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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Tickets for the 2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) are officially sold out. Today marked the second of two ticket sale dates for GABF. Yesterday it only took about 25 minutes for the members-only presale tickets to disappear. Today the general public tickets went on sale at 10:00 AM Mountain Time, and in just over an hour they were all gone.
Next week tickets will go on sale for the 2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF). We’ve told you before about this incredible annual festival, and how every craft beer fan should make attending GABF a part of their beer bucket list. In case you are still on the fence, we wanted to share new details released by the GABF that highlights how this year’s festival will be an even greater Great American Beer Festival. This […]