SAVOR New Experiences in Craft Beer

America’s Premier Craft Beer & Food Pairing Event Returns to the
Nation’s Capital




An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
, presented by the Brewers
(BA), will take place in DC again this year.
Recognized as the nation’s premier craft beer and food pairing
event, SAVOR, in its ninth year, unites thousands of craft beer
and food lovers for a unique culinary experience.


Along with indulging in distinctive craft beer and culinary
creations from a diverse lineup of 76
small and independent craft breweries
, guests will be able to
mingle with the remarkable personalities behind the craft beers
being served.



Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2016
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET


National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Small and independent craft brewers from around the country

— 28 states and Washington, D.C. are represented
— 50 percent of breweries are first time SAVOR participants
— 70 percent of the participating breweries were not at SAVOR last

Chef Adam Dulye, Brewers Association executive chef and
co-author of’s Beer
& Food Course
, created the food pairing menu with
collaboration from several world class chefs, Cicerones and
Brewers Association staff.



With craft beer continuing to grow in popularity and new breweries
emerging daily, the industry has gained increased traction in the
culinary sphere. SAVOR embraces this synergy by bringing together
some of America’s finest food and craft beer pairings, all curated
by Chef Dulye, in order to draw attention to the diverse offerings
craft brewers continue to present us with. Attendees will be able to
sample appetizers and craft beers from 76 different small and
independent craft brewers. Additionally, SAVOR gives guests the
opportunity to broaden their knowledge in the tasting Salons; these
directed educational experiences provide thought-provoking
information and discussion on a variety of craft beer topics.


Member Pre-Sale*: March 22, 2016


Public Ticket Sale: March 23, 2016

* Note: You must be a Brewers
or American
Homebrewers Association
member by 5:00 p.m. MT on March 13,
2016 to participate in the member pre-sale.

Grand Tasting Ticket ($135 per ticket, one evening Friday or
Saturday) includes:
— Craft beer and food (small plate) pairings—a variety of food
items and two-ounce tastings of craft beer
— The opportunity to meet and talk with many luminaries and
innovators of the craft beer world
— A commemorative tasting glass
— An event program with room for tasting notes
— An exit gift
Grand Tasting + Salon Package Ticket ($155 per ticket, one evening
Friday or Saturday + one Salon) includes:
— Entrance to Grand Tasting

— One private tasting or education Salon
of your choice. Review the Salon
to identify your preferred selection in advance of
the ticket sale.

SAVOR ticket sales are limited to two tickets per night, per order.
There is limited availability.
*Admission to each Salon requires a separate salon ticket and is
limited to those who have already purchased a General Admission
ticket for that evening.

2016 Extras:

— Collaboration beer: Deschutes Brewery in Oregon and Allagash
Brewing Company in Maine came together to brew Pettygrove’s Chance
exclusively for SAVOR attendees. The beer celebrates Francis
Pettygrove, who named Portland after the port city in his home state
of Maine, forever connecting the two states. Each attendee will
receive a bottle of this special beer as an exit gift.

— Better-than-ever food pairings: This year’s menu features more
extensive expert input and more creative ingredients than ever. Read
more about the menu development process on the SAVOR website




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For media inquiries, please contact Abby Berman at





SAVOR is made possible by a group of generous hosts,
partners, breweries and supporters



On Behalf of the Brewers Association
Abby Berman Cohen, 646-695-7044