Big Beers: A Winter Beer Vacation

Two beer dinners, a homebrew competition, a commercial tasting, and several packed seminars: The 13th year of the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival was an absolute revelation in the eyes of this beer novice. Undoubtedly, novice or not, Big Beers was the principle mountain beer event to attend this winter. With some of the […]

Local Homebrew Competitions Offer Chance to Brew Professionally (for a Day)

If you’re a serious homebrewer, you’re going to want to check out these two competitions. Both Copper Kettle Brewing Co. and Lone Tree Brewing Co. are offering the chance for a homebrewer to brew on their professional system with the brewery’s respective Head Brewer (Jeremy or Jason). Here are the details: Lone Tree Brewing Company […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 7/28 – 7/31

If I had my weekend my way (with my multiple clones) these are some of the tracks I’d pick: Track 1:  Beers and Parties Thursday: Jump up to Oskar Blues to hit the back-to-back beer fun of Beer Culture the Movie and Firestone Walker Friday:  Check out the Denver County Fair and maybe see Billy […]