Monthly Archives: September 2010

Day 2: The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and Denver 2010

My second day in Denver was not a packed as the first day but I still made it to a few different places. I started out the day at Falling Rock Tap Room for the tapping of the Mutinous Battle Chai followed by the Friday night GABF session and ending my evening at Euclid Hall for a late night dinner. Continue reading

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Day 1: The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and Denver 2010

My first day in Denver for the Great American Beer Festival was quite full with a stop at Harry’s Bar for a double IPA, Euclid Hall for food and some excellent beer, a visit to Great Divide Brewing, GABF exhibit and tasting hall, and finally a post-party at Freshcraft for a late dinner and excellent beer.

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Brews on the Bay, 7th Annual SF Brewer’s Guild Beer Festival

Each year, for the past seven years, a beer festival is held in San Francisco at Pier 45 on the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, a World War II Liberty class ship. The event is a benefit for the upkeep and restoration of this historic class of sea vessel. Held on September 11-12, this year the event featured unlimited tastings from the seven breweries that make up the SF Brewer’s Guild: 21st Amendment, Beach Chalet, Gordon Biersch, Magnolia, Social Kitchen & Brewery, Speakeasy, and Thirsty Bear. I thought this would be a great warm up before I headed to the Great American Beer Festival and I was right. This was a great event.

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