Fire and dance were two common themes throughout the weekend.

What Happens at Madness Days…

1,600 gallons of propane. If that’s not madness, I don’t know what is. My phone rang shortly after my dearest friend and Melvin Brewing Operations Director, Rob Albee, left the brewery on a critical errand. The tone in his voice was oddly familiar–a tone that is just short of laughter, slightly concerned but utterly confident […]


Welcome to Madness Days

By Michelle DeLong / Photos by Jared Spieker If you know, you know. As the summer days grow long in the tiny mountain hamlet of Alpine, Wyoming, beer distributers, bar managers, brewers, industry professionals, friends and family gather to fuel the Melvin fire. The time has come, though, to let the ninja out of the bag: […]