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Eagle’s 808 Distillery part of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (1)

October 25, 2014 — 

Jeff Leonardo and Claude Seeman wanted to thrive through the recession and enjoy themselves. So, they opened 808 Distillery in Eagle. Spirits may be one of the only industries that …

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Grand Tasting is highlight of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (2)

October 24, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival will bring 30 distillers from all over Colorado and beyond to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Still on the …

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Distillers showcase their wares at Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (3)

October 24, 2014 — 

Embrace the growing craft distilling trend this weekend with the fifth-annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26. Founded during Colorado’s gold rush in 1859, Breckenridge …

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Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival: A supply and demand debate (4)

October 22, 2014 — 

A couple of craft spirits producers have come under fire lately for the way they are presenting their hooch. Separate class-action suits have been filed against Templeton Rye, in Iowa, …

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Breckenridge Brewery gets back to its roots with Mountain Series (5)

October 15, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Brewery recently launched its Mountain Series, a collection of pilot, small-batch and seasonal brews that pay tribute to the brewery’s roots in Summit County. The brewery opened its doors …

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Build your own alcoholic infusions from the fruits of the forest (6)

October 15, 2014 — 

Novelty cocktails are growing in popularity, making use of the increasing number of craft spirits available in Colorado and surrounding states. One of the cornerstones of the cocktail boom is …

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Colorful Cooking culinary classes in Breckenridge, Silverthorne (7)

October 15, 2014 — 

Tracy Miller, author of the Colorful Cooking culinary column that runs occasionally in the Summit Daily News, will be teaching three cooking classes in Summit County in October. On Thursday, …

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10 ways to use butternut squash (8)

October 10, 2014 — 

Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas. For simplicity, …

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Powder Keg: A sampling of pumpkin beers found at Denver’s Great American Beer Festival (9)

October 9, 2014 — 

Fewer beer styles are more polarizing — and more fervently reviled/defended — than that of the pumpkin beer. Whether it’s an ale or an imperial stout, pumpkins have found their …

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Shoulder season means great deals at local restaurants (10)

October 2, 2014 — 

The fall shoulder season is upon us, which means golden aspens, the first dustings of snow and great dining deals for locals and visitors throughout Summit County. We’ve collected as …

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Powder Keg: Bakers’ Brewery on its way to completion in Silverthorne (11)

October 1, 2014 — 

Up until two weeks ago, the former Village Inn building looked not that much different from the way it always has. A glance from Interstate 70 or on the road …

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Colorful Cooking: Fruits and vegetables can be dessert stars (12)

October 1, 2014 — 

Dessert is a personal part of a dining experience. Some like it hot, some not. Some crave creamy, chocolate, sticky desserts. Any way you cut it, dessert is packed with …

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Brewers represent Summit, Eagle counties at Great American Beer Fest (13)

September 30, 2014 — 

The Great American Beer Festival will bring hundreds of breweries and thousands of beers to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver from Thursday through Sunday. We rounded up the attending …

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High Country Baking: Crispy-crunchy ginger triangles are fun to make (14)

September 30, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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High Country Baking: Plum galette a rustic yet appealing dessert (15)

September 24, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant opens seventh location in Frisco (16)

September 17, 2014 — 

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant will open its seventh location in The Basecamp, near Whole Foods on Lusher Court in Frisco, on Monday, Sept. 22. The company’s new spot will serve …

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Breckenridge Film Fest: Treats inspired by inspiring films (17)

September 17, 2014 — 

Film is a powerful medium that can make us laugh, make us cry, allow us to be lost in a moment, educate us, amuse us and inspire us. In a …

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HC3 celebrates local, sustainable food sources with Harvest Dinner (18)

September 10, 2014 — 

High Country Conservation Center will celebrate local and sustainably produced foods during its sixth-annual Harvest Dinner at Vinny’s Euro American Restaurant in Frisco. The dinner, taking place on Wednesday, Sept. …

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Fall-inspired campfire desserts are simple and family-friendly (19)

September 10, 2014 — 

School is back in session, temperatures are starting to dwindle and the feeling of fall is in the air. It’s time to embrace the last glorious weekends of summer and …

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High Country Baking column: Not-just-for-breakfast tarts (20)

September 3, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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