Sauvignon blanc has a crisp, dry mouthfeel and a grassy nose that typically gives way to hints of lemon drop, grapefruit, guava and peach. Because of that, this lighter white wine pairs particularly well with sea bass, goat cheese and even sushi. Skyler Weekes also thought the wine, or at least the ... More >>
Factotum Brewhouse, which plans to open this fall in the Sunnyside neighborhood, is trying to raise $8,000 on Kickstarter so that it can "improve its current industrial vibe and make the taproom more fun and comfortable for customers." So far, it has about 40 percent of that goal, with 32 days left ... More >>
The craft beer business is booming, but so is the homebrewing sector as the interest in making and drinking good beer grows. The American Homebrewers Association, which is based in Boulder, released the results of a survey of homebrewing shops this week showing that 80 percent of them saw increased ... More >>
When the Brewers Association blasted the nation's two largest beer makers last week for not labeling some of their smaller brands with the names "MillerCoors" or "Anheuser-Busch," the Boulder organization risked losing a lot of money. After all, the two companies kick in at least $20,000 annually to ... More >>
Colorado -- home to the Great American Beer Festival, the Brewers Association and 161 breweries -- is the center of the universe when it comes to craft beer. But is it also the center of the "crafty" beer universe? On Thursday, the Brewers Association, which represents small brewers nationwide, fi ... More >>
Old Chicago bartender Matt (who I forgot to tip; sorry, Matt, I will get you next time I'm there) pours a Big Shikes pilsner.The debut of Ska Brewing's Big Shikes Orange Blossom Imperial Pilsner packed the house at Old Chicago's Market Street location last night as beer bloggers, brewers and ... More >>
Jonathan ShikesSka Brewing's malted goodness.American Craft Beer Week is a beer drinker's paradise, a week that celebrates small (and a few not-so-small) independent brewers around the country. There are a huge number of events going on this year in the Denver/Boulder area -- not to mention ... More >>
Craft Beer Week celebrates beer independence.
Get pleasantly stung at the International Mead Festival.