Craft Beer Throwdown brings special beers, benefits Coalition for Homeless

From Insider Louisville, 9/3/2017

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By Kevin Gibson

When the inaugural Craft Beer Throwdown happens at Bowman Field on Thursday, Sept. 7, you’ll get more than just the same old, same old. Six local breweries will compete for attendee votes to see which one is the victor.

Along the way, the event will raise funds for the Coalition for the Homeless, a local organization aimed at ending homelessness in the Louisville area.

A preview tasting held last week at Falls City Brewing Co. unveiled a sneak peek at one of the competitors, a barrel-aged chocolate pecan brown ale. In essence, the beer, which is simply named Y’all, is like a slice of Derby Pie paired with a side of bourbon — Kentucky in a glass.

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