October is the month of beer festivals, worldwide. Travellers netting tickets on flights to fly to the USA can experience the madness of Great American Beer Festival taking place in Denver from 02nd – 04th October 2014. Read on to know more about this fest.

Beer lovers might not find a better time than October to visit the USA. Why? This is the month when USA celebrates Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. The fest spreads its magnificence for three days with a wide variety of activities, exhibitions, contests and markets. In 2014, Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is scheduled from 02nd October to 04th October. Travellers buying tickets aboard flights to enjoy holidays in Denver can add exquisiteness of the beer culture of the USA while being a part of this event. Let’s take a look at some of the major highlights of this fiesta.

Brewpub Pavilion              

The central area in the festival hall is designated as Brewpub Pavilion. This part of the hall boasts 36 breweries from various parts of the USA serving best of their beers. Craft beer enthusiasts reserving seats on flights landing at Denver in the first week of October must consider buying tickets for this fest and taste the creations of various breweries. Canteen Brew House, Old Rail Brewing Co, Wrecking Bar Brewpub and Ladyface Ale Companie are the most popular breweries in the USA participating in GABF.

Farm to Table Pavilion

Besides beer, this fest is also known for culinary extravaganza. In this pavilion, epicureans can taste scrumptious delicacies prepared by popular brewery-chef teams. This pavilion is strategically located adjacent to the main hall and features counters of independent brewers and acclaimed chefs and from entire USA. Discerning food and beer enthusiasts have already booked tickets for this event and are disembarking flights in Denver to taste creatively-prepared delectable dishes coupled with craft beer. One gets an opportunity to get in touch with chefs and brewers to know details about their food and beverages. Remembers, separate entry tickets are applicable for this pavilion.

American Cheese Society

Love for cheese is bringing international travellers as well as fans of cheese from different parts of the USA to GABF’s American Cheese Society (ACS) Tasting Area. Holidaymakers visiting here can sample cheeses from numerous cheese makers from the USA. In case, ardent cheese buffs don’t find tickets for this event, they can contemplate booking flights anytime during October when ACS celebrates American Cheese Month. But at GABF, enthusiasm of ACS participants is unprecedented. Moreover, visitors can consider being a part of sessions focusing on education about cheese making.

Beer Competition

Probably, GABF is incomplete without this event. Breweries from across USA participate in this event. Professional Judge Panel of GABF rate the submitted samples without knowing the name of the brand. There are several style categories and judges declare the name of top three beers from each category and award them with gold, silver and bronze medals. The competition runs on each day and five three-hour sessions take place before names of the winners are announced.

Silent Disco

This might be one of the most unique highlight of GABF. At the back of the main hall, dancing is there but loud music is not!! One just needs to grab a pair of headphones and start shaking to the tunes of groovy beats of a live DJ.

Homebrew Marketplace

Travellers who yearn to brew at home or take up brewing as their career can consider checking last minute deals on tickets aboard flights landing at Denver to be a part of GABF and spend time at Homebrew Marketplace. It boasts an incredible range of goods and services exhibited at American Homebrewers Association booth.

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