Drink

beer tour

A new milestone in Bro-dom has been reached: California runner James Nielson set a new record in the “Beer Mile,” in which a runner runs a mile, whilst chugging. Four laps and four beers...

Rethinking the tasting note

This first wine is a fighter; he’s loud. The second wine is pensive; she has a dark side.” As I led a recent seminar,...

Crossfaders

Colorado is blazing the trail as the state works to set the standards for legal marijuana use in America. As the first state to roll out legal pot, Colorado is now under a magnifying glass as we create laws to deal with recreational use of what was once an illegal ...

Drinking pink

As a kid, I was aware that a pink wine called white zinfandel existed, but my dad considered it crap. That memory lasted well into my adulthood: Don’t buy pink wine because it’s garbage. Fast forward to five years ago or so, and you’ll find entire rows of rosé in ...

Digging for gold

Erie may not be the correct spelling, but it’s the perfect word for the experience. On a chilly, October evening, the dark storefronts and empty sidewalks of this old town strip of the small East Boulder/Weld County town didn’t need much in the way of Halloween ...

Dispatch from the loud table

Weeks before we even conceived of a tour of Boulder County’s breweries, I made an uncomfortable discovery: When the Boulder Weekly staff goes out to eat — which is pretty often as we’re all wealthy and have tons of time — we’re the loud table...

’Ello gov’nor

Crossing into the dim, lantern-lit interior of the Bull & Bush Pub & Brewery is like stepping back in time...

Brewed for summer

For those of us looking to scratch that itch for a new spring and summer brew that isn’t bogged down by sweetness or fruit, the wait is over. Upslope Brewing Company has rereleased their limited summertime-only brew they call the Thai Style White IPA...

beer tour

The big local news in beer this week is that Denver — OMG that’s like totally in Colorado! AAAAAAH! — is playing host to the biannual International Beer Cup, which has been going down this week as part of the Craft Brewer’s Conference at the Colorado Convention ...

The need for speed read

Read carefully. Always ask your server. And maybe bring a dictionary. Those are the hard lessons Jeff learned in a visit to Backcountry Pizza & Tap House...

New brews in brew news

Cross-promotion is good marketing, something the folks down at West Flanders Brewing in Boulder are clearly trying to take advantage of with a newly released American style porter, Recreational Smoke...

Drink what you love — and what you don’t

Brewery taprooms are one of the very few places — dentists’ offices being the other I can think of — where people often ask for things they won’t like...
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