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Great American Beer Festival

Lessons Learned at My First Great American Beer Festival

Whoa. The Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado BLEW MY MIND. I mean I had an idea what to expect, but nothing prepares you for the sounds, energy, and beer that fills the halls of the Colorado Convention Center every year. I read through

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My Favorite Moments From the Beer Bloggers Conference

The Beer Bloggers Conference has been happening every August since 2010 and just like the craft beer world, there are more and more bloggers every year. This year about 100 bloggers were in attendance for a long weekend full of beer, networking, and exploring.

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The New Braunfels Travel Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

New Braunfels was founded in 1845, by, no joke, a German prince looking to start a colony in what was at that time the Republic of Texas. Despite the fact that “New Germany” never came to be, New Braunfels stood the test of time. Today,

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Relaxing in Style: Texas Glamping with Mystic Quarry

Just over an hour drive south from Austin city center, is a a small oasis that’s perfect for those who need an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. Mystic Quarry is a modern campground that has something for every camping style. Whether you

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What to Know About Marfa’s Must-See Sights

This is Part Two to my Marfa Guides. Part One includes all the places you’ll want to eat and drink in Marfa. Plus, details on Marfa’s hippest places to stay! Marfa, Texas: Pop 2121 Marfa is a small desert city in far-west Texas that has

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Getting to Marfa and Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay

In way far west Texas, there’s Marfa: a very tiny town of 1900 or so people. When it comes to restaurants and bars in Marfa, they have weird hours, or like we learned, they will close randomly. Just remember to be patient, open-minded, and kind and remember there’s a 24/7 convenience store in town should you be caught hungry with nothing open, but this guide should help!

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Drink the Day Away in Beautiful Dripping Springs, Texas

Dripping Springs is full to the brim with just about every kind of booze out there! Beer, rum, wine, cider, vodka, and tequila; whatever you like to drink, it’s made here. Come hungry too, cause there’s plenty of pizza and BBQ around to soak it all up!

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Craft Beer and the Best BBQ in Fort Worth

One of the most exciting parts about being a craft beer lover is hunting down new breweries to visit. And that’s exactly what I did on my recent visit to Fort Worth and surrounding North Texas towns. Fort Worth is just a short drive north from Austin, and with all the great craft beer and BBQ, it makes a perfect destination for your next weekend trip in Texas.

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Getting Down at the Fort Worth Stockyards

Our Thanksgiving weekend was spent with the Grandparents in Dallas / Fort Worth. It was my first time to this area of Texas and I was quite excited to check out North Texas. We spent Black Friday outside and checking out a very cool, very touristy part of Fort Worth – The Stock Yards!

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