Colorado’s Fifth Ladybrew Creates A Game Changing Recipe

On February 24, Abby and I drove up to brew an Imperial Red IPA, named FMR (Foul-Mouthed Red), for Collaboration Fest 2015. FMR is a full bodied Imperial Red IPA with an array of balanced hops added in every part of the brewing process. (Come try our beer! Tickets are still available via the collab…

From Homebrewer to Head Brewer

Dear Women Wanting To Professionally Brew Beer, My name is Kim and I wanted to share my brewing journey with you so you might be inspired to start your brewing career, too! (If this is something you are interested in trying, the work is arduous, but very rewarding.) My journey is a-typical, I hear, but…

Inky Beer Factoid: December 21

On this day in “unknown origin”, the northern hemisphere celebrates the Winter Solstice.  Noted as being the shortest day of the year (or darkest), this is officially the first day of winter.  Many breweries celebrate the Winter Solstice by drinking or highlighting their dark beers (i.e., “The Parade of Darks” by Wynkoop Brewing Co. in…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 28

WARNING: This post contains information about racial profiling and in no way reflects Inky Beer’s view of the world. On this day in 2009, the US Forest Service, in Colorado, issued a statement for Labor Day weekend, warning hikers to “beware of campers in national forests drinking Tecate beer, eating tortillas and playing Spanish music”…

Inky Beer Factoid: July 30

On this day in 2013, tickets to the famous Great American Beer Festival go on sale for those with an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership (Dr. B and I have been members for 2 years!).   The AHA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting amateur and professional craft brewers. The AHA…

Beer Factoid: July 28

On this day in (origin unknown), National Milk Chocolate Day was, and still is, celebrated in the United States!  What better way to celebrate than with a smooth Chocolate Milk Stout.  Here are just a few of our favorites here at Inky Beer!  Have you tried any? Milk Stout, 4 Hands Brewing Company, St. Louis…

Where Can I Find A Craft Beer During Denver’s Pride Parade?

Photo from Nicole Nichols Photography If you did not know, today is the Denver Pride Parade! (I am really excited because I’ve never been to a large Pride parade.) So, as I will be downtown tomorrow, I hope to have a delicious craft beer as I am hanging out in Civic Center Park. I hear…

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…

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,…