The Art of GABF: What to Expect At the Festival

Now that we barely survived the Great American Beer Festival this year, Dr. B and I wanted to show you what we saw at the festival, in photos. Hope you laugh as hard as we did! Brewer’s Welcome Party at the Hard Rock Cafe The opening party for all of the GABF brewers is like…

The Art of GABF: Costuming to Win

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Flair to GABF! If you’re headed to the Great American Beer Festival this week, you might want to consider donning a COSTUME. Show off your beer-loving flair at the festival on Thursday and Friday nights and be entered to win the “Best Attendee Costume” Award. You can dress up by…

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…

What does Burning Can Look Like?

Thank you to Oskar Blues Brewing for hosting an awesome, can-labor action of a beer festival in Lyons last weekend! Also, thanks to the Lyons outdoor games. This is the first time in my life that I have been able to drink delicious craft beer and watch extreme sports (freestyle biking) and rugby union at…