2016 Wing & Brew Festival Recap

                    I attended the Wing & Brew Festival last Saturday at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. The weather was mild and the beer & wings were excellent! Many local breweries were present pouring some of their stellar beers. Local wing providers were also in attendance. I […]

Notes from the 2015 Wing & Brewfest

  The Wing & Brewfest happened last Saturday at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. The weather was hot and sunny, but the beer was cold!     A $30 brewtent pass entitled attendees to sample as many beers as they wanted. The format in the tent varied this year to encourage breweries to send representatives […]

It’s All About Good Beer at Wooden Legs Brewing

The Wooden Legs Brewing Company has recently opened to thirsty craft beer fans in Brookings and the South Dakota State University community.  A Grand Opening Celebration is being planned for mid-June, so watch this blog for updates. I first met Seth Koch and Brant Mathiason in February 2011 when they were making test batches of beer on […]

Goose Island 25th Anniversary Ale

The Goose Island Beer Company is celebrating their 25th Anniversary with the release of Anniversary Ale. I have been enjoying their beers for many years but have been seeking out their more rare offerings such as Juliet and Bourbon County Stout lately. I got excited to try Anniversary Ale after watching the embedded video below. […]

2013 Coming Events

There are several notable coming events on my calendar! 2013 Beer Bloggers Conference in Boston. Sam Adams contest for free #BBC13 registration. New Belgium Beer Dinner at Bros Brasserie.   New Belgium Sour Beer tasting at Monk’s House of Ale Repute. Wooden Legs Brewing opening in April? Imperial Stout recipes. I’m looking forward to adding […]