Deschutes Once-A-Decade Ale Jubel 2010

One day while celebrating my kid sisters 21st birthday…I was visiting a local liquor store in Minnesota with my father. It just so happened that Deschutes was serving up burgers and brats and sampling some of their amazingly delicious beers, and rare seasonals. I was fortunate enough to either convince…

Walnut Brewery

Walnut Brewery has a great location in the heart of downtown Boulder. I can’t imagine a better location. However, I find there beer really nothing to write home about (and yet I’m writing). Although, perhaps, some would beg to differ, Walnut has won a few awards here and there. Buffalo…

Oak Creek Brewery

Oak Creek has to be one of my favorite breweries. Perhaps I’m a little partial to Arizona breweries, because it’s truly where my beer snobbery developed. The Village Nut Brown Ale has a wonderful nutty-malt flavor, and it’s one of my favorites. I’m just going to skip past the light…

Rockslide Restaurant & Brewery

Sitting in the midst of the beautiful Grand Junction, Colo. is Rockslide Restaurant & Brewery. For lunch time, Rockslide’s bar was relatively full. Locals belly-up to the bar for lunch and a pint. The bartender is quite engaging, and personal beer steins are on shelves as part of the Mug…

The Great Arizona Beer Festival

I just attended The Great Arizona Beer Festival in my hometown of Tempe, Ariz. with the X-Communicated Mormon Drinking Team. To say the least, it was amazing! Arizona weather is always fantastic, especially in the Spring. On Saturday, we enjoyed big crowds, sunshine, flip-flops and some amazing beers. On Sunday,…

CB & Potts, Big Horn

I was a little surprised by the CB & Potts; Big Horn beer. Considering CB & Potts is a chain around Colorado, I really didn’t expect Big Horn to have good beer. I was wrong. Not only does Big Horn brew good beer, they have been awarded numerous medals including…

Backcountry Brewery

Backcountry Brewery in Frisco, Colo. is a perfect location in the beautiful Summit County. Near Breckenridge, Colo. it sits in near a lake, mountains and is surrounded by backcountry mountains and ski resorts. After a long hard day of skiing or boarding I enjoy the atmosphere of Backcountry Brewery. They…

Four Peaks Brewpub

Four Peaks on 8th Street in Temp, Ariz. is pretty much where my beer taste began and evolved. It’s amazing it’s taken me so long to write about it. By far one of my favorite breweries, it holds the highest rank in brewery and brew pubs on my list—from food,…