Eat! drink! offers Beer University |

Eat! drink! offers Beer University

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EDWARDS – eat! drink!, a gourmet wine and food shop in Edwards, will present Beer University (Beer U) every Wednesday for the next three weeks. The class will replace Vino-versity.The class is intended to help participants hone in their knowledge and enjoyment of pilsners, ales, stouts and beyond. Each class will include a tasting of five to six beers, artisan cheeses, meats and barbecue, all led by Beermeister Aaron Vasholz. Guest speakers and brew masters from Colorado’s microbreweries will also contribute to classes.The Beer U schedule is: Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. – Beer 101: Tasting and brewing techniques, beer types and flavor profiles, served with lots of artisan “beer-friendly” cheeses.Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m. – American Microbrews and Moe’s Original BBQ: Pairing barbecue with small-batch brewing.March 1 at 5:30 p.m. – The Big, The Bold and The Beautiful: Tasting the upper echelon of beers.March 8 at 5:30 p.m. – Scotch Tasting: Taste six scotches from all over the Scottish isles. All three beer classes are $35 each (including tax and gratuity) or all three together for $90. The scotch-tasting class is $40. Call to reserve or for more information at 926-1393.Vail, Colorado

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