ABQ Beer Week 2016: Get your kicks on Day Six

Now that the holiday has come and gone, things are starting to rev up again. From a competition, of a sort, between two breweries, to lots of new food-and-beer pairings, more samplings/tastings, a beer dinner, and an educational class on off flavors, the afternoon and evening are packed with lots of fun. Good luck picking…

Upslope Brewing finds their own niche in New Mexico

The other day, Stoutmeister and I met up with Eddy Madani from Upslope Brewing Co., based out of Boulder, Colo. They’re in New Mexico spreading the craft beer love at the moment and we were delighted at the opportunity to have some time with him to talk about their brewery, canning line, origins of the…

ABQ Beer Week 2015: Chilling out with some simple tastings on Day Six

Anyone else need a vacation after the three-day weekend? Yeah, it was jam-packed with beer events, from the two festivals Sunday to Monday’s Battle of the Beer Geeks II (congrats to the Babes in Brewland on their victory). Now it’s back to a simpler slate of tastings and tappings across town. Today features special events…

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…

Bikes, Beer, and Coffee…

…what a concept. It seems like those three things truly go hand in hand.  I’ve done it — ride all day, then go to the bar, and then drink coffee the next morning to kill my hangover. Well this is our first out-of-town post and it takes place at the Denver Bicycle Cafe in, where…