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Embark on the beer journey

Barquentine Brewing. It’s really the name that got me there. It sounded French, and I was longing for a good Belgian-style beer. To be frank, I didn’t do much research before going, but it turns out I was right at least on one account: They have good Belgian-style brews! As for the name, we’ll get back to that later (but hint hint, it’s French but used in English and the Belgian inspiration is real). Continue reading “Embark on the beer journey”

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BBD “sits down” with bearded brewer

The beer scene in Colorado Springs is on fire! My friend and I went to Pikes Peak for a quick visit back in early June and decided to stop by a brewery afterward. We looked online and found a slew of craft breweries. We finally decided on Goat Patch Brewing and we did not regret it! What a cool spot! Continue reading “BBD “sits down” with bearded brewer”

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Del Cielo: beer from heaven

There I was thinking Martinez, CA didn’t have any craft breweries. I stand corrected. To be fair, there wasn’t any the last time I had visited. It now has two (next to each other) with another one on the way. That’s exactly the kind of expansion a craft beer nerd like me gets super excited about. This time, I stopped by Del Cielo Brewing and was pleasantly surprised. They make truly great brews and I love the warehouse-type atmosphere! I didn’t get to meet the owners in person that day, but I reached out to them and they took the time to answer my questions. Luis, you’ve got the floor! Continue reading “Del Cielo: beer from heaven”