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…

32 Beers on the Wall at Wazee Supper Club

Pizza and beer. Pretty much two of my favorite things, especially together. I’ve been a fan of Wazee Supper Club‘s pizza for years. And thanks to their 2012 remodel, they now have an impressive 32 beers on tap. I stopped in after work recently with a couple friends to check out their selection. We went…

American Craft Beer Week!

Happy American Craft Beer Week to All! Honestly, every day is craft beer day for me.  However, it’s great that there are so many fun events happening all across the nation this week.  I actually kicked off the week yesterday by having happy hour on my own balcony with Great Divide’s Titan IPA and Ska’s…

Cooking with Beer

I’ve always loved mac & cheese, and over the past couple of years this has become my go-to recipe. I use my favorite Colorado beer in it every time: Ska’s Modus Hoperandi. Beer Mac and Cheese 2  c. macaroni, cooked according to pkg. directions, and drained 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 8 ounces whole milk 8 ounces…