Collin Zreet

Collin Zreet is native Dallasite, and moved back to Big D after earning a degree in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas. When not working with helicopters, he can be found hucking the frisbee, or paddling/biking around White Rock Lake. With the recent explosion of the Dallas craft beer scene, he also enjoys tasting of what local microbreweries have to offer, as well as making some of his own homebrew (winning a few awards in the process). Check out his latest publication in the DFW Beer & Brewers Index, which includes all local breweries, their year round and seasonal brews, and all breweries soon to open! DFW Beer & Brewers Index

Dallas Untapped 2015: Fair Park, Great Festival

Dallas Untapped 2015: Fair Park, Great Festival

This year's Untapped Beer & Music Festival broke some unprecedented ground for the festival in its fourth installment.  From its humble beginnings in a parking lot across from Trinity Groves (before it was really Trinity Groves), the Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival was held at Fair Park.  With the grater space, festival planners were [...]

2015 Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival Preview

2015 Dallas Untapped Beer & Music Festival Preview

It's the kickoff of North Texas Beer Week!  That also means that it is time to get ready for the flagship beer festival of Texas! Here are four reasons why you should go to Dallas Untapped Festival: 4. Welcome Ninkasi Brewing to Texas! Ninkasi Brewing will be slinging brews at Untapped in Texas for the [...]

Jameson Caskmates: Beer and Whiskey Together Again

Jameson Caskmates: Beer and Whiskey Together Again

To be honest, I am not a big whiskey drinker, but when given the opportunity to try Jameson's Caskmates, I knew I had to try it.  Jameson took their famous Irish whiskey and did something new with it.  Instead of aging it plain oak casks, they took the chance and aged them in stout casks [...]

Deep Ellum Brewing Co. & Jameson Whiskey: True Local Legends

Deep Ellum Brewing Co. & Jameson Whiskey: True Local Legends

A project, over one and a half years in the making, finally came to fruition over this week between Dallas' own Deep Ellum Brewing Company and Jameson Irish Whiskey.  The result can only be described in its name, the Local Legend. Over the last few years, the Jameson distillers were searching across America for like-minded [...]

Del Frisco’s Grille: Beer Social

Del Frisco's Grille: Beer Social

If you're looking for a new place to make some new friends, come by Del Frisco's Grille this Thursday, to check out their new lineup of social events in Uptown.  Their newest idea, the Beer Social, is an event for everyone to enjoy some of DFG's newest food creations with local brews, and mingle around [...]

Special Event: Dessert & Beer Pairing at Joyce & Gigi’s

Special Event: Dessert & Beer Pairing at Joyce & Gigi's

Everyone knows about beer dinners and the pairing of the bitter, roasty, fruity, sweeter flavors and aromas of beer and melding them together with the savory characteristics of heavy meaty dishes and the more delicate flavors of vegetables and fish.  But beer and food are much more broad and complex than that.  Beer and dessert [...]

9 Perfect Summer Beers for Lounging by the Pool

9 Perfect Summer Beers for Lounging by the Pool

What pool and river friendly beers should you be drinking this summer? After all of this rain, the Texas weather has returned back into form as the temperatures begin to heat back up.  That can only mean one thing: its pool and river floating time in Texas.  And what is the best thing about pools [...]

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Recap: Rain or Shine, There Will be Beer

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Recap: Rain or Shine, There Will be Beer

  Though the weather may have ended things a little early in terms of the musical performances, the beer was a-flowing at this year's Fort Worth Untapped Music & Beer Festival at Panther Island Pavilion.  Some previously listed beers, like Rahr's new Visionary Smoked Lager and Shiner's Strawberry Blonde, did not make it out, but [...]

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival

Spune Productions has pulled out all of the stops for this year's Fort Worth Untapped Beer & Music Festival on May 9th at Panther Island Pavilion.  They have pulled together beers and breweries from across the state, the country, and the world.  This year we will see a wide selection from far flung breweries like [...]

Austin Beer Road Trip & Untapped Recap

Austin Beer Road Trip & Untapped Recap

For the inaugural iliveindallas beer road trip, I traveled southbound down I-35 to our great state's capital for some beer adventures of my own.  After a torrential downpour for most of my way South, I decided to stop at Austin Beerworks (ABW) for their tasting room hours to meet up with an old friend.  Outside [...]