Chef & Brew 2013

Last week I attended my first Chef & Brew Festival. Though I had heard about it in the past, this was my first experience with the beer & small plates pairing event. This year’s Chef & Brew featured eighteen local breweries (with one from Utah) and restaurants: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Jay Leandro –…

American Homebrewers Association: Trust me, you want a membership

In the spring I started thinking about this year’s Great American Beer Festival. I knew I wanted tickets to the Saturday afternoon members-only session, so I pulled up the American Homebrewers Association web page for some information. An individual membership costs $38 for one year; to me it was worth it to pay that amount just…

Colorado Country Club Classic 2012

On Friday evening I attended the 2012 Colorado Country Club Classic at Casselman’s in Denver.  This event was a fundraiser for the American Lung Association of Colorado, and this year’s theme was golf.  I’m really not a fan of golf; I don’t participate in it and think our country spends far too much clean water…