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Articles by: David Holub

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Beer blending: What’s out there and what do brewers think?

Every brewery we visited in Durango had a number of mixed beers customers regularly ask for. We had to try some while seeing what the brewers had to say of the practice.

Ska Brewing Co.

Sampled mix: Decablonde – 50 percent True...

Food & Drink
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Mexican beer is muy popular. Here’s why

Sure, Cinco de Mayo is here and you’re probably thinking there’s no better time to fiesta than now. And what better way than to get a twelver of Corona or Modelo, or if you want to do it Durango-style, as much Mexican Logger as you can fit in the back of your Toyota Tacoma.

While cracking open a Modelo Negra or Sol...

Food & Drink
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Mexican beer taste test: Pick one and be refreshed

Let’s face it, most Mexican beers available around here are all but indistinguishable from the next, especially those in Grupo Modelo’s portfolio. With few exceptions, anyone who claims one to be superior to the other likely thinks Bud Lite mops the floor with Coors Light. Mexican beers are more about lifestyle, nostalgia,...

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Love it or hate it: Goodbyes

Love ItI love a good goodbye.

Don’t get me wrong, goodbyes aren’t easy, but a good goodbye has a good hug and a good hug is a satisfying, warming, calming moment in an otherwise chaotic universe.

I endeavor to spend my time with people I enjoy and at events that bring me...

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Love it or hate it: Air fresheners

Love It“Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it,” said Patrick Süskind in his...

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Love it or hate it: Malls

Love ItI wish I could say that I hate malls, but I don’t. I really don’t. I f*cking love going to the mall.

The mall is where my 14-year-old self would commandeer a food court table with my bestie to people-watch and talk. It was the Big Wide Open World where everything was possible...

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Working from home

Love itAs much as I like the social aspects and interactions of working in an office, I find that they’re often so alluring to the point of distraction. Not to mention hearing the incessant ringtones of multiple phones, overhearing loud how-was-your-weekend conversations. At home, it’s just...

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Love it or hate it: Tuxedos

Love ItDudes ain’t the only ones who look foxy in a tux. I mean, they do, but I have 16 suits bookmarked for when I win the lottery and can splurge on buying gunmetal grey three-pieces, floral cummerbunds, and wingtips. There’s just something sleek about a tuxedo. The outfit has a level of...