Isleta Resort & Casino

10th Annual Albuquerque Hopfest Beer Fest

21 and over only

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at Isleta Resort & Casino

August 26, 2017 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Time: 2:00pm     Day: Saturday     Doors: 1:30pm     Ages: 21+ Ages     Price: $10 - $30
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10th Annual Albuquerque Hopfest Beer Fest is New Mexico's biggest beer festival.  Sample from over 70 Breweries, enjoy 3 Stages with 7 Bands, games, vendors and more to benefit local charities.  21 and over only. 

VIP Admission $55 Early Bird/ $60 advance/$65 day of

This ticket is for the VIP Beer Lover. Passes include general admission, admission to Exclusive Extra Hoppy Hour, exclusive pours starting at 3pm in the VIP Room, food pairings and a festival souvenir. 


Exclusive Extra Hoppy Hour $36 Early Bird/ $40 advance/$45 day of

This ticket is for the beer lover who wants to be first in line. Passes include general admission and entrance to a limited admittance extra hour of unlimited sampling beginning at 2pm.


General Admission $27 Early Bird/$30 advance/$35 day of

Passes include 3 hours of unlimited beer sampling and a souvenir tasting glass starting at 3pm.  



Non-Sampling Admission $10 

Passes include festival access only, no beer sampling allowed.  Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be for sale throughout the event. Enjoy the music, games, vendors, performers and more! 
Beer & Food Pairing with Marble Brewery & Whole Foods Market $10 (4:30pm)
Learn about pairing food with beer, and try some great pairings! Marble has provided special beers to pair perfectly with cheeses, meats, nuts and more from Whole Foods Market! 

Amber Ale :: Smoked Gouda and Pump Street Rye Chocolate

Oatmeal Stout :: Espresso Cheddar and Gusto Chorizo

White Out :: Cashmere brie and Marcona Almonds

Strawberry Gose :: Montchevre Honey Chevre and Chuo Mango Chocolate

Sensory Analysis Seminar $10 (3:30pm)
Presented by Craft King Consulting, this seminar is designed to tantalize the senses.  This hands-on event will feature a diverse range of aromas and flavors that will be accompanied by explanations by industry insider. Angelo Orona.  Ever wonder why a hefeweizen tastes like bubblegum or a stout smells like fresh espresso?  This seminar is here to answer your questions, pique your curiosity and make you a better beer drinker. 
History of Brewing in Albuquerque FREE (5:00pm)
Chris Jackson is the editor/co-founder of the NM Dark Side Brew Crew and the author of Albuquerque Beer: Duke City History on Tap. An Albuquerque resident off and on since 1986, he turned a habit of hanging out at local breweries into a successful local craft beer news website and now a book that covers the history of brewing in the city, from the 1880s to 2016. He will be speaking about how we got from the pre-Prohibition era to the current craft brewery boom. He will also be signing and selling copies of his book.
Official Event T-Shirt $15
Reserve your size, plus save time and money - purchase your shirt now! 
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2:00 pm
Non-Sample Ticket
2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Extra Hoppy Hour
3:00 pm
General Admission
3:30 pm
New Mexico Brewers Guild Sensory Analysis Seminar
4:30 pm
Beer & Food Pairing with Marble Brewery & Whole Foods Market
5:00 pm
History of Brewing in Albuquerque - FREE