Weekday Suds: Don’t Take yourself so seriously! Finkel &Garf

Wonderings of a Twenty Something

Let’s admit it!  Sometimes you just want to have a beer.  You don’t want to think about the notes in the beer, the hops that were used, or which beer you should be pairing with your Thanksgiving Turkey (check out this link if you are concerned about your Turkey).

And now there is brewery in Boulder County that has the answer.  Finkel and Garf in Gunbarrel is providing quality beer and snacks galore!  Nothing too fancy and everything you forgot you loved.  Don’t believe me, check out the menu board (and wall of snacks!).

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When we settled in at the bar, my first question was to find out what the snacks were about.  I’ve seen pretzels at a bar but Slim Jims and Spam?  The answer to my question was that too many people take beer too seriously.  The snacks were meant to lighten the mood and make you think…

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Monday Suds: Powder Keg Brewing

Wonderings of a Twenty Something

I definitely feel like I have been in hiding the last few weeks.  I guess when life gets busy, you tend to ignore the things you like doing.  To kick off our birthday week, the Husband and I hit a few new breweries in the area.  First up was Powder Keg Brewing.

IMG_5332Powder Keg has been open for a few months (mid summer opening) and as usual, I waited for the kinks of a new business to work themselves out before dropping by.  We parked out front right as they were opening for the weekend grabbed a seat at the bar.

IMG_5324When I think about some of my favorite styles, I usually don’t put saison near the top of my list.  They usually hit me as a little too fruity or too sour.  With the PKB list in front of me, I noticed that there was a farmhouse style ale…

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