CINCINNATI, OH – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2010 A Toast to the Wild event series wraps up Thursday October 7th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. with Zoo Brew to benefit CREW – “Saving Species with Science.” This is the fourth year for the beer tasting event, presented by Key Bank with beer provided by Sam Adams. The Carl H. Lindner Jr. Family Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) was the first of its kind, state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to saving endangered plants and animals from extinction. This grown-up night out at the Zoo will feature several Sam Adams favorites, as well as their newest brews, Twisted Tea and Hard Core Cider. The event will be held outside, throughout the Safari Camp area of the Zoo, and will include some of your favorite indoor animal exhibits and the 4-D Theater. Brew-masters will be on site to discuss the “ science of beer” and light appetizers will be available from: Allyn’s Cafe, Smokey Bones Fire Grill, Noodles and Co., City BBQ, and more. Tours of CREW will be offered and guests will have the opportunity to meet some favorite Zoo animals and enjoy live music by See Rock City, More Cowbell, and The Pickin’ Pig. Purchase your tickets today to the wildest beer tasting event in the city! Tickets are $30 per person pre-purchase and $40 the day of the event (same member and non-member price, price includes parking). All guests must have a ticket and be 21 or older to attend Zoo Brew. Designated driver tickets are now on sale and will also be available the day of the event at the main gate for $20. Zoo Brew is expected to sell out, don’t wait too long to purchase your tickets at www.cincinnatizoo.org.