First Draughts

Robert Wendeborne’s take on craft beer industry and issues

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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...

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Durango reminded me that I’m a regular. Cheers to that

Visiting Durango last week for River Days was one of the best weekends I’ve had in a...

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Um, we have other things to drink. Let me show you some

This time of year can be one of the heaviest drinking times living in Durango. In less than a...

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WTF is a lambic and why it matters

With AB-Inbev buying sour-heavy Wicked Weed, there’s a very strong signal from the top...

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It’s time to examine quality standards for craft breweries

Now that Wicked Weed is owned by AB-Inbev, it’s technically no longer a craft brewery....

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Still being gobbled up, when will indie brewers dig in?

I’m not going to lie, I feel like I’ve written this column before, in part...

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My exploration of three rosès became an intellectual tasting tour

As I said last week, rosè is not just a shallow beverage for summer sipping, but a wine...