Funky Buddha Brewery and Celebrity Cruises announce Craft Beer Cruise
Funky Buddha Brewery is launching its first ever Funky Buddha Craft Brew Cruise next spring. Partnered with Celebrity Cruises, this four-day, four-night cruise will give beer lovers a chance to interact with Funky Buddha brewers and taste many of their bold craft creations in a world-class setting.
“Teaming up with Funky Buddha Brewery is another exciting step in the evolution of the beverage offerings onboard Celebrity Cruises, and The Craft Brew Cruise will be perfect for beer enthusiasts,” Michelle Homoky, Director of Field Sales Eastern U.S. for Celebrity Cruises, said in a press release. “Guests onboard will enjoy an array of interactive experiences from a great craft beer brand, while also savoring award-winning cuisine and sailing to inspiring destinations.”
The Craft Brew Cruise will take place onboard Celebrity’s newly upgraded Millennium-class ship called the Celebrity Constellation. It will depart from Fort Lauderdale on March 12, 2015 and travel to Nassau, Bahamas and Key West, Fla., before returning to Port Everglades on March 16.
The cruise’s itinerary is as follows:
-“Sunset Reception” – A welcome aboard reception will allow guests to mingle with Funky Buddha staff while tasting limited release bottles from the brewery.
-“Beer Pairing Dinner” – Following a day at port in Nassau, Bahamas, this four-course dinner will feature an inspired menu of dishes paired with Funky Buddha Brewery's beers.
-“Poolside Party” – Relax in the sun with more interesting, sessionable brews.
-“Genre-Pushing Beers,” a Panel Discussion – Join Funky Buddha Brewery's brewers and staff for a Q&A discussion on pushing the envelope in brewing, featuring a tasting of rare Funky Buddha brews.
-“Funky Buddha Pub Crawl” – Drink Funky Buddha’s latest brews as you crawl through Duval Street and beyond at Key West’s best craft beer bars.
Rates for the Funky Buddha Craft Brew Cruise begin at $521.80 plus a $100 itinerary package fee. Group rates and discounts are available. Reservations can be made by visiting http://cruise.funkybuddhabrewery.com or by calling Be Well Travel at 954-778-5699.