Inky Beer Factoid: October 25

On this day in 1870, the United States begins using postcards!  Postcards have been a wonderful way to send a short message along with a unique image of persons, places, things, and ideas.  (That’s a noun really.)  Some of the most fun and lighthearted postcards surround the beer industry.   Come to think of it,…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 22

On this day, since the dawn of the modern calendar (and possibly much earlier), we celebrate the Autumnal Equinox, or the “First Day of Fall.” What is an equinox, you ask? An equinox (spring/vernal or fall/autumnal) occurs twice every year, around March 21 and Sept. 21. “Twice a year, the sun crosses the celestial equator, moving…

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…

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…

Inky Beer Heads to New Belgium’s “Lost In The Woods”

Tomorrow, Dr. B and I are going to make the trek to Fort Collins to attend “Lost In The Woods,” a New Belgium sour night of deliciousness. We’ll be sure to take lots of pictures and capture behind the scenes stuff. Stay tuned!