Brooklyn Brewery Tour Comes to Birmingham

This month, Brooklyn Brewery have announced they will be coming to Birmingham as part of ‘Brooklyn On Tour’.

The award-winning brewery have scoured the city to unearth the best up-and-coming street food chefs, DJs and artists and will be collaborating with brummie legends Leave it To Esmie, DJ Romo Weeks and street-artist Gent 48 to host the city’s most creative party.

Brooklyn on Tour at Canal Mills, Leeds, by Mark Newton Photography

Brooklyn Brewery will be bringing their tour bus to the garden at The Old Crown on the 1st September where the first 200 guests will enjoy a free Brooklyn beer. With free entry, Brooklyn On Tour aims to get back to how craft culture should be experienced – no overpriced tickets, no booking fees, no warm lifeless beer, just a good time with great music, great art and great food.

To throw the ultimate craft party, Brooklyn Brewery is collaborating with the very best food, music and art talent Birmingham has to offer. Inspired by Caribbean roots, West Indian street food legends, Leave it to Esmie, will be cooking up a Caribbean menu, offering tantilising flavours such as their signature jerk sauce which have become a staple on the Birmingham street food scene.  Born and raised in the heart of the West Midlands, Romo Weeks is a Birmingham based DJ who has been making and producing music for local bands since 2014. Heavily influenced by electronic and R&B music, Romo will be taking to the decks throughout the event to bring the party with an original set. Rounding off the creative trio, is Birmingham born underground graffiti artist Gent 48, who will be creating a unique masterpiece live in front of guests.

Brooklyn on Tour at Canal Mills, Leeds, by Mark Newton Photography

Chris Moore, Brooklyn Brewery’s Brand Ambassador for Birmingham says:

“Brooklyn On Tour is all about finding the very best craft talent in Birmingham, as one of the UK’s most creative cities. All our local partners are incredible local  legends who represent the city through their authentic, quality and creative work. Brooklyn Brewery has always been a proud supporter of food, art, music and community efforts and collaborating with creative characters and legendary independent venues like The Old Crown is what we enjoy most. We can’t wait to see what they come up with on 1st September.”

The Brooklyn Brewery tour bus is kitted out with a fully-functioning bar and space to seat up to 12 beer lovers. The bus also has a serving hatch that will pop open to serve guests a range of Brooklyn Brewery’s finest brews including the classic Brooklyn Lager, the refreshing and flavourful Summer Ale, sessionable Scorcher IPA, bright and citrusy saison Sorachi Ace and the new orange pale ale Naranjito. There will also be the chance to try some of the brewery’s limited-edition beers, rarely available in the UK.

Event Details:
Date: 1st September 2018
Time: 3pm – 11pm
Venue: The Old Crown, High St, Birmingham B12 0LD

 Un-ticketed, but get there early – the first 200 will receive a free Brooklyn beer.

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