It’s not polite to brag. But we just can’t help naming a few beers we got to try at the festival that caught our eye. Not many are available in Colorado, but it’s worthwhile to see what other parts of the country are trying with their beers.
Farm-to-table dinners are a dime a dozen — well, not literally — these days in Boulder County. But they still deserve headlines, especially when they combine fresh, locally grown food with fundraising for a good cause.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, Avery Brewing Company will host a Great Rumpkin Raffle benefiting the Foothills Flood Relief Fund, to help those in Boulder and Broomfield counties who suffered losses from the recent floods.
There’s almost a formula to it now: Take the very bare bones of the menu of a fast food restaurant, rethink the ingredients and preparation with an eye on health and quality and add sides or dressings well beyond what fast food offers, and bam: You’re fast-casual.