Christmas is coming early Tampa, with Bourbon, Beer and BBQ from 4 Rivers Smokehouse for those who gather to Fest this weekend @ Armature Works for Bourbon & Brew: The Grand Tasting!  What a gift, small batch and ultra-premium rare whiskeys with craft beers and a great view!


Saturday, November 21st this unique event will feature unlimited samples of more than 40 of the best Bourbons, Scotch and Whiskeys with Craft Brews, Budweiser and live musical performances by The Greg Billings Band, The Logan Grant Band and Easy Posse. DJ services provided by DJ Barry Carew!

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” ~ Mark Twain

How to Fest at Bourbon & Brews Grand Tasting Tampa: You need to be a V.I.P.

The VIP Grand Tasting Tent is an all access experience including the Grand Bourbon Tasting where you can mix, sip and mingle with reps tasting from mass, small batch and ultra-premium rare whiskeys.  VIP access includes a dated Bourbon and Brews Rocks glass for your bar collection and delicious dinner catered by award winning 4 Rivers Smokehouse BBQ. $85 per person advance

Private VIP Corporate Suites are available for ten with prime stage views and bottle service with a personal server.Corporate signage is available, please contact Big City Events for details. $1500 for a party of ten.

General Admission (GA)  to Bourbon and Brew: The Grand Tasting gets you into the event and tasting mass produced, ultra premium and rare whiskey samples.  Be sure you get there early before the rare ones run out, the supply in GA is limited. Food trucks and food vendors will be available. $40 per person advance


Gates open early for VIP access at 5:00 pm.  GA opens at 6:00 pm.  

  • Tickets are limited, keeps the lines down!!
  • 21 & up only!
  • Full beers and mixed drinks are available at an additional price.

“Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of bourbon, and a dog to eat the rare steak.” ~ Johnny Carson

Spicebox will be on hand with a small batch samples!

Pre-sale GA tickets are only $40 for 4 hours of unlimited samples of your favorite libation!  Add live entertainment and the views, well, that makes this THE PLACE to BE Saturday from 6 to 10 pm!   Day of event GA will be $65

Don't Wait - This Event Will Sell Out!  BUY YOUR TICKETS today!  

Sponsors Include Jim Beam, Maker's Mark, Knob Creek, Pepin Distributing/Budweiser, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Elder Ford of Tampa, and 4 Rivers Smokehouse and BKS Insurance from Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Group

Check out THE COMPLETE LIST of spirits, and the list of what you can Bring and Not Bring as a Fester!

Location: Armature Works, 1910 North Ola, Tampa  ~ Hours: 6 pm - 10 pm / VIP doors open at 5 pm

Contact Big City Events if you are interested in being a vendor. Spots are still available

I hope to see you at the Fest on Saturday. Let's get creative Tampa!

"Creativity is 80% Bourbon and 20% ice!"  ~ Anonymous

Tap will be there, will you?  Let us know in comments below! 
As always, please drink responsibly, arrange for transportation to and from the event.