Category: Happenings

All the best hoppy happenings, beer festivals, and events.

Save the Date for the 6th Annual Collaboration Fest

Save the date! The Collaboration Fest is returning to Denver on March 16, 2019.  The Collaboration Fest is returning for their 6th year and you won’t want to miss out on this incredible event. Brewers from Colorado and across the globe will work together to create a whole new assortment of collaboration brews, all of which will be served under one roof at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center (650 15th St, Denver, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to GABF 2018

The 2018 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) takes place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver from Thursday, September 20 to Saturday, September 22. If you’re attending GABF, a bit of advanced planning can help make sure you have an incredible experience at the festival. If this is your first GABF, or if you haven’t been in a while, there’s a lot to know about how to get prepared. However, even if you attend the […]

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No Ticket Required: Free GABF Week Events

You don’t need to have a ticket to the Great American Beer Festival to have some great craft beer experiences next week. Today we’re rounding up some fun & free events you may want to attend during GABF and Denver Beer Fest week.   We are just one week away from GABF, can you believe it? The last few months have just flown by for us, but that may be because we’re in the midst of […]

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Come With Us to the 2018 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference

Next week we’ll be heading to the East Coast to attend our 4th Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference. This year the event is being held in Loudoun County, Virginia, with excursions that offer experiences in Maryland, Delaware, and Richmond, Virginia. It’s an incredible time, and although we wish we could bring y’all with us in our suitcase but sadly, we can’t. (Blame the airlines and their crazy luggage fees.) Fortunately, you CAN experience the fun […]

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Todd Baldwin, President and Founder of Red Leg Brewing Company, at Red Leg's 5th Anniversary Party.

Red Leg Celebrates 5 Years; Shares Big Plans For Their Future

What do you get when you combine the 4th of July with a 5th Anniversary party and a 2 craft beer geeks like us? You get a summer party that’s cranked up to 11! At least, that was our experience when we went to Colorado Springs for Red Leg Brewing Company’s 5th Anniversary Party. We attended the shindig with our buddy and honorary BMT member for the day, Chris. Red Leg Brewing Company certainly knows how […]

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GABF 2018: The Dates & Details You Need to Know

Did anyone else wake up this morning to realize that June is nearly over? Sunday we’ll be rolling into July, and maybe it’s just us, but this summer seems to be flying by. It’s enough to make us think about that quote from the famous prophet of our generation: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Yessir, that Abe Froman certainly knows what he’s […]

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Pints for a Purpose: Save the San Juans Saturday to Support Durango Fire Relief Efforts

Durango, Colorado is a special town and very close to our heart. For the past several years we’ve been one of the many folks who make the trek to Durango every summer. Initially, our trips were all about the beer, but very quickly the visits grew into so much more. Now we visit Durango for the charm of the town itself. We love the buildings filled with history, the incredible beauty, the long list of […]

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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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Brewnited, a mosaic created by CraftBeer.com that displays American beer bottles & cans that that display the independent craft brewer seal. Part of their celebration of American Craft Beer Week (ACBW), May 14-20, 2018

American Craft Beer Week is Here!

Today marks the first day of American Craft Beer Week (ACBW)! From May 14-20 we celebrate the more than 6300 small and independent brewers in America. This is the 13th consecutive year that CraftBeer.com, the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers, has presented this event. All week beer enthusiasts can take part in special ACBW events including exclusive brewery tours, special beer releases, beer and food pairings, tap takeovers and more.

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5 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend

We made it to Friday, y’all. What a roller coaster of a week we had in Colorado. In our home-base of Castle Rock it snowed one week ago on Friday. That was followed by several very warm (albeit windy) summer-like days. This morning we awoke to find snow on the ground once again. We’ve enjoyed the full weather spectrum in just one week. Isn’t springtime in Colorado fun? Speaking of fun, are you still looking for […]

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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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The Brewtography Project Announces Release Date for “Discovering Colorado Breweries”

Photographer Dustin Hall brings the art of photography and the art of brewing together in his new book, Discovering Colorado Breweries. In this 232-page coffee table book you will find the stunning photographs Hall has taken at over 70 Colorado craft breweries. While the book doesn’t get released until next month, we think just the promise of this book would make a great holiday gift for any Colorado craft beer lover!

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Living the Dream Hosts their 1st Annual Barrel & Brews, Tomorrow, Saturday December 9

On Saturday, December 9, Living the Dream Brewing Co is hosting their first barrel aged beer event. At the 1st Annual Barrel & Brews they will be releasing four barrel-aged beers “In the Backwoods” at Living the Dream. But wait… there’s more! In addition to the great barrel releases from Living the Dream, enjoy special chocolate pairings from the Chocolate Therapist. Each chocolate has been specially designed to complement the four barrel-aged beers. 

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