Chews and Brews is 5 Years Old!

Chews and Brews is 5 Years Old!

Five years ago today, Chews and Brews was born! This little food and drink blog has morphed from a random food blog with writings of what I was eating or drinking daily into a more specific blog where all recipes I post are using an Alberta craft beer in it! Since narrowing down my blog niche, I have written recipes using beers from over 20 Alberta craft beer breweries. On top of that, I have visited over 35 Alberta breweries.

Chews and Brews is 5

When I first started blogging 5 years ago I was randomly sharing what beers or other things I was drinking and randomly posting recipes. Most recipes I shared didn’t include beer. That has since changed. At first, I was just using any beer I was enjoying that week in a recipe, and then I decided to narrow it down further and only post recipes that are using Alberta craft beer, starting with a Smoked Rye Porter BBQ Sauce with the beer from Apex Predator Brewing (previously Bench Creek).

Chews and Brews is 5

I have made sauces, baked goods, savoury pasta dishes, seafood dishes, barbecued meats, and beer-cocktails! Every post is now set up to share my thoughts on the beer, the brewery, and then the recipe. After five years, I now feel like I have a method and process to this fun little hobby of mine. I love craft beer and especially love the craft beers that come from Alberta. Other provinces definitely produce amazing beers too, and I share these beers on my Instagram feed. Be sure to follow along as I have an exciting trip coming up that will be in the feed! NYC!

Chews and Brews is 5

In my 5th year I am going to continue focusing on Alberta beers and post twice a month. The industry isn’t slowing down at all so I will always have new beers to try and use in recipes and share with you!

Chews and Brews is 5

Thank you to all my followers and readers here, on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! I hope you will continue following me for the next 5 years of Chews and Brews! Cheers!

One thought on “Chews and Brews is 5 Years Old!

  1. Congrats on your anniversary! We just started a craft beer blog in Memphis, TN but haven’t gotten up to speed like you. it’s refreshing to see where you were to where you are. Wish you the very best in the future!

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