Oatmeal Stout Cookies

Originally posted on Lilly Sue's Bites and Brews:
These chunky, chewy, delicious cookies will absolutely bring cheer to friends, family, co-workers, and any celebration. They are simple cookies full of yummy flavor and are especially perfect for the holiday season with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and molasses 😀 I came across this recipe…

Defend Bacon

Originally posted on Lilly Sue's Bites and Brews:
Many people gathered together yesterday with at least two commonalities: the love of bacon and beer. With delicious craft beer and unique bacon dishes at your fingertips, this had to be one of the tastiest festivals! Denver restaurants brought their creative bacon entrees and desserts. Meatball…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 17

On this day in 2005, the first day of Oktoberfest began. Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival, in Munich, celebrating the 1810 Wedding of Bavaria’s Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The town gathered for the wedding and chose to recreate the event each year thereafter. Oktoberfest now begins in late September and continues through…

Colorado Beer Pairings Without The Meal

Dr. B and I love to attend beer pairing dinners, but sometimes the dinners are too pricey and/or it’s not practical to bring the entire beer pairing meal to a friend’s cookout or a ball game. So, Dr. B had the idea to pair foods “to go” with delicious Colorado beers. We hope you enjoy…

Crafty Ladies are Educating Female Beer Lovers of Colorado

Are you a Lady Beer Lover? Do you live in the Front Range of Colorado or willing to travel to it? Have you attended a Crafty Ladies Beer Club Tasting Night at Highland Tap and Burger? No?! Well, Katie has a real talent for bringing together big and little craft breweries, creative beer tastings, and…

My First Month at Boulder Beer

Here are a few of my “real brewing” photos from my first month at Boulder Beer. This is what I really do when cellaring beer!

Spring Beer-cation to Colorado Springs

A few weeks ago, Dr. B and I decided to go on a last minute beer-cation to Colorado Springs… surprisingly close to Golden and only over an hour away! We had grand plans of traveling to MANY breweries and non-alcoholic locations around town (see map below) and we visited many of our goal locations and…

Beer Me, Mardi Gras!

Happy Fat Tuesday, all! Traveling to New Orleans soon (like my sister, Carly), or already there celebrating Mardi Gras? Thanks to an article written by Brian Yaeger, from Draft Magazine, we’d like to share with you good places to drink, eat, and soak in the “Naw-lins” lifestyle. Dr. B and I went last year and…

Inky Beer Gets “Lost In The Woods” at New Belgium Brewing

Dr. B and I excitedly drove to Fort Collins on Friday night to attend New Belgium’s FIRST ticketed event, “Lost in the Woods,” an event celebrating two amazing sour beers, the Transatlantique Kriek and the 2013 La Folie (Sour Brown Ale). We arrived in town a little early, so we went over to Black Bottle…

Inky’s Superbowl Craft Beer Pairings from Colorado

Inspired by Draft Magazine’s Superbowl Pairings, we thought you’d like to see some local, Colorado pairings for Sunday’s big game. And for those that don’t give a lick about football… insert important night that is complete with munchies, here_____ (board games? soccer? American Idol? Face Off?). Braised Short Ribs, from and Odell Cutthroat Porter: The…

How To Decorate Your Homebrew Cave: Part 3 (Lighting)

To continue your trip down the rabbit hole of “Designing your Homebrew Cave,” KEEP READING! Lamps/Lighting Party lights give a carefree feel to your space. Available at Wear Your Beer. Classic, vintage stained glass lighting and pool table lighting, found in may places, including US Free Ads. These can lights got a beer-lift…love them! You…