First Draughts

Robert Wendeborne’s take on craft beer industry and issues

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Indie brewers are the innovators and InBev’s video can suck it

The beer world is still pretty spun from the acquisition of Wicked Weed by AB InBev in May....

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Monsoons have arrived and so should these rainy-day drinks

Now that the heat of summer has broke and the monsoons are in full effect, it’s time to...

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Revelation from cleaning out the fridge: Don’t save beer

When you’re an avid beer fan, you collect a lot of beer. When you work in a brewery and...

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To judge a beer by its bottle?: Current trends in labeling

One of the interesting things about beer is that since beer began to be packaged and moved...

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Want to avoid tourists? Try these Durango locals’ bars

One of the toughest parts of Durango, besides the high rent, is dealing with tourists. Maybe...

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In celebration of tequila, the only liquor I can still shoot

As I get older, I have slowly lost the tolerance for taking shots of alcohol. This is not...

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Lucas Hess: One piece of El Moro’s fabulousness

One of the first bars in Durango that I fell in love with was El Moro. At first it was the...

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Summer beers: What, where and how to drink

The longest day of the year is just around the corner and with it officially comes summer. No...