Beer festivals are a great way to try new beers, meet brewery representatives and travel to new places and they’ve come a long way from the days of drinking beers in parking lots.

Many beer festivals nowadays are not just about the beer and have seminars, food, culture, music, art and more.

In this episode, we talk to two beer festival planners, Day Bracey, who runs Barrel and Flow in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Laura Lodge, who ran Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines in Breckenridge, Colorado. They talk about what goes into making a beer festival a success, some difficulties facing festival planning, and the future of beer festivals.

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