Event Preview: BrüFrou Craft Beer + Culinary Pairing

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As craft beer lovers, many of us also love food. Pairing beer and food so that both enhance each other requires attention to the dominant taste and flavor elements in each. How do you approach pairing successfully? The Brewers Associated has created a Craft Beer Characteristics Chart. This chart is great if you are planning […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Mar. 13th – 15th

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 58˚ Low: 34˚ Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 69˚ Low: 42˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 76˚ Low: 47˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, March 13 Steak and Spirits Cook Street School of Culinary Arts, 1937 Market St. Carnivores and libation lovers unite! Cook Street is hosting an educational evening from 6-9:30 p.m. where […]

Top Shelf Harvest Vail

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If you are not an avid skier, snowboarder, or all around winter enthusiast then the best time to visit Vail is undoubtedly the fall. A combination of summer staples like mountain biking and hiking combined with the milder weather and changing leaves make autumn trips west of the tunnel a perfect weekend getaway. This year […]

Breckenridge and SweetWater collaboration hits Denver

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All it took was 17 years and persistent nudging from a brewery 1,400 miles away to convince SweetWater Brewing Company of Atlanta, Ga., to finally brew a big-time collaboration beer. The nudging, pestering, far-away brewery happens to be Breckenridge Brewery and the resulting collaboration beer has morphed into a two-day event during the Craft Brewers Conference […]

Two22 Brew Mixes Beer and Charity

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Two22 Brew, one of Denver’s newest breweries, is opening up with a novel concept – it’s giving away part of its profits. At its core, Two22 is a marriage of a brewery and a philanthropic endeavor. Paige Schuster, who co-owns the brewery with her husband Marcus Christianson, said the idea of Two22 – opening in […]

Bacon & Beer Timelapse

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Most festivals start with an empty canvas: a big ballroom, an empty street, an open box. The Exdo Center, where Bacon & Beer was held this year, is a large empty shell before the crew gets started. Watch a timelapse of the setup, event, and breakdown. The doors open around minute 3. Denver Bacon and […]