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, paddling/biking around White Rock Lake, or sitting in on trumpet with local cover band, Goodnight Farm. 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.

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer’s Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer's Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

Tweet Big Texas Beer Fest is back again in 2014 for the third straight year. It happens Saturday April 5th. Expect all of your local favorite breweries to be there, including: 903 Brewing (Sherman) Armadillo Ale Works (Denton) Cedar Creek Brewing (Seven Points) Cobra Brewing (Lewisville) NEW! Community Brewing (Dallas) Deep Ellum Brewing Company (Dallas) [...]

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

The Big Texas Beer Fest returns to Dallas’ Fair Park on April 5th after two highly successful events in 2012 and 2013. Named as Dallas Observer’s best beer festival two years in a row, and drawing more than 5,000 attendees last year, the event will be held in same location in Fair Park’s Automobile Building. This year’s event intends to attract nearly 100 breweries, believed to be the most of any Texas beer festival, including over 25 breweries from the state of Texas.

A Recap of This Weekend’s Untapped Festival in Fort Worth

A Recap of This Weekend's Untapped Festival in Fort Worth

Despite the on-and-off drizzle and the cooler temperatures, the masses came out for the Untapped Beer and Music Festival in Fort Worth. Personally, I was the one hoping the weather would keep away more people, leaving shorter beer lines for the rest of us.

LOCAL BREW: Deep Inside the Fort Worth-Based Brewery Martin House & the Latest on Untapped Festival

LOCAL BREW: Deep Inside the Fort Worth-Based Brewery Martin House & the Latest on Untapped Festival

Beer and music have always been great together. They practically go hand-in-hand, as seen by the explosion of the popularity of the Untapped Music and Beer Festival. Now, breweries are starting to jump on the same trend. Dogfish Head Brewery has an entire line up of music inspired beers, including: Miles Davis Bitches Brew Imperial Stout and most recently the Grateful Dead American Beauty IPA.

Untapped 2014: Fort Worth Preview

With the successful addition of the CANNED Festival in Denton and Untapped: Houston, the Untapped Festival comes back to the Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth this year on March 8th. To date, the 2013 Fort Worth Untapped Festival has been the highest attended event so far in the series, and they don’t plan on slowing down any time soon.

North Texas Beer Week: Here’s Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th – 16th

North Texas Beer Week: Here's Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th - 16th

Formerly known as "Dallas Beer Week," the 3rd Annual North Texas Beer Week descends upon us next week. This is the first year that the week-long celebration will be completely run by DFW-based organizers. For an entire week across the entire Metroplex.

LOCAL BREW: Untapped Festival Recap

Another successful Untapped Festival has come and gone. The second annual beer and music festival ran smoothly despite the typical Texas summer heat.

LOCAL BREW: Top Beers to Try at Untapped Festival

LOCAL BREW: Top Beers to Try at Untapped Festival

The Paste Untapped music and beer festival is coming back to Dallas on September 7th. While I am gushing over the lineup of Delta Spirit, the Cults, and Freelance Whales, I am even more excited for the lineup of over 200 beers represented by over 60 different breweries from across the U.S. and world.

LOCAL BREW: My Week Working for Beer at Peticolas Brewing Company

LOCAL BREW: My Week Working for Beer at Peticolas Brewing Company

Collin Zreet is a native Dallasite. He has a degree in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas. His boss told him he had to take a week off, so he decided to spend it working for beer at the local Peticolas Brewing Company. Check out his adventure complete with story-telling photos.