Best in Show: The Standouts of GABF 2013

This year I entered the hall of the Great American Beer Festival at approximately 5:45, ready to try as many of the beers/breweries on my list as I possibly could before 10 p.m. It’s always a fun challenge, and I did stop by a majority of the booths I’d hoped to. However, four hours just…

Colorado Beer Girl’s Exclusive Interview with Greg Koch of Stone Brewing

Every year, the week of Great American Beer Festival means a plethora of exciting beer events in Denver. And along with those events come all sorts of visitors: festival attendees, brewers, speakers, beer reps, and more. Thursday night I had the amazing opportunity to meet and talk to the CEO and co-founder of one of the best…

3 Weeks Til GABF 2012! Today: Using Food in Beer

That’s right, folks. Only three short weeks until this year’s GABF!!! Last week I posted some recipes for cooking with beer and hops, and today I’m thinking about all the great beers out there that are made with some sort of food. I had an interesting one yesterday: Stone’s Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers. It was…