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Designing Your Own Home Brew Room

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While many people think of breweries as the heart of the worldwide craft beer boom, there are an estimated 1.1 million home brewers in the United States alone. Some of the most famous breweries and craft beers began as home brewed experiments; even President Obama made his own honey ale in the White House. With […]

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Cities to Visit That Will Make You So Hoppy

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There’s nothing more relaxing than the first sip of a cold beer while you’re on vacation. But serious beer lovers know that you can take that amazing feeling up a notch by visiting a city that takes pride in their local brews. Craft beer is booming across the United States, and there’s never been a […]

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Zuni Street Brewing

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 You guessed it, another brewery in Denver! Zuni Street Brewing Company has eight beers on tap (I had their pale ale, IPA, porter and quad). Zuni Street IPA sits at 7.7% ABV and 45 IBU’s. It’s an unfiltered, slightly hoppy IPA with citrus and tropical notes. Midnight, what!? is a dark Belgian abbey brewed with wheat at ABV: […]

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Brickway Brewery & Distillery

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I was in Omaha, Neb. for the Turkey Day weekend. The boyfriends family tradition is evening shopping after a tryptophan nap – so while they shopped, we went to downtown Omaha, enjoyed the Christmas lights and stopped into Brickway Brewery & Distillery to warm up…even though it was surprisingly warm for Nebraska (still below 32 […]

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Bald Man Brewing

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Visiting Minneapolis area, I thought I’d stop and try a new brewery…and Bald Man Brewing sparked my interest. I tried a variety of tasters at Bald Man including their blonde, honey brown, pale ale, smash IPA, IPA and Octoberfest. I enjoyed my typical palate trending towards the more hoppy variety: smash IPA, and their staple IPA […]

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10 Barrel Brewing – Denver

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10 Barrel Brewing is a Bend, Oregon based brewery,  and has recently opened a new brewery in the River North (RiNo) neighborhood of Denver. It’s a truly beautiful two-story brewery with a great outdoor seating area, dozens of well done beer and delish food. Unfortunately, they’ve been slow. Why is this? Their beer is up to par with […]

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Breckenridge Mango Mosaic

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Most lovers of craft beer know the recent purchases of Anheuser Busch. While I am not a fan — a few of my fav breweries have sold to AB — Breckenridge Brewery is one of the bigger sales to AB and I think they’re staying true to their original brand. Breckenridge Mango Mosaic is just […]