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GABF 2018

GABF 2018: Craig’s Awards

This GABF was full of some firsts and last. First time there were hazy categories and medals. First time with food trucks and two new sponsored booths – Jameson caskmates and Buffalo Wild Wings. Last with Charlie Papazian as head...

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...

Episode 243 – GABF 2018

For our fifth straight year at the Great American Beer Festival, we drank all of the beers in Denver so you didn’t have to. This episode is our full recap of this year’s fest, including discussions on the medal winners,...

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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...