Savor 2015Sip & SAVOR at the Premier Beer Pairing Event
Washington, D.C. June 5 & 6

What: SAVORSM: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, presented by the Brewers Association (BA) for 8 years running, is returning to the nation’s capital this June. Known as the premier craft beer and food pairing event in the U.S., SAVOR brings together thousands of beer lovers and foodies alike.

Attendees will enjoy culinary combinations specially designed to pair with craft beers from a geographically diverse lineup of 73 small and independent craft breweries. Guests will have the opportunity to converse with brewery owners and the personalities behind the craft brewed beer being served.

When: Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, 2015
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

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

Who: Small and independent craft brewers from around the country

  • 28 states and Washington, D.C. are represented
  • 45 percent of breweries are first time SAVOR participants
  • 67 percent of the participating breweries were not at SAVOR last year

Chef Adam Dulye, Brewers Association executive chef and co-author of’s Beer & Food Course, created the food pairing menu with collaboration from several world class chefs, Cicerones and Brewers Association staff.

Why: As craft brewers continue to innovate and expand, the industry has gained considerable attention. SAVOR celebrates the success of small and independent craft brewers and their flavor forward creations by showcasing the harmonization and synergy between craft beer and food. Guests are given the opportunity to enjoy a sampling of appetizers and craft beers from over 70 small and independent craft breweries while conversing with the luminaries of the craft beer industry. Additionally, SAVOR offers the opportunity to participate in directed tasting Salons, providing attendees with behind the scenes access to the craft beer world. This unique experience allows beer and food lovers to gain a better understanding of the diverse offerings from today’s small and independent brewers and illustrates how well craft beer and food complement one another.

Ticket             Member Pre-Sale: March 24, 2015
Info:                Public Ticket Sale: March 25, 2015

* Note: You must be a Brewers Association or American Homebrewers Association member by 5:00 p.m. MT on March 13, 2015 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

Grand Tasting + Salon Package Ticket ($155 per ticket, one evening Friday or Saturday + one Salon) includes:

Entrance to Grand Tasting

  • One private tasting or education Salon of your choice. Review the Salon schedule to identify your preferred selection in advance of the ticket sale.

*SAVOR ticket sales are limited to two tickets per night, per order. There is limited availability.

*Admission to each Salon requires a separate ticket and is limited to those with a General Admission ticket for that evening