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2015 Big Beers Festival Tickets

2014 Participating Breweries:

AC Golden Brewing
Alaskan Brewing
Allagash Brewing
Altitude Chophouse
Antwerpe Brouw
    Compagnie
Aspen Brewing Co.
Atwater Brewing Co.
Avery Brewing Co.
B.O.M. Brewery
BackCountry Brewery
Bell's Brewery
Big Choice Brewing
Black Bottle Brewery
Black Sky Brewery
Blue Spruce Brewing
Bonfire Brewing Co.
Bootstrap Brewing
Boston Beer Co.
Boulder Beer Co.
Boulevard Brewing
Brasserie d'Achouffe
Brasserie des Rocs
Brasserie d'Orval
    Trappist Brewery
Brasserie du Bocq -
    Blanche de Namur
Brasserie Les 3
    Fourquets
Brasserie St. Feuillien
Brauerei Schloss
    Eggenberg
Breckenridge Brewery
Brewery Ommegang
Bristol Brewing Co.
Brouwerij Bavik
Brouwerij Bockor
Brouwerij Bosteels
Brouwerij De
    Landtsheer NV
Brouwerij der
    Trappisten van
    Westmalle
Brouwerij Het Anker
Brouwerij Huyghe
Brouwerij
    Koningshoeven
Brouwerij Lindemans
Brouwerij St.
    Bernardus
Brouwerij Straffe
    Hendrik
Brouwerij
    Timmermanns -
    John Martin NV
Brouwerij Van
    Honsebrouck
Brouwerij Van
    Steenberge
Brouwers Prearis
Brouwers Verzet
Butcherknife Brewing
Cambridge Brewing
Captain Lawrence
    Brewing Co.
Caution Brewing Co.
Cervarjaria Colorado
Copper Kettle Brewing
Coronado Brewing
Crazy Mountain
    Brewing Co.
Crooked Stave Artisan
    Beer Project
Crystal Springs
    Brewing
De Proef Brouwerij
Denver Beer Co.
Deschutes Brewing Co.
Dillon Dam Brewery
Dogfish Head Craft
Dry Dock Brewing
Echo Brewing Co.
Eddyline Brewing
Elevation Beer Co.
Epic Brewing Co.
FATE Brewing Co.
Firestone Walker
    Brewing Co.
Flying Dog Brewery
Ft. Collins Brewery
Funkwerks
Glenwood Canyon
    Brewing Co.
Goose Island Beer
Gore Range Brewery
Grand Teton Brewing
Gravity Brewing Co.
Great Divide Brewing
Green Flash Brewing
Grimm Brothers
    Brewhouse
High Hops Brewing
Hogshead Brewery
Jagged Mountain Craft
    Brewery
Karbach Brewing Co.
Lagunitas Brewing
Left Hand Brewing
Lexington Brewing
Lone Tree Brewing
Lost Abbey Brewing
Loveland Aleworks
Marble Brewery
Mission Brewing Co.
Mystic Brewing Co.
New Belgium Brewing
Odd 13 Brewing Co.
Odell Brewing Co.
Odyssey Beer Werks
Oskar Blues Brewing
Our Mutual Friend
Papago Brewing Co.
Paradox Brewing Co.
Pateros Creek Brewing
Perennial Artisan Ales
Pretty Things Beer &
    Ale Project
Pug Ryan's Brewery
Redstone Meadery
Renegade Brewing Co.
River North Brewery
Roadhouse Brewing Co.
Saint Arnold Brewing
Samuel Smith Brewery
Sanitas Brewing Co.
Shmaltz Brewing Co.
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Ska Brewing Co.
Squatters Pubs & Beers
Stone Brewing Co.
Strange Craft Beer Co.
Surly Brewing Co.
Telluride Brewing Co.
Ter Dolen
    Kasteelbrouwerij
Three Barrel Brewing
Tivoli Brewing Co.
Tommyknocker Brewing
Trappistes Rochefort
    (10 & 8)
Trinity Brewing Co.
Twelve Degree Brewing Co.
Upslope Brewing Co.
Verboten Brewing Co.
Very Nice Brewing Co.
Wasatch Brew Pub & Brewery
West Flanders Brewing Co.
Widmer Brithers Brewing
Wild Woods Brewery
Wiley Roots Brewing
Wit's End Brewing Co.
Wynkoop Brewing Co.
Yak & Yeti Brewpub
"A lot of festivals have extraordinary beers. This festival has nothing but extraordinary beers."

- Gary Glass, Director, American Homebrewers Assn.

PLEASE READ FIRST:
All ticket options are described below the “ticketing menu”. You may also click on the event for a description. Please review before purchasing your tickets. Please note that Reserved Seminar Seats are
NOT included with any package except for the VIP Package.

Also, a waiting list will be maintained for dinner seats once they have sold out. Therefore, cancellations may be refundable for dinner tickets if they can be resold. A separate wait list will be maintained for each dinner. [Processing fees cannot be refunded.]  Contact Us for more information.

Please note that the difference between “Cascade” packages and “Village” packages is Friday night’s dinner. “Cascade” packages include the Traditional Brewmasters’ Dinner featuring Brouwerij Van Steenberge & Papago Brewing Co. that will be held at the Vail Cascade Resort. The “Village” packages include the Village Brewmasters' Dinner, which will be held at (TBD) showcasing Boston Beer & Epic Brewing Companies.

Big Beers Festival Packages

$500.00
Village VIP Package Sold Out $500.00  
     
$275.00
Village Full Weekend Package Sold Out $275.00  
     
Cascade Traditional Package Sold Out $170.00
Village Traditional Package Sold Out $170.00  

Single Event Tickets

Calibration Dinner Sold Out $108.00
Traditional Brewmasters' Dinner Sold Out $108.00  
Village Brewmasters' Dinner Sold Out $108.00
     
Commercial Tasting & Seminars   
$65.00
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Reserved Seminar Seats:    
    CraftBeer.com: Palate Trips & An Insider
    Tasting–  Friday
$10.00
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    Experimental Brewing – Saturday $10.00
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Brewmasters Track:      
    Brewmaster: Jef Versele, Brouwerij Van
    Steenberge – Saturday
$10.00
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    Brewmaster: Ron Kloth, Papago Brewing Co.
    - Saturday
$10.00
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Technical Track:      
    Seminar: TBD - Saturday $10.00
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    Seminar: Peter Bouckaert & Lauren Salazar,
    New Belgium Brewing Co. - Saturday
$10.00
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Sensory Workshop Track:    
    Sensory Workshop: Fred Bueltmann, New
    Holland Brewing Co.- Saturday
$10.00
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    Sensory Workshop: John Holl, All About
    Beer Magazine -  Saturday
$10.00 Buy Now!
     
Random Track:    
    Seminar: Amahl Scheppach, Zymurgy
    Associate Editor - Saturday
$10.00 Buy Now!
    Sensory Workshop: Patrick Dawson, Author
    - Saturday   
$10.00 Buy Now!

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Ticket Descriptions

Cascade VIP Package

  • Calibration Dinner (Thurs. pm), featuring Avery/Dogfish Head
  • Traditional Brewmasters' Dinner (Friday pm) featuring VanSteenberge/Papago
  • Commercial Tasting & Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Early access to Commercial Tasting (Saturday)
  • Reserved Seats/Media Access to all Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Welcome Reception (Friday afternoon)
  • Commemorative Glassware (2 Glasses) in addition to traditional event glass
  • Choice of Commemorative Hat or T-shirt
  • Choice of Commemorative Hooded Sweatshirt or Jacket

Please note that all taxes and gratuity are included in this package price. Purchaser will receive customized event pass at the Calibration Dinner registration on Thursday evening that will provide admission for all weekend events. Please also note that Seminar seats will be filled if VIP pass holder is not present at the time of media seating prior to start time. The seats will not be held.

Village VIP Package

  • Calibration Dinner (Thurs. pm), featuring Avery/Dogfish Head
  • Village Brewmasters' Dinner (Friday pm) featuring Boston Beer/Epic
  • Commercial Tasting & Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Early access to Commercial Tasting (Saturday)
  • Reserved Seats/Media Access to all Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Welcome Reception (Friday afternoon)
  • Commemorative Glassware (2 Glasses) in addition to traditional event glass
  • Choice of Commemorative Hat or T-shirt
  • Choice of Commemorative Hooded Sweatshirt or Jacket
Please note that all taxes and gratuity are included in this package price. Purchaser will receive customized event pass at the Calibration Dinner registration on Thursday evening that will provide admission for all weekend events. Please also note that Seminar seats will be filled if VIP pass holder is not present at the time of media seating prior to start time. The seats will not be held.

Cascade Full Weekend Package

Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $275 price. For the breakdown of these costs, include $85 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 gratuity for each dinner.

Please also note that Seminar seating is not guaranteed with this package. Seating is first come, first seated after those with reserved seats.  Those not seated may not be able to taste the beer and/or food being featured with the seminar. In order to guarantee your seminar seats you must purchase a reserved seat for a $10 donation to the Vail Valley Charitable. See Single Event Tickets below.

Village Full Weekend Package

Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $275 price. For the breakdown of these costs, include $85 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 gratuity for each dinner.

Please also note that Seminar seating is not guaranteed with this package. Seating is first come, first seated after those with reserved seats.  Those not seated may not be able to taste the beer and/or food being featured with the seminar. In order to guarantee your seminar seats you must purchase a reserved seat for a $10 donation to the Vail Valley Charitable. See Single Event Tickets below.

Cascade Traditional Package 

  • Traditional Brewmasters' Dinner (Friday pm), featuring VanSteenberge/Papago
  • Commercial Tasting & Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Welcome Reception (Friday afternoon)

Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $170, For the breakdown of these costs, include $82 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 gratuity for each dinner.

Please also note that Seminar seating is not guaranteed with this package. Seating is first come, first seated after those with reserved seats.  Those not seated may not be able to taste the beer and/or food being featured with the seminar. In order to guarantee your seminar seats you must purchase a reserved seat for a $10 donation to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. See Single Event Tickets below.

Village Traditional Package 

  • Village Brewmasters' Dinner (Friday pm), featuring Boston Beer/Epic
  • Commercial Tasting & Seminars (Friday & Saturday)
  • Welcome Reception (Friday afternoon)

Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $170, For the breakdown of these costs, include $82 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 gratuity for each dinner.

Please also note that Seminar seating is not guaranteed with this package. Seating is first come, first seated after those with reserved seats.  Those not seated may not be able to taste the beer and/or food being featured with the seminar. In order to guarantee your seminar seats you must purchase a reserved seat for a $10 donation to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. See Single Event Tickets below.


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Single Event Tickets

Calibration Dinner               

  • Hosted by Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery & Adam Avery of Avery Brewing Co.
  • Thursday night, January 8 at 7:30pm
  • Atwater on Gore Creek, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $108 price. For the breakdown of these costs, count $82 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 for gratuity.


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Traditional Brewmasters’ Dinner           
  • Hosted by  Jef Versele of Brouwerij Van Steenberge & Ron Kloth of Papago Brewing Co.
  • Friday night, January 9 at 8:00pm
  • Atwater on Gore Creek, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa

Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $108 price. For the breakdown of these costs, count $82 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 for gratuity.


Village Brewmasters’ Dinner           

  • Hosted by Jennifer Glanville of Boston Beer Co. and Dave Cole of Epic Brewing Co.
  • Friday night, January 9 at 8:30pm
  • Location: TBD
Please note that tax and gratuity are included in the $108 price. For the breakdown of these costs, count $82 for dinner, $7.56 for tax and $17.60 for gratuity.

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Commercial Tasting and Seminars Please also note that Seminar seating is not guaranteed with this pass. Seating is first come, first seated after those with reserved seats.  Those not seated may not be able to taste the beer and/or food being featured with the seminar. In order to guarantee your seminar seats you must purchase a reserved seat for a $10 donation to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.

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Reserved Seats:

Your reserved seat will entitle you to be seated before those without reserved seats, and will guarantee that you are able to participate and taste interactively for each seminar. Your purchase of a reserved seat ($10.00) is also contributed to the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.

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All About Beer Magazine Trial Subscription        

One of our Signature Sponsors, All About Beer Magazine has a special offer for our Big Beers Brewers, Importers, Volunteers, Attendees & Friends. For $6.00 they will offer you a trial 6 month subscription. As a convenience, you can order this trial subscription when purchasing your event tickets.

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