‘Sup, Oskar Blues? As we welcomed in a new year and kicked off a new decade, we decided to put some thought into where we wanted to lift our first pints of 2020. In honor of beginnings, new and old, it only seemed fitting that we make our first beer purchase of 2020 at Oskar Blues Brewery’s Tasty Weasel taproom in Longmont.
After nearly 5 years as one of Denver’s finest homebrew shops and neighborhood craft breweries, CO-Brew announced they’ll be closing up shop. The announcement was made on their Facebook page on Friday. CO-Brew named downtown Denver’s rising rents along with the decline in the homebrew industry as reasons why they won’t be renewing their lease.
It’s sad news for lovers of craft beer, pizza, and Colorado’s first CBD beer. Jonathan Shikes at the Denver Westword is reporting that Dad & Dude’s Breweria has closed. According to the article, Dad & Dude’s Breweria announced the closure last weekend, and Sunday, October 20 was their last day of business.
The 2019 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) has wrapped, and what a great festival it was! While all we have to show for the fest are great memories, 283 breweries took home much cooler souvenirs from GABF in the form of gold, silver, and bronze medals. Our local breweries made sure many of those medals stayed in Colorado, winning a total of 40 medals during this year’s competition.
WARNING! An outbreak of the hoppiest proportions is coming to Lone Tree. Hop Zombie Day 2019 Lone Tree Brewing Company’s award-winning Hop Zombie will return on Saturday, September 28, at 11 a.m. This monster beer is usually kept under quarantine, but once annually it’s released to a thirsty mob of Hop Zombie fans. This weekend marks the sixth year that Lone Tree Brewing Company will celebrate Hop Zombie Day by unleashing their hoppy creation into […]
Even in a state with countless incredible cities and towns, Pagosa Springs, Colorado is a special place. It’s nestled in the heart of the San Juan Mountain range, surrounded by national forest land, and home to the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring aquifer. In short, Pagosa Springs is an excellent location for all types of Colorado adventures. It’s also home to one of our favorite Colorado brewpubs: Pagosa Brewing Company.
As we shared with you yesterday, we visited Great Falls, Montana this summer for the Beer Now Conference. While in Great Falls we visited a few breweries, enjoy several beer tastings, and attended the Montana Brew Fest. Suffice it to say, we sampled a LOT of Montana beer. That’s not a brag or a confession, that’s just a fact. #BeerBloggerProblems So, what did we learn on our summer beercation? We’re so happy you asked! We […]
The 2019 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) returns to Denver on October 3 – 5, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, July 31. The presale for Brewers Association (BA) and American Homebrewers Association (AHA) members is Tuesday, July 30.
12 Colorado breweries were awarded 21 medals from the 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship earlier this month in Oxford, Ohio. This year the annual beer competition received over 7000 beers in 130 different styles for judging, with entries coming from throughout the United States and beyond.
Last week many in the craft beer industry were shocked by the news of the Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Brewery merger. Certainly, you’ve seen the news and read the reaction comments and stories from every beer geek and their brother. Everyone has an opinion, including us, but you’ll be happy to know that isn’t what this story is about. This story is about our love of Dogfish Head, and last summer when we […]
Do you want to hear a secret? It’s been a little while since we posted so if you’ve stuck around waiting for our next article, I figure we’re friends now. And because we’re friends, I know that I can tell you something and it will be kept between you and me. Right? Good. Because today I’m going to let you in on something I only share with those nearest and dearest to me…