Craft Beer

3:46pm

Sun October 14, 2012
The Salt

At The Great American Beer Festival, Big Tastes Come In Small Packages

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 8:09 am

Beer is sniffed and tasted in one-once portions, as the festival's breweries make their way through the 36,000 gallons of beer they brought to Denver.
Bill Chappell NPR

The soaring drone of a full bagpipe and drum corps greeted thousands of people who marched into a Denver arena for the Great American Beer Festival this past weekend. The martial music seemed a fitting way to prepare the crowd to test their palates, and their fortitude, against 2,700 different beers made by some of the best breweries in the United States.

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9:38am

Fri October 12, 2012
LIVE BLOG: GABF 2012

Live Blog: Friday At The Great American Beer Festival

Photo © Brewers Association

The second public session of the Great American Beer Festival opens tonight at the Colorado Convention Center in Downtown Denver. With over 2,000 beers in the festival hall, it’s the biggest selection of American beers ever served.

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7:47am

Thu October 11, 2012
Craft Beer

At Wit's End: For 'Nanos' Every Ounce Counts

Jim Hill KUNC

In beer mad Colorado we have beers on all scales; Macro, Micro, and now... Nano. Beers of all sizes will be on display starting Thursday at Denver's Great American Beer Festival.

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6:22am

Wed October 10, 2012

4:27am

Tue October 9, 2012
NPR Story

Palestinian Village's Beer Rocks Octoberfest

Originally published on Sun October 14, 2012 6:29 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The Palestinian territories may seem an unlikely place to hold an Oktoberfest beer festival. But since 2005, one small West Bank village has been doing just that. During the festival, the village's largely Christian community swells to nearly 10 times its usual size. Thousands of visitors arrive to sample the many brands of beer produced by the local brewery. And as Sheera Frenkel reports, it also gives the territories a chance to show off a side of itself that many would not have guessed existed.

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