While you may have tried pouring a little red wine in your pasta sauce, or a splash of beer in your crockpot, have you ever tried using craft spirits in your cooking?
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Voila! While some may be brave enough to drink it (Ghost Face Killah) by itself, the Thirst team is partial to creating a spicy beer chili that will warm you to your core.
A slightly hoppy pale ale lends a welcomed flavor update to this classic party staple and comfort food
Rye ales offer milder hoppiness than most traditional IPAs, but also provide spicy and sour flavors, making them perfect for winter’s gingery desserts.
Bill Miner is the chef and co-owner at Il Porcellino Salumi, which is part of the food and beverage renaissance taking place in northwest Denver.
We have some last-minute pairing advice for you on your holiday dinner, just in case you've let it slide to the last minute.
During this festive Oktoberfest season you may throw back some delicious Marzen-Lagers, Oktoberfest Ales and maybe a Dunkel or two. But don’t forget to enjoy some delicious German cuisine that will pair well with that beer in your stein.
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The following opinions are provided by Jay Fox, a longtime Denver-area food critic. His specialty, no, obsession, is great burgers. So here goes his take on the best around, as well as some that he would like to try.
Crabtree Brewing and The Tavern at St. Michael’s Square partnered to bring us an excellent pairing of grilled tenderloin and Crabtree's Dearfield Ale.