I need to get into the beer festival business.
No, I don’t want to actually brew the beer, I just want to invite a bunch of other people who brew the beer to show up with the beer. Then I’ll put tickets up for sale for $30-ish or so, sit back and relax. And drink some of the beer, of course.
This Saturday is the Kansas Craft Brewers Expo at Abe & Jake’s Landing in Lawrence. Tickets online cost about $36 after all the fees and stuff. And it sold out in a matter of minutes, for two different 3-hour sessions. There are currently zero tickets available for purchase on Stubhub, and on Craigslist there are a few that are listed at over $60 per.
Then yesterday came word that Boulevard’s version of the event sold out in a matter of minutes at $75 a pop. Granted, I think that includes some food as well, but still.
I’m starting to think that people around these parts really like beer… Continue reading