New York – August 14, 2009: The 5th annual Jerusalem Beer Festival will showcase more than 100 breweries from around the world at Independence Park in Jerusalem, August 26-27.
The festival will feature mainstream, local and boutique breweries including Erdinger (Germany), Beamish (Ireland), Lindemans (Belgium), Belhaven (Scotland) and John Smith (England). Travelers and beer aficionados will taste unique brew flavors such as strawberry and caramel.
“The Jerusalem Beer Festival is a highly-anticipated event that attracts the world’s top breweries to Israel in celebration of the delicate art of beer-crafting,” says Arie Sommer, Tourism Commissioner, North and South America. “This year’s festival will include brews for both the adventurous and traditional beer drinkers.”
Visitors to the festival will also experience a wide array of Israeli foods, crafts and live brewing demonstrations by local beer artisans. Also, popular Israeli band Hadag Nachash and top Israeli DJs will perform.
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