The Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival on tap |

The Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival on tap

Daily Staff Report

VAIL – The sixth anniversary of the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival is slated to kick off with an AHA Sanctioned Big Beers Homebrew Competition Judging on Friday, Jan. 6. In addition to the homebrew competition, this beer weekend includes a Brewmasters’ Dinner at the Lord Gore Restaurant, a big beers and Belgian commercial tasting Jan. 7 and educational opportunities at two specialty seminars during the tasting.For more information visit the festival website at or call High Point Brewing at 524-1092.Lodge and Spa at Cordillera wins traveler awardEDWARDS – The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera was one of the two RockResorts properties to claim a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2005 “Reader’s Choice” Awards. Snake River Lodge and Spa in Jackson Hole, Wy., was there other property that won. Both properties are ranked among Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 50 Resorts in the U.S.” Featured in the November issue of the magazine, the 2005 Readers’ Choice Awards list the world’s top cities, islands, airlines, car rental agencies, cruise lines, hotels and resorts. The final tabulations of 27,957 responses were done by Mediamark Research, Inc., of New York City. Each month, the magazine is seen by an audience of 3.2 million readers, predominantly from the U.S. The magazine is one of the top U.S. consumer travel publications and has been conducting its Readers’ Choice Awards since 1988.Vail, Colorado

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