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Ultimate 6er | In St. Louis This Week? We’ve Got Six Beers For You.

August 31, 2016 |

Drink 314 has joined forces with to bring you a this week’s special Ultimate 6er – which we’ll dub Your STL 6er. It features six local or regional beers that we are recommending you try this week.  Chris, Tim and Andrew are all craft beer nuts and present an “everyone’s” opinion on the beers they find and tryout.  We hope you enjoy their reviews. Read More

What the Funk!? Announces 2016 Breweries and Event Date

August 18, 2016 |

Denver’s premiere festival, What the Funk!? showcasing wild, spontaneous and sour beers returns Tuesday, October 4 at the Exdo Event Center. Over the years, the events surrounding The Great American Beer Festival have become just as popular and successful as the headlining event itself, and What the Funk!? always ranks at the top of that list.

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Ultimate 6er | 2016 Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Variety Pack

July 29, 2016 | 2

Take a look at the brewing notes and ingredients for this year’s Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Variety Pack and you’ll see what is perhaps the heart and soul of American craft beer. Read More

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company | The Class of 2011

June 23, 2016 |

Beers are like years. There are a lot of them in the past, more are coming, and some are better than others.

There are four specific years that stand out in the annals of St. Louis’ rich beer history. 1852 is perhaps the most important, as it is the year Anheuser Busch was founded. In 1991, we saw St. Louis enter the world of locally owned craft beer with the establishment of the Schlafly Brewing Company. And in 2008, well, that’s a year that most St. Louis beer lovers would rather forget… it’s the year AB allowed itself to be bought and owned by Inbev. That was a sad year. Read More

2016 Chicago Beer Classic’s Pour List

May 3, 2016 |

Chicago’s largest beer festival always brings out a great variety of breweries and their beers. Once called the American Beer Classic, the Chicago Beer Classic, put on by Red Frog Events, features nearly 100 breweries. While many are from the Chicagoland area, breweries in attendance will range from both the West and East coasts and everything inbetween. Read More

2016 Goose Island Stout Fest Pour List

February 29, 2016 |

Tickets for Goose Island Clybourn’s Stout Fest went on sale on February 15th at noon, and if you blinked you most likely missed out on tickets for the event. The event sold out in under three minutes on their website.

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2016 SAVOR Announces Participating Breweries

January 28, 2016 |

Earlier this week, The Brewers Association, which produces SAVOR, The American Craft Beer and Food Experience, announced their list of participating breweries. Each of these 75 American breweries will … Read More

Event Recap | 2016 Vail Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines

January 12, 2016 |

This piece was written and composed by staff Tristan Chan, Cory Pelc, Kelissa Heiber, Kara Loo, Phil Joyce, Will Dozier, and Desiree Duzich with special contribution from Brittany Werges of 303 Magazine.

In a lot of ways, looking back on the 2016 Vail Big Beers Belgians and Barleywines festival is fairly cut and dry. Everything was amazing. It really is that simple. And yet, I’d be disappointing not only myself, but more importantly organizer Laura Lodge, by leaving you with merely a singular over-the-top statement about the fest. I dare not use the word hyperbole because while my descriptions may seem gratuitous, they are one hundred percent truthful.
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Event Preview | 2016 Vail Big Beers Belgians & Barleywines

January 4, 2016 |

If you’ve followed PorchDrinking over the years, you’ll have already know that the Vail Big Beers Belgians & Barleywines (VBBB) festival is our favorite event each year. Enveloped by world class ski terrain, and picturesque mountain vistas, VBBB has become truly a destination event, one that is more prominently bolstered by all-star celebrity brewer attendees, premiere educational seminars, a home brew competition, calibration dinner, and most importantly, one of the preeminent lineups of breweries and rare beers on the festival circuit.

This year Vail Big Beers Belgians and Barleywines returns for its 16th iteration, featuring classic headline names in the industry who always bring the house like, Avery, Dogfish Head, Goose Island, Bells, Great Divide, Perennial, etc, as well as several prominent rising newcomers like Arizona Wilderness, Jackie O’s, and Wicked Weed to name a few. Organizer Laura Lodge was kind enough to share the tentative list of attending breweries for this year’s commercial tasting taking place Saturday, January 9 from 2:30 – 6 p.m. *Update, the commercial tasting has officially sold out online however tickets are still available at select liquor stores in the Vail Valley including: Alpine Wine & Spirits (West Vail), West Vail LiquorMart (West Vail), Avon Liquors (Avon), Beaver Liquors (Avon), Riverwalk Wine & Spirits (Edwards), Wine & Wort Home Brew Shop (Eagle)* Read More

St. Louis Winter Seasonal Beers Roundup

December 21, 2015 |

What happened to winter in St. Louis?

At a balmy 60 degrees, St. Louis hasn’t exactly been experiencing winter conditions. But that isn’t going to stop us from dreaming of roasted … Read More

Event Recap | 2015 Festival of Barrel Aged Beers (FoBAB)

November 23, 2015 |

While the weather outside the UIC Forum was frightful, the beer being poured inside for the 2015 Festival of Barrel Aged Beers was quite delightful.

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Event Recap | Denver Rare Beer VII

September 29, 2015 | 2

Average Reading Time: 7 minutes

Best event of the #GABF2015 weekend?! We think so. John Maguire and Cory Pelc pontificate on their favorite pours, casual convos with the beer celebs of the craft beer world and provide a minimal amount of criticism. A Recap of all things Denver Rare Beer VII.

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Roundtable Discussion | All-Star Beer Team

July 29, 2015 |

This week’s Roundtable Discussion was inspired by the MLB All-Star game a couple of weeks back. We asked the PorchDrinking team: If you had to create an all-star lineup of five beers from YOUR city what would they be? We have lineups from Chicago, Denver, Boulder, Dallas, SLC, Atlanta, St. Louis and more. Add your picks in the comments below. Read More

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 … Read More

Vail Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Craft Beer’s Best Kept Secret

January 7, 2015 | 1

*This post has been updated to reflect the 2016 Vail Big Beers Event*

Laura Lodge is a pro. Checking in at a slender 5’4”, with conservative short locks, a … Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat

January 7, 2015 |

Hey there PorchDrinkers! It is time for this week’s PorchDrinking Denver Beer Beat which brings news of openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, anniversaries, tap takeovers etc. each and every week.

Are you native to the city and looking for events to tide you over for the week? Or are you new to the city and just looking for the best place to find tasty suds and get uncled? Visiting and looking for events to hit while you are in town? Check out this week’s Denver Beer Beat and return each week to find out where all of the things #craftbeer are happening in the Denver Metro Area.

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2014 GABF Events Guide | UPDATED 10/4

October 4, 2014 | 3

For a little over a week each year, beer fanatics from across the globe descend on Denver, CO, in honor of the Great American Beer Festival.  Denver’s events outside of the beerhall are sometimes better than the festival itself. We’ve compiled the complete GABF Events Guide surrounding this year’s Great American Beer Festival.

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GABF Event Preview| Pints for Prostates Rare Beer Fest

October 2, 2014 |

As we’ve articulated a few times, GABF week’s multitude of events have lately grown to the point of overshadowing the event itself. And while many of these periphery activities … Read More

Festival Preview | United Tastes of Belgium

July 17, 2014 |

When: Saturday, July 19, 2014 | 12:30-4 p.m.

Where: Wynkoop Brewery 1634 18th St. Denver, CO

If Maryland does crab cakes then Wynkoop Brewery … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

May 19, 2014 |

Get a new name, take home some good beer, and find out where to go for your next beer destination vacation. This Growler Fill will help you do this and so much more with this week’s beer news .

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