IPA Fest: BrooklynIPA Fest: Brooklyn

Hopheads unite! IPA Fest is back and headed to Brooklyn on Saturday, September 14, 2019! Join us for our tribute to India Pale Ales, ranging from bitter to hazy and juicy to sour. Hosted by BeerAdvocate, presented by Dogfish Head, and held at the Brooklyn Expo Center, the one day festival will span two sessions and feature over 50 breweries pouring nearly 200 beers.


Tickets are on sale now via Eventbrite! All attendees must be 21+ with a valid ID. All sales are final. No refunds.

A very limited number of tickets may be available at the door. But don't risk it. Buy your tickets online now.

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General | $65
  • Access to one session
  • All beer samples
  • Tasting cup and printed fest guide, while supplies last

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VIP | $115

General admission, plus:

  • VIP badge
  • Early access (30 mins before doors)
  • Meet & greet with BeerAdvocate's founders
  • Access to the VIP Lounge
  • Exclusive VIP-only beers
  • Swag bag
  • Packaged snacks while supplies last

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Whether you're a hophead or hop noob, you're not going to want miss this lineup! Explore nearly 200 India Pale Ales from over 50 breweries at this festival dedicated to the wide range of flavors and aromas that are coaxed from hops.

We're currently adding beers. Please check back often for updates.

Brewers: 54 | Beers: 181

3 Stars Brewing Company
District of Columbia
8 Bit Brewing Company
Murrieta, California
Queens, New York
Area Two Experimental Brewing
Stratford, Connecticut
Beer'd Brewing Co.
Stonington, Connecticut
Bolero Snort Brewery
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Brew Gentlemen
Braddock, Pennsylvania
Brix City Brewing
Little Ferry, New Jersey
Brooklyn Brewery
Brooklyn, New York
Brouwerij West
San Pedro, California
Carton Brewing Company
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
Cerebral Brewing
Denver, Colorado
Cloudburst Brewing
Seattle, Washington
Collective Arts Brewing
Hamilton, Ontario
Dancing Gnome
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Milton, Delaware
El Segundo Brewing Company
El Segundo, California
Fair State Brewing Cooperative
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Shelburne, Vermont
Finback Brewery
Queens, New York
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Paso Robles, California
Great North Aleworks
Manchester, New Hampshire
Great Notion Brewing
Portland, Oregon
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro Bend, Vermont
Industrial Arts Brewing Company
Garnerville, New York
Interboro Spirits and Ales
Brooklyn, New York
Jack's Abby Brewing
Framingham, Massachusetts
Kings County Brewers Collective (KCBC)
Brooklyn, New York
Lamplighter Brewing Company
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Waitsfield, Vermont
LIC Beer Project
Queens, New York
Lord Hobo Brewing Company
Woburn, Massachusetts
Magnify Brewing Company
Fairfield, New Jersey
Medusa Brewing Company
Hudson, Massachusetts
Modist Brewing Co.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mumford Brewing
Los Angeles, California
Narrow Gauge Brewing Company
Florissant, Missouri
Night Shift Brewing
Everett, Massachusetts
  • Mirage
    American Imperial IPA | 8.00%
  • Santilli
    American IPA | 6.00%
  • Swell
    American Imperial IPA | 8.00%
  • The 87
    American Imperial IPA | 8.00%
Offshoot Beer Co.
Placentia, California
Outer Range Brewing Co
Frisco, Colorado
Prison City Pub & Brewery
Auburn, New York
Resurgence Brewing Company
Buffalo, New York
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Chico, California
SingleCut Beersmiths
Queens, New York
Sixpoint Brewery
Brooklyn, New York
Springdale Barrel Room
Framingham, Massachusetts
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
Strong Rope Brewery
Brooklyn, New York
Talea Beer Co.
New York, New York
Threes Brewing
Brooklyn, New York
Torch & Crown Brewing Company
New York, New York
Two Roads Brewing Company
Stratford, Connecticut
Vanished Valley Brewing
Ludlow, Massachusetts

Beer Disclaimers

  • All beers are subject to change and availability.
  • Pours are 2-ounces (or less). Please consume with respect.
  • Pace yourself, and find out what the ABV of a beer is before you consume. Drink for flavor, not just for impact.
  • Please be advised that some of the beers poured at the fest may contain allergens. Ask before you drink.


Don't forget to eat. You'll thank us later. So make sure to buy some tasty eats to complete your beer fest experience.

  • Anton's Dumplings: the best Russian dumplings in NYC.
  • STUF'D: does gourmet sandwiches unlike any you've had before. Inspired by French toast, we stuff our twice baked panko-parmesan crusted challah bread with different house proteins that will awaken all your tastebuds!
  • The High Roller Lobster Co.: Fresh lobster rolls from Portland, ME on fresh brioche.


Held at the Brooklyn Expo Center

Session #1 (September 14, 12-3:30pm)
Session #2 (September 14, 6-9:30pm)

21+ w/ valid ID only

All sales are final

Processing begins 1 hour before doors

No outside food or beverages

VIPs will be emailed more info before the fest

Last call is 15 mins before the end

Read the FAQ for more info/help


Interested in sponsoring? Email Ben Caplin, National Sales Manager.

Respect Beer

We only extend invites to independent craft brewers, whose attendance is required to ensure the highest level of representation and education for our attendees. And, as always, we pay for their beer and waive booth fees. We've spent millions of dollars to help support independent beer. Learn more...