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Event Recap | Avery’s 15th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest Showcases Innovation

March 6, 2017 |

No matter the pedigree or esteem, for a beer festival to continue to thrive in today’s crowded beer landscape after 15 years of existence, it must be able to evolve, and iterate. Steeped in tradition, and rich in popularity, Avery’s Boulder Strong Ale Fest has found a way to remain one of the elite mid-sized festivals in the country by showcasing innovation in beer both internally and through the industry friends they invite each year.

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Pour List | 15th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest

February 28, 2017 |

Over the past 15 years, Avery Brewing Company has practically written the book on brewery-run niche festivals. Dating back to their original location in the humble alley of Arapahoe Ave, and now spanning three bar stations and an outdoor tent lineup in their two year old $30 million facility in Gunbarrel, Avery has mastered the art of attracting rare beers from top tier breweries, as well as showcasing their own oft unseen or hard to acquire wonders at such events.

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Event Recap | 14th Annual Avery Strong Ale Festival

March 8, 2016 |

Beers 8% and lower need not apply. Such was the tagline for this year’s 14th Annual Avery Strong Ale Festival. However, this grand celebration of exclusively high ABV beers, was about more than just knocking you flat on your ass. Instead the … Read More

Event Preview | 14th Annual Avery Strong Ale Festival Lineup

February 26, 2016 |

 

Local fans of Avery Brewing Company can relate that over the past 14 years, Avery has been on the forefront of throwing niche mid-sized beer festivals with a mega lineup of rare beers. From their Sour, Hop, and Strong … Read More

Event Recap | 2015 Boulder Strong Ale Fest

April 24, 2015 |

If Maryland does crab cakes, then Avery does strong ales, so it only makes sense that the Boulder Strong Ale Fest remains as one of my favorite mid-sized specialty-themed beer festivals. It was here three years ago that I tasted Pliny the … Read More