Category: Beer

We like beer. Mostly craft beer, and especially Colorado craft beer. But in the end, we appreciate all beer. Beer is great and the people and places that create beer, they are awesome.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Oktoberfest!

Summer is coming to an end my friends. The days of backyard barbecues, sunny patios and short sleeves will soon be behind us, replaced by shorter days, cooler evenings, and falling leaves. Since we both grew up in warmer climates (Arizona for Jeff, Florida for me) it’s always a little sad to see summertime end. The thought of packing up my shorts and flip-flops can be downright depressing. But then it happens, we see the […]

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A Firkin and a Fundraiser

TGIF! It’s finally Friday, and what better way to celebrate than with a firkin and a fundraiser? We started our Friday happy hour at Great Divide, where they had a firkin of Sticky Icky, a pale ale that has been “wet hopped” with some fresh local hops. Call me a sucker for a firkin, but when I heard about this beer we had to try it. The fresh hops gave it a nice citrusy, natural […]

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Happy IPA Day, and Other Reasons to Drink!

We may not have made visits to any breweries this past week, but we did still manage to fit in a few good beers.   Saturday night was spent in Jessica and Shawn’s backyard for some burgers, backyard games, and of course, a few beers.  Jeff got there early and helped ShawnyB brew up a batch of Strawberry Beer.   It looks like it’s going to be a delicious brew, ready just in time for the tail […]

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Catching Up with Old Friends

Wow! Time sure does fly when you’re having fun, and especially if that fun involves some delicious craft brews. We visited several Colorado breweries over the last two weeks and haven’t had much time to spare to write about them. To rectify things as quickly and efficiently as possible, here’s a quick recap of the places we’ve gone and the great beers we’ve sampled. On Friday 7/6 we spent happy hour visiting a few of […]

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Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival

The big day was finally here! Like kids waiting for Christmas, we had been planning our Breckenridge trip for weeks to attend the Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival. Sure there are other, bigger beer festivals in town – but this one is still one of our favorites and in our opinion, one of the best in Colorado. They offer beautiful mountain views, a cozy lakeside location at Main Street Station, and lets face it, some great […]

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Breckenridge Brewery 22nd Anniversary Party

Breckenridge Brewery turned 22 this weekend, and we were there to help them celebrate.  And by “help them celebrate” I mean drink their beer, eat their food, and generally enjoy wandering around the brewery like we were some sort of VIPs.  This is the party of the summer, and we haven’t missed one yet.  Okay, that’s a total lie.  We never even knew about this party until our friend Jessica heard about it last year.  But since […]

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Renegade Brewing 1st Anniversary Party

After finishing our Challenge Nation race yesterday, we were ready to party!   Lucky for us there was a celebration in progress at nearby Renegade Brewing Company.  It was Renegade’s 1st Anniversary party, and being such big fans of this brewery, we weren’t going to miss it! It seems like Renegade Brewing has made lots of fans over their first year, because this party was packed full of people celebrating this favorite neighborhood brewery.  Renegade opened […]

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Drinking on School Nights

This week we broke one of our self-imposed rules and went out for a few beers during the week. Usually we need weekdays days to recover from our brewery stops on weekends, but not this week. We managed to visit two of our tried and true local breweries for some school night drinking this week. We stopped by Lone Tree Brewing Company and Rockyard Brewing Company. Lone Tree Brewing Company We stopped at Lone Tree […]

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River North Brewery in Denver CO | BottleMakesThree.com

River North Brewery, we like you. We really like you.

River North Brewery is one of Denver’s newest breweries, and when we visited on a Saturday afternoon they proved to be one of the friendliest as well. As soon as we walked in we were greeted warmly and asked if it was our first visit. When we told them that we were River North virgins, they offered us a quick description of their brewery and their beers. River North Brewery makes Belgian style beers. They […]

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A Quick Visit to C.B. & Potts Highlands Ranch

It was only after a long day of day drinking that we made our way to C.B. & Potts Highlands Ranch. As members of the Colorado Parrot Head Club, we spent the day working on our St. Patrick’s Day parade float. (It’s amazing, by the way, but that’s beside the point.) As everyone knows, you can’t build a St. Patrick’s Day float without beer, so we had several over the course of the day. That’s why when we […]

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