Colorado Beer Girl’s GABF 2018 Recap

  The 37th annual Great American Beer Festival is in the books! I say this every year, but I am continually impressed with how well organized this event is. And even with some big changes (read on), it all appeared to run seamlessly. This year’s space at the Convention Center was a whopping 584,000 square feet, and it was…

Get Ready for the 2018 Great American Beer Festival!

GABF 2018 is just over a week away: September 20-22. You’ve got your tickets, and now it’s time to plan! (And if you don’t have tickets already, they are still available for the Thursday evening session!) If you’ve attended the Great American Beer Festival before, you know tackling that many beers can be as overwhelming as it is…

Mark Your Calendars, Set Reminders, and GO! for GABF 2018 Ticket Sales

Are you excited for the 2018 Great American Beer Festival?! Tickets go on sale in less than two weeks! Here’s what you need to know: Member Presale: Tuesday, July 31, 10:00 AM (MT) As a member, you will receive one unique presale access code via email on Tuesday, July 24. Code will grant access to the presale on…

GABF 2017 Recap, Favorites, & More

Great American Beer Festival 2017 is a wrap! And it was another awesome, impeccably organized event, thanks to the Brewers Association, sponsors, volunteers, and the 800+ breweries from all over the country who brought over 3,900 beers to share with 60,000 eager beer lovers. GABF isn’t merely hundreds of booths pouring beer. It’s a competition. It’s seminars, talks…

Find Your #HoppyPlace at Great American Beer Festival 2017!

The Great American Beer Festival is one week away! Whether you’re a GABF newbie or a veteran, this post highlights some of the “can’t miss” booths, areas, and activities at GABF 2017. But before we get started with what’s actually at the fest, first–get that app:  My GABF App Seriously—download the FREE app. The festival map…

GABF Week Event Roundup 2017

It’s almost time for the 2017 Great American Beer Festival! After scouring GABF-centric events for nearly a month, I’ve finally completed my roundup over 60 awesome events for GABF week! This list mainly features events at Denver’s finest beer bars, so be sure to check out my Facebook Events page for TONS of other events in Denver…

Ticket Alert: GABF 2017

Ladies and gentlemen: Mark your calendars. 2017 Great American Beer Festival tickets go on sale next week! Tuesday, August 1 is the Member Pre-Sale. Wednesday, August 2 is the Public Sale.  Here are all the details for GABF 2017, from the Brewers Association: Find Your #HoppyPlace at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival®  What: For the…

GABF 2016 Is (Almost) Here!

The 35th Annual Great American Beer Festival is upon us! Just ONE WEEK away! Thursday, October 6-Saturday, October 8th, the Great American Beer Festival returns to Denver. And I couldn’t be more thrilled! GABF is my absolute favorite beer festival of the year. Why? For starters, approximately 800 breweries and thousands of unique beers, many of…

Beer Events: Special GABF Week Edition!

Whether you’re attending the Great American Beer Festival or not, there are lots of exciting beer events leading up to GABF and continuing throughout the week. While Colorado is always a great place for craft beer, GABF week is the absolute best time to be here! ***Note: I will be updating this as other event…

Denver Gets Funky with Sam Adams

Denver is an amazing place to be during the week of the Great American Beer Festival. In fact, it is the place to be. Craft beer enthusiasts and breweries alike travel from all over the country to attend this legendary event. And what happens when breweries and the people who love their beer come together in…