2020 GABF Beer Style Guidelines

The Great American Beer Festival beer style guidelines have been released for the 2020 competition. Note: styles and category numbers change each year.

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GABF Shifts to Oct 16-17, Goes Online

The Great American Beer Festival®️ (GABF), the country’s preeminent beer festival and competition, will pivot its 2020 event, originally scheduled for September 24-26 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, to an immersive online experience October 16-17. This decision was further confirmed with the announcement on May 20, when Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued an Executive Order temporarily suspending certain statutes to allow the operation of alternate care sites in Colorado due to the presence of coronavirus disease 2019, rendering GABF at the Colorado Convention Center infeasible.

Festival details are still being finalized, but we plan to offer a compelling, schedule of Read More