First Draughts

Robert Wendeborne’s take on craft beer industry and issues

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A beer guide for when you go to Vermont (and you should)

If you’re in Vermont, they don’t call their IPAs “Vermont IPAs,”...

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Why the barrel is making a comeback in craft beer

A few months ago, I read an article about concrete beer fermentation/maturation vessels. They...

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Brewing isn’t a woman’s world, but that is changing

I’ve written about women and beer before, but it’s usually from the perspective...

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What all goes into beer? The sheer numbers are astounding

So head cool-guy at DGO, David Holub, asked me a seemingly small and random question last...

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Beer and pizza are a natural pair. Here are Durango’s best

Chefs and brewers exploring the culinary side of beer has been a big trend the last few years....

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Culture theft: One more way Big Beer is inching out craft

I swear to god, I’m not Nostradamus or something, and I hate to say “I told you...

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What to do when you encounter that unfamiliar beer

One thing that always scares me about ordering a beer of a style that’s unfamiliar:...

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Weed and craft beer go hand in hand. Here’s why

The most difficult part of moving away from Colorado has not been the weather (it’s...