BeerAdvocate to Host the East Coast’s Largest American Craft Beer Fest

American Craft Beer Fest (ACBF)


Join us in Boston on June 20 & 21, 2008 for one of the East Coast’s largest celebrations of American craft beer, featuring: 75 American brewers, ~300 craft beers, guest speakers, and more!


We’re still working on the website, but plan on updating it shortly. In the meantime, save the dates and secure your tickets today!


Ticket Info

Advance tickets are $40 each through Ticket Alternative; service fees apply. Ticket price includes:

Entry into one session; 21+ w/ valid ID

All 2oz beer tastings

Fest guide

Tasting cup

Access to beer education seminars

2 days, 3 sessions, upwards of 5,000 attendees per session:

June 20, 2008 = 6-9:30pm (Friday)

June 21, 2008 = 1-4:30pm (Saturday)

June 21, 2008 = 6-9:30pm

Venue location:

Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA


Latest Updates

Advanced tickets for the American Craft Beer Fest are now on-sale!


American Craft Beer Fest will feature upwards of 75 brewers, pouring ~300 craft beers; 2oz tastings. All breweries are required to physically attend. Brewer attendance is limited, however interested brewers are welcome to inquire.


Here’s the current list of confirmed and interested breweries. Please check back often for updates as this is not a final listing; subject to change.



Anderson Valley Brewing Co.

Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Mad River Brewing Co.

Moylan’s Brewery

Shmaltz Brewing Company (He’Brew)

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Stone Brewing Co.



Avery Brewing Co.

Boulder Beer Co.

Flying Dog Brewery

Left Hand Brewing Co.

Oskar Blues Brewery



Dogfish Head Craft Brewery



SweetWater Brewing Co.

Terrapin Beer Co.



Berkshire Brewing Co.

Boston Beer Co.

Cambridge Brewing Co.

Cape Ann Brewing Co.

Cape Cod Beer

Harpoon Brewery

Haverhill Brewery / The Tap

Mayflower Brewing Co.

Mercury Brewing Co.



Allagash Brewing Co.



Clipper City Brewing Co.



The Livery



Boulevard Brewing Co.

The Saint Louis Brewery (Schlafly)


New York

Brewery Ommegang

Brooklyn Brewery

Butternuts Beer & Ale

High Falls Brewing Co.

Ithaca Beer

Sixpoint Craft Ales

Southern Tier Brewing Co.

The Matt Brewing Co.


New Hampshire

Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

Portsmouth Brewery

Redhook Ale Brewery

Smuttynose Brewing Co.


North Carolina

The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery



Hoppin’ Frog Brewery



Rogue Ales



Legacy Brewing Co.

Stoudts Brewing Co.

The Lion Brewery

Victory Brewing Co.


Rhode Island

Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.

Narragansett Beer



Williamsburg AleWerks



Long Trail Brewing Co.

Magic Hat Brewing Co.

McNeill’s Brewery

Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver’s

Rock Art Brewery