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…

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,…