Category: Beer News

We’re Back! Plus 3 New Colorado Breweries To Visit This Weekend

It took longer than we expected, but we are back! Well, if we’re being honest, we’re back-ish. We have wrapped up most of the things that have kept us so overwhelmed and busy the past few months, which is great. Unfortunately, we still haven’t been anywhere or done anything, so there’s not a lot to share…. yet. That all changes tonight, when we finally get back out there, visit some breweries, and get back to […]

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BURLY Brewing Company Begins Construction in Castle Rock

A new craft brewery is coming to the Town of Castle Rock; BURLY Brewing Company has officially started construction on their new brewery and taproom. Now the countdown is on for them to become Castle Rock’s fourth craft brewery by early 2018. This is exciting news if you’re a Castle Rocker like us, or if you need a reason besides the outlet mall make more frequent trips to Castle Rock. We met BURLY Brewing Company founder […]

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Colorado GABF Winners & Award Ceremony Highlights

The 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition concluded on Saturday. The ceremony awarded 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 competition that saw a total of 7,923 entries from 2,217 breweries, maintaining 38 is […]

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Oskar Blues Brewery and the CAN'd Aid Foundation are working with Frontier Airlines to get drinking water to the people of Puerto Rico. | BottleMakesThree.com

Oscar Blues Brewery and Frontier Airlines Partner with CAN’d Aid Foundation to Deliver Drinking Water to Puerto Rico

Oskar Blues Brewery and the CAN’d Aid Foundation has partnered with Frontier Airlines to bring the people of Puerto Rico what they most desperately need: clean drinking water.  Oskar Blues Brewery has canned 91,200 cans of clean drinking water, and through the CAN’d Aid Foundation is donating the water to help the residents of Puerto Rico. Frontier Airlines has agreed to deliver the water, and beginning today they are loading the cases of canned water into the cargo […]

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3 Colorado Breweries Partner with CH2M to Make Beer with Recycled Water

When you take a taste of your favorite beer, do you ever stop to think about the ingredients? If you do, you no doubt think about the hops, the malt and the yeast that come together just perfectly to create the flavor you love. But how often do you consider the other necessary ingredient in your beer, the water? There is more water in your beer than all the other ingredients combined, yet it’s often the […]

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Saying Farewell to Fort Collins Brewery

Fort Collins has no lack of great craft breweries, but that doesn’t make saying goodbye to one any easier. This weekend Fort Collins Brewery is saying farewell to the city they have served for 14 years. The brewery was sold to Canada based Red Truck Beer Company in May 2017. Red Truck is discontinuing the Fort Collins Brewery brand and closing the brewery, as they plan on opening their own brewpub in this space next […]

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The Brewers Association launches an independent craft brewery seal | BottleMakesThree.com

Brewers Association Launches Independent Craft Brewer Seal

One week before America celebrates Independence Day, the Brewers Association has announced their own declaration of independence. In a press release yesterday the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit small and independent craft brewers trade group, revealed the launch of their independent craft brewer seal. This new seal will help consumers better identify beers which are certified as being made by small, independent craft brewers.  About the Independent Craft Brewer Seal The independent craft brewer seal features an iconic beer […]

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Denver Beer Co's new Arvada Taproom. Grand Opening is Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Photo Credit: Denver Beer Co) | BottleMakesThree.com

Denver Beer Co Arvada Tap Room Opens June 17

Hey Arvada, tomorrow is the big day!  The grand opening of the Denver Beer Co brewery and taproom in Olde Town Arvada is tomorrow, Saturday, June 17. You will want to make time this weekend to check out their new digs inside the Craig Chevrolet body shop on Olde Wadsworth Blvd. Inside Denver Beer Co will house a seven-barrel brewing system, while outside will feature a 1500 square foot patio. We have it on good authority […]

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Great Beer and Adventure at Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project

On Saturday May 20, the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project opened in the Denver Santa Fe Arts District. Owners Andrew Moore (formerly of 105 West Brewing Co) and Ben Gettinger had promised a brewery that would specialize in internationally inspired beers, and we would say they nailed it. Our visit to Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project We arrived at Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project on the afternoon of their grand opening. They were packed with thirsty craft beer lovers, ready […]

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Beer News of the Week | BottleMakesThree.com

This Week in Beer News

Hey everyone, happy Friday! We know that you don’t want to be at work today, so why not check out our roundup of this week’s beer news. We’ll even throw in a bonus update on what’s been up with your pals at Bottle Makes Three… not that you asked. Enjoy! What’s Up With BMT You may have noticed we’ve been pretty quiet around here. Or maybe you didn’t. Either way, the past few weeks your […]

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Colorado Brewers Win Big at 2016 GABF Competition

The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) wrapped up on Saturday evening after yet another fun and successful event. We’ve had a full two days to recover from attending the fest, so we’ll be bringing you several stories recapping the event over the next several days. However the biggest news is perhaps the Gbeer competition, so today, let’s talk about medals! Specifically, let’s look at the 2016 GABF competition winners from Colorado. (Spoiler Alert: […]

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