Back again, famed brewmasters will be surveying the crowd before the festival and handing a few lucky folks (and their friends) a Golden Ticket. This ticket will magically transport you out of the line and on a personal tour of the festival hall. Here’s who you need to keep on your radar:
Thursday – Garrett Marrero, Maui Brewing Co.
Friday – Tomme Arthur, The Lost Abbey
Saturday Evening – Jennifer Glanville, Boston Beer/Sam Adams
Enjoy sampling beer with the person who brewed it, chat about tasting notes and nuances in flavor… in other words, geek out with your Read More
This year’s Paired™ at the Great American Beer Festival is raising the bar on craft beer and food pairings. What’s Paired, you ask? In this foodie haven, just steps away from the main festival, 21 craft breweries have been selected to pour unique beers. Alongside these rare beers are expertly selected small bites imagined by award-winning chefs led by the Brewers Association’s Chef Adam Dulye.
“The menu this year is hands down the best ever created,” said event director Nancy Johnson. “Paired is potentially one of the best places in the country to see and feel the pulse of the current state of Read More
Head over to the fun zone! The Backyard is full of yard games, music, and exciting photo ops! Located near the festival entrance, you DON’T want to miss The Backyard – it’s basically a festival within the Read More
2017 data arriving by September 23; beers by October 4.
With nearly 800 breweries, several thousand beers and hundreds of thousands of square feet of hall space at GABF, it can be a little tricky to find what you’re looking for, or even decide where to begin.
Enter the free My GABF app for Apple or Android devices!
Discover new breweries, find your favs beers, track down brewers, explore the brew tours and have fun with the selfie frames!
This awesome and free app will help you do GABF like a total PRO.
Already have the app? NICE! Just make sure it’s up to date before you arrive!