Last Week’s Beers: Melvin, Fruitlands, and More

I’ve been recovering from a cold and GABF so not too much to report, but what I lacked in quantity I made up for in quality. Burrasca Sangiovese 2015 – Well, this is actually a wine. I’m a relative n00b when it comes to wine, but I’m finding I enjoy Italian red wines like Sangiovese. Via…

GABF Day 3 Recap

Day 3 of GABF I attended the earlier AHA Members session before heading over to First Draft for the Tavour VIP party. I did not have a bad beer this day! The highlights of the GABF tasting was J. Wakefield’s Miami Madness Berliner Weisse. It absolutely bursted with tropical fruit flavor in a way I…

GABF Day 2 Recap

Important GABF Lesson: It’s more fun when you’re not hungover. I kind of wandered GABF like a zombie on Thursday after having fun Wednesday night. I was feeling much better Friday. I explored Denver a bit, checking out some of the great architecture and public art. There is an impressive mix of historical buildings, public art, and…

GABF Day 1 Recap

Wow, the Great American Beer Festival is massive and overwhelming. Soooo many breweries. I didn’t exactly take time for writing tasting notes but here’s what I tried with what little I remember: Russian River HopTime Harvest Ale Yep Modern Times Monsters’ Park (Tequila Barrel Aged w/ Lime, Vanilla, and Sea Salt) Suprisingly Awesome Wiseacre Tiny…