Author: Ryan I.

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Half Acre’s Far And Away: Beer List Breakdown

This past Friday, Half Acre released the beer list “as we know it” for their first invitational beer fest, Far and Away. The festival, which takes place on Saturday, October 13th atop the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, is comprised...

GABF 2018: Ryan’s Favorite Beers

The 37th edition of the Great American Beer Festival is notable for many reasons. Founder Charlie Papazian gave out his final fist bumps on the awards stage for his last GABF. Colorado Governor (and prospective 2020 presidential candidate) John Hickenlooper...

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GABF 2018: Thursday Night Quick Hits

We (barely) made it through Thursday one night of the 2018 Great American Beer Festival, and in the case you’re attending Friday or Saturday, here are some quick recommendations on things not to miss. (And to be honest, our “How...

GABF 2018 – The Unofficial Strategy Guide

Going into our fifth year attending the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, we feel like we’re starting to get better at it. With over 800 breweries pouring more than 4,000 unique beers, it’s necessary to make a pre-fest plan...