Great American Beer Fest 2012 Tickets on Sale Soon!

Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival will go on sale soon. If you've never been and always wanted to go, now is your chance. You have to ask fast though. Literally tens of thousands of tickets will disappear within less than a week, starting on Aug. 2nd. The event costs $65 and is absolutely worth every penny. It is the biggest, craziest, and one of the funnest of beer events ever. Here's what the Brewer's Association says:

Presented by the Brewers Association, GABF is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, bringing together the brewers and beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation. Over the course of three days, more than 49,000 attendees will have the opportunity to meet hundreds brewers and sample a variety of diverse beers from today’s large and small U.S. breweries.

Additionally, the GABF competition awards gold, silver and bronze medals for excellence in 84 beer style categories. The awards are recognized around the world as symbols of brewing excellence and are among the most coveted in the industry.

Go here to get your tickets

Here's the rest of the details:

Attention all beer lovers! Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) go on sale beginning July 31, 2012 for Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association members, and on August 2, 2012 for the general public.


Member Pre-sale: Begins July 31, 2012 (10:00 a.m. MDT) via Ticketmaster
Public Tickets: Begins August 2, 2012 (10:00 a.m. MDT) via Ticketmaster

Session Date
Session Time
Ticket Prices
Thursday, October 11
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, October 12
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 13*
*Members Only Session
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Two Ticket Limit per Member Number
Saturday, October 13
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Designated Driver**
Available for all sessions
**Includes festival program, special gift, unlimited sodas, and hospitalities in the Designated    
  Driver lounge

Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202


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BeerEric Steen