Winners of the VIP at the VBO food and beer contest


Sunrise Rotary Vero Beach held the VIP at the VBO “Something is Brewing” Friday Feb 7th at the Vero Beach Outlets in a beautiful tented venue on a perfectly cool night.
About 225 attended the event and were able to vote on their favorite food taste and their favorite home brewed beer while the Tom Jackson band entertained.
1st place in the home brewers was:
“Florida Groves” Light Lager
Brewed by Johnathan Billings with
State of Sunshine

2nd Place
“Belly Rubs” British Golden Ale
Brewed by Jason Flinn with
Red Buoy Brewers

3rd place was a tie
“Blue Springs” Spiked Spring Water
Brewed by Chris Ellison with
State of Sunshine

The other 3rd Place was
“Ursprung” Festbier
Brewed by Mary McCloud with
Treasure Coast Brew Masters 

other participating home brewers were: Eric Trax with Doggie Drool Brewing
The Boilover Boys, and Fat Drum Brewing
First place in the Food went to:
The Kitchen Belle (Mary Catherine Morton) with their shrimp & grit cake w/siracha aoli
Second place went to:
Girls Night Out (Deb Avery) with a stout-maple syrup-bacon-onion marinated meatball
and third place to:
Chelesea’s on Cardinal Pork Rib lollypops w/ Mama’s slaw
other participants included: Carrabbas, Counter Culture, Sweet Kiss, Varietals and Mimmo’s Italian Grill  

One comment

  1. A great time; and thank you to all our SPONSORS, CHEFS, BREWERS and ATTENDEES.
    Don’t forget this was the preliminary event for the BIG TIME-GREAT TIME,
    BEST TIME Saturday at ROYAL PALM POINT Saturday tomorrow 2/15/2020
    WING AND CRAFT BEER FEST FREE PARKING and bus ride at Riverside Park and Park 24. SEE YOU THERE

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