Category: Holidays

Seasons Greetings from Bottle Makes Three!

Helloooo friends of Bottle Makes Three! You may have noticed that BMT has been on a bit of a sabbatical the past few months. Sorry for all the silent nights around here. The last quarter of 2018 has been packed with exciting changes for us, not the least of which was the somewhat impulsive decision to sell our old house and buy a new one. Apparently, there’s a lot of work involved with staging, listing, […]

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Happy National IPA Day, Even If (you think) You Hate IPAs

Happy National IPA Day 2018 everybody! Yes, today is the one day a year that you have an excuse, or better yet, an obligation, to enjoy a delicious India Pale Ale. Heck, enjoy a few of them. We certainly won’t judge you, especially on such a holy day such as National IPA Day! In fact, as soon as we hit “publish” on this post tonight, we’ll probably be joining in the celebration ourselves. Cheers!

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The end of prohibition, December 5, 1933

Celebrate Repeal Day & Party Like It’s 1933 at the Cruise Room

Happy Repeal Day! Today marks an important day in American history for all of you fellow libation lovers out there. It was on this day 84 years ago that prohibition was repealed after 13 long, dry years. Prohibition was a dark time for the country, and we don’t say that just because we like booze. The 18th Amendment, which was ratified on January 29, 1919, and took effect in early 1920, prohibited the manufacturing, transportation, […]

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A Toast For You on National Beer Lover’s Day

Friends of Bottle Makes Three, stop everything…. today is National Beer Lover’s Day! Isn’t Every Day National Beer Lover’s Day? Yes, it’s true that we love beer every day. Still, someone decided that annually on September 7 we should officially celebrate National Beer Lover’s Day and who are we to stop them? Clearly, it’s just a silly, made-up internet holiday. But if we’re going to celebrate every other weird holiday (I’m looking at you, Talk Like a […]

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A Procrastinators Guide to Great Last-Minute Beer Gifts | BottleMakesThree.com

A Procrastinators Guide to Great Last Minute Beer Gifts

Christmastime is nearly here. Are you still struggling with what to get that special beer-loving someone in your life? Or maybe you need a gift idea for someone not-so-special – like the coworker you barely know or the distant cousin that’s coming in town for the holiday? It doesn’t matter who is on your shopping list this year. If you are looking for some awesome last-minute beer gifts, you’ve come to the right place. Our […]

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Celebrate & Be Hoppy: It’s IPA Day!

Happy 5th Annual IPA Day Everyone! What are we doing at work today? Don’t they know it’s an international holiday? Since 2011, August 6th has been recognized around the globe as IPA Day, the day when beer lovers celebrate and pay homage to the India Pale Ale (IPA). IPA Day is more than a great excuse to enjoy a hoppy brew. It’s your opportunity to connect with other beer drinkers worldwide by sharing a beer, […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

It’s Father’s Day, and we hope all you dads out there are having a great one! We wanted to selfishly take a moment to recognize and thank our own dads for all they have done to make us the fine, upstanding, and unique individuals that we are today. We quite literally wouldn’t be here without you two! We appreciate all the love and support you give us each day, even when we do things that make you shake […]

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People who don't know what to get me for Christmas must not know where to get beer

11 Awesome Gifts for Homebrewers

We hope you enjoyed our post earlier in the week, 21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers. If you have a homebrewer (or homebrewer wanna-be) on your shopping list this year, today we bring you 11 more ideas perfect for the homebrewer. It’s not too late to order these for the holidays, but act fast! Play your cards right and you will find something your homebrewer will swoon over, and they’ll be so thankful that they’ll […]

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Gifts for Beer Lovers | Bottlemakesthree.com

21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers

It’s holiday time, and if you’re like us then in between your company parties and overdoing it on nog, you’re probably stressing about what to get everyone on your holiday gift list. Well, worry no more our holly-jolly friends! Today we are here to help with a selection of fun and fabulous gift ideas for all the beer lovers on your holiday shopping list. If they don’t love beer, why are you buying them a […]

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Happy IPA Day 2014!

Happy National IPA Day 2014! If you need an excuse to crack open an IPA today, you’re in luck because today is National IPA Day!   In our opinion the best IPA is whatever one is in our glass, but if you need help finding a favorite check out Beer Advocate’s list of the most popular American IPAs for inspiration.  You can also get some great ideas from the Today show on how to best celebrate […]

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Redhawk and Blarney Rock Ale at Rockyard Brewing Company, Castle Rock CO.

Recovering From St. Paddy’s Shenanigans at Rockyard Brewing Company

Happy “You Survived St. Patrick’s Day” Day! Are you recovered from all your holiday shenanigans? We’re mostly recovered, but it was definitely touch-and-go for a bit. We spent a day celebrating the holiday with our Colorado Parrot Head Club friends. Our group participated in the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade, so the celebration started early and continued all day long! We spent the night at a Denver hotel so we could safely imbibe with a […]

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