This week in Cuisine

Hey, frackers — don’t mess with our beer!

Brewer concerns reflect wider unease with fracking boom

By Bob Berwyn

In all, 36 brewers signed a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper, mildly (and vaguely) expressing concern about energy development impacts to the state’s craft-brewing industry. Specifically, the brewers asked Hickenlooper to strike a better balance between energy development and resource protection by supporting more stringent rules for fracking and other fossil fuel development.

Boulder Weekly Beer Tour
Upslope kicks into high gear
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Restaurant Review

Aged in the old country

The Cheese Course knows its Basque

By Josh Gross

The first thing you need to know about The Cheese Course is that it’s almost absurdly pleasant. Outside, the sun roasts the asphalt of the parking lot as the traffic roars through the intersection of Folsom and Arapahoe, but inside you are hit with a blast of Tommy Dorsey on the stereo, a whiff of gouda in the noseholes and the clean, simple and naturally-lit design of a European country market.

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