BrüFrouFEST 2017

BrüFrouFEST just celebrated its fourth year, and with it came some big changes. The 2014, 2015 and 2016 events were all held in the spring at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. But this year it was outdoors at the Tivoli Quad, and it was in July instead. And there was more of everything: 130…

Beer Events: Special GABF Week Edition!

Whether you’re attending the Great American Beer Festival or not, there are lots of exciting beer events leading up to GABF and continuing throughout the week. While Colorado is always a great place for craft beer, GABF week is the absolute best time to be here! ***Note: I will be updating this as other event…

September Beer Events

September is an especially wonderful time in Colorado. There are still plenty of warm days, yet cooler mornings and evenings remind us that autumn is near. What better way to enjoy this most perfect weather? How about a beer event or five?! This month we’ve got beer and food events: a chip & dip off,…

July Beer Events

July Beer Events list is up!  Featuring events with: Black Shirt Great Divide Strange Craft Beer Company Fiction Beer Company Boulder Beer Breckenridge Brewery BRU The POST Brewing Renegade Brewing Ska Brewing Factotum Brewhouse Twisted Pine   And festivals! Summer Brew Fest Breck Summer Beer Fest Breckenridge Brewery’s Hootenanny Denver’s Biergarten Festival Colorado Brewers Rendezvous…

4th Annual Brewer’s Alley

Beer lovers: looking for something fun to do next weekend? How about a beer event in downtown Denver, just off the 16th Street Mall?! Next Saturday, May 21st, is the 4th Annual Brewer’s Alley, presented by Rialto Cafe. Brewer’s Alley takes place right next to Rialto, in the alley between Curtis and Champa. Brewer’s Alley is…

Collaboration Fest 2016: The Best Year Yet!

The third annual Collaboration Fest was last Saturday, March 19th at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. In addition to over 85 unique beers, this fest is one-of-a-kind in that it brings to light the camaraderie and extraordinary relationships among so many brewers. It is this spirit of working together that adds something special to to the overall…

Raise a Glass for GABF!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glass is Life for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As the Great American Beer Festival approaches, my thoughts turn to hundreds of different beers that will be poured at the fest. And as I sit here thinking about it, I sip on my favorite beer…

GABF Week Events 2014

It’s almost my favorite time of year again: GABF week! The Great American Beer Festival is something to get very excited about. But even for those not attending the festival, there are endless other great beer events going on before, during and after it. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been reading about dozens…

Beer, Bubbles & Brunch: Humboldt

Beer and brunch: a couple of my favorite things. There is almost nothing more enjoyable to me than to sleep in on the weekend and then go out for a leisurely meal (preferably on a patio), with drinks of course. And I did just that on Sunday, at Humboldt. Humboldt has many great beverage options…

IPA DAY!!!

Seeing as how IPA is my personal favorite style of beer, every day is “IPA Day” to me. However, I am excited that tomorrow, August 1st, is the official IPA Day! When I first started drinking craft beer, I was a strictly dark beer fan: my first loves were porters…then stouts…and, eventually–after sampling many of…

Colorado Craft Beer Week: Which Beer is Always in My Fridge?

Since it’s Colorado Craft Beer Week, I would like to give a quick shout out to a couple of my favorite Colorado beers. Well, my favorites that are bottled/canned and distributed anyway. I have lots of others that can only be purchased in a tap room, so I’m mentioning the ones I can pick up…

Craft Beer Pairs Well With Italian Fare at Gaetano’s

When I want to go out for a nice Italian meal, my thoughts often turn to wine. Wine is the natural companion to Italian cuisine, and I enjoy an occasional glass of it with a good pasta dish. But, as a beer lover, I would like the option of having a few craft beers from…