Great Divide

Great Divide Brewing in Denver, Colo. has quickly ranked itself in my top breweries. I would consider Great Divide my “Cheers.” The bar area is small and always packed, but I am always greeted with a smile and called by my first name. Countless good Happy Hours have been had…

Beer Quotes

 A dear friend shot me an e-mail that included some great beer quotes. I thought I'd share a few. "Sometimes when I reflect on all the beer I drink, I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their…

Firehouse Brewing Co.

There’s got to be something cool in South Dakota besides Badlands and Rushmore, right? While in Rapid City, South Dakota I checked out Firehouse Brewing Co. Firehouse Brewing is at a great location in Rapid City at an old Firehouse, hence the name. It has a great outdoor seating area,…

Tour de Fat 2010

Beers, bikes and costumes...what else could be better?Each year New Belgium Brewery puts on Tour de Fat, which is an event in more than 12 cities ranging from the Northwest, Southwest and Midwest spreading the good word about the positive societal offerings of the bicycle. Yes, you heard it right.…

Twisted Pine Brewing

One of many fantastic breweries in Boulder, Colo. Twisted Pine Brewing has been on the top of my list to suggest to folks. I have been to Twisted Pine a few times now, and each time I am greatly surprised with their seasonal selection. Typically I’m not a fan of…

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…