Day of Dorks at Wynkoop

Last Saturday, March 4th, I attended the first ever Day of Dorks beer festival at Wynkoop Brewing. Day of Dorks was a fun celebration of beer—an event where beer nerds could geek out over all the righteous brews and chat with those who used their scientific know-how to create them. Some 30 local breweries were present (with one…

Wynkoop Brewing Presents Day of Dorks on March 4, 2017

What: Day of Dorks When: Sat, March 4, 2017, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Where: Wynkoop Brewing Company (1634 18th Street, Denver, CO 80202) Price : $25 for 1 ticket, $40 for 2 tickets The Details: Come to the DORK side. We have craft beer. Nerds, we’ve gone plaid — Join us Saturday, March 4th at Wynkoop…

Day of Darks at Wynkoop

What: Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Day of Darks When: Saturday, November 19, 12-4 p.m. Where: Wynkoop Brewing Co. (1634 18th St, Denver) Why: To support the Movember Foundation and local men’s health organizations, Colorado Cancer Research Foundation and CU Cancer Center Over 25 breweries will bring in their “stache” of dark beers to Wynkoop Brewing on Nov. 19th,…

Valentine’s Day Events for Beer Lovers 2016

My February Beer Events post is up, but here is a special one solely dedicated to beer events on Valentine’s Day/weekend. There are several fun things to do with your sweetheart or your friends! Fri., Feb. 12-Sun., Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day at The Post Brewing Co. (105 West Emma St., Lafayette). In celebration of Valentine’s…

United Tastes of Belgium 2014: Update!

Last week I posted about Wynkoop’s United Tastes of Belgium on July 19th. I listed many of the breweries that will be in attendance, but now it’s even more exciting. I just got the list of beers that will be poured at the event. It is going to be AMAZING!!! Click on the list below…

South Denver Beer Festival 2014

Last weekend was the second annual South Denver Beer Festival at Clement Park in Littleton. It was a weekend of nice weather, beautiful scenery, and lots of great Colorado breweries, distilleries, and more. South Denver Beer Fest hosted a good mix of breweries old and new. Some have been around for years, such as Great…

United Tastes of Belgium at Wynkoop

Attention Belgian beer lovers! This Saturday, July 27th, is the United Tastes of Belgium event at Wynkoop Brewing in Denver. There are some truly amazing beers on the list, and some excellent local breweries have been added to this year’s event, such as 12 Degree, Black Bottle, Black Shirt, Fate, Gravity, and more. Check out the…

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…

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…

Wynkoop Brewing’s Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout: Does this count as meat?

I am a long-time vegetarian.  I am also a lover of beer.  These two normally harmonious characteristics were recently challenged when I found out about Wynkoop Brewing’s Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout. I know “meat” beers exist; I’ve heard of bacon beers but never had any interest in trying them.  And it’s not because I’ve been…

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…