Great American Beer Festival® Expands for 2018

More space and more to taste as beer lovers gather in the Mile High City What

For the 37th consecutive year, beer lovers will gather in Denver, Colorado, at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), the country’s preeminent beer festival and competition. This year’s GABF will offer 62,000 attendees the opportunity to sample over 4,000 beers from more than 800 breweries in an expanded festival hall.


Thursday, September 20: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Friday, September 21: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 22*: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association® (AHA) members only session

Saturday, September 22: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


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Buffalo Wild Wings to Create Sports Bar at the Great American Beer Festival®

Activation kicks off strategic program promoting small and independent craft brewers

Boulder, Colo. • July 2, 2018—The Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent brewers—today announced that Buffalo Wild Wings, the largest pourer of draught beer in the country, will create a sports bar and fan experience at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) as a kick off to a national program highlighting small and independent craft brewers.

The 3,600 square foot Buffalo Wild Wings sports bar and fan experience will serve a variety of craft beers from small and independent brewers. Beer lovers can also enjoy all of the great games Read More

Great American Beer Festival® to Debut Jameson® Caskmates Barrel-Aged Beer Garden

Small and independent craft brewers to pour special limited edition barrel-aged beers during nation’s premier beer festival

Boulder, Colo. • June 6, 2018—Celebrating the spirit of collaboration and offering opportunities for beer lovers to enjoy new experiences, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent brewers—announced the debut of Jameson Caskmates Barrel-Aged Beer Garden at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF).

The craft beer-focused activation addresses beer lovers’ growing demand for barrel-aged beers and will feature 17 small and independent Jameson craft brewery partners and their limited-edition Jameson barrel-aged beer in a setting that draws inspiration from their local neighborhoods. Participating breweries Read More