Hoist a Beer or Two for the San Antonio Food Bank During the 11th Annual San Antonio Beer Festival on Oct. 15

Many people may not realize that beer can actually be good for you, so long as it is not over-consumed. The healthful benefits of beer include anti-cancer properties, decreased risk of cardiovascular diseases, increased bone density, prevention of dementia and coronary disease, digestive system support, anti-ageing properties, as well as treatment for diabetes, gallstones, kidney stones, osteoporosis and hypertension, according to Organic Facts (www.organicfacts.net).

Here’s a great reason to share a pint or two with friends, while also benefiting the San Antonio Food Bank. Make plans to participate in the 11th Annual San Antonio Beer Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15. Enjoy a beautiful fall day at Dignowity and Lockwood parks while tasting more than 400 premium and craft beers from 150+ breweries from around the world. Hosted by the San Antonio Current, this is the largest beer festival in San Antonio and features unique casks, live music, interactive games, a wine garden, food trucks and booths, local vendors and much more.

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy sipping on a selection of everything from porters and stouts to pilsners, wheats and Belgians. Pre-sale VIP tickets (early entry at 12 p.m.) are $70 and include a limited edition keychain and bottle opener, VIP cool-off zones, lanyard, VIP parking, catered food and a branded swag bag. General admission (entry at 1:30 p.m.) is $30 and includes entrance into the beer festival and a beer sample card for use between 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the San Antonio Food Bank.

BeerFestFor more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.sanantoniobeerfestival.com.

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