Best thing about GABF?

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  1. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (314) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Never been to the GABF. But it's on my bucket list. What's the best part of being at the GABF?!!!
     
  2. yemenmocha

    yemenmocha Poo-Bah (2,459) Jun 18, 2002 Arizona

    Crossing it off the bucket list so you can finally go to other festivals that aren't ruined.
     
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  3. darkyellowsky

    darkyellowsky Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2012 Arizona

    It is literally a four day party, put on by the entire city of Denver, and Ft. Collins, and Boulder. A lot of great people, in a good mood, and enjoying the awesomeness that is Northern Colorado. Went for the first time this past GABF and I will try to make it every year from now on. You need to go.
     
  4. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (314) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Sorry to hear that. What happened to the GABF?
     
  5. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,463) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    The beer?
     
  6. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    The party vibe. It's a great time.
     
  7. dckepley

    dckepley Initiate (199) Aug 13, 2006 Iowa
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    The anticipation of the whole festival in general...then walking up the stairway to beer heaven. The rest is history:)
     
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  8. jwjon1

    jwjon1 Disciple (320) Jan 14, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Hanging out with the BMC crowd in suits and ties.
     
  9. shuntstout

    shuntstout Initiate (0) Apr 2, 2010 New Mexico
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    not waiting in line! haha
     
  10. beercanman

    beercanman Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 Ohio

    Massive amounts of beer. If you go, go with a few days to mess around Denver and boulder. The town is electric and epic beer is everywhere.
     
  11. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Devotee (460) Apr 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Did you kick them in the kneecaps and get high fives by everyone else in attendances.
     
  12. MeadGuyfromMD

    MeadGuyfromMD Aspirant (215) May 23, 2007 Maryland

    I went as a vendor, two years ago. It was the best festival I have ever attended. There is nothing that comes close. It's usually Denver beer well too. Go! Get your tickets now and your room, yesterday!
    Cheers
     
  13. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado

  14. djrn2

    djrn2 Poo-Bah (1,844) Nov 4, 2009 New Jersey
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    Very true. You will be overwhelmed. There it to much to do and to much to drink in such a short amount of time.
     
  15. teal

    teal Initiate (0) May 3, 2012 Wisconsin

    What's the better event?

    GABF or NHC?
     
  16. Jaycase

    Jaycase Meyvn (1,020) Jan 13, 2007 Illinois
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    No doubt getting the "I went to GABF and alll I got was this lousy t-shirt" t-shirt.
     
  17. frazbri

    frazbri Defender (620) Oct 29, 2003 Ohio

    The sheer number of beers and breweries at GABF is amazing, but I think the side events make it worth going.
     
  18. Ohsaycanyoubeer

    Ohsaycanyoubeer Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2012 Colorado

    GABF blows every other fest out of the water... including but not limited to all the Alstom Bros events.
     
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