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Jul 13

4 Taps/4 Cities Trail Offers Chance to Win a Craft-Beer Tour

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 8:45 AM by Communications Department

Complete the trail to receive Toast the Coast koozie

With 206 breweries currently in Virginia, the Toast the coast_SCNewport News Tourism Development Office wants residents to experience a select few by entering its 4 Taps/4 Cities challenge, now through September 4, as part of the Toast the Coast: Beer, Wine & Shine Trail. Participating in “4 Taps/4 Cities” is easy. Here’s how it works:
1. Download the 4 Taps/4 Cities entry form.
2. Experience one brewery in each of the following cities: Newport News, Williamsburg, Hampton and Smithfield.
3. Get your entry form stamped at each location, filling all four boxes at the bottom of the form.
4. Once each box is stamped, bring your form to the Newport News Visitor Center at the entrance to Newport News Park.

As a “thank you” for participating, everyone who completes the challenge receives a one-of-a-kind Toast the Coast beer-opening koozie. In addition, everyone is entered into a drawing for a grand prize including four tickets to a guided craft-beer tour with Taste Virginia.

Participants can earn a bonus entry in the grand-prize drawing by simply tagging the Newport News Tourism Development Office on Instagram and/or Facebook using the hashtag #ToasttheCoastVA along the route. Show proof of the social media post(s) to one of the travel counselors when turning in the completed entry form and receive an additional entry for the grand prize!

Breweries participating in “4 Taps/4 Cities” include Tradition Brewing Co. in Newport News; Wharf Hill Brewing Co. in Smithfield; St. George Brewing Co., The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, and Bull Island Brewing Co. in Hampton; and Alewerks Brewing Co., Brass Cannon Brewing Co., and The Virginia Beer Co. in Williamsburg.

To learn more about the Toast the Coast: Beer, Wine & Shine Trail, check out this two-minute video or click here for a list of establishments on the trail. Download and print the Toast the Coast trail map online. Call the Newport News Visitor Center at 757-886-7777 or 888-493-7386 for more information.