10th September 2008

Beerfest ’08

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The countdown begins (7 weeks) for the Great American Beer Festival, AKA GABF.  It takes place Thursday through Friday, Oct 9-11th at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO.

(See The Full Schedule Here)

Exciting new additions to this year’s festival: 

– A Beer Enthusiasts bookstore
– Guilds Pavilion where a number of state guilds will be pouring their old local beers to showcase their state’s breweries/beer. Talk to the brewers and learn about what drive’s their passion.

Returning Favorites:

– The “You Be The Judge Booth” where you can see what beer judge’s are trained to look for in a certain style of beer.
– Beer and Food Pairing Demos providing tips on what will please your pallet the most with a given style of beer.

What Newcomers should note:

– Visitors enjoy one-ounce beer samples from all festival breweries.
– Breweries are arranged by regions of the country.
– Majority of booths are staffed by the brewers themselves
– This event will host one of the world’s largest tasting competitions. More than 100 professional beer judges from all over the world evaluating over 2,800 beers to be entered by more than 470 domestic breweries! Award ceremony is being held during the Members-Only Tasting Session.

Tickets to the event can be found here: Tickets or on Ticketmaster

Ticket Outlets for the event can be found here: Outlets

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