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FAQ: Breweries

…5 pts | Bronze = 4 pts), divided by total number of beers entered by that brewery or brewery group. This is different from the single-location Brewery of the Year groups, where winners are determined by total number of winning points. For example, if a brewery enters 2 sets of beers from their 2 locations (let’s say a total of 10 beers for the group), and wins 2 gold medals, that’s 12 points / 10 beers. They have a winning total of 1.2. If anothe… Read More


…ny* Denton Texas Descendants Brewing Company* Milford New Jersey Deschutes Brewery* Bend Oregon Deschutes Brewery* Bend Oregon Deschutes Brewery* Portland Oregon Deschutes Brewery* Roanoke Virginia DESTIHL Brewery* Normal Illinois Detroit Beer Co* Detroit Michigan Diamond Bear Brewing Co* North Little Rock Arkansas Dockside Brewery, LLC* Milford Connecticut Dokkaebier* Oakland California Dos Luces Brewery* DENVER Colorado Dos Sirenos Brewing* San… Read More

2021 GABF Winners

…Craig Kofod 5,001–15,000 Barrels Brewery and Brewer of the Year Sudwerk Brewing Co. Davis, CA Team Sudwerk 15,001–100,000 Barrels Brewery and Brewer of the Year Allagash Brewing Co. Portland, ME Team Allagash Brewery Group Brewery and Brewer of the Year Metazoa Brewing Co. Indianapolis, IN Metazoa Production Team There was no Pro-am Competition in 2021 There was no Collaboration Competition in 2021… Read More


…y Concentrate V.103 Little Fish Brewing Company Petit Poisson Maize Valley Brewery Monk in Public Market Garden Brewery Progress Pils Pretentious Barrel House Sybarite with Peaches Royal Docks Brewing Company Pendragon Streetside Brewery Apple Brandy Demogorgon Yellow Springs Brewery Boat Show Craft Brewers Association of Oklahoma Frenzy Brewing Unspeakable Things Enid Brewing Co. Controlled Burn Nothing’S Left Brewing Co. Deez Nuts Twisted Spike… Read More

Competition Information

…Festival, due to late timing of judging these entries. How to Compete for Brewery of the Year Brewery of the Year Point Tabulation (individual locations) Point Tabulation: winner is determined by TOTAL POINTS awarded. See below for point value per medal type Criteria used for awarding points, and the tie-breaking system used to rank breweries: Most Total Points: breweries are awarded points based on the number of gold (6 points), silver (5 points… Read More

Eligibility & Participation

…r. Are my beers eligible? In order for beer to be eligible for entry, your brewery must first meet all above brewery eligibility requirements. If your brewery does not meet all of the requirements, your beer is not eligible for entry. All beer entries must possess the characteristics generally attributed to and conforming to the consumer understanding of “beer”. Eligible At least 51% of the fermentables must be derived from grain. Beverages made w… Read More


…ions? See this Brewery of the Year Info on why you should consider the new Brewery Group of the Year category! Brewmaster/Brewery Team name: Up to two (2) individual(s) or a team name you’d like to recognize if you win Brewery of the Year. Number of Competition Entries: Number of beers you hope to enter in GABF competition (for planning purposes only, number requested is not guaranteed). Non-Exclusive License Agreement: Read and understand the GAB… Read More

Introducing: Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer GABF …r Brewery Vista, CA Berthoud Brewing Company Berthoud, CO BJs Restaurant & Brewery – Boulder Boulder, CO Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant Topeka, KS Boston Beer Company Boston, MA Boulevard Brewing Company Kansas City, MO Breckenridge Brewery Littleton, CO Bristol Brewing Company Colorado Springs, CO Caution Brewing Company Denver, CO Champion Brewing Company Charlottesville, VA City Star Brewing Berthoud, CO Coachella Valley Brewing Company Thous… Read More

PAIRED® GABF Brewery Info

…ired wristbands only grant access to Paired, not the festival itself. Your Brewery Rep badge grants festival access. All brewery reps working your table must use a wristband to enter Paired. A Brewer Badge is not sufficient to enter Paired. Paired wristbands should be distributed to your staff working the booth. Any remaining passes may be given to guests who are already attending the Festival (other brewers, distributors, attendees, etc.) Each wr… Read More

Virtual Programming Schedule

…chael Jackson Foundation for Brewing & Distilling Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery What the Presenters are Drinking: Brooklyn Brewery beer Suggested Beer Style: Your choice! In keeping with the theme of this presentation, consider picking up a delicious beer of your choice from a local brewery or brewpub owned by a member of the BIPOC community or other underrepresented group. Recently launched in July 2020, the core mission of the Michael James J… Read More