – $45 in advance ($50 weekend of), includes both the Scotch and Northwest Whiskey self-guided flights featuring 6 – ¼ ounce tastes each
  • Hops Only Admission – $30 in advance ($35 weekend of), includes 7 beer/wine tasting tokens

For those stoked on spirits, tickets are also available for the Whiskey Lunch on Saturday from 11:00am-2:00pm, featuring a guided Scotch sampling session with a Scotch expert and flights of Northwest whiskey. Whiskey Lunch ticket holders can also indulge in fabulous food from local Fremont eateries and a selection of beer and wine samples. A limited number of tickets are available for this exclusive experience.

Hop Scotch Beer & Scotch Festival is a benefit for SIFF. SIFF’s mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive.

For more information visit hopscotchtasting.com. Hop Scotch is a 21 and over event.

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