We have photographic proof that this year’s Great American Beer Festival was a ridiculous amount of fun.Read More
Wow, guys. That was FUN. So much fun, in fact, we’re already looking forward to next year’s festival!
Save the date: September 20-22, 2018.
Tickets will go on sale mid-summer. (Tip: Join the American Homebrewers Association for access to the GABF and Paired Read More
The 2017 GABF competition awarded 293 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the U.S.Read More
It’s big. It’s beery. It’s the 2017 Great American Beer Festival beer list! Peep the list of 3900+ beers. Download the free My GABF app and start planning your Read More
Oh, the beery places you’ll go! The all new CraftBeer.com #BeerTravel Pavilion features several craft beer hubs that are worth a visit and/or extended stay! Find your next beercation Read More
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
Here are a few helpful hints and tips to help make your trip to the Great American Beer Festival the best it can be.• New Entrance! Welton Street
There’s a new entrance this year. It’s at Welton Stree. This is the only entrance to the festival (change from last year). Check out this handy map to see where to enter the convention center.Metal Detectors
Once again all attendee entrances will be equipped with metal detectors. See also: Prohibited items.Will Call
Will Call opens the day of the first session and is located in the lower lobby of the Colorado Convention Center. Find it by entering through the doors to the right 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!
Here’s why you gotta Read More