Sun City Craft Beer Fest

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510 N Santa Fe St., El Paso, TX 79901 510 N Santa Fe St., El Paso Directions
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For a chance to see more than your worldview, see the cultural exhibitions at Sun City Craft Beer Fest's organization in El Paso. If you're looking to learn more about a certain tradition or culture, you can do just that at Sun City Craft Beer Fe...

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Report | 4 years ago
I did not get my sample beer tickets and some tents ran out of beer in the first few hours....
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I stood in line for 2 hours to get my first taste. Good idea to have it but maybe next time plan for more people.
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1. the lines were entirely too long and I would have like to have seen a more efficient way to sample beers. 2. i've been to other beer fests and i did not have to pay for samples. 3. i would have liked actual breweries there to showcase their beers, kind of like the wine fests in the area.
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The fest was highly unorganized. Lines for beer were not only entirely too long, but also created a safety hazard for attendees by limited walking space and/or anyone utilizing a wheelchair, crutches, etc. Signage for beer was not visible, samples were not given to Group-on users, and when I arrived at 3pm vendors were already out of several beer. I had one beer and left. If I had pain $90 to get in for myself and my husband, I would have demanded a refund. It was extremely disappointing. Going to larger Octoberfest style events in other cities such as Dallas and even smaller scale such as the Las Cruses fest, I was amazed with the price, organization, lack of staffing, and overall fes
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Not well organized. There was a line for groupon to get a ticket, a line to get inside, a line for wristbands, a line for your glass and beer coupon. Why not everything in the same line. have more than one line and do everything there. Line to get beer, 30 minute wait for a one free beer, after that you had to buy your own beer, i thought I payed to get free beer, not just one. No shading, no place to sit, didn't enjoy.
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There was no mention of samples costing money (not in the Groupon fine print or the SCCBF website). Terrible beer fest! While I understand that some beer fests do charge for samples, it would have been nice to know beforehand. Also, the lines were long and the tables needed more volunteers. There was shade, but not enough for the crowds. The entrance was disorganized.
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This was a rip-off! Highly disorganized. Overcrowded.
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Worst experience ever.
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What was not explained in the groupon was we would not get access to the tasting passes. We had to pay for each taste/drink we had. The offer made it sound like it was exactly the same as a full price ticket except we didn't pay full price. Reality was full price ticket buyers got 4 free samples and a full 12oz beer in addition to their free cup. We only got the cup. We feel ripped off. We had to pay for each sample we chose, none of which was in the fine print. The groupon should have explained that. We would have looked at it differently had we known.
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Sun city did not provide accurate information. I was not given my 5 beer samples and they had 4 food vendors for 2000 people!
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For those who feel the gnaw of indecision when looking over the beer section at the liquor store, fear not: the Sun City Craft Beer Fest offers small tastes of many brews without buyers having to shell out money for a six-pack. More than three dozen craft breweries from across the country will be dispensing foamy pours of their wares, totaling more than 200 beers for the tasting. Local restaurants pair bites with the beers, unlocking such unusual flavor combinations as dumping an entire porter into a bag of corn chips. At the onsite brewing area, expert brewmasters demonstrate the techniques of homebrewing and hose down onlookers with hot wort. Aside from the main attractions, activities include displays by artists and sets by local bands.

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