Chefs Ian Clark of BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats and Jensen Cummings, an experimental chef who founded “Brewed Food”, performed a balancing act of epic proportions as the pair collaborated on a six-course paired menu exhibiting “fermentation … Continue reading BRU Boulder Beer Dinner pushes all boundaries with ‘Brewed Food’ meal
Here are two rules to running a great microbrewery: 1) Make it great to begin with, and 2) make it better. Front Range Brewing Company in Lafayette has followed these rules to a Tee. Front … Continue reading Second Time’s a Charm: Lafayette’s Front Range Brewing improves beers, food menu
Just as the taps rotate and draft menus shift with the seasons here in Boulder, so do the tastes that Boulderites crave in their beer. Here in Boulder, a large indicator of the changing seasons … Continue reading Merry and Bright in Boulder: Holiday Ales Galore
“Play Often.” This is the motto or modus operandi for the Gunbarrel brewery Finkel & Garf established by father-and-son duo Eric and Dan Garfinkel. Drawing on themes from his childhood in the D.C. area, where … Continue reading Finkel & Garf (Gunbarrel) teach us how to ‘Play’ with our beer
Every brewmaster has a story, and so do the beers they create. Adopting this philosophy of community and storytelling, I spoke to Tom Horst, who has become a new type of local celebrity – small … Continue reading A conversation with Crystal Springs’ Doc Shredder in Louisville
The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) wasn’t just about the beer, it was about the festival. In the process of copious amounts of beer tasting, I came to a few conclusions of my own and … Continue reading EDB Spirit Awards of GABF 2015 – Now with BEER GEEKS!
Boulder County breweries took home 2 of 3 medals awarded to this year’s Pro-Am competition at the Great American Beer Festival this past weekend. Lafayette’s Odd13 Brewing took home the silver, and Boulder’s FATE Brewing … Continue reading Boulder breweries dominate at GABF Pro-Am Competition
The magic of the Great American Beer Festival may be over, but a few lucky brewers in Lafayette are just beginning to relish in the glory that comes with being a GABF medalist. Lafayette’s Liquid … Continue reading Lafayette’s Liquid Mechanics’ CEO talks GABF medal and more