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Utah Beer News

The Utah Beer News podcast is an extension of It strives to deliver stories from brewers, breweries, and everyday imbibers who share a passion for craft beer. Founded in 2018, Utah Beer News is written by and for craft beer lovers. It's handcrafted craft beer content to sip and savor.

Aug 18, 2021

Utah Beer News sat down with Pete Saltas, publisher of Salt Lake City Weekly and the festival director for the 11th Utah Beer Festival, as part of our Virtual Taproom series.

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The Utah Beer Festival, which takes place in Salt Lake City on Aug. 21-22, 2021, is the largest beer-sampling event in the state. This year’s installment will feature more than 50 breweries pouring about 250 different beers over the course of two days.

Thanks to Pete for taking the time to visit with Utah Beer News. And thank you for listening. I hope you enjoy hearing more about the Utah Beer Festival. If you enjoy this type of storytelling, I’d really appreciate it if you could share this episode with your beer-loving friends, and then please leave a review on your podcast platform of choice.

More Information

  • For an accompanying article about the 2021 Utah Beer Festival, please visit
  • In Episode 25 of the Utah Beer News Podcast, we visited with Festival organizers ahead of the 2019 event
  • And here is an article about the Utah Beer Festival ahead of the 10th-anniversary event in 2019 

Enjoy the episode!

Episode 63 | Aug. 18, 2021