Category: Colorado

Our Visit to San Luis Valley Brewing

Last weekend we took a road trip to Durango for Ska Brewing’s annual Anniversary Party and Brewers Invitational. You can read about it here. During our road trip we traveled through several great cities – big and small – a few of which had breweries. It seemed rude not to stop, so we did whenever we could. Today we want to tell you about our first stop in Alamosa to visit San Luis Valley Brewing […]

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Brews, BBQs and Giant Tropical Insects

Jeff and I are not what you would call good planners.  With so many fun things to choose from each weekend, we rarely know what we’re going to do until we’re halfway there.  Case in point, it was a lazy Saturday morning a few weeks back when we had no plans and were still in our pajamas figuring out what to do.  I happened to look back over our very own event calendar, (plug!) where […]

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Springtime Boulder Brewery Crawl

Spring has sprung people!  While we still get the occasional cooler weather pattern traipsing through our state, the sunny and warm days are beginning to outnumber the chilly ones.  It’s about fucking time, wouldn’t you say?  I mean, winter in Colorado is lovely and not even as snowy as people who live outside the state seem to imagine, but this year it’s totally over-stayed its welcome.  Spending a lazy afternoon sipping drinks on a sunny […]

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Beers, Toads, and Backyard Beer Gardens: Great Craft Breweries in Golden Colorado

Golden, Colorado. Beer lovers know it as the home of the Coors Brewery, but there is so much more to the Golden.  There a cute little historic district full of places to eat, drink, and shop on Washington Avenue.  There is the Colorado School of Mines, one of the top engineering and applied science universities in the country.  There is also quite a lot of outdoor recreational spots, such as Clear Creek, where you can […]

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Woodland Park Wanderings

As you may gather by our increased posts, the past few weeks have been immensely fun and extremely busy. On Sunday morning we awoke to find that we had no plans! The family visitors were already on the road, and the calendar was blank. What a blessing! We decided to take a little time off for ourselves and enjoy a little free time together. We took the top off the Wrangler and hit the road […]

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Bald Mountain and Twisted Pine

So if there is one downfall to drinking a lot of good craft beer, it has to be the little extra poundage it can add to your midsection if you’re not careful. Yep, the good old beer belly. It’s a never-ending battle to be able to consume lots of yummy craft beers, without causing too much damage on the scale. This is why when we planned a little brewery excursion to Boulder on Sunday, July […]

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Happy Birthday to Me (Part 1) at Fort Collins Brewery

A few months ago, Jeff and I were headed to Longmont for a bike ride when we snuck in a quick detour to Fort Collins. Despite being in town just a couple of hours, we were able to make three brewery stops, albeit very quick ones. We promised that someday we’d be back to spend more time with these great breweries, and maybe we’d even bring our friends. Well, consider it done! We decided to […]

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The Summit of Bluegrass and Brews on Lake Dillon

This weekend was a hot one in Denver. Temperatures were expected to peak 100° F, so we were looking for any way to keep cool. Lucky for us, Saturday afternoon the 2012 Summit of Bluegrass and Brews was taking place in Dillon, Colorado.  Dillon is located in the Rocky Mountains where it’s considerably cooler, and this particular event was right along the beautiful shores of Lake Dillon. Obviously, there was no reason for us to […]

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Sunday Funday in Longmont at Pumphouse Brewery & Left Hand Brewing

After our G’Knight Ride, we spent the night in Longmont. Partially this was because we knew we’d be drinking and wanted to be responsible. But it was also so we could fit in a few more brewery stops before we made the trek back home. It’s a good thing we stayed too because someone left his debit card at the Tasty Weasel last night – DOH! Given that we now had a good excuse to […]

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Colorado Springs Beer Tour, Part 2 of 3

After a Saturday afternoon sampling a few of the Colorado Springs breweries, we were ready to hit it even harder for Saturday night! On the agenda was Bristol Brewing Company, Black Fox Brewing (which, technically, is located inside Bristol Brewing), Kevin Baity Kraft Beers, Rocky Mountain Brewery, and Phantom Canyon Brewing Company. That’s a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get to it!

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