15 Arizona Breweries Offer Deals for Virtual Great American Beer Festival  

Matthew JohnsonOctober 1, 2020
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GABF flight from Huss Brewing Co.
GABF flight from Huss Brewing Co.

Like most big events this year, the annual Great American Beer Festival in Denver was cancelled as an in-person gathering. The multi-day Super Bowl of beer competition attracts hundreds of breweries from every corner of the country along with tens of thousands of craft beer drinkers in attendance. This year, because of the pandemic, GABF is virtual and encouraging people to buy a “passport” ticket for deals at breweries in their own home town or state.

Fifteen Arizona breweries are taking part with special offers from October 1-18. Let’s take a look at this year’s participants and what you can get with a $20 GABF virtual passport.


North Mountain Brewing

  • $5 off a flight of 8 North Mountain beers
  • 20% off all merchandise

Simple Machine Brewing

  • 20% off packaged to-go beer
  • 10% off all merchandise
  • Get a draft beer for a penny when you buy a draft beer at regular price.

Walter Station Brewery

  • Free gifts
  • Exclusive access to special release beers
  • 25% off all merchandise
  • Firkin tapping on Fridays during GABF

West Valley

Saddle Mountain Brewing (Goodyear)

  • For in-person experience: 25% off entire bill with up to four visits during promotional period. Must present GABF Passport at time of visit.

GABF Gold Medal Winner 2017, 2018 & 2019 – ClanDestine Scottish Export Ale


Historic Brewing

  • Happy Hour pricing all day for Passport holders

GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2019 – Salt River Lager
GABF Silver Medal Winner in 2016 – Avant Chard barrel-aged Berliner

Lumberyard Brewing

  • 50% off a taster flight
  • 10% off online merchandise with promo code

GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2009 — Railhead Red
GABF 2009 Silver, 2010 Bronze, 2012 Silver Medal Winner — Flagstaff IPA
GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2007 — Humphrey’s Hefe
GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2009 — Big Rapid Imperial IPA

Mother Road Brewing Company

  • Discounted pints


LazyG Brewhouse

  • 50% off a flight of four LazyG beers
  • 25% off growler fills of LazyG beers

East Valley

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery (Chandler location)

  • 10% off food
  • $4 BJ’s signature handcrafted beer
  • $5 BJ’s growler refills
  • 10% off BJ’s six-packs (One offer per visit)

Goldwater Brewing Co. (Scottsdale)

  • Free 5-oz. sample
  • 25% off a flight of four or a four-pack
  • 25% off merchandise
  • $1 off a pint of your choice

Huss Brewing Co. (Tempe & Phoenix locations)

  • 25% off all Huss merchandise (in taprooms only)
  • Flight for $1 (regular price is $8). Pick any four from: Koffee Kolsch, Papago Desert Sage Orange IPA, Huss Oktoberfest Lager, Hopaloosa Hazy IPA and Scottsdale Blonde

GABF Silver Medal Winner in 2019 – Oktoberfest Lager

Pedal Haus Brewery (Chandler & Tempe locations)

  • 16oz Beer & 1/2 flight for $6
  • $5 off a growler fill (New growlers only, not valid with exchange)

GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2018 – Biere Blanche
GABF Silver Medal Winner in 2017 – Light Lager

Uncle Bear’s Brewery (Gilbert)

  • $20 for a gift pack (normally $40) that includes a mixed six-pack of 12-oz. beers, T-shirt, logo pint glass and Beering Arizona limited edition sticker. Valid once per passport, while supplies last and valid at Gilbert Brewery location only.


Barrio Brewing

  • Free Barrio Brewing pint glass with $25 purchase

GABF Gold Medal Winner in 2008 — Nolan’s Porter
GABF Bronze Medal Winner in 2015 — Barrio Rojo

Ten55 Brewing

  • 30% off Ten55 logo merchandise
  • Early access to new black lager seasonal beer
  • Free logo pint glass with two 32oz. crowlers purchase (limit two glasses)

Click here for more information on GABF 2020.


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