The Beer Diaries: Day 1 & 2

Guest mini-series by  Jessica Doerffel What were two Colorado girls with available vacation time, little money, and a passion to drink beer to do with 5 days?  Work on hops farms for a free night stay, you say?  Yes, that is what my friend Joy and I decided to do, and it was utterly a glorious […]

Crafting a Nation, the Follow-Up to Beer Culture

Several months ago, Free Mind Productions released Beer Culture the Movie (click here for my review).  This 55 minute documentary focused on Colorado breweries and their role in the craft beer revolution sweeping the nation.  Despite its local roots, the film was a success, filling up screenings at Upslope, Left Hand, and Wynkoop their first […]

Colorado Brings Home 44 GABF Medals and the Most Gold

Colorado wins at beer, period. The Centennial State brought home 44 medals at the 30th annual Great American Beer Festival, and only California brought home more with 51. Here are the top 5 states by medals won: California – 51 Colorado – 44 Oregon – 15 Illinois – 12 Indiana & Washington – 10 (TIE) […]