Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett

I am sure a lot of you have heard of Crooked Stave Artisan Project but do you really know the story behind one of America’s greatest sour makers? I didn’t and I am happy to divulge some of the stuff I have been reading over the past few days about Chad Yakobson and his passion for brewing and working with the wild yeast that is brettanomyces. If you don’t know who Chad Yakobson is, let me give you a little background. Continue reading “CROOKED STAVE”


Steamworks Brewing Co. is a cool little joint in the southern part Colorado, located in the town of Durango.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have the opportunity to actually go to this place, but my fiancé was in Durango and knew I’d been looking at some of the local breweries so she picked up somethin’ tasty (lucky me!).  I read up on them and was impressed to find that all their servers and bartenders are Cicerone Certified beer servers.  If you’re not familiar with Cicerone, it’s a program that offers testing and certification for people working in the beer industry.  If you happen to catch a Cicerone Certified server or bartender at whatever watering hole your at, try picking their brain.  I’m sure they know their shit. Continue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEAMWORKS BREWING”