Category: Beer

New Belgium Brewing’s Hemperor HPA & the Movement for Hemp Beer

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 […]

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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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Everything’s Coming Up WeldWerks!

Last week was a very good week for WeldWerks Truth be told, the last few years have gone pretty well for WeldWerks Brewing Company. Considering the success and name recognition that this Greeley-based brewery has achieved in just three years, they definitely don’t have anything to complain about. But even by those standards, last week was particularly awesome.

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Thirsty Monk Opens Denver Brewery and Tasting Room

The wait is finally over. Thirsty Monk Denver opened their doors to the public yesterday. We are so happy to welcome them to our local craft beer scene! Thirsty Monk arrives in Denver with a strong reputation as a brewer of Belgian-Rooted Modern Ales and operator of world-recognized craft beer bars. Founded in 2008 in Asheville, North Carolina, they currently operate four locations in Asheville. More recently they expanded to add Portland, Oregon’s Bazi Bierbrasserie […]

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New in 6-Packs: Station 26 Brewing Company's Juicy Banger IPA | BottleMakesThree.com

Now Available in 6-Packs: Station 26 Brewing Co’s Juicy Banger IPA

Hoppy Friday craft beer fans! Friday night is when we always end up visiting our local bottle shop. With the work week finally over, we like to pick up a few great brews to enjoy over the weekend. If that sounds familiar and you’re going to be browsing the beer cooler for something good, check out the new canned beer offering from Denver’s Station 26 Brewing Company: Juicy Banger IPA.  Since it’s debut in 2014, Station […]

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Three Cheers, Beers, and Events for Stout Month 2018

Happy February! This may be a short month, but it’s packed full of fun times. We get to spend a day paying attention to groundhogs, shower our true love with greeting cards and flowers, and we even get to celebrate the birth of one of your favorite Bottle Makes Three folks! But best of all, we also get to celebrate Stout Month! With big roasted malts and full bodies, February is the perfect month to indulge […]

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Experience Wonderful Views and Delicious Brews at El Rancho Brewing Company | BottleMakesThree.com

Experience Wonderful Views and Delicious Brews at El Rancho Brewing Company

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 Rancho isn’t a town at all. El Rancho is a destination; a part of Colorado […]

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Exploring Evergreen and Evergreen Brewing | BottleMakesThree.com

Exploring Evergreen and Evergreen Brewery

Hellooo friends of Bottle Makes Three!  Yes, it’s been a while. We know we’ve been bad beer bloggers. We took some time off around the holidays, not by choice really, but because we were just so busy. But today we’re back, and we are excited to say that we’re more energized than ever! We can’t wait to get back to sharing our beer adventures! In fact, we just visited a “new to us” brewery this weekend, Evergreen […]

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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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Drinking in Durango: Our Weekend Trip to Ska Brewing's 22nd Anniversary Party | BottleMakesThree.com

Drinking in Durango: Our Trip to Ska Brewing’s 22nd Anniversary Party

Hey friends, are you as happy as we are that it’s the weekend? The past month has felt like “all work and no play” for your friends at Bottle Makes Three. We have both been pretty busy with the day jobs, but we’ve still managed to squeeze in a few adventures. For example, last weekend we escaped the daily grind long enough to squeeze in a quick trip to Durango for the Ska Anniversary Party. […]

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

Don’t call it a comeback, because the brewery culture never left Milwaukee. That was our takeaway from the 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 craft brewery on every corner, especially when compared to a state like Colorado. However, nobody can dispute that […]

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