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Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 7:00 am
by Manul
I wonder if anyone knows if buying tickets on the spot will be a problem and also some convenient parking spots in the area.

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 8:33 am
by Cass
Lyle, who is one of the organizers, has mentioned to me that it won't sell out. Picking up tickets at the door shouldn't be a problem.

As for parking, this should be easy as well. There's lots of parking in downtown Buffalo, and its mostly unused on weekends (as far as I know). Last year, although the fest was on a Sunday, we parked in an underground lot for free, just steps away from the fest.

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 7:40 pm
by Jon Walker
Very exciting! Can't wait...may kill some time that morning by doing some shopping at Premier Gourmet before heading over to the fest.

See you there!

Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 8:51 pm
by Cass
Yeah, it's going to be a good time. And I'm staying for 48hrs. so no search this time by the customs crew. :smile:

One tip - I'd advise everyone going to not show up late. It's only a 4 hour fest, and there are a number of beers in very small quantities. Last year I showed up an hour or two late and missed a number of the rarities.

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Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 11:01 pm
by Josh Oakes
Ideally, of course, we could find out ahead of time what those rarities might be. I've run into this at other fests where by the time I heard about something it was too late. So if anybody hears anything, let us know!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2001 6:30 am
by Lyle
Don't worry guys - I'll get you the info. The "rarities" that ran out last year were a few of the imports, but I think we talked them into bringing more beer this time.

Don't worry - the IPAs will keep flowing. I'll try to get you a list of most of those as well. I have to finish writing the program in the next day or two. We're still waiting to hear from ~6-8 breweries.