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Great American Beer Festival

Colorado Brewers Win Big at 2016 GABF Competition

The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) wrapped up on Saturday evening after yet another fun and successful event. We’ve had a full two days to recover from attending the fest, so we’ll be bringing you several stories recapping the event over the next several days. However the biggest news is perhaps the Gbeer competition, so today, let’s talk about medals! Specifically, let’s look at the 2016 GABF competition winners from Colorado. (Spoiler Alert: […]

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GABF Week Events That Aren’t GABF

We know that lately, our focus has been all about the Great American Beer Festival (GABF).  It’s been GABF this, GABF that, which we’re sure leaves those of you without tickets rolling your eyes and cursing our every post. But hey, even if you don’t have tickets to the festival itself, there are tons of great beer to be had all around Denver this week. It’s officially Denver Beer Fest Week, so you have no […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of GABF

This week we’ll be celebrating the 35th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF.) Seriously, 35 Years! To put that in perspective, when this festival started in 1982, your Bottle Makes Three team were too young to even legally drink beer. And we’re pretty old, so that is saying a lot! When GABF started 35 years ago it was well before the craft beer boom of recent years. At the first GABF festival, there were only 24 […]

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Experience Everything GABF Has to Offer (Spoiler: It’s More Than Just Beer Samples)

It’s just one week until the kickoff of the 2016 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and we couldn’t be more excited! Over the next several days, brewers and beer lovers from across the country will make their way to Denver for the 35th anniversary of this annual celebration of American beer. Leading up to the event your Bottle Makes Three team will be posting several articles to help you get prepared and pumped for the kickoff of GABF. So […]

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It’s GABF Ticket Week!

Ticket sales begin today for the 2016 Great American Beer Festival. This is no longer a drill. Now is the time to spring into action so you don’t miss the greatest beer event of the year! The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) will be take place in Denver on October 6-8, 2016. This year the GABF folks have a whopping 800 breweries pouring during their 3-day festival! As you can imagine with a beer […]

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The 2016 Great American Beer Festival Celebrates 35 Years With Their Biggest Fest Ever

The countdown to the 2016 Great American Beer Festival has begun! The festival is just over 2 months away, and tickets go on sale early next month. It’s time to start making your plans, and getting ready for the greatest beer event of the year! This year the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is celebrating their 35th year. Soon, beer lovers from areas near and far will be gathering in Denver, Colorado for this premier […]

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Great American Beer Festival Ticket Sale Dates Announced

Save the date! The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival will return to Denver on October 6-8, 2016.  The Brewers Association has just announced the 2016 ticket sale dates, so mark your calendar to make sure you get your tickets because you don’t want to miss out! GABF 2016 Ticket Sale Dates Member pre-sale: August 2 at 10:00 a.m. Mountain time for members of the Brewers Association (BA) and American Homebrewers Association (AHA).  Members will receive a […]

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GABF 2015 Recap: The Best Of The Fest

Last week we attended the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver. Now that the dust has settled and our livers have fully recovered, we wanted to give you our take on the best of this year’s festival. No, we’re not going to judge the beers we sampled – a group of judges far more qualified than us have already selected the best beers. Instead, we’re going to share with you our favorite moments, experiences, and […]

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Colorado Wins Big at GABF

The 2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) ended a few days ago, and we’re finally back to tell you all about it! While we gather our thoughts and notes to bring you some proper recaps, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate all the Colorado breweries who received a medal at this year’s GABF competition.

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Great American Beer Festival 2015: It’s On!

Denver Beer Week is in full effect! We started our Great American Beer Festival (GABF) celebration last night at Falling Rock Tap House just as their Countdown to GABF Clock reached zero. Okay, maybe we started celebrating even before the clock hit zero, but who’s counting? One thing is certain: Now that we’ve started this party, it’s not going to stop until Saturday night when GABF comes to a close!

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GABF Week Happenings

Maybe you’ve heard the saying – you can’t drink all day if you don’t start in the morning. When the Great American Beer Festival rolls into Denver next month we’ll be amending that phrase to: You can’t drink all week if you don’t start on Monday! Because when it comes to GABF week, there are dozens of great tappings, events, parties and festivals scheduled all week-long! So whether you have a ticket to the big fest or […]

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