5 Reasons to Attend the Craft Beer Summit ’19 in Long Beach

#1 Inexpensive “Beer Tour” of California at the Summit Beer Festival

With 170+ breweries pouring beer at the Summit Beer Festival on Saturday, September 14, beer lovers have a unique chance to “tour” through the state of California craft beer! The breweries are organized by region so pull out your brewery map and take a tour of the best of the Golden State, all at Marina Green Park in Long Beach!

#2 Educational Sessions that Span Tasting, Business, Brewing, Hospitality, Sustainability, Leadership and More!

The line-up of educational seminars at the Craft Beer Summit on September 12 & 13 appeals to anyone that loves, tastes, works with or works for craft beer! Check out the full list of seminars and pick the ones that suit your needs! The NEW Hospitality Tracks offers everything from draft tech to music licensing to legal consultation for bar or restaurant managers!

#3 Interaction on the Expo Floor

From sniffing hops to tasting beer and food pairings to sitting and listening to a Chef and Brewer demo to tasting beer from a Regional Guild, there are a variety of activities to do on the Summit Expo Floor on top of all the great exhibitors and vendors to talk or shop through! Check out the map of everything on the floor for a full look at the scope of experiences you can try at the Craft Beer Summit this year. If you are in a shopping mood, make sure you check out the list of exhibitors!

#4 Guild Booths on the Expo Floor

Speaking of Regional Guild beers, seven Regional Brewers Guilds from across California will be repping their region’s best beers, breweries and culture in booths on the expo hall floor, giving attendees a chance to taste beer and experience the vibe of different regions across the state. Beer releases announced on the floor of the Expo Hall!

#5 The Brewers Pour the Beer

At the Expo Hall and at the giant Summit Beer Festival, it’s common to see the owners and brewers of all the breweries pouring you their beer. This is a great chance to ask questions about the beers or the brewery and hear from the source the stories that make the brand.

BONUS #6 Pick the Experience YOU Want!

With ticket options ranging from day passes to VIP weekend passes to tickets to the Summit Beer Festival alone, you can tailor your Summit Experience to what you want!

Check out all ticket options on the Summit website here: https://www.californiacraftbeer.com/craft-beer-summit/tickets/purchase-tickets/