The Art of GABF: Costuming to Win

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Flair to GABF! If you’re headed to the Great American Beer Festival this week, you might want to consider donning a COSTUME. Show off your beer-loving flair at the festival on Thursday and Friday nights and be entered to win the “Best Attendee Costume” Award. You can dress up by…

Inky Beer Rocks Press Passes at GABF 2014

To all of our faithful Inky Beer readers, thank you! Because of your readership and love of craft beer and art, Dr. B and I were rewarded Press Passes for this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF). We’ll be posting on the following topics, so stay tuned and invite your friends to join in on…

Scenes From GABF 2013: Friday and Saturday Sessions

The fun just kept happening! Pre-GABF-ing at Prost Brewing and Crooked Stave People, Ink, and Costumes Standing in line, Mid-GABF-ing at City O’ City, and Hanging with Deschutes “Woody” Beers Aplenty Hope to see you in 2014, all! Now, back to our regularly scheduled Inky Beer posts… Save

Inky Beer Reviewz GABF Skillz

Click on the titles below to brush up on your skillz before entering the festival. Have fun, beer fest like a pro, drink up, and be safe! Before you leave home: How to make a “pretzel necklace”   Outside the festival: How to pass time waiting in line to enter the festival   Inside the…

Scenes from GABF 2013: Thursday Night Session

Hey all! I survived working my first GABF night, had some amazing beer, and met some wonderful people. Cheers to GABF Day 2 and here are some photo treasures from Day 1. If you’re in town, please feel free to stop by the Epic booth(s) or the new Epic taproom in Denver. I’d love to…

Win 2013 GABF Tickets from Chillsner and Inky Beer at Epic Brewing Denver

Thanks to Chillsner by Corkcicle, the official sponsor of the 2013 Great American Beer Festival, Inky Beer will raffle off THREE ticket packages. Each package contains TWO tickets (to either Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night’s fest), TWO Chillsners, as well as some Epic Brewing and Inky Beer swag for our lucky winners. What is a…

Beer Sweepstakes: Volume II (August and September 2013)

Ok, folks! Here we go on round two of Inky Beer-stakes (Beer Sweepstakes)! Below are the last dates to enter the specific contests and what each one entails. May the winningest winner win! 8/13/13 Giveaway: Wine & Beer Tasting Cruise with Live Music and Souvenir Glass The Lake George Steamboat Company is one of the…

10 Ways to Win Tickets to the 2013 Great American Beer Festival

As many of you know, tickets for the 2013 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) sold out in seconds. This quick release of tickets and inability for so many to get them left many people frustrated (completely pissed, really). Well, Dr. B and I love digging for solutions to situations such as these and so we…

Inky Beer Factoid: July 30

On this day in 2013, tickets to the famous Great American Beer Festival go on sale for those with an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership (Dr. B and I have been members for 2 years!).   The AHA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting amateur and professional craft brewers. The AHA…

Inky Beer’s Father’s Day Gift Ideas for a Beer-Lovin’ Dad

Happy 1-week until Father’s Day, Inky Beer readers. Hopefully we have some fathers on here! (Disclaimer: if someone who loves you gets you a gift from here, act surprised and know you have someone with AMAZING taste in your life.) If you’re still trying to figure out what to get your beer-lovin’ Dad, then look…

Inky Beer’s Beer Geek Gift Giving Guide: Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of the IBBGGGG! Today, we will be featuring items in the price range of $21-50… be warned! The more the price goes up, the more extravagant and geeky the gifts get. (After reading this post, you might want to buy one of these items for yourself.) At $24, this is the…

Inky’s Top Costumes from the GABF

Dr. B and I had a blast finding the most creative, silly, sassy, and hilarious costumes at the Great American Beer Festival last night. We met a couple of beer bottles, traditional German drinkers in authentic attire, a monk who was friends with an extraordinarily tall leprechaun, human beer pong, human kegs, Shriners, toga men,…