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GABF – Sam Adams Beers and Brunch with Jim Koch

By Irina Plakas / September 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

During our trip to Denver for the GABF, we had an opportunity to meet with Jim Koch the founder of Sam Adams (Boston Beer Company). As we waited to meet Jim, there was an amazing brunch (eggs, pumpkin french toast, sirloin, lobster rolls, jambalaya, so much more and desserts). Instead of coffee, I tried the Kosmic Mother Funk Grand Cru (first time having a beer at 9am). This Belgian style ale is at 6.5% ABV and is a wild, funky and […]

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GABF Awards 2015

Texas GABF Recap 2015 – 9 Gold Medals!

By Andrew Schwab / September 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Another year has come and gone for the Great American Beer Festival. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. This was my first year to be able to attend the award ceremony which took place on Saturday morning. Basically, it consists of a couple thousand breweries and media overtaking the 5,000 person Bellco Theatre in the Colorado Convention […]

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1400 Miles – Bikes and Beer for Prostate Health

By Rich Plakas / September 4, 2015 / 2 Comments

1400 Miles, is an Austin, Texas non-profit that raises money using bikes and beer to raise awareness for Prostate Health. Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause of death in American Men and if detected early, can often times be treated successfully. Early detection is key and it starts with a conversation. Davis Tucker of NXNW, Red’s Porch (more on him in an upcoming article) was motivated by his brewmaster Don Thompson at NXNW Restaurant and Brewery […]

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Texas GABF Winners 2014

By Andrew Schwab / October 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

 This is a guest post by Andrew Schwab. Texas GABF Winners 2014 Another year has come and gone for the Great American Beer Festival. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday with the GABF award ceremony. There were 90 categories ranging from American Style-Wheat Beer to Historical Beers and Wood-and-Barrel-Aged Sour Beers. The number of entries per category […]

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