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Joyride Brewing Co. Beer Pairing Basics with Julia Herz

  • Joyride Brewing Co. 2501 Sheridan Boulevard Edgewater, CO, 80214 United States (map)

Are you interested in learning more about pairing your craft beer with food? Curious about even where to start? Then join Joyride on Thursday, April 5th, as Julia Herz from and Brewmaster Dave Bergen take you through the Basics of Food Pairing. This fun 45 min experience will touch on topics such as intensity, the three C’s (cut, complement, and contrast), and the dreaded train wreck. This course includes 4 samples of Joyride beer, as well as various food items that will pair along with the brews. There are two different sessions, so choose the time that works best for you. Don’t miss this terrific Colorado Craft Beer Week event! As an extra bonus, the first five people who register for each session will receive a free copy of the Beer & Food Course ($17 value).

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Julia is the Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers Association, publisher of, author of Beer Pairing: The Essential Guide from the Pairing Pros (Voyageur Press), co-author of’s Beer and Food Course, a Certified Cicerone®, BJCP judge, and beer educator. Dave is the co-owner, co-founder, and Brewmaster for Joyride Brewing Company, a Certified Cicerone®, BJCP Judge, and on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Brewers Guild.