2012 Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest
The 2nd annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Festival is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. Join us for a great afternoon of sampling over 120 beers, enjoying live music from local artists and eating great food at beautiful Town Center Park in the heart of Suwanee, Georgia. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to KINGDOM KIDS. Music starts at noon and runs until 5:00. Ages 21+ to drink and attend. For just $35 advance purchase and $45 at the door, you’ll get a tasting glass and an awesome afternoon of beer tasting. See you there! For the safety of everyone at the festival, no infants, children, strollers, or pets will be permitted. Please plan accordingly.
Date: March 31, 2012 12pm-5pm
Where: Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, GA 30024
American Craft Beer Week
The 2011 celebration of American Craft Beer Week was a huge success. All 50 states posted official celebration during the week. As preparation is underway for ACBW 2012, be sure to frequent this web area for updates and recognition of all other beer weeks around the country.
Below are key events organized by the Brewers Association (publishers of CraftBeer.com). These events are designed to further the culture and community of craft beer and craft brewers. If you’ve never attended a Brewers Association event, consider adding these to your calendar.
American Craft Beer Week℠
Known as The Mother of all Beer Weeks, American Craft Beer Week celebrates craft brewers and craft beer culture in the US. It’s a national celebration across the US with events at a brewery near you! In 2010, there were over 600 events hosted by more than 300 different breweries. Visit the site for a list of participating breweries in your area Date: May 14-20,2012 Where: In brewpubs and small, independent craft breweries nationwide. Website: www.CraftBeer.com
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
SAVOR is the main beer and food pairing event in the US! With 65 of the nation’s top independent craft brewers participating, this is where beer enthusiasts and foodies can interact directly with some of the greatest brewers and brewery owners in the world. Date: June 8-9, 2012 Where: Washington D.C. National Building Museum Website: www.SavorCraftBeer.com
National Homebrewers Conference and National Homebrew Competition
Join hundreds of homebrewers at the national conference for amateur brewers. Education and fun combine for a great experience! Date: June 21-23, 2012 Where: Seattle, Washington Website: AHAconference.org and HomebrewersAssociation.org competition section
Great American Beer Festival℠
Three days, over 450 breweries and more than 2,000 beers to enjoy. 2011 will be the 30th year of the festival with nearly 50,000 people expected to attend. Purchase your tickets early, as the festival has sold out the past four years! Date: October 11-13, 2012 Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO Website: www.GreatAmericanBeerFestival.com