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Our GABF Recommendations

Great American Beer Fest has taken over Denver this week and our resident beer expert, Dave Broecker, is here with the recommendations. Here are his must-attend events for the weekend:

Denver Rare Beer Tasting

  • Try some of the world’s rarest and most difficult to find beer, sourced from over 60 of the country’s leading craft breweries. Plus, the event’s provisional beers help raise funds for the Pints for Prostates campaign.
  • Friday, October 4th, 12-4pm
  • McNichols Civic Center Building — 144 W Colfax

Odell & Stone – Miami Vice event

  • Head to Broadway Market for a Miami Vice themed tapping event with both Stone and Odell Brewing.
  • Friday, October 4th, 5-7pm
  • Broadway Market — 950 N Broadway

Colorado Brewers’ Spotlight

  • End Friday night at Freshcraft for tastings from several Colorado breweries, including Telluride Brewing Co., Station 26, 4 Noses, and Horse & Dragon.
  • Friday, October 4th, 10pm-2am
  • Freshcraft — 1530 Black Street

Speakeasy & Brewery Mashup

  • Relax at one of the coolest Denver speakeasies with a post-GABF Mashup celebration featuring Vail Brewing Company, craft beer cocktails, and live art.
  • Saturday, October 5th — 6-9pm
  • Millers & Rossi — 3542 Walnut Street

Want more recommendations? Reach out to Dave at

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