The 2016 Grand Tasting takes place on Saturday, September 17th from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with 56 microbreweries and over 170 styles of beer. Festival patrons will receive a tasting glass upon entry to the festival and can sample as many flavors from each brewery as desired. In addition, a select few breweries will be featured all weekend in the House of Brews. Lastly, there will be up to seven different flavors being poured all weekend at the Sierra Nevada beer tent. Check back in early summer for the 2016 brewery line-up.