Author: Shane English

Shane English is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer. He likes Saisons and Twitter, though not at the same time. Find him @ShaneME_Writes.

Heavy Medal: A Brief History of the Great American Beer Fest Awards By The Numbers by

The history of the Great American Beer Festival is the history of craft brewing magnified. It started in 1982 as a one-night event, held during the fourth annual National Homebrew and Microbrewery Conference.