Bands, Brew & BBQ 2012

In 2012, Bands, Brew & BBQ expanded to both Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5:30 p.m. beginning February 11 and wrapping up March 4. Along with a variety of barbecue dishes and beers available for purchase, headlining concerts were held each Sunday.

The concert line up for 2012:

  • February 12 – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • February 19 – Bret Michaels
  • February 26 – 38 Special
  • March 4 – REO Speedwagon

VIP tickets were available allowing guests access to reserved seating section front and center for the concerts, along with a meal certificate valid at counter service restaurant or festival booths for an entree, side or dessert, and non-alcoholic drink.

Along with a special food booth featuring barbecue items from Busch Gardens’ own in house team, several local restaurants also had kiosks serving up favorite dishes just as they had in 2011.

The booths and menu items available:

Smokin’ Busch Gardens BBQ

  • Smoked Sucklin Pig
  • Amarillo Slow Smoked Chopped Beef Brisket
  • Pork TomaHawk
  • Grilled Chicken Skewers
  • Loaded Tater Tots

Outback Steakhouse

  • The Outbacker Burger with Cheese
  • BabyBack Ribs
  • Grilled Chicken on the Barbie
  • Mac-A-Roo ‘N Cheese

Smokey Bones

  • Smoked Wings
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Grilled Chicken Salad
  • Ribs

Kojak’s House of Ribs

  • Georgia Hot Smoked Sausage
  • Ribs
  • Chicken
  • Pulled Pork

More than 80 different beers were also available for purchase for guests 21 and over from major and craft brewers. The list of beers available:

In Bev

  • Stella Artois
  • Leffe
  • Hoegaarden
  • Becks
  • Bass
  • Boddingtons

Negra Modelo

  • Modeo Especial
  • Pacifico
  • CoronaLight
  • St. Pauli Girl

North American

  • Labatt’s
  • GeneseeCream
  • Seagrams

Europeans

  • Krombacher
  • Krombacher Dark
  • Staropramen
  • Czechvar

Victory

  • Moon Glow
  • Prima Pils
  • Hop Devil

Southern Tier

  • Hop Sun
  • 422 Pale Wheat
  • Farmer’s Tan

Alexander Keith’s

  • Brown Ale
  • Pale Ale
  • Lager

Cisco Brewing

  • Whale’s Tale
  • Grey Lady
  • Sankaty Light

Florida Beer Co.

  • Evander Beer
  • Kelly’s Irish Cider

US Beverage

  • Estrella Damm
  • Estrella Damm Daura
  • Spanish PeaksDog Bite Peach

Tampa Bay Brewing

  • Old Elephant IPA
  • MidnightCrossing Black IPA
  • Hop Hoarder Imperial IPA

Cold Storage

  • FL Ave Ale
  • FL Ave IPA
  • FL Ave Blueberry
  • FL Ave “Unnamed”

Magic Hat

  • #9
  • Circus Boy
  • Howl

Green Flash

  • Le Freak
  • Hop Head Red
  • West Coast IPA

Vermont Cider Co.

  • Woodchuck Amber
  • Woodchuck Pear
  • Strongbow

Gordon Biersch

  • Marzen
  • Blonde Bock
  • Maibock

Redhook

  • Pilsner
  • Longhammer IPA
  • Nut Brown
  • ESB

Kona Brewing Co.

  • Longboard
  • Firerock
  • Koko Brown
  • Pipeline Porter

Widmer Brothers

  • Hefeweizen
  • Drifter
  • Rotator IPA

Blue Point

  • Toasted Lager
  • Hoptical Illusion
  • RastafaRye

Capital Brewing

  • Supper Club
  • WisconsinAmber
  • Summer Fest

Michelob

  • Shock Top
  • Shock Top Raz
  • Amberbock
  • Michelob
  • Michelob Ultra Dragon Peach
  • Michelob Ultra Pom
  • Michelob Ultra Lime

Anheuser Busch

  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light Lime
  • Bud Light Platinum
  • Landshark
  • Rolling Rock

 

Additional details on Bands, Brew & BBQ 2012 may be added in the future.


Sources:

Busch Gardens Tampa | Nov 1 2011 – accessed 12/15/2017
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay | Jan 25 2012 – accessed 4/10/2018
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay | Jan 31 2012 – accessed 4/11/2018
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay | Feb 1 2012 – accessed 4/11/2018