Returning to Washington D.C., SAVORSM: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience will unite craft beer lovers and independent brewers this June for the 11th year. Presented by the Brewers Association (BA), SAVOR is hailed as the premier craft beer and food pairing event in the U.S., serving up a selection of small bites perfectly paired with craft beer from independent breweries around the country.
The event will take place Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, 2018 under the soaring columns of the historic National Building Museum. This year’s list of participating breweries is larger than ever, with 90 small and independent craft brewers set to serve a diverse range of over 180 beers.
60 percent of the breweries participating this June were not present at last year’s event, and 36 percent of are first-time participants. You’ll be able to delight your senses, discover new tastes and learn about beer and food pairing with 180 varieties of craft beer, representing 32 states and Washington D.C.. A mouth-watering selection of small plates to pair with your beer will be prepared by Chef Adam Dulye,Brewers Association executive chef and author of newly released The Beer Pantry.
Craft beer aficionados know that independently brewed beer is designed to dazzle their taste buds – especially when paired with the perfect small plate. As the world of beer becomes increasingly flavorful, there has been a surge of interest in how that can complement the culinary sphere. SAVOR celebrates the delectable harmony between craft beer and cuisine.
Tickets for SAVOR are on sale now and include:
Specialty food stations at SAVOR 2018 will feature vendors serving up bites that can be paired with craft beer on the second-floor balcony of the National Building Museum. This year’s producers include:
The Brewers Association (BA) is the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents 4,000-plus U.S. breweries. The BA’s independent craft brewer seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers by small and independent craft brewers. The BA organizes events including the World Beer CupSM, Great American Beer Festival®, Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®, SAVOR℠: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, Homebrew Con, National Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The New Brewer® magazine, and Brewers Publications™ is the leading publisher of brewing literature in the U.S.