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Craft Beer Expo 2014: MCB ticket giveaway

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Powers Distributing invites you to get ready for American Craft Beer Week at 2nd annual Craft Beer Expo

WHAT:                 Craft Beer Expo 2014 will bring together 27 of the best American craft breweries under one roof – 10 hailing from across Michigan.

WHO:                   Powers Distributing, a family-owned business celebrating 75 years in Orion Township, will host its second annual event in Oakland County. Interviews will be available with CEO Gary Thompson, cicerones, organizers and brewery representatives.

                       WHEN:   7-10 p.m. May 9. It precedes American Craft Beer Week.

                       WHERE: Royal Oak Farmers’ Market, 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak

BEER:                     Breweries include: Griffin Claw Brewing Company, Cheboygan Brewing Company, Dragonmead Brewing Company, Kuhnhenn Brewing Company, Vander Mill Ciders, Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Right Brain Brewery, North Peak Brewing Company, Saugatuck Brewing Company, Uncle John's Michigan Cider, Oskar Blues Brewery, Blue Moon Brewing Company, Tenth & Blake Beer Company, Samuel Adams – The Boston Beer Company, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Vermont Hard Cider Company (Woodchuck), Brooklyn Brewery, Boulder Beer Company, Tommyknocker Brewing Company, Spoetzl Brewery (Shiner), Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., Pyramid Breweries, Coronado Brewing Co.,  The Traveler Beer Co., Leinenkugel’s, Angry Orchard and Anchor Brewing Company.

DINE:                     Popular food trucks including Treat DreamsDetroit BBQ CompanyConcrete Cuisine and People’s Pierogi Collective will be onhand. Look for special items made with craft beer including  corned beef and swiss pierogi with Green Flash Double Stout Vander Mill’s Totally Roasted Spiced Cider Sorbet; and Right Brain CEO Stout Brownies topped with Treat Dreams signature salted caramel ice cream and Griffin Claw Cherry Bourbon Stout chocolate sauce.

SEE:                        WRIF DJ Anne Carlini will host from 7-9 p.m. Look for freebies and information courtesy of Yelp! andUBER. UBER will offer ticketholders and first-time users free and discounted rides with an event code, good through May 31, 2014.

TICKETS:                Cost $25 in advance at or for cash only at the door. Discounted tickets, $20 each, are available while they last at all Hollywood Market locations.

SUPPORT:           A portion of ticket sales will support the Detroit Lions Club, a local branch of the Lions Club International Foundation.

WIN:                     Visit media sponsor for details about how you can win free event tickets before May 2. Ticket giveaways are also running at Powers Distributing and with After5 Detroit.

NOTE:                   Ticketholders and event guests must be of legal drinking age, 21 or older. Guests are encouraged to drink responsibly.

MORE:                  To learn more visit or, look for the hashtag #CBE14 and visit Powers on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter @PowersDist, and Pinterest