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Monday, September 17

All Day

Death And Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

11:00 am - 9:30 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Squarrel Beer Release at Black Bottle

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

German style beer tappings at Kokopelli Beer Company

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

SKA Brewing Takes Over @ Osteria Marco

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Bottle Releases

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Squarrel Aged Beer Release at Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to GABF: 25% Off for All Industry Employees!

4:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Vesper Lounge 10% off

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Bacon Pint Night @ Thirsty Monk

5:00 pm - 2:00 am

Falling Rock Tap House + Hopworks Urban Brewery

5:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Kickoff Party Falling Rock

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

(RAD)Craft @ Strange Craft

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TRVE & Freshcraft Launch High Plains Beer Distribution

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beer School: Sensory Training

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at BarFly

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Geeks Who Drink at First Draft

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Giveaway: Movie Drawing during Bill & Ted’s

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at British Bulldog

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Kline’s Beer Hall

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Recess Beer Garden

Tuesday, September 18

All Day

Death and Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tap Release at Brewmented

11:00 am - 9:30 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Special Release: Muscat Barrel-Aged Blood Orange Gose!

2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — TOURS AND TASTING: Cheese Pairing

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Squarrel Aged Beer Release at Snowbank

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brewers Behind the Bar @ Strange Craft

4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

GABF Ursula Brewery “Imperial Crustless” Keg Tapping @ The Crafty Fox!

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tour of Colorado Tap Takeover

4:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Vesper Lounge 10% off

4:20 pm - 7:10 pm

Forbidden Cheba

4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Luca 10% off

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

HoeDown at Lowdown feat. Elevation, Lagunitas, and Pick & Howl!

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hooves & Hops Osteria Marco and SKA Brewery

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fremont Brewing Night at Tap & Handle

6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Jameson Caskmates and Friends

6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Kokopelli Beer Company

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Intreprid Sojourner Beer Project

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Seedstock Brewery

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at the Rackhouse

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Zuni Street Brewing Co.

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Geeks Who Drink at the Living Room

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hooves & Hops Osteria Marco and SKA Brewery

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at the Triangle

9:00 pm - 1:30 am

Brewers Karaoke with Reigning Champs Left Hand Brewing

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — High Octane No-Drive

Wednesday, September 19

All Day

Death and Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tap Release at Brewmented

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

GAFB at GABF – Great Advisors For Breweries at Great American Beer Festival

11:00 am - 1:00 am

GABF Special Release: Pineau Des Charentes Barrel-Aged Black Saison!

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Clock Tower Porter Release at Kokopelli Beer Company

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

11:00 am - 9:30 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

SKA Brewing Takes Over @ Osteria Marco

12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Special Tapping: Red Band Red Rye IIIPA and a Firkin of Dry-Hopped Thunder Kolsch

12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Squarrel Aged Beer Release at WeldWorks Brewing Co.

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Black Project Oxcart Blend B Release

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Yard House + Untappd: GABF Kickoff

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tommyknocker Tap Takeover

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hopped Sake Tap Takeover For GABF

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stone Brewing – Rare Beer Tapping at Falling Rock Tap House

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rino Arts and Craft Pop-Up Event

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

GABF Rowley Farmhouse Ales feat. Paradox Sour Takeover @ The Crafty Fox !

4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Oskar Blue’s Canwood Derby

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tommyknocker Keg Tapping

4:20 pm - 7:10 pm

Ska Pints and Papers @ Cheba Hut

4:20 pm - 6:20 pm

Lagunitas Tap Takeover

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Left Hand Brewing 25 Anniversary Imperial Stout Tapping at Falling Rock

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lagunitas Shorts Joint Collab. Event

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stranded Pilgrim & 4 Noses Rare Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2018 Pink Boots Fall Members Meeting and Hops Rub

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BASEketball Preview Night at Declaration

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fremont Brewing Night at Jake’s Brew Bar

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fremont Night at Laureate Publick House

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fremont Night at Finn’s Manor

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Euclid Hall x Roadhouse Brewing Co. Beer Dinner

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Truffle Cheese and Beer Pairing @ Strange Craft

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tommknocker Keg Tapping

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

French 75 & Steamworks Brewery Beer Dinner

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monk’s Guide to GABF @ Thirsty Monk

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Upslope Collaboration Brut Rose IPA Tapping Party

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jameson Caskmates Sampling at Yard House

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Comrade Brewing Company

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Dry Dock Brewing Co. (Aurora)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Great Divide Brewing Co – Barrel Room

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Stem Ciders

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

90’s Tap Takeover: 4Noses, Renegade, Green Flash

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Three Lions Pub (Denver)

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Left Hand Brewing to Feature 6 Beers for Ace Eat Serve Ping Pong Tournament

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — High Octane No Drive

Thursday, September 20

All Day

Death and Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Tap Release at Brewmented

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lagunitas Chowdown

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Old World vs New World Beer Tasting

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Three Floyds Day @ LowDown

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

11:00 am - 9:30 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

SKA Brewing Takes Over @ Osteria Marco

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Party at Little Machine Brewery!

12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Burns Family Artisan Ales — 12noon Special Tapping: Tick, Tick, Tickin’ (In My Head) Imperial Porter

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pre-Sessions Session

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pretzel Necklace and Beer tapping #CraftTrifecta @ Strange Craft

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

New Image and Station 26 @ Cheba Hut

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jameson Caskmates Sampling at Yard House

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Boulder Beer Barrel- Aged Tapping at Falling Rock

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Five Star & Our Mutual Friend

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jackrabbit Parole – Early Release Hearing

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On-site Roswell at Black Project

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tommyknocker Tap Takeover

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Boulder Beer: Festbier Tapping

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

New Belgium Wendell’s Savory Brunch & Beer

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Horse & Dragon Pre-GABF Kick Off

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Endo Brewing Company: GABF Barrel Project Weekend

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Boulevard and WeldWerks Collaboration Tap Takeover

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Great American Pre-Gate (Directly across the street from the Convention Center)

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Avery Pre-Party at Improper City

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Squarrel Aged Surprise Beer at Purpose Brewing

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brewery Bus Loop: $5 for all-day rides between 5 breweries + Convention Center!

3:00 pm - 12:00 am

CANarchy BBQ & Tap Takeover

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Boulder Beer- Beer and Swag giveaway!

4:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Vesper Lounge 10% off

4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Luca 10% off

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

1st Annual Beer Pong Championship Qualifiers!

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Green Monk Day @ Thirsty Monk

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stone Brewing – Brewers Cornhole Tournament

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lagunitas Tap Takeover

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stranded Pilgrim & Avery Brewing Rare Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Keep the glass night at Kokopelli Beer Company

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Beer and Real Estate at Kokopelli Beer Company

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

6th Annual 50 Firkin Fiasco

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Patagonia Provisions and Hopworks Urban Brewery Meet The Brewer

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bootstrap Brewing Tap Takeover

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Oskar Blues Late Night Happy Hour

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Goldspot Brewing Company

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Spangalang Brewery

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Special Guest: Le Pompe Jazz, No Cover!

8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Taft’s Brewing Co @ American Bonded

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at CHUBurger RiNo

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Denver Beer Co. (Olde Towne Arvada)

8:30 pm - 12:00 am

21st Amendment, Funkwerks, & Brooklyn Brewery Present: The Mighty Pines

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Wibby Brewing Tap Takeover @ Cheba Hut

9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Left Hand Brewing Rooftop Party at Tap XIV Downtown

10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Late-Night Pop-Up Collab

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Spirit Animals: Laid Back Collaboration Ale Tapping

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Kick-Off Party with Roadhouse Brewing Co, Death & Co and The Ramble Hotel

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — High Octane No Drive

10:30 pm - 1:30 am

Beer Hall Brawl

11:00 pm - 2:00 am

New Belgium GABF After Party

Friday, September 21

All Day

Death and Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Tap Release at Brewmented

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brewers Lunch

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Stone Luncheon @ Cheba Hut

11:00 am - 2:00 am

Squarrel Aged Beer Release at Wynkoop Brewing Company

11:00 am - 1:00 am

GABF Special Release: Barrel-Aged 16.5% Russian Imperial Stout!

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Stone Brewing – Brewers Lunch at Cheba Hut (Champa Location)

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

SKA Brewing Takes Over @ Osteria Marco

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brewbound’s Brew Talks GABF Industry Meetup, Presented by Dogfish Head

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Outer Range + Friends TTO; Can Release @ The Crafty Fox & Bogeys Beer and Wine!

12:00 pm - 1:00 am

Flight Night @ Thirsty Monk

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Classic Beverage Portfolio Preview

12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Burns Family Artisan Ales collab with Wits End Brewing Company — Special Tapping: Ancient Art Fresh-Hop Brut Barleywine 14.7%ABV

12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Pins & Magnums at Black Project

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Special Beer Tapping @ Strange Craft

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2018 Great American Brewers Dialogue: Sexual Harassment Seminar for Breweries

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Road House Tapping @ Cheba Hut

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Special Ommegang GABF Tappings @ Cheba Hut

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jameson Caskmates Sampling at Yard House

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Left Hand Brewing GABF Ticket Giveaway at Freshcraft

3:00 pm - 6:00 am

Great American Pre-Gate (Directly across the street from the Convention Center)

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cervecería Colorado’s Great Mexican Beer Fiesta

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Great Mexican Beer Fiesta

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cerveceria Colorado’s Great Mexican Beer Fiesta

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Friday Session Pregame with Odell Brewing + Left Hand Brewing

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Green Flash and 4 Noses @ Cheba Hut

4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Endo Brewing Company: GABF Barrel Project Weekend!

4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Highland Tap & Burger + Hopworks Urban Brewery

4:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Vesper Lounge 10% off

4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Luca 10% off

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stranded Pilgrim & Great Divide Rare Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Euclid Hall & Creature Comforts 8 Tap Feature

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Funky Friday – GABF Edition!

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Musical Guest: T-Mo! No Cover!

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Suds & Stogies | The Official GABF After-Party

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Glassware Matters

9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Left Hand Brewing and Cheba Hut After Party

9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Left Hand Brewing GABF After Party @ Cheba Hut

9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Stone Brewing/Station 26/River North – Beer Heroes Costume Party at Freshcraft

9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Wibby Brewing: Lightshine Radlers and Moondoor Dunkels Under the Moon at Forest Room 5 #letyourlightshine #underthemoondoor

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Heroes of Craft Beer

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — High Octane No Drive

Saturday, September 22

All Day

Death and Co. & Creature Comforts Showcase

8:30 am - 11:00 am

Denver Beer Co GABF Brewers Breakfast: Burritos & Breakfast Beers!

8:30 am - 11:00 am

GABF Brewers Breakfast: Burritos & Breakfast Beers!

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

GABF Brunch CSA Rare Brews Brunch Tap Takeover @ The Crafty Fox!

10:00 am - 12:00 am

Big Bad Brunch with Epic Brewing

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Tap Release at Brewmented

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Dry Dock Brewing Co. Tap Takeover @ Russell’s Smokehouse

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

SKA Brewing Takes Over @ Osteria Marco

12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Bottle Releases

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Curiosity Ball

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Left Hand Brewing Vintage Barrel-Aged Tapping at Milk Market

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Puppy Love: GABF w/ Alpine Dog @ Cheba Hut

4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Endo Brewing Company: GABF Barrel Project Weekend!

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Session ‘Tweener w/ 4 Noses, Green Flash & Alpine

4:00 pm - 2:00 am

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Vesper Lounge 10% off

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — Free Pizza Slice and a Cookie!

4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Luca 10% off

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

An Epic World Rhino Day with Baby Rhino Rescue!

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stranded Pilgrim & Left Hand Rare Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ French 75 10% off

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

GABF Patron & Brewers Appreciation @ Bones 10% off

5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stranded Pilgrim & Odell Brewing Rare Beer Tapping @ Denver Milk Market (SUNDAY)

7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Saturday Night Wind Down: Freshcraft + Hopworks

8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Bayou in the Beer Hall

8:00 pm - 12:00 am

The DownTown Wind Down

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Geeks Who Drink at Denver Bicycle Cafe

9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Getting Higher! W/ Upslope and Elevation @ Cheba Hut

9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Tap Takeover at Milk

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Burns Family Artisan Ales — High Octane No Drive

Earlier Event: June 8
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