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Is The Brewed Food Trend About To Go Mainstream

For Denver-based chef and “food lab” founder Jensen Cummings, fermenting isn’t a fad at all — it’s a new way of pairing drinks with his menu. Hence the Brewed Food trend, something Cummings has dubbed the next big restaurant trend.

Inside The Brewed Food Movement

It’s the most exciting thing happening in the world of beer and food today. Instead of simply pairing a certain finished beer with a finished dish, Colorado-based chef (but SoCal native!) Jensen Cummings actually prepares his dishes with many of the same techniques and ingredients that are used to make beer.

Jensen Cummings on Bringing Beer And Food (And Fans Of Both) Together

Denver chefs work to carve out a nationally celebrated culinary identity, they turn to beer — already our international calling card — for inspiration.

Brewed Food Culinary Beer Integration

There is a culinary collective changing the rules in the beer dinner game right now. I’ll even go as far as to say they’re re-writing the rules all together

Brewed Food Revolution Embarks on National Tour

A food and beer revolution is primed to sweep the nation. No I’m not talking about food and beer pairing dinners…

Brewed Food Traveling The Country To ‘De-Throne Food & Wine’

You can’t call yourself a craft beer connoisseur unless you have a few artfully crafted Beer Dinners under your belt…

Chef’s Paring featuring Jensen Cummings

Because I was raised in Germany, this classic combination of pork and apples holds a special place for me. It has the truly timeless decadence of pork belly balanced by hints of natural apple sugars heightened with honey and gentle vinegar tartness in the brine. The use of malt extract and hop pellets (both of which can be found at your local homebrew store or online) brings a heightened level of synergy in beer pairing.

Bread & Brew: Chefs, brewers put beer in every bite

First there was fusion, then farm-to-table, then beer and wine pairing dinners. Now a movement called Brewed Food has come to Portland…

Inside The Brewed Food Movement

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, hosts Jimmy and Anne are joined in the studio by Andrew Gerson, Head of Culinary Programming at the Brooklyn Brewery, Jensen Cummings of the Brewed Food blog, and filmmaker Eric Schleyer.

The PorchCast | Jensen Cummings Brewed Food & Mark Slattery First Draft

For Episode 17 of the PorchCast we stopped by our sponsor First Draft Taproom & Kitchen to chat with owner Mark Slattery and Jensen Cummings of Brewed Food about his upcoming U.S. Tour…

Brewed Food Showcases Best of Food & Beer

As the resident Cooking with Beer expert for the site, I can really appreciate someone who takes the beer and culinary experience to the next level…

Best Beers of 2016

2016 was an excellent year for beer, and Lord knows we needed it! But what were the experts’ favorite brews of the year?

How To Eat Beer For Breakfast

’s one thing to start your day with a breakfast-flavored beer like coffee porter or oatmeal stout. It’s another thing to use that beer as an ingredient in your waffle batter or biscuit gravy. But it’s a whole other, next-level thing to actually brew your morning meal.

Beer Floats: The Best And Ice Cream Pairings

If you mix root beer and ice cream, you’re about to drink a delicious root beer float. If you mix beer and ice cream, you’re much smarter. Turns out, there are all kinds of incredible flavor combinations you can make using different beer styles and flavors of ice cream (or gelato or sorbet!).

Perfect Burger And Beer Pairings To Try

Ordering a burger and then not getting a beer is like putting on a bathing suit and slapping a sweet zinc stripe across your nose and then staying inside all day — you’re missing a critical step.

Best Beers To Go With Breakfast

When people say, “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere” before cracking open a beer, they should be referring to 5am… o’clock.

Craft Beer Trends That Need To Stop In 2017

We polled some of our favorite beer writers and industry insiders about the most annoying things going on with craft beer at the moment.

Jensen Cummings on Tightening Up His Chef Game Through Consulting

In part one of our interview with Jensen Cummings, the chef tells us about his attempt to launch a Colorado movement by combining food and beer in a novel way.

Fermented Pairings Series

An epic collaboration is taking shape between Brewed Food, White Labs and New Image Brewing Company. Brewed Food Chef Jensen Cummings and New Image Chef Darian Maclin have each created two unconventional dishes which showcase yeast and fermentation integrated into each plate. They are joined by New Image Brewer/Owner Brandon Capps and Erik Fowler, White Labs Education Coordinator dialing up unique pairings celebrating the microorganisms’ [yeast] flavor dynamics.

On the road to the Great American Beer Festival

Food and wine go hand in hand. While perusing the wine aisle at the liquor store, you’ll think about what you’ll be having for dinner, and make your selection based on what would pair best…

On the Road to GABF

In preparation for the Great American Beer Festival, Chef Jensen Cummings has been busy creating a series of events at local breweries called “A Tale of Two Pairings.”

Ranking the craft beers of Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s isn’t just a place to buy boxed curry and frozen meat pies. It’s also a great spot to buy booze to go with them, and although the store’s famously cheap wine gets all the attention, there’s also a wide selection of private-label beer, most of which costs a buck or two a bottle.

Brewed Food with Jensen Cummings @ Spangalang Brewery

Brewed Food with Jensen Cummings innovative food and beer pairing, all under $10 at Spangalang Brewery this Friday from 4pm – 7pm!

Farm Dinner in Lyons, Brewed Food Launch, Promo at Protein Bar

RINO & DOWNTOWN — The SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown at MSU Denver has partnered with Imbibe to offer a unique new way for visitors to explore Colorado’s craft beer scene…

Weekend off the Wagon: August 6th – 9th

Do you smell that? It’s the first of many pumpkin themed beers to be released this year, and Dry Dock Brewing Co. is hitting it hard!

Beer Calendar: IPA Day, Food Pairings, Brewery Birthdays and…Pumpkin Beer?

Denver’s new-brewery scene continues at a quick boil, and there are several breweries-in-planning ramping up construction for 2015 openings…

Five Food & Booze Events to Attend This Week

RiNo’s Ratio Beerworks announced it will release a new wild ale called “Wild in the Streets” this Thursday at 6 p.m…

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