Amarillo. Cascade. Centennial. Simcoe. These American-grown hops varieties have become stars over the past decade and are most commonly associated with the big, brassy IPAs brewed in Colorado, California and the Pacific Northwest. But none of them is actually indigenous to the United States. In fact ... More >>
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project will celebrate Roy G. Biv on Sunday with a bottle sale, a party and a couple of rare beer tappings at the Barrel Cellar. Roy G. Biv isn't a person, though (if it was, he'd be very sour). Rather, it's an acronym for the seven beers that Crooked Stave has brewed ove ... More >>
Great Divide Brewing will tap its first-ever beer made with fresh Colorado hops tomorrow at 2 p.m., joining a growing list of brewers who use locally grown hops. Sticky Icky is a pale ale that has been soaked in a firkin with fresh Crystal hops from Misty Mountain Hop Farm in Olathe. But the brewery ... More >>
The small-town, family-farm lifestyle that we love to celebrate is being preserved -- thanks to Mexican immigrants.