Category: Explore

Howdy, Texas

I’m just under 39,000 feet above you right now, Texas. And even though I won’t land for another hour or so, I still can’t get this one song about you out of my mind. It’s been playing on a loop inside my head for weeks…

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Pagosa Brewing Company & Grill, a brewpub in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Revisiting Pagosa Brewing Company

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.

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Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co, Great Falls, Montana

Our Top 10 Montana Craft Beers

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 […]

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Great Falls: Montana’s Basecamp for Beer and Adventure

When you think of a Montana adventure, you may not immediately think of Great Falls. After all, it’s not the largest city in Montana. It’s not the state capital or home of either of the states great national parks. Great Falls isn’t home to the most breweries either. Still, we think Great Falls it the perfect place for your next beercation. Hear us out… We visited Great Falls this summer for the Beer Now Conference […]

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Exploring the Off-Centered World of Dogfish Head

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 […]

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The 22nd Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous takes place in Salida, Colorado on July 14.

Time to Plan Your Road Trip: The 22nd Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous Takes Place in Salida on July 14

There is something about summertime in Colorado that always makes us want to explore. We love to pack our car up for the weekend and hit the road, discovering new places and taking in all the beauty and adventure Colorado offers along the route. Of course, it’s even better when there’s great craft beer at the end of the trip, which is why we’re big fans of the Colorado Brewers Rendezvous. This fantastic beer fest […]

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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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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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Watch Out, Milwaukee – We’re Coming For Your Beer.

Hey there, Milwaukee. You don’t know us, but we’ve sure heard a lot about you. You’ve got a reputation as a serious beer city. There are songs about what made you famous, and the tales of you once being the top beer producing city in the world. We’ve heard all about your good old days as the Capitol of Beer, home to the biggest breweries: Miller, Pabst, Schliltz, Blatz, Shotz… Wait… we’re just learning that […]

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Escaping to Fremont County and Florence Brewing Co | BottleMakesThree.com

Escape to Fremont County and Florence Brewing Company

On the way home from our recent Salida road trip, we decided to do some exploring. One of our stops was in Florence, where we checked out Florence Brewing Company. But before we made it to the brewery, we made a quick stop and did some time in Canon City at the Museum of Colorado Prisons. Read on to learn about our time behind bars, and our escape to Florence Brewing Co. Highway 50 Drive […]

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