Category Archives: On the Road

I strolled into the wild WYold West

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Head Brewer, Jason Courtney, at the new WYold West Brewing Company in Powell, WY. Jason has an impressive background, brewing for several companies across the country. In 1996, Jason opened a homebrew shop in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock Homebrew Supply, while… [More]

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The Wood Shop: Upland’s place to tinker and experiment

Recently, I visited Upland Brewing’s newest location, The Wood Shop, which is dedicated to sour beers. Upland began brewing sour beers in March of 2006 and since that time they have grown an entire sour ale program dedicated to developing new, innovative beers that “help define the American … [More]

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Mountain Territory glistens with gold, silver and bronze

There are great breweries across the country brewing everything from traditional styles to innovative new beers. Sometimes it is a simple twist on a classic style, other times it is experimenting and accentuating notes that highlight a particular flavor in a beer. Once a year, these unique and … [More]

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A sample of the unbridled brews and spirits of Kentucky

Recently I made my way down to the unbridled state of Kentucky and had the pleasure to explore some breweries and distilleries that love to age their beer, smoke their own malt and make a hell of a good whiskey.

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Snapshots from GABF

October 6-8 was the 30th Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO, and there was no shortage of beer or catching up with brewing industry friends and colleagues. Here are a few snapshots from the folks at Briess and their time at GABF…. [More]

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