Beer festival swamps Utah's dry-state image

Beer festival swamps Utah's dry-state image

By dawn house The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Aug 26, 2012 05:57PM MDT
More than 4,000 people sampled some 88 different beers offered by 23 breweries in Utah and the region on Sunday at the Gallivan Plaza in Salt Lake City — a municipality that itself boosts six breweries. “When I’m traveling out of state, people are surprised when I tell them that Utah has some great breweries,” said Trevor Wilson of Salt Lake City as he sampled some suds. “But we do. We really do.” Laurie Hallas of Sandy said she was taken aback when she saw the number of people at the festival ...
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