Event Overview


What will you experience at the Summit?

Tap Talks!

Tap Talks are in the Summit Expo hall and will feature industry masters throughout the day in town hall style audience participation events. Get up close and personal with industry legends like Ken Grossman and new and notable icons like David Walker- Firestone Walker Brewing Co.; Natalie and Vinnie of Russian River Brewing Co.; Steve Wagner- Stone Brewing Co; Professor Charlie Bamforth of UC Davis, and Many More!

Masters Demos!

Masters Demos are interactive demonstrations featuring California’s top
brewers and chefs pairing California’s finest beers and fresh ingredients in new and innovative styles. Artisan made cheese, salumi and desserts matched with the craft beers that bring out the flavors and richness of California’s bounty.

Experience the Craft Sessions!

Experience the craft educational sessions will bring top craft beer professionals together to provide phenomenal opportunities to learn more about craft beer and the business of brewing it.

Beer Releases!

Tasting stations will feature an array of beers in a variety of styles to experience the difference and enjoy new taste sensations. Brewers from all over the state will be on hand to pour and meet attendees. In addition new release beer debuts will take place on the expo floor throughout the day.

Interactive Displays!

A chance for you to experience what goes into the brewing of a great craft beer from the farm to your glass. See, feel and smell the grains, hops and yeast that make your favorite beers have their character. Talk to the experts in home brewing and learn what it will take to get your start in brewing.

Job and Education Center!

Have you ever dreamed of working at a brewery? Meet our experts in industry education and talk to the hiring professionals that make those dreams come true. Learn what it will take to meet your goals.

Hoppy Hour!

IPA’s and Appetizers make for a great networking hour. Don’t miss this opportunity for some great networking!

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