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Month: February 2017

Time For Something Wheat: Brix Taphouse and Brewery teams up with Bull & Bush Brewery for a specialty brew

  When it comes to beer, it’s not what you know it’s whom you know and Troy Milburn of Brix Taphouse and Brewery knows the right people. In addition to brewing, Milburn is the founder of Vulcan Fabrications and he’s had a hand in both building breweries and supplying existing ones with much-needed hardware. Process piping is what the Bull & Bush Brewery in Glendale needed and process piping is what they got — that and a long friendship that is soon to produce a special beer. “We just kind of wanted to show support for Troy and opening...

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Mainline Beer Pairing Dinner w/ Black Bottle Brewery

Every few months or so The Mainline Alehouse, in Old Town Fort Collins, hosts a beer pairing dinner with a local brewery. Past paired dinners have included Funkwerks Brewing, Jessup Farms, Odell brewing and others. On Friday February 10, 2017, the alehouse hosted a dinner with Black Bottle Brewery (BBB). BBB is a Ft. Collins brewery located on the South West corner of Prospect and College. They have received many accolades over the past few years. Most notably, in 2015 the brewery was awarded a Great American Beer Festival bronze medal for their “Friar Chuck” German Kolsch and most...

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Chocolate and Beer Pairing with Nuance Chocolate

It is rare these days for any one person to find themselves on the forefront of exploration and discovery. But sometimes, like maybe when the planets properly align – or something, one can find themselves standing on the edge of what has been accomplished and what has yet to be discovered. For The Pint, that moment recently presented itself in the form of a chocolate and beer pairing. We had a double date with destiny and Old Town Fort Collins based bean-to-bar chocolate shop, Nuance Chocolate. Nuance Chocolate, was founded just over a year ago by Toby Gadd and...

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