Get ready to get your drink on this Friday in Albany!

The Albany Winter Brewfest returns to the Capital Region this Friday, Jan. 26 from 5-10pm at the Albany Capital Center. The event is a craft beer sampling event that also features games like cornole, beer pong, and Giant Jenga. For those that are not interested in craft beer, you can enjoy wine with the purchase of a seperate ticket. There will be live music and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are $39 and include a sampling glass and 5 hours of beer sampling. Wine sampling tickets are $29 and designated driver tickets are $10. For more info check out the Albany Winter Brewfest site here. Vendors include Artisnal Brew Works, Brewery Ommegang, Unibroue, Schmaltz Brewing , Fort Orange Brewing, Swing Oil Beer Co., Big Tupper Brewing, Cisco Brothers, Citizen Cider, Common Roots Brewing, Empire Brewing, Half Full Brewery, Kona Brewing, Millhouse Brewing, Northway Brewing Co., Owl's Brew, Wynridge Farm, 10 Barrel Brewing Co., and Table 41 Brewing.

The Albany Winter Brewfest sounds like a fun way to kick off the weekend. Will you be attending?