American Craft Beer Fest – 2015

by brewingsomefun on April 6, 2015

American Craft Beer Fest

For the 8th year in a row BeerAdvocate will be putting on the American Craft Beer Fest on May 29th – 30th at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. This event will showcase over 140 American Craft Breweries from around the United States.

Tickets are $50.00 dollars and you can purchase your tickets online at If the session is not sold out on the day of the event, tickets will be available to purchase at the door for cash only.

Per Mass State Law, each pour will be 2 oz or less and remember to drink responsibly.

This event will be held in three sessions and it is recomended to get in line atleast a half hour before the start of the event:

  • Session A (Friday; 6-9:30pm)
  • Session B (Saturday; 1-4:30pm)
  • Session C (Saturday; 6-9:30pm)

Each session will have a capacity of 4,500 attendees and food will be available to purchase during each session.

For more information, check out the America Craft Beer Fest’s official website and make sure to follow Beeradvocate on twitter.

[click to continue…] Shares Summer Seasonals

image001Boulder, CO • May 20, 2015—Summer is almost here which means cookouts, baseball games and family beach trips are upon us. To help keep cool at your summer activities, small and independent craft brewers have a selection of refreshing craft beers. Showcasing the ingenuity of craft brewers,—the Brewers Association (BA) website for beer lovers—released its list of summer seasonal craft beers produced by BA members.

Year to date 2015, seasonals are the second largest craft style category, accounting for 13.5% of volume in scan data (source: IRI Group). Seasonals’ share often climbs during the summer, typically the second most popular category behind fall.

“Small and independent craft brewers have once again taken advantage of the season and produced creative and satisfying summer craft beers,” said Julia Herz, publisher of and the Brewers Association craft beer program director. “Summer seasonals are a must for those craving some of the most refreshing and flavorful offerings the beer world has to offer.”

Many of the summer seasonal craft beers featured on include crisp, revitalizing ingredients such as tangerine, orange, pear, wheat and innovative hops that make for a perfect summer thirst-quencher.

Cool off with some of these fresh offerings:

  • 4 Hands Brewing Company | Send Help | St. Louis, MO
  • Atwater Brewery | Summertime Ale | Detroit, MI
  • Brewery Ommegang | Fleur de Houblon | Cooperstown, NY
  • Cape May Brewing Company | The Bog | Cape May, NJ
  • Grand Teton Brewing | Snarling Badger | Victor, ID
  • High Water Brewing Company | Blondes Have More Fun | Chico, CA
  • Islamorada Beer Company | Islamorada Ale | Islamorada, Fl
  • Little Harpeth Brewing | Iris I.P.L. | Nashville, TN
  • Maui Brewing Company | Kihei Kölsch | Kihei, HI
  • Santa Fe Brewing Company | Freestyle Pilsner | Santa Fe, NM​
  • Ska Brewing | Estival Cream Stout | Durango, CO
  • Standing Stone Brewing Company | Commuter Gold | Ashland, OR
  • Triton Brewing Company | Wit or Witout You | Indianapolis, IN
  • Two Roads Brewing | Road Jam Raspberry Wheat | Stratford, CT
  • Tyranena Brewing Company | Fargo Brothers | Lake Mills, WI

Read’s “Craft Beer Summer Seasonals” for craft beer summer seasonal selections and descriptions, and to round out the experience consider a tour at your local craft brewery.

Press Release: Sam Adams & Weber Grill Elevate the Summer Beer-B-Q Experience

May 20, 2015

SAMUEL ADAMS AND WEBER GRILLS ELEVATE THE SUMMER BEER-B-Q EXPERIENCE WITH BEER-SOAKED WOOD CHIPS AND CRAFT BEER-INFUSED RECIPES Grilling Recipes & Images Video on DIY Wood Chip Soaking Process Summer brew Images BOSTON, May 20, 2015 – The brewers at Samuel Adams have teamed up with the experts at Weber Grills to combine two of […]

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Press Release: NBWA Announces Launch of New Mobile-Friendly Website

May 20, 2015

National Beer Wholesalers Association Announces Launch of New Mobile-Friendly Website ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association, the trade association representing America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors, has launched a new, mobile-friendly website at NBWA Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer said, “This new website aims to better serve distributor members, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Samuel Adams Re-Releases Drinker Favorites for a Limited Time

May 11, 2015

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: SAMUEL ADAMS RE-RELEASES DRINKER FAVORITES FOR LIMITED TIME Craft Beer Lovers Make Their Voices Heard By Voting To Bring Back Two Brews For National Distribution in 2016 BOSTON, May 11, 2015 – Over the years, the brewers at Samuel Adams have released hundreds of beer styles, and crafted more than 60 […]

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Press Release: America’s Beer Distributors Celebrate Craft Beer Week

May 8, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that new, entrepreneurial brewers bring to the beer industry and consumers across the country during American Craft Beer Week, May 11-17, 2015. During the week, the culture and contributions of local breweries across the United States will be highlighted. According to data released […]

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Retro Arcade Game: Tapper

May 5, 2015

Tapper, also known as Root Beer Tapper, is a 1983 arcade game released by Bally Midway. The goal of the game is to serve beer (or root beer) and collect empty mugs and tips. Important Keyboard Keys 5 – Insert a virtual coin 1 – Start one player game (after inserting a coin) 2 – […]

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Press Release: Cheers to the Sweet Land of Li-beer-ty

April 30, 2015

American Craft Beer Week® Celebrates Small and Independent Brewers for 10th Consecutive Year, May 11-17, 2015 Boulder, CO • April 30, 2015—From California to New York Island, from the redwood forest to the Gulf stream waters, beer lovers everywhere will celebrate the country’s small and independent craft brewery renaissance during American Craft Beer Week (ACBW), […]

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Press Release: America’s Beer Distributors Celebrate May as Tavern Month

April 30, 2015

America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize the 62nd Annual Tavern Month, a celebration of the many licensed bars and taverns that help fuel excitement in the beer industry and enrich America’s social culture. As fellow Main Street businesses, bar […]

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Press Release: 2015 NBWA Legislative Conference Highlights Value of Independent Beer Distribution System and State Alcohol Regulation

April 27, 2015

2015 NBWA Legislative Conference Highlights Value of Independent Beer Distribution System and State Alcohol Regulation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Beer distributors from all 50 states arrived in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2015 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference to advocate for effective state-based alcohol regulation and to educate members of Congress about the […]

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Brewery Profile: Brewmaster Jack

April 19, 2015

Brewmaster Jack Location: Northampton, MA Website: Twitter: @brewmaster_jack Founded: 2011 Brewery Description: Brewmaster Jack was started in 2011 by Tyler Guilmette. Tyler began brewing out of his small apartment in Northampton, Massachusetts at the age of twenty-one. Eventually, Tyler decided to take the weekend hobby to the next step and took his idea to the Paper City Brewery […]

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