Capital Beerfest by the numbers

Published: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 - 6:57 pm | Page 7TICKET
Last Modified: Saturday, Apr. 27, 2013 - 9:19 am

Sacramento Beer Week begins to wrap up with a massive Capital Beerfest on March 2. Visit http://capitalbeerfest.com for ticket information. Here's how this beer-a-palooza breaks down by number:

0: Cost to ride a free charter bus running to the event.

0: Amount of trash. Capital Beerfest is a "zero waste" event.

3: Consecutive years of Capital Beerfest.

3: Number of winning beer cocktails to be offered by local bartenders.

5: Hours of food and beer tasting (runs from noon to 5 p.m.).

9: Food trucks to help feed the crowd.

10: Dollars to park at Cal Expo.

75: Dollars for food and beer sampling.

21: Participating Sacramento breweries.

90 to 100: Total number of participating breweries.

140: Volunteers to help run the event.

600: Funk and soul records to be spun by DJs Blaze and Lefty.

4,000: Estimated attendance of Capital Beerfest 2013.

5,000: Compostable cups on hand; all will be recycled.

6,000: Pounds of ice to keep beverages and kegs cool.

6,641: Approximate number of dollars for a first-offense DUI. Take the free shuttle.

518,400: Fluid ounces of beer and cider to be poured.

– Chris Macias

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