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Beer, Bourbon and Bacon Fest in Champaign

Bourbon, Beer and Bacon Festival Champaign
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Bourbon, Beer & Bacon is taking place April 22nd, from 2pm until 8pm at Leadbelly's Links, Drinks and Arcade, Champaign, Il. Admission to the event will be $5.00. The first 300 to enter and say they like bourbon will receive a limited edition shot glass, the first 300 to enter and say they like beer will receive a limited edition beer sampler glass. You can also purchase advance tickets online and guarantee yourself one of those 300 limited edition glasses if you don’t want to risk taking the chance in line.

With your $5.00 entry fee you will have a chance to sample a handful of free products, however all other samples will be priced with tickets. ALL drink tickets will be sold at .75 cents each. Spirits will be sampled in 1/4 oz. tastings and beers will be sampled out in 3oz. tastings. Most samples will be priced between 1 and 3 tickets… HOWEVER, the rare finds, small batches and limited production items will likely take more tickets to sample. The event will feature over 100 bourbons, scotch’s, whiskeys, ryes and other spirits many of which we have been collecting for over a year and are in very limited supply. There will also be roughly 20 different local, regional and national craft breweries represented for you beer lovers that attend.


The event will also include two bacon eating contests, bacon inspired drinks, foods, snacks and other items (please note that all food and vendor items must be purchased with cash your tickets are for drinks only). 

Join us at the stage for one of the many seminars, panels or demonstrations hosted by our sponsors… Jim Beam, Woodford, American Born Moonshine, Copper and Kings, Bird Dog Whisky, Whiskey Acres, Koval, Blaum and many more! 

As the event gets closer we will publish a complete listing of products, seminars and other events within the event. thanks again, see you soon!!

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