The announcement we all expected but nobody wanted to hear arrived today. The Brewer’s Association has confirmed that the 2020 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) will take place online. The event, which was scheduled for September 24-26 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, will now be a virtual event held October 16-17.
After nearly 5 years as one of Denver’s finest homebrew shops and neighborhood craft breweries, CO-Brew announced they’ll be closing up shop. The announcement was made on their Facebook page on Friday. CO-Brew named downtown Denver’s rising rents along with the decline in the homebrew industry as reasons why they won’t be renewing their lease.
It’s sad news for lovers of craft beer, pizza, and Colorado’s first CBD beer. Jonathan Shikes at the Denver Westword is reporting that Dad & Dude’s Breweria has closed. According to the article, Dad & Dude’s Breweria announced the closure last weekend, and Sunday, October 20 was their last day of business.
The 2019 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) has wrapped, and what a great festival it was! While all we have to show for the fest are great memories, 283 breweries took home much cooler souvenirs from GABF in the form of gold, silver, and bronze medals. Our local breweries made sure many of those medals stayed in Colorado, winning a total of 40 medals during this year’s competition.
The 2019 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) returns to Denver on October 3 – 5, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public on Wednesday, July 31. The presale for Brewers Association (BA) and American Homebrewers Association (AHA) members is Tuesday, July 30.
12 Colorado breweries were awarded 21 medals from the 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship earlier this month in Oxford, Ohio. This year the annual beer competition received over 7000 beers in 130 different styles for judging, with entries coming from throughout the United States and beyond.
Everybody loves Colorado. With our beautiful scenery, countless sunny days, snow-capped mountains and vast plains, what’s not to love? It seems like everyone wants to be in Colorado, including some big names in craft beer. The second half of 2018 brought several well-knewn breweries to Colorado, or at more accurately, to our liquor store coolers…
Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! Tonight as we ring in a new year, we’ll also be bidding farewell to an 85-year Colorado tradition – 3.2 beer. Beginning January 1, 2019 retailers across the state who previously only sold 3.2 beer will be stocking the full-strength stuff. Today we’re going to look back at how we got here, and look ahead at what this change means for independent liquor stores and craft beer makers.
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 dialed 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 Red Leg shindig with our buddy and honorary BMT member for the day, Chris. Red Leg Brewing Company […]
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 […]
Happy National Leave Work Early Day! What, that’s not a thing? Well, we think it should be, and now that it’s on the internet you should probably just go ahead and claim that it’s legit. We’re happy to help you start your Memorial Day Weekend festivities early. In fact, if you’re still looking for something awesome to do over your three-day holiday weekend, we have the perfect suggestion: BURLY Brewing Company is opening in Castle Rock […]