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Image Credit: Bockfest 2015

Image Credit: Bockfest 2015

Bockfest 2015
Millennium Biltmore Hotel LA
506 S. Grand Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA. 90071
(213) 915-8003

Day drinking and judging: Can you think of a better way to spend your Sunday? Ok, maybe there are more productive ways, but hey, productivity doesn’t always equate to better.

With the cooler weather keeping us cooped up inside, it’s pretty easy to go a bit stir crazy. No need to go all Jack Torrance on us though; with LA’s Bockfest this weekend, you can escape The Shining-esc lifestyle you lead and have a great time out in the real world.

From 2pm to 5pm this Sunday, January 25th, get lost in a world of unlimited samples of winter beers from around the globe. Maybe grab a map though so you don’t actually get lost (we all know how good you are with directions when you drink).

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If you’re looking to start your day a bit early, grab the VIP pass and start your tasting at 1pm (hey, this is early if you party as hard as us!). For $85 not only do you get a head start on those other shlubs with the regular pass, but you also receive a souvenir pint glass for keepsies.

And with 2 awards presented at this festival, you actually can feel productive (if you were really still struggling with that) by helping to select the People’s Choice Bockfest Beer winner. Passing judgement while drunk? Sounds like a dream come true, am I right?

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If you’re interested in other people’s opinions (for once), stick around to find out who beer experts, master drinkers, and renowned brewers from around the world crown as the 2015 Bock Fest beer champion.

Best of all, ticket sales benefit the Chill Foundation and the LA Police Foundation. You are so giving.

Sure sounds better than going craycray by yourself at home.

By Amanda Blum

Amanda Blum writes and edits E.S.P. Eat. See. Play. lifestyle content for Los Angeles.