Big Brew Festival in Morristown

by Jennifer Miller

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It’s time for craft beer lovers and foodies alike to celebrate--The Big Brew Fest is returning to the Morristown Armory in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, February 15th, 2014!

 “Big Brew” has become synonymous with featuring unique and plentiful craft brews from around the area and the world. And with a tip of the hat to food-lovers, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy a mouth-watering, beer-infused buffet designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion Chef Eric LeVine.

 “We had thousands of attendees at the last Fest -- the feedback from them was nothing short of fantastic!” says Allison Kohler, President of JMK Events, “Our February event will be even better, with over 250 craft beer tastings.”

VIP ticket holders will enjoy several special benefits including an extra hour per session, a VIP-only buffet presented by Morris Tap and Grill of Randolph, NJ, with a special beer-infused menu designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion (and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner) Chef Eric LeVine (Beer-Braised Pork Mac & Cheese, Romano-Crusted Chicken w/ Beer-Braised Mushroom Risotto, Beer-Braised Short Ribs and Busted Barrel Dark Rum Caramel Mousse with Caramelized Apple), a special VIP gift and more than 25 VIP-only rare beers available throughout the event.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to discuss beer & food pairings with award-winning writer, speaker and radio personality John Holl, author of The American Craft Beer Cookbook. 

Session times are as follows:

Session 1:  1 pm – 4:30pm      VIP extra hour 12pm -1pm

Session 2:  7 pm – 10:30pm    VIP extra hour 6pm -7pm

The Big Brew Beer Festival

Saturday, February 15th, 2014
The Morristown Armory
430 Western Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Session 1   1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm)
Session 2   7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)

All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees can also vote on the People’s Choice Award for best beer at the festival.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Morris Rugby, which raises funds and awareness for youth rugby throughout the region. For more information, please visit

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