Review: NewAir 126 Can Freestanding Beverage Fridge

Merry Christmas to me! For the past month I’ve been testing out (and thoroughly enjoying) my brand new beer fridge: the NewAir 126 Can Freestanding Beverage Fridge in Black*. This is my first-ever beverage fridge, and I am so happy to finally have more space in my full-size refrigerator. Since I cook a lot, my…

Holiday Gift Guide for the Beer Lover 2019

It’s holiday shopping time! If you have a craft beer lover on your list, I have a variety of awesome ideas for you. This list features gifts for all budgets: from $10 and less, up to $349. Here you’ll find beer, beer-related products, memberships, and even the gift of local spirits. Thanks for stopping by….

GABF 2019 Planning Guide

It’s GABF Week 2019! We’re just two days away from the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! You’ve got your tickets, and now it’s time to plan! (And if you don’t have tickets already, they are still available for the Thursday and Saturday evening sessions). If you’ve attended the Great American Beer Festival before, you know tackling that many…

GABF Week Events 2019

It’s almost time for the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! GABF is almost here! And when the fest is in town, so are numerous exciting beer events to go along with it. I’ve spent the last few weeks keeping my eyes pealed and have compiled a roundup of some of the best events for the…

Celebrate BIG at Great Divide’s 25th Anniversary Block Party!

  One of Denver’s oldest craft breweries—and one of my personal favorites—is turning TWENTY-FIVE! And they are celebrating in a *big* way. On Saturday, June 22nd, Great Divide Brewing Company is throwing a block party at its original location (2201 Arapahoe Street, where it all began). And wow do they have some exciting beers lined…

(ENDED) Win tickets to the Vail Craft Beer Classic

Win tickets to the 2019 Vail Craft Beer Classic! Want a chance to win a pair of tickets to highest altitude beer festival in Colorado on June 21-23, 2019? Then you’re in the right place! The Vail Craft Beer Classic events feature the best in craft beer from across the country as well as internationally,…

Update: Beer travels: Why is Colorado so strict on carding?

Hey guys. I wrote a blog post (below; original link here) five years ago about excessive carding in Colorado. I’m pretty sure this post got more comments than any others, as it seemed to have ruffled some feathers of folks, especially in the service industry. Since this post, I have traveled much more extensively and…

Six Colorado Beers to Try This Spring

Spring—a time for new beginnings. For beer drinkers spring can signify the time to start weaning themselves off of thick, dark beers and instead go for something a little lighter. I’m in the process of doing this myself, and I have some excellent suggestions for those looking to do the same. Most of these beer…