Sip, Sense and SAVOR

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

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For its 10th year, SAVORSM:
An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
, presented by the Brewers
(BA), will take place in Washington, D.C. Hailed
as the nation’s premier craft beer and food pairing event, SAVOR
brings thousands of craft beer lovers and foodies from around the
country together for an exceptional culinary experience.


Featuring a diverse lineup of 86
small and independent craft breweries
—10 more breweries than
in 2016—this year SAVOR will debut a new Grand Marketplace
setting, allowing for greater mobility and discovery throughout
the Great Hall of the National Building Museum. For the first
time, select breweries will occupy the spectacular second-floor
balcony and be paired with artisanal charcuterie, chocolate,
cheese and oyster producers.

As guests explore the Grand Marketplace and delight in the flavorful
craft beer and culinary pairings, they will be able to meet and
mingle with the talented luminaries behind their favorite craft beer


Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET


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


86 small and independent craft brewers from around the country

• 31 states and Washington, D.C. are represented

• 40 percent of breweries are first-time SAVOR participants

• 64 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
, fashioned the food pairing menu with
collaboration from several world class chefs, purveyors, Cicerones
and Brewers Association staff.



Beer lovers continue to support independent producers around the
country, contributing to the popularity of craft beer. The surge in
interest has brought considerable attention from the culinary
sphere, creating a harmonization between craft beer and cuisine.
SAVOR celebrates this collaboration by bringing together and
showcasing some of America’s finest craft beer and culinary
combinations, all curated by Chef Dulye.

Ticket Info:

Member Pre-Sale*: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Public Ticket Sale: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

* Note: You must be a Brewers
or American
Homebrewers Association
member by March 12, 2017 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

SAVOR ticket sales are limited to four tickets per night, per order.

2017 Extras:

Collaboration Beer: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in
Virginia and New Belgium Brewing Company in Colorado will join
forces to create a beer exclusively for SAVOR attendees. Each
attendee will receive a bottle of this special beer as an exit


Purveyors and Producers: This year’s specialty stations
feature outstanding new vendors that will be paired with breweries
on the second-floor balcony of the National Building Museum. This
year’s producers include:

Nathan Miller Chocolate, which will make and procure all
chocolate selections;

Nathan Anda and Red Apron Butcher, which will provide a
charcuterie station;

American Cheese Society, which will coordinate an artisan
cheese station;

Chop Tank, which will host the ever-popular oyster bar;

Monterey Fish Market, which will supply a sustainable raw




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


About the Brewers Association

The Brewers Association is the not-for-profit trade association
dedicated to small
and independent 
American brewers, their beers and the community
of brewing enthusiasts. The Brewers Association (BA) represents more
than 70 percent of the brewing industry, and its members make more than
99 percent of the beer brewed in the U.S. The BA organizes events
including the World
Beer CupSM
American Beer Festival®
Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®
An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
Homebrew Competition
 and American
Craft Beer Week
®. The BA publishes The
New Brewer
magazine and its Brewers
 division is the largest publisher of contemporary and
relevant brewing literature for today’s craft brewers and homebrewers.

Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the dynamic world of craft
beer at and
about homebrewing via the BA’s American
Homebrewers Association
 and the free Brew
 mobile app. Follow us on Facebook
and Twitter.

The Brewers Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or
marital/familial status. The BA complies with provisions of Executive
Order 11246 and the rules, regulations, and relevant orders of the
Secretary of Labor.


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