Can you find a Hefeweizen for my friend?

Hi all and Happy Memorial Day. We hope you’re up and outside doing something with people you like, drinking beer you love. Dr. B and I are headed up to Rocky Mountain National Park for the day with a few friends from San Francisco. We thought that driving Trail Ridge Road might be exciting, different,…

What Is The Difference Between Sour and Wild Ales?

Thanks to a short article by the Urban Beer Nerd, I went on my own little journey to determine what the defining characteristics of sour and wild ales are and should be. “In my quest to try every sour beer I can get my mitts on, I’ve encountered quite a few “wild ales,” some of…

4 Ways to Enjoy Craft Beer on Cinco de Mayo

Thanks to Bryce Eddings, we ‘d like to share with you, Four Ways to Celebrate Five. Cinco de Mayo is rapidly becoming a popular holiday well-beyond Mexico’s borders. Whether or not the farther flung celebrants fully grasp the meaning of May fifth in Mexico it is becoming something of a St. Patrick’s Day for Mexican…

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…

Best Beer Blend EVER?!

Ok, I swear I was going to give blogging a break today, but thanks to one of my favorite, unofficial, contributors… Draft Magazine, I’d like to share a bad a$$ looking beer blend. (Cannot wait to try it! Already have the Raspberry Tart… now to locate the Dogfish Head…) One of the best things about…

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…

How To Decorate Your Homebrew Cave: Part 1 (The Walls)

We are not talking Lady or Man Caves today, but Homebrew Caves. Do you have a specific place in your house that you store, formulate, test, taste, and brew your homebrews? Why not make your space an even cooler place to spend your days? Here are some decoration ideas* for those who need a nudge…

How To Decorate Your Homebrew Cave: Part 2 (The Bar)

Welcome to Part 2 of our Hombrew Cave decor series. Now, to make your bar bad a$$. Bar Stools What screams Homebrew Cave more than KEG STOOLS?! Find the conversion kit at Home Wet Bar. Get stools that look like bottle caps, with your custom design! They are available from The Crouch Group. Or, keep…

A Little Australian Beer History and our 2013 Trip to Australia

Thanks to Amber at “Go To Ale” Beer Blog, Dr. B and I can share with you a little Aussie Beer History. This is extra fun for us, as we are planning an adventure there this summer. Cheers! “In my quest of learning how beer first got around, here is a brief – yet informative!…

Best Beers for New Year’s

Both Dr. B and I like a nice glass of champagne at midnight, but for me, that’s it. (Dr. B could drink it all night) I get a little burned out from the cloyingly sweet and/or dry, and overly bubbly with little real flavor in my mouth. I guess I prefer beer. But, which beers…

Apocalypse Beer and “The End of the World”: Day 12

Apocalypse Beer! Day 12 is the beginning of the End (so, we hope that our posts were educational!) and DOOM. Beer #12 (December) is a Golden Treacle Pale at 7.4% ABV. Since the world did not end and we are here today, what does it mean? Inky and Dr. B decided to stop talking about…