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Alewise

Alewise

Alewise is a Cicerone and beer education co-op based out of Boulder, CO founded by Eric Linder and David Bird. Our goal is to strengthen the beer community by helping to fuel passion and education of those involved in or interested in our community by making it more accessible and fun. You can find Eric serving and bartending at Frasca Food & Wine in Boulder, CO and David in the taproom at Avery Brweing Co. in Boulder, CO

Posts By Alewise

A Beer Insider’s Road Trip Guide to Northern California

February 12, 2018 | Avg. Reading Time: 13 min

For most, the foray into the world of beer trading is swiftly met with an introduction to the secondary value world, as that perceived value tends to drive the trading market. Fortunately, there are still areas free from the shackles of “me first” mindset. Luckily, through my own beer journey, I’ve been fortunate enough to find a small group that acts as a family. While the group mostly allows us to maintain connections online and send each other beers as presents, surprises, and BIFs (beer it forward, essentially chain mail but with beer as presents); recently I have focused my domestic travels on meeting these people in person. With SF Beer Week in progress and more than a half dozen faces I had yet to meet in person, I “sailed off for the San Francisco Bay”.

“Ride, captain ride upon your mystery ship. Be amazed at the friends you have here on your trip.”

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Beer and Food | Santa Fe Java Stout

June 5, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. It’s been a nice day outdoors, we started the day with fresh fruit and sweet cream followed by Lobster salad to keep the food light while the workload is heavy. Now that the sun has gone down and we have finished dinner, the air is feeling crisp and it’s time for dessert. Read More

Beer and Food | American Pale Ale

May 29, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. We’ve spent the first half of the month focusing on lighter options for morning/daytime activities, while the heat of the day is on. The second half of the month will focus on … Read More

Beer and Food | American Pilsner

May 15, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. Mother Nature may have tried to throw a little curve ball at us, but we’re not deterred from welcoming in the outdoor season with open arms. Read More

Beer and Food Pairings | Blonde Ale

May 8, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. It was a treat to be able to showcase wild/sour fermentation styles last month, and the DIY approach even gave us inspiration for this week. In The Basics, we featured the … Read More

Beer and Food | Framboise

May 1, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. This week we are continuing to delve into the depths of the history of sour/wild fermentation methods. Last week we mentioned some historical benchmark Belgian sour producers, to close out the month, we are featuring Hanssens Brouwerij from Dworp, about 8 miles outside Brussels. Read More

Beer and Food | Flemish Sour Red

April 25, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food! We have attempted to keep the intensity of the wild/sour attributes scaled back through these first couple weeks, but now it’s time to take the training wheels off for those of you new to these types of flavors. Read More

Beer and Food | Crooked Stave Vieille finds True Love

April 17, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. We are off to an exciting start as the pairing with Westbrook last week was very inspirational for Alewise, and it was great to see Morgan in Denver last week … Read More

Beer and Food | Gose Pairings

April 7, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. For those who are just now getting on board or anyone who would like a refresher, please refer to The Basics. April is a month in which sour/wild fermented beers are … Read More

Beer and Food | Imperial Stout

March 31, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. America is known in the beer world as having the biggest, boldest and strongest flavors, and Alewise wanted to celebrate that by ending this month’s meal with a pairing featuring a big Imperial Stout from Firestone Walker, the Parabola. Read More

Beer and Food – American IPA Food Pairings’

March 17, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. Hopefully last weeks pairing was as inspirational for you, as it was very exciting for us. In case you missed last week’s article, the New Belgium Wild 2 Dubbel we paired with Oak at Fourteenth was a great precursor to the meal we are enjoying at The Golden Eagle Inn this week. That meal pairs perfectly with the American IPA.

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Beer and Food – Wild Dubbel

March 10, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. As we mentioned in last weeks article, continuing on the with our theme of the month, this week we are featuring OAK at fourteenth and the New Belgium Brewing Lips of Faith Wild 2 Dubbel.

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Beer and Food | Kolsch

March 3, 2014 |

Welcome back to the delicious world of beer and food. Now that we have covered the basics in last week’s installment, we can move into our first course to start the month. As a way to pay tribute to our … Read More

Beer and Food | The Basics

February 24, 2014 |

Why Beer and Food… Why Not?

If you’ve ever asked yourself why you should pair a nice craft beer with your next meal, the question you should be asking yourself is why not? Beer is basically food itself having been … Read More