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).

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.

Putting the Little in “Best Little Brewfest in Texas”

Putting the Little in “Best Little Brewfest in Texas”

Some events in life tend to claim to be the biggest or the best of something and rarely live up to the hype.  But this weekend in Old Town Lewisville, there was a festival claiming to be the “best” and the “littlest,” and it did not disappoint.  As I perused the closed-off streets, the term [...]

Best Little Brewfest in Texas 2017

Best Little Brewfest in Texas 2017

Best Little Brewfest in Texas an outdoor festival under large tents in the streets of Old Town Lewisville celebrating craft beer.  Beer? Did you say BEER? The festival hosts 95 breweries with great craft beer from Texas and all over the country, from sea to shining sea! Other adult beverages include ciders, hard lemonade, and [...]

6th Annual Big Texas Beer Fest Returns March 31st

6th Annual Big Texas Beer Fest Returns March 31st

The Big Texas Beer Fest returns to Dallas’ Fair Park Auto Building next weekend. The event was founded in 2012, and has raised almost $50,000 for the North Texas Food Bank since inception. Named as Dallas Observer’s best beer festival two years in a row, and Blitz Weekly’s best festival, this year’s event expects to [...]

Dallas Untapped 2016: Winter (Beer) is Coming

Dallas Untapped 2016: Winter (Beer) is Coming

Even though the temperatures may not quite indicate it yet, winter is definitely coming.  At this year's Dallas Untapped Festival in Fair Park, we saw the likes of those heavy heart-warming beers, from thick barrel-aged stouts, to big-sipping barleywines, to even a few oddities here and there. A few highlights from this year's festival: Stouts: [...]