Photo: Contributed
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Great American Beer Tasting seeks to hit it out of the ball park in its 13th year

The Great American Beer Tasting returns to Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. 

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The Dayton Dragons and Heidelberg Distributing have been partnering for this annual event for 12 years, bringing a variety of beers, ciders and seltzers for fans to try. 

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Tickets are $40 and are available in advance at www.daytondragons.com/beertasting. The tickets include 20 four-ounce samples, a raffle ticket for prizes, a 2019 souvenir pint glass with new four-ounce and eight-ounce pour lines and access to activities and games on the field.

Designated-driver tickets are available for $5 and provide a 2019 souvenir pint glass, five four-ounce samples of non-alcoholic beverages at the event, and a voucher for a complimentary soda or water. 

Dragons fans also can sign up at the Dragons box office Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the day of the event, gates will open at 1:30 p.m. with ID checks starting at 12:30 p.m. This event is for those 21 and older.

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The Dayton Dragons’ 11th Annual Great American Beer Tasting, presented by Heidelberg Distributing, took place at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, Aug. 11. There were 100 beers available for sampling, the biggest number and widest variety of beers in Great American Beer Tasting history. And the backdrop of the ballpark a major bonus. E.L. HUBBARD/CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS
Photo: E.L. HUBBARD

WANT TO GO?

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: Fifth Third Field, 220 N. Patterson Blvd. in Dayton

COST: $40 include 20 four-ounce samples, a raffle ticket for prizes, a 2019 souvenir pint glass and access to activities and games on the field. Designated-driver tickets are available for $5. 

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