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Experience Wonderful Views and Delicious Brews at El Rancho Brewing Company

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If you’ve ever driven west on Interstate 70 from Denver to Evergreen, you’ve certainly seen the sign for El Rancho. We’ve certainly driven past it dozens of times. But if you’ve seen that sign and thought that El Rancho was just another small mountain town, boy do we have news for you. Located just off I-70 at Exit 251, El …

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The Brewtography Project Announces Release Date for “Discovering Colorado Breweries”

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Photographer Dustin Hall brings the art of photography and the art of brewing together in his new book, Discovering Colorado Breweries. In this 232-page coffee table book you will find the stunning photographs Hall has taken at over 70 Colorado craft breweries. While the book doesn’t get released until next month, we think just the promise of this book would make a …

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Living the Dream Hosts their 1st Annual Barrel & Brews, Tomorrow, Saturday December 9

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On Saturday, December 9, Living the Dream Brewing Co is hosting their first barrel aged beer event. At the 1st Annual Barrel & Brews they will be releasing four barrel-aged beers “In the Backwoods” at Living the Dream. But wait… there’s more! In addition to the great barrel releases from Living the Dream, enjoy special chocolate pairings from the Chocolate …

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Colorado GABF Winners & Award Ceremony Highlights

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The 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition concluded on Saturday. The ceremony awarding 293 gold, silver and bronze medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States, plus 3 GABF Pro-Am teams of homebrewers & professionals. Colorado breweries claimed 38 of these medals, maintaining the same medal count as they’ve had the previous two years. In a …

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The Great American Beer Festival: So Much More Than Beer

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Just one more day and the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) will finally be here! Tomorrow several thousand excited beer lovers will put on their pretzel necklaces and head towards the Colorado Convention Center, anxiously awaiting the doors to open for the first day of GABF. But what will be waiting for them inside those doors? Obviously quite a …

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Denver Beer Week Brings Beer-Filled Events Beyond GABF

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Guess what friends? The Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is now just TWO short days away! The wait is almost over. But if even 2 days is too long, we have even better news for you. Denver Beer Fest has already begun, bringing plenty of great beer events, all across the Mile High City and beyond. Denver Beer Fest is the …

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A Toast For You on National Beer Lover’s Day

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Friends of Bottle Makes Three, stop everything…. today is National Beer Lover’s Day! Yep, it’s true… annually on September 7 we stop and celebrate National Beer Lover’s Day. Is it a silly, made up holiday? Yeah, totally. So should we ignore it? Heck no! National Beer Lover’s Day should be celebrated, whole-heartedly. Here’s why: The world is crazy lately. The daily …

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Beer Travel: Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Milwaukee Breweries

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Don’t call it a come back, because the brewery culture never left Milwaukee. That was the takeaway we got from our 2017 Beer Bloggers and Writer’s Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mark Garthwaite, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Brewers Guild made that reference when discussing the local beer industry. Sure, they may be late bloomers when it comes to putting a …

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August Beer Fests & Events

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It’s August, can you believe it? Where has the time gone? Another month is behind us and the summer is slowly winding down. Now is the time to get out there and enjoy the warm weather and cold beer, so without further ado, let’s make some August plans! But first… it’s GABF ticket time! While we are planning ahead, don’t …