Category: Lifestyle

Gifts for Beer Lovers & More at Groovy Guy Gifts

We don’t do a lot of product reviews around here, but sometimes we get sent something pretty awesome and just need to share. That’s what happened recently when Joe Debicella, owner of, reached out to offer us some personalized merchandise from his online store. We received a personalized Growler Cooler, embroidered with our initial. The gift itself was really nice (some would say, groovy) but mostly we’re happy we discovered the site. There’s a […]

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Thank Goodness It's Friday! Friday means happy hour, and happy hour means craft beer. Cheers!

Friday Fun: Nothing But TGIF

We have nothing much to say except TGIF and Happy Weekend! It’s finally here folks, it’s just about 5 o’clock on Friday. What are you still doing here reading blog posts on the internet? You should be at your local brewery enjoying some brews! Well, since you’re here we promise to keep this short so you can get started on the happy hour. We understand priorities. 

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Denver Passport Returns With 60+ Summer Sipping Specials

Warm weather is here, which in Denver really means just one thing: patio season! When the days are sunny and warm, we like drinks that are refreshing and cold. If the summer weather puts you in the sipping mood too, we have just the thing for you – the Passport Program Summer Edition. We attended the Denver Passport launch party recently and were given a copy of this year’s Denver Passport Summer Edition. It was […]

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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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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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10 Ingredients for a Great Brewery Taproom

You may be shocked to hear this, but we have visited a lot of breweries. Like, a lot. We love to seek out beer at the source at our local brewery taprooms. We love the whole experience of sipping our beer where it was made. We enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, the fun people, and making new friends. And of course, there’s the beer, too. Often when we walk in a new brewery taproom we know […]

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A Procrastinators Guide to Great Last-Minute Beer Gifts |

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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Great Gifts for Beer Lovers 2015 |

Holiday Shopping Sites for Great Beer Gifts

It’s the holidays, and even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, there are still two more weeks of shopping time before Christmas! If you have a beer lover in your life and are still struggling with what to get them, we are here to help. Last year we posted articles highlighting some 21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers and 11 Awesome Gifts for Homebrewers, so check them out if you need inspiration.

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Your Father Wants a Freaker |

Daddy Wants a Freaker

It’s finally Friday! We hope your plans for tonight and this weekend include lots of gettin’ down, and some cold, delicious craft beers. Just remember, cold beers on a hot summer day can be downright slippery. Fortunately, we received a surprise box in the mail not long ago from Freaker USA, and their products were created just for this type of situation. A Freaker can help you avoid the embarrassment of moist handshakes and sweaty beverages. Hooray!

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Our 2014 Year in Review

With just a few hours left in 2014, today is a day of great reflection on all that the past year has given us. For Bottle Makes Three, 2014 was a breakthrough year. We attended our first Beer Bloggers Conference, which has helped us find our voice and understand our role in the craft beer community. We’ve focused on bringing you more interesting content, and while we still have a ways to go to reach […]

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