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On Saturday, June 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the River City Ballroom at Mardi Gras World, join Louisiana’s largest beer event – the 31st annual WYES INTERNATIONAL BEER TASTING. Attendees can choose to sample over 275 ales, lagers, stouts, IPAs, home brews and more. For Saturday’s tasting only, a designated driver ticket is available for $15 (includes food and beverage), plus, new this year, Northshore folks have the option to purchase a round-trip bus ticket for $10. Pick up is at the commuter parking lot at The Old Mandeville Trailhead at 675 Lafitte Street in Mandeville. At Saturday’s WYES INT’L BEER TASTING The Chartres House will provide, for free, some tasty treats. Guests may purchase tasty dishes from – Foodie Call, Rue Chow, Dat Dog and Mellow Mushroom. Prices vary from $4 to $8. Stop at the Cigar Factory New Orleans’ table to purchase a fine, hand-rolled cigar. Parking is available for $10. The 2014 WYES beer shirt designed by Lauren Thom of Fleurty Girl can be purchased online and at both events for $25. For details on both beer events and to volunteer, visit wyes.org or call (504) 486-5511 x 200. You must be 21 to attend. WYES encourages everyone to drink responsibly! United Cab is the official taxi of the WYES Beer Events. All proceeds benefit WYES, your local public broadcasting station in southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. WYES Salutes our Major Sponsors: Gordon Biersch, Mellow Mushroom, Cox Media and Sun Ray Grill. Thanks to our bus sponsors: Old Rail Brewing Co. and The Barley Oak.