Category: Beer News

The end of an era as Colorado says goodbye to 3.2 beer | bottlemakesthree.com

Hello to 2019 and Goodbye to 3.2 Beer

Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! Tonight as we ring in a new year, we’ll also be bidding farewell to an 85-year Colorado tradition – 3.2 beer. Beginning January 1, 2019 retailers across the state who previously only sold 3.2 beer will be stocking the full-strength stuff. Today we’re going to look back at how we got here, and look ahead at what this change means for independent liquor stores and craft beer makers.

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Todd Baldwin, President and Founder of Red Leg Brewing Company, at Red Leg's 5th Anniversary Party.

Red Leg Brewing Celebrates 5 Years With Big Future Plans

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 dialed 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 Red Leg shindig with our buddy and honorary BMT member for the day, Chris. Red Leg Brewing Company […]

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Pints for a Purpose: Save the San Juans Saturday to Support Durango Fire Relief Efforts

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 […]

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BURLY Brewing Company will open in Castle Rock, CO on Monday, May 28.

BURLY Brewing Company Opens This Weekend in Castle Rock

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 […]

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Brewnited, a mosaic created by CraftBeer.com that displays American beer bottles & cans that that display the independent craft brewer seal. Part of their celebration of American Craft Beer Week (ACBW), May 14-20, 2018

American Craft Beer Week is Here!

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.

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Colorado Breweries Win 28 Awards At 2018 World Beer Cup

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 […]

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Craft beer at Parry's Pizza at the Streets of SouthGlenn, where they features 100 beers on tap.

Parry’s Pizza Opens at the Streets of SouthGlenn; Grand Opening Celebration This Saturday

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. 

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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 […]

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