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Great American Beer Festival: By the Numbers

In short: It biggered. Here's a statistical look at America’s largest beer festival.

Craft Beer & Brewing Staff Oct 1, 2019 - 2 min read

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These figures, provided by the Brewers Association, help convey the size and scope of GABF. It is the largest ticketed beer festival in the United States (the Oregon Brewers Festival is larger but doesn't require tickets). GABF also is the festival serving the largest selection of American beers in one place.

These include preliminary figures for this week’s event, scheduled for October 3–5.

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