Rock & Brews offers up multi-brewery beer dinner

Beer dinners are plentiful in this day and age, but they are almost always limited to a single brewery’s offerings. Well, the folks at Rock & Brews decided that it was time to pair up some of their excellent food with beers from more than one brewery. The dinner will take place Tuesday night at…

Beer Notes: All the little tidbits edition

Lots of stuff can fall through the cracks as far as beer news goes, especially when an editor goes on a road trip, so here is pretty much everything I know we missed over the last couple weeks. Anniversaries and grand openings and soft openings Today (Friday) is going to be a busy one. First…

Homage to Metal: The great pilgrimage to Denver ’15

We were somewhere around Wagon Mound, on the edge of the northern plains, when the bugs began to take hold. No seriously, these were a veritable swarm of all sorts of insectoids smashing and crashing against the car. Wait until you see the goddamn locusts! But I digress, it was a warm sunny day when…

The San Juan Brewfest had something for everyone

The 16th annual San Juan Brewfest took place on Saturday, August 23, in beautiful downtown Durango. Benefiting the United Way of SW Colorado, the brewfest had a great turnout, despite the rain that threatened to dampen the mood. Held at Buckley Park near the northern tip of Main Street, there couldn’t be an easier event…

Hercules Double IPA: A beer worthy of the gods!

My wife recently traveled up north to Denver and happened to bring us back a couple of beers from Great Divide brewing. I had never tried any of their beers but had heard from several sources (a.k.a. Stoutmeister and E-Rock) that this was a brewery worth checking out. So on a lovely evening I cracked…