Next week we’ll be heading to the East Coast to attend our 4th Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference. This year the event is being held in Loudoun County, Virginia, with excursions that offer experiences in Maryland, Delaware, and Richmond, Virginia. It’s an incredible time, and although we wish we could bring y’all with us in our suitcase but sadly, we can’t. (Blame the airlines and their crazy luggage fees.) Fortunately, you CAN experience the fun […]
Happy IPA Day everybody! Yes, today is the one day a year that you have an excuse, or better yet, an obligation, to enjoy a delicious India Pale Ale. Heck, enjoy a few of them. We certainly won’t judge you, especially on such a holy day such as National IPA Day! In fact, as soon as we hit “publish” on this post tonight, we’ll probably be joining in the celebration ourselves. Cheers!
What do you get when you combine the 4th of July with a 5th Anniversary party and a 2 craft beer geeks like us? You get a summer party that’s cranked up to 11! At least, that was our experience when we went to Colorado Springs for Red Leg Brewing Company’s 5th Anniversary Party. We attended the shindig with our buddy and honorary BMT member for the day, Chris. Red Leg Brewing Company certainly knows how […]
Did anyone else wake up this morning to realize that June is nearly over? Sunday we’ll be rolling into July, and maybe it’s just us, but this summer seems to be flying by. It’s enough to make us think about that quote from the famous prophet of our generation: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Yessir, that Abe Froman certainly knows what he’s […]
Durango, Colorado is a special town and very close to our heart. For the past several years we’ve been one of the many folks who make the trek to Durango every summer. Initially, our trips were all about the beer, but very quickly the visits grew into so much more. Now we visit Durango for the charm of the town itself. We love the buildings filled with history, the incredible beauty, the long list of […]
Warm weather is here, which in Denver really means just one thing: patio season! When the days are sunny and warm, we like drinks that are refreshing and cold. If the summer weather puts you in the sipping mood too, we have just the thing for you – the Passport Program Summer Edition. We attended the Denver Passport launch party recently and were given a copy of this year’s Denver Passport Summer Edition. It was […]
Time to Plan Your Road Trip: The 22nd Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous Takes Place in Salida on July 14
There is something about summertime in Colorado that always makes us want to explore. We love to pack our car up for the weekend and hit the road, discovering new places and taking in all the beauty and adventure Colorado offers along the route. Of course, it’s even better when there’s great craft beer at the end of the trip, which is why we’re big fans of the Colorado Brewers Rendezvous. This fantastic beer fest […]
Happy National Leave Work Early Day! What, that’s not a thing? Well, we think it should be, and now that it’s on the internet you should probably just go ahead and claim that it’s legit. We’re happy to help you start your Memorial Day Weekend festivities early. In fact, if you’re still looking for something awesome to do over your three-day holiday weekend, we have the perfect suggestion: BURLY Brewing Company is opening in Castle Rock […]
Today marks the first day of American Craft Beer Week (ACBW)! From May 14-20 we celebrate the more than 6300 small and independent brewers in America. This is the 13th consecutive year that CraftBeer.com, the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers, has presented this event. All week beer enthusiasts can take part in special ACBW events including exclusive brewery tours, special beer releases, beer and food pairings, tap takeovers and more.
Colorado craft beer scored big at the 2018 World Beer Cup. At the award ceremony held in Nashville last night, 28 World Beer Cup awards were given to Colorado breweries, including 7 golds medals. Winners came from cities throughout the state and included several returning champs plus many first-time winners. And while Colorado received 4 fewer awards than they did at the last World Beer Cup, 28 is an incredible accomplishment considering this year’s competition […]
Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar has opened their newest Colorado location at the Streets of SouthGlenn in Centennial. This latest Parry’s Pizza site offers the same great New York style pizza, calzones, and wings as their other Colorado locations. It also features a craft beer bar with 100 beers on tap, focusing on delicious craft beers from Colorado and beyond.
Springtime in Colorado. We’ve mentioned it before, but the weather this time of year is anything but boring. One day we’re wearing shorts and flip-flops, enjoying drinks on the patio. The following day our patio furniture is covered in snow, again. Rain, snow, wind… anything goes this time of year, and sometimes the weather is just plain ugly. Fortunately, summer is just around the corner and ready to bring with it some sunshine, warm breezes, […]
Happy 420 Day, everyone! While we aren’t out partaking in any 420 Day festivities personally, we thought today seemed like an appropriate day to write about the latest release from New Belgium Brewing Company: The Hemperor HPA. The beer actually hit the market a bit earlier this month, but something about today made it seem extra relevant. Let’s take a look at this new release and the challenges craft breweries face when trying to make […]
We made it to Friday, y’all. What a roller coaster of a week we had in Colorado. In our home-base of Castle Rock it snowed one week ago on Friday. That was followed by several very warm (albeit windy) summer-like days. This morning we awoke to find snow on the ground once again. We’ve enjoyed the full weather spectrum in just one week. Isn’t springtime in Colorado fun? Speaking of fun, are you still looking for […]
Pints For a Purpose: Equal Hopportunity Pineapple IPA Taps Tomorrow, Benefiting the Pink Boots Society
Need a reason to stop for a beer tomorrow? We’ve got a great one! On Tuesday, April 10, the Denver Chapter of the Pink Boots Society will be releasing their latest brew, Equal Hopportunity Pineapple IPA. The beer will be tapped at more than a dozen local breweries and businesses tomorrow. Each site has agreed to donate all profits from the sale of Equal Hopportunity to the Pink Boots Society, which funds educational and scholarship […]