addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1linklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

The World Beer Festival Returns to Columbia, SC

Join Good Eats and Meets for the World Beer Festival-Columbia, SC

Saturday January 19th Columbia Convention Center Afternoon Session: 12-4pm Evening Session: 6-10pm General Admission: $40 VIP Admission: $85

World Beer Festival-Columbia, SC


January 19, 2013!

Tickets Go On Sale Next Thursday, November 15!

More Beer! More Space! More Reasons to Celebrate at this year's new and improved festival! Tickets are sold online through etix. Click here for more information.

FYI, I just found out for sure that I have to travel for work. I am headed to San Francisco and can't attend! Bummer..I am hoping that the group could still meetup and have a blast. Anyone willing to be our point person? are going already, it would mean teeling folks where you are and how they can catch up with you. If you Email me at [masked]

Check out a letter from All About Beer Magazine president, Daniel Bradford, for more information on our big changes for 2013. We can't wait to see you there!

Letter to Our Columbia Beer Lovers

Sample from local, regional, national, and global breweries. Enjoy beer seminars, exhibits, live music and more.

Come see why, USA Today and Wired Magazine claim World Festival as one of the premier beer events in the country!

The World Beer Festival has two sessions, ticketed separately. Each session is four hours, 12-4 PM and 6-10 PM. With a general admission ticket, you receive a tasting glass for unlimited 2-ounce tastings and a festival program. General admission tickets are $40 per session (day of event $50 per session, if not sold out).

VIP tickets are limited, sold only online, and cost $85. The ticket includes a World Beer Festival commemorative glass, an upscale food buffet, a private hospitality area, and a bonus of extra special beers not available at the brewers' tables. VIP tickets also include unlimited sampling from the breweries tables, a selection of over 300 different beers.

Thank you for your support of the World Beer Festival-Columbia in 2013 and All About Beer Magazine!

The World Beer Festival Columbia, SC is Only One Day Away! I hate to be missing it, but I am n San Fran for work. Here is the updated beer list. Who is going to be our host person? Still waiting to hear back from someone.
Get your tickets NOW before they sell out!

January 19, 2013
Columbia Convention Center
Download the
Columbia 2013 Beer Guide

Brewery List:

Abita Brewing Co.

Almaza Beer


Anchor Brewing Co.

Aviator Brewing Co.

Batch 19

Birra Peroni

Blue Moon

Bottletree Beer Co.

Boulder Beer Co.

Brooklyn Brewery

Carolina Beer Co.

Conquest Brewing

Crispin Cider

Dos Equis XX

Dundee Brewing Co.

Foothills Brewing Co.

Founders Brewing Co.

Full Sail Brewing Co.

George Killian's



Henry Weinhard's

Highland Brewing

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Negro Modelo

New Belgium Brewing Co.

New South Brewing Co.

O 'Dempseys Brewing Co.

Old Speckled Hen

Oskar Blues Brewery


Palmetto Brewing Co.

Pilsner Urquel

R J Rockers Brewing Co.

Rogue Ales

Sapporo USA

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Spoetzl Brewery

SweetWater Brewing Co.

Terrapin Beer Co.

The Duck-Rabbit Brewery

Thomas Creek Brewery


Windy Hill Orchard

Yuengling Brewery


Afternoon Session: 12-4pm

Evening Session 6-10pm

General Admission: $40
General Admission Day of: $50

VIP Admission: $85

Buy tickets online here or at participating outlets!

Don't forget to book your Hilton hotel room too.

Accommodations Information

Presented by:

logo Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

If you have questions about the festival, don't hesitate to email us! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

Join or login to comment.

  • A former member
    A former member

    My buddy and I will be there from noon to 4 so maybe we will see you there.

    January 18, 2013

11 went

Our Sponsors

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy