Collin Zreet

Collin Zreet is native Dallasite, and moved back to Big D after living in Austin for a few years. 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 what local microbreweries have to offer, as well as making some homebrew with his team, The Fort Brewing Co. (winning a few awards in the process).

What to Drink with What You Eat for Thanksgiving

What to Drink with What You Eat for Thanksgiving

Everyone always knows what food to bring to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, whether it’s the turkey, cranberries, or Aunt Edna’s family-secret pecan pie.  But do you know what beer to bring too?  Below is your beer pairing guide for every traditional Thanksgiving dish.  Widely available local beers are used where applicable, but some styles are [...]

300+ Beers Announced for Index Dallas!

300+ Beers Announced for Index Dallas!

Index Fest Dallas (formerly Untapped) is recently announced all 300+ beers that will be flowing on November 11th at Fair Park! Check out the list below. Lakewood Wild Manimal – Wild Ale – 8.9% Sin Mint Temptress – Imperial Stout – 9.1% Lion’s Share V – BA Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Temptress - Lakewood Lager – Vienna Lager – 4.6% [...]

Veteran’s Day Weekend BBQ at Lakewood Brewing Company

Veteran's Day Weekend BBQ at Lakewood Brewing Company

RVC Promotions is producing two events on Veteran’s Day Weekend, a Veteran’s Day BBQ Fundraiser at Lakewood Brewing Company and a BBQ Pitmaster Class at Grapevine Craft Brewery. We invite you to support local veterans, learn from the most skilled Pit Masters, and eat some of the best BBQ while drinking amazing brews in Dallas.

Index Fest Dallas • Full Music Lineup Announced!

Index Fest Dallas • Full Music Lineup Announced!

Formerly Untapped, Dallas' biggest & best craft beer festival returns to Fair Park on November 11 and the official music lineup has been released. They will be welcoming Big Boi, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Cherub, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Tone Loc, and Michael Lee and the Wartime Limousine to the Index Fest stage!

Local Food & Suds at the 16th Annual Oktoberfest Southlake Oct. 4th – 8th

Local Food & Suds at the 16th Annual Oktoberfest Southlake Oct. 4th - 8th

This year will mark the 16th anniversary of the Oktoberfest celebration hosted by Southlake's Chamber of Commerce. Over 100,000 people visit throughout the weekend festival! Attendance is completely free -- there are no admissions or parking fees. However, there will be a wide range of food, beverages, and booth items available for purchase.

Czech Stop is Coming to Steinfest!

Yes, you read that right. The iconic West, Texas bakery is selling their famous kolaches at Steinfest! On the weekend of October 20 and 21, you will be able to head to Haggard Park in Downtown Plano to get your Czech Stop kolache fix.

Head Over to Dallas’ First-Ever Oktoberfest on Henderson Avenue This Friday

Head Over to Dallas' First-Ever Oktoberfest on Henderson Avenue This Friday

Sie sind herzlich eingeladen! A celebration of German music, food, drink, song & dance with Dallas' first annual Oktoberfest on Henderson Avenue will take place next Friday. It will be an evening of German activities, bratwurst, beer specials and fun!

Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Did you know that there are only six breweries allowed for Märzen (known as Oktoberfest beer over here in the U.S.) for the official German Oktoberfest held in Munich every year?  (Hofbrau-Munchen, Lowenbrau, Hacker-Pschorr, Augustiner, Spaten, and Paulaner, for those that are wondering. Well this past weekend, one of those six was official beer sponsor [...]

Get Frosty at McKinney Oktoberfest 2017

Get Frosty at McKinney Oktoberfest 2017

Dust off your lederhosen and tune up your yodel for this year’s Oktoberfest. McKinney Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children’s activities and much more!

Steinfest 2017: Food, Bier, Games, and More

Steinfest 2017: Food, Bier, Games, and More

Steinfest is back for a third year. This Oktoberfest-style event is hosted by the Historic Downtown Plano Association and celebrates outstanding beer, great food and the right kind of polka music to get you and your friends dancing in the street.