Since you’re reading a website devoted to beer talk, I assume you are keenly aware that the Great American Beer Fest is in just a short week’s time. For many of you, this will be your second, fourth, tenth, twenty-second, or maybe even thirtieth time at the craft beer red carpet. If you can be [...]
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Colorado is, objectively, a cool place to live. I don’t mean to go so far as to say it’s better than any particular place, or that it’s the best place for (fill in the blank). But unless you’re a fun hater who just can’t stand outdoorsy things, sports, crisp air, artisnal drinks of all kinds, [...]
I’ve given “Lager” a bad rap over the years. There was a time in my craft beer infancy when I associated anything labeled as a lager as something light, fizzy, and tasted like it was made by a multinational corporation that sponsors professional sports. And even as I matured, I’m still a huge fan of [...]
Beer vs. Wine dinners have been around for some time now. Quite popular too. You’ve probably heard of one, been to one, know a place that regularly hosts them, or what have you. But it must be nice to, on occasion, put down our judging pens/noteboks and enjoy some hors d’oeuvres alongside our wine loving [...]
American Craft Beer Week was two weeks ago now, but goodness knows that doesn’t stop the hearts and minds of craft breweries this spring. It’s sunny and mild, and the trees have a certain leafy glow about them—yes, it’s festival time. And what better way to kick off a beer drinking season than with a [...]
So how was your ACBW? Still able to remember most of it? That’s good. Ironically, mine was only “American” in name only. Allow me to explain. This week, I had more Euro-inspired craft beer in 7 days than I have in the past 5 months. I started my journey by visiting Strange Brewing Co. for [...]
So, on Friday I attended the sold-out Denver Winter Brewfest. Not only was it my first time there, it was my first time at any beer fest or similar event. So obviously there were first-time-excitement-jitters to get out. Did a bit of walking around and just looking in the hour before the event, where the [...]