Barley Wine and Cheese Pairing at Star Bar Tonight

star bar barley wine and cheese pairing

Holy crap. That’s what I said when I saw this poster: Star Bar is throwing a Barley Wine and Cheese pairing tonight, starting at 6pm.  They’re also throwing in 3 pilsners, and the closest thing Stone makes to a pilsner – Levitation.  So Big ABV / Low ABV, why not. 6:00 PM. 8 beers 4 […]

How the Big Beers Festival Kicked My Ass

Snowy Aspens

 As ashamed as I am to admit it, this was my first visit to Vail despite being a Colorado native.  This picturesque mountain town offered the perfect getaway after a hectic work week.   We arrived on Friday night with plenty of time to spare before the Cigar Pairing event at 10pm, so we took in the […]

Know Thy Beer – Barley Wine

Old Ruffian

As the Great American Beer Festival approaches (28 days!), I’ll be highlighting some of the beer styles you are likely to encounter and what makes them unique.  Today we’ll be covering the barley wine (or barleywine depending on how you want to spell it).  This big beer is easily one of my favorite styles and […]