Event Date Oct. 20-26, 2014

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-389 days until Big Brew

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Welcome to the Nation's 2nd Largest Craft Beer Festival!


featuring 1,000+ Craft Beers, 40+ Texas Breweries and

Renowned Chefs pairing with hard to find brews!



The Great Match
Gourmands and Grains
Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
The George R. Brown Convention Center Hall A3
Tickets: $100 per person in advance

gour.mand \ˈgr-ˌmänd
noun... a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much

Houston's top culinary talent are spotlighted in this fine tasting experience where each Chef's preparation is paired with award winning craft beers for a taste bud blowout.
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Texas Brewed
Texas Breweries Showcase
Friday, October 24, 2014 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
The George R. Brown Convention Center Hall A3
Tickets: $50 per person in advance

40 Texas Breweries and their "A" teams show their Texas pride and they'll proudly share their unique selections with lucky participants who share their passion for Texas' best craft brews.
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Suds in the City
Houston Pub Crawl Buses
Friday, October 24, 2014 | 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tickets: $25 per person in advance SOLD OUT

Join the party and board the bus to visit some of the best craft beer destinations, party spots and pubs in Houston. Meet the movers and shakers on the craft beer scene as well as Brewmasters and beer enthusiasts alike.
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Big Brew Grand Tasting Sessions
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Session 1: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Session 2: Close the Taps Private Industry Party
The George R. Brown Convention Center Hall A3
Tickets: $45 in advance

Enjoy over 1,000 craft beers, featuring Spec's University Seminar Stage and fun interactive displays. Meet the Brew Brains, Brewmasters and beer industry movers & shakers.
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Big Brew Beer Snobs VIP Zone
Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 12:00 - 4:30 pm
The George R. Brown Convention Center Hall A3
Tickets: $100 in advance

A VIP experience where VIPs get early access to 1,000 craft brews. Sit in relaxed style in the VIP Zone and nosh on culinary treats. Surprise elements include special tasting and sampling. Guests rub elbows with some of the industry's best! VIP Session available in first session only starting at noon.
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8th Wonder Brewston Brunch
Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Shula's, Hyatt Regency Downtown
Tickets: $50 in advance + gratuity and tax
Call (713) 375-4709 to reserve your spot.

Good morning Brewston - wake up to a 3-course brunch including French Toast, Rocket Fuel and Mimosa. Three specialty craft beers from 8th Wonder Brewing paired perfectly with a hand-crafted brunch menu by Shula's Executive Chef.
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America's & Southern Star Brewing Co. Beer Dinner
Monday, October 20, 2014 | Reception starts at 6:30 with Dinner served at 7:00 pm
America's River Oaks
2040 West Gray | Houston, Texas 77019
Call (832) 200-1492 for reservations

Michael and David Cordua of America's with Dave Fougeron, Owner of Southern Star Brewing Co.

Witchcraft Tavern Provision Co. & Karbach Brewing Co.
Beer Dinner

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Witchcraft Tavern & Provision Co.
1221 West 11th Street | Houston, Texas 77008
Call (832) 649-3601 for reservations
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RDG + Bar Annie & Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Beer Dinner
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
RDG + Bar Annie
1800 Post Oak Boulevard | Houston, Texas 77056
Call (713) 840-1111 for reservations

Robert Del Grande of RDG + Bar Annie joins forces with Brock Wagner, Founder of Saint Arnold Brewing Co.

Wine Escape
Thursday - Saturday, October 23 - 25, 2014
Tickets: included in The Great Match, Texas Brewed or The Grand Tasting Session tickets
The George R. Brown Convention Center Hall A3
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ALL GUESTS MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE ON DAY OF EVENT TO ENTER.
NO SMALL CHILDREN OR STROLLERS WILL BE ADMITTED.




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