Great American Beer Festival

4:07am

Sat October 12, 2013
Craft Beer

Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making

Originally published on Sat October 12, 2013 8:09 am

Meg Gill is the president and co-founder of Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles. Her brewery is favored to win awards at the Great American Beer Festival.
Melissa Kuypers NPR

Thousands of beer aficionados are in Denver this weekend for the Great American Beer Festival. Some 600 breweries from around the country are represented at the marquee event for the craft-brewing industry.

And while this annual competition has long been male-dominated, that's starting to change.

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8:01am

Fri October 11, 2013
GABF 2013

Great American Beer Festival Shares The Love (And Beer)

A lucky couple renews their vows at the Saint Arnold Chapel. Cheers, hoots and hollers followed their successful renewal.
Jim Hill KUNC

More than 12,000 beer lovers crowded into the main hall of the Colorado Convention Center to kick off the annual Great American Beer Fest. Inside, there’s a lot more to do than just sampling the offerings of 624 breweries. For example you can renew your wedding vows.

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5:37am

Wed October 9, 2013
GABF 2013

Is The Great American Beer Festival Too Great?

More than 3,000 types of beer will be served during the 2013 GABF, the biggest selection of American beers ever served.
Brewers Association

Denver's Great American Beer Fest gets underway Thursday. It can be a make or break moment for brewers - if their beer receives an award. When brewer registration slots sold out in less than two hours, many were left on waiting lists for the ‘Super Bowl’ of beer festivals.

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10:30am

Wed July 31, 2013
Craft Beer

GABF Tickets Gone In Minutes

This is what our intrepid reporter found when he tried to get a ticket
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Organizers of the Great American Beer Fest warned the public that tickets would sell out fast for the 2013 festival in Denver. They weren’t lying, the GABF tweeted that they were sold out 19 minutes after they went on sale.

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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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