Celebrate Father’s Day with Malts & Faults!

Celebrate Father’s Day with Malts & Faults!

Treat dear old Dad to a day of history and hops at a special Father’s Day edition of Oakland Cemetery’s popular guided walking tour, Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History, on Sunday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. The hour-long tour is available with advance ticketing only and spaces are limited. Tours will leave from […]

American Craft Beer Week: How You Can Celebrate All Year Long!

American Craft Beer Week: How You Can Celebrate All Year Long!

We are right in the middle of “The Mother of All Beer Weeks,” American Craft Beer Week. Each May, participants celebrate small and independent breweries, holding events in all 50 states. These advocates of beer culture have been showing their support since 2006, when even the US House of Representatives got behind the movement, passing […]

Spring Festival Season is Here! Check out these Awesome Events!

Spring Festival Season is Here! Check out these Awesome Events!

SPRING FESTIVAL SEASON IS HERE! Find out where to enjoy the warm weather and live music with these awesome Ticket Alternative festival events! FIESTAS FANTASIAS– April 24, 25, 26 Celebrate the warm weather with Fiestas Fantasias, a 3-Day concert series held in Hemisfair Park in San Antonio, TX (April 24th-April 26th). This festival is brought to […]

We Celebrate Atlanta Beer Week with a Beer Quiz!

We Celebrate Atlanta Beer Week with a Beer Quiz!

This week is Atlanta Beer Week. The Great Decatur Craft Beer Festival at The Old Courthouse Square in Decatur, Ga., for which Ticket Alternative handled the tickets, and which sold out in record time, takes place this Saturday from 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. In honor of these things, all of the employees of Ticket Alternative took a beer quiz at our Tuesday morning meeting. Gift cards to Hop City were given out the person with the most correct answers, and to the person with the funniest answers. See how well you can do below!

1. Name the four basic ingredients in beer.

 

2. All beers can generally be classified into one of these two categories.

 

3. From which single ingredient does the dominant flavor of an IPA stem?

 

4. Name a Belgian style (not brand) of beer.

 

5. True or False: The darker a beer is, the more alcoholic it is.

 

6. Name four well known American craft breweries.

 

7. What is a Traopist beer?

 

8. Which ingredient gives beer its bitterness?

 

9. What happens during fermentation?

 

10. Why is beer traditionally bottled in brown glass bottles?

 

11. Mainstream American beers, such as Budweiser, Miller, and Coors, are loosely based on what classic European style?

 

12. What is a Hefeweizen?

 

13. What makes a dark beer dark?

 

14. Name a style (not brand) of beer that is typically over 8% alcohol.

 

Check the answers after the jump, as well as some of the more amusing (though far less correct) replies… Read more about We Celebrate Atlanta Beer Week with a Beer Quiz!

Thank You, Harpoon Brewery!

Thank You, Harpoon Brewery!

We work hard every day at Ticket Alternative, but we have fun while we’re doing it. Although we’re based in Atlanta, we ticket events all over the country and one of our favorites to work is the American Craft Beer Fest in Boston. We’ve been working with Todd and Jason Alström for four years now, […]