"The best part [of Big Beers weekend] is quite easily the seminars, where attendees can learn in depth from brewers and industry veterans."
"One of the best things about the festival is that it allows you to start your day Saturday by tasting beer at 9:30 a.m. without anyone casting aspersions on your character.
These seminars feature the best brewers from Colorado and the country expounding on daring ways to make their beer.
And, yes, you get to be trying a sour ale at the same time that most people are pouring milk on their Fruit Loops. But it feels less like an early-morning tailgate and far more more like a fine-dining experience."
- Ed Sealover, BeerRunBlog.com
"It’s not just a festival. Beyond the incredible Commercial Tasting, there are seminars, dinners, breakout sessions, classes...and more. One can learn about rolling and pairing cigars with beer a few hours after sitting for the Certified Cicerone exam. Small parties and large dinners abound."