By Rio Connelly [Posted June 4, 2015]
I’d brewed with plenty of folks before, but had not envisioned something as large as this. It turns out that Lauter Day Brewers is Utah’s largest homebrew club, with around 60 dues-paying members, which ensures that every one of their events is crowded.
By Alexander Ortega [Posted May 13, 2015]
Kicking off American Craft Beer Week on Monday, May 11, Red Rock held a tasting event featuring four vintages of their Rêve, a soured Belgian tripel–style ale. Red Rock first released the much coveted Rêve in November of 2007, and it continually sells out within a matter of days. The gastropub hosted the dinner in their sectioned-off private dining room at their Fashion Place location at 6227 S. State St. … read more
By Mike Riedel [Posted May 1, 2015]
There’s that old adage: “If it ain’t broke, then don’t fix it!” In a nutshell, that’s our ancestors screaming at us from the past, telling us to leave a good thing alone. In many cases, that’s true—there are hundreds of things that impact our daily lives that have remained virtually unchanged since they were brought to our attention.
By Mike Riedel [Posted April 2, 2015]
It used to be that Utah was a beer wasteland. For decades, it was impossible to get your hands on quality beers that were made outside of the state. This all changed in 2010 when Utah’s lawmakers created a variance that would allow beer distributors to store the beer and allocate all of that precious state warehouse space for liquor and wine.
By Mike Riedel [Posted March 5, 2015]
Living in Utah and loving beer has always been a bit of challenge when it comes to that fermented grain. It gets virtually no respect from a government that is tasked to control and distribute it, who treats it like a cheap, bottomshelf vodka that will remain virtually unchanged for years.