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DONUT PANIC | Beer + Donut Pairings

June 7, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

If you donut know, National Donut Day is today (June 7)! For all you beer lovers out there who indulge in a donut every now and then, perhaps with an emphasis on the “now,” here’s a pairing that will make your taste buds dance in joy.

There’s always some fun in pairing various foods, sweets, desserts, etc. with various different types of beers. This particular pairing puts an emphasis on the sweet. The dough-y fried/baked goodness that is a donut is such a sweet treat to enjoy on all occasions. So, in preparation for National Donut Day, we hit up Voodoo Doughnuts and raided the beer fridge to create this perfect pairing.

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Ultimate 6er | National Pie Day Beer + Pie Pairings

January 23, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

January 23rd marks National Pie Day. For us beer lovers, it’s just another chance to create a fun pairing between food and delicious craft beer! For me, the idea came about after having visited WeldWerks for the first time. At the time, I’d make weekly trips up to the Boulder Farmer’s Market. There was one stand in particular that I’d make a guaranteed stop at, and that is My Mom’s Pies; they make some of the best pies I’ve tasted my entire life. One day, it hit me as I was enjoying WeldWerks’ Brambleberry Sour: why not enjoy a nice pie for dessert alongside a delicious beer? So, the experiments began. Here are a few pairings that stood out to me:

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Creature Comforts Brewing Co. | Table Beer

November 3, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

There has been a steady rise in the popularity of the bière de table in the last several years and if you have difficulty pronouncing it like I did, the English translation is table beer. This Belgium-style beer is designed and brewed for easy drinking. It’s a very balanced and simple recipe designed to cleanse the palate in between bites at the dinner table. With its low alcohol level, you can casually drink this throughout the day.

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The Mainline Showcases Best of Funkwerks and Jessup Farm

July 28, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

While Fort Collins has long been a beer destination of national stature, the emergence of the city’s dining scene has been a more recent phenomenon. An expanding collection of well-received indigenous eateries, supplemented by an influx of offshoots of established restaurants rooted elsewhere in the state, has contributed to an energized local food culture.

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Event Preview | BeerShop Pairs Chocolate and Beer for Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

While chocolate is easily the most associated food and drink item with Valentine’s Day, the BeerShop has found a way to bring craft beer into the celebration.

Beer Shop is for lovers

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A Friend’s (Hungover) Guide to SAVOR

June 8, 2015 |

*I was fighting a stomach bug during SAVOR in DC and had to pass on the event. My friend and colleague, John Hanna, offered to write this fantastic guest post for PorchDrinking.com. Enjoy!

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2015 SAVOR Preview

June 5, 2015 |

The fancy food-and-beer festival SAVOR returns to DC on Friday and Saturday evening. The menu of beer pairings is overwhelming; crowds at events like this can get feisty, even though SAVOR is better than most beer fests.

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BrüFrou Beer + Culinary Pairing Event

April 13, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

THE FIRST ANNUAL BRÜFROU WILL SHOWCASE THE BEST
OF COLORADO’S CRAFT BEER + CULINARY EXCELLENCE
Building upon the local celebrations, BrüFrou elevates craft beer to the next level by pairing
it with culinary excellence. On April 19th, we invite you to join Coloradoans-in-the-know.

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