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.
Colorado craft beer scored big at the 2018 World Beer Cup. At the award ceremony held in Nashville last night, 28 World Beer Cup awards were given to Colorado breweries, including 7 golds medals. Winners came from cities throughout the state and included several returning champs plus many first-time winners. And while Colorado received 4 fewer awards than they did at the last World Beer Cup, 28 is an incredible accomplishment considering this year’s competition […]
Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar has opened their newest Colorado location at the Streets of SouthGlenn in Centennial. This latest Parry’s Pizza site offers the same great New York style pizza, calzones, and wings as their other Colorado locations. It also features a craft beer bar with 100 beers on tap, focusing on delicious craft beers from Colorado and beyond.
Pints For a Purpose: Equal Hopportunity Pineapple IPA Taps Tomorrow, Benefiting the Pink Boots Society
Need a reason to stop for a beer tomorrow? We’ve got a great one! On Tuesday, April 10, the Denver Chapter of the Pink Boots Society will be releasing their latest brew, Equal Hopportunity Pineapple IPA. The beer will be tapped at more than a dozen local breweries and businesses tomorrow. Each site has agreed to donate all profits from the sale of Equal Hopportunity to the Pink Boots Society, which funds educational and scholarship […]
It took longer than we expected, but we are back! Well, if we’re being honest, we’re back-ish. We have wrapped up most of the things that have kept us so overwhelmed and busy the past few months, which is great. Unfortunately, we still haven’t been anywhere or done anything, so there’s not a lot to share…. yet. That all changes tonight, when we finally get back out there, visit some breweries, and get back to […]
A new craft brewery is coming to the Town of Castle Rock; BURLY Brewing Company has officially started construction on their new brewery and taproom. Now the countdown is on for them to become Castle Rock’s fourth craft brewery by early 2018. This is exciting news if you’re a Castle Rocker like us, or if you need a reason besides the outlet mall make more frequent trips to Castle Rock. We met BURLY Brewing Company founder […]
The 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition concluded on Saturday. The ceremony awarded 293 gold, silver and bronze medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States, plus 3 GABF Pro-Am teams of homebrewers & professionals. Colorado breweries claimed 38 of these medals, maintaining the same medal count as they’ve had the previous two years. In a competition that saw a total of 7,923 entries from 2,217 breweries, maintaining 38 is […]
Oscar Blues Brewery and Frontier Airlines Partner with CAN’d Aid Foundation to Deliver Drinking Water to Puerto Rico
Oskar Blues Brewery and the CAN’d Aid Foundation has partnered with Frontier Airlines to bring the people of Puerto Rico what they most desperately need: clean drinking water. Oskar Blues Brewery has canned 91,200 cans of clean drinking water, and through the CAN’d Aid Foundation is donating the water to help the residents of Puerto Rico. Frontier Airlines has agreed to deliver the water, and beginning today they are loading the cases of canned water into the cargo […]
When you take a taste of your favorite beer, do you ever stop to think about the ingredients? If you do, you no doubt think about the hops, the malt and the yeast that come together just perfectly to create the flavor you love. But how often do you consider the other necessary ingredient in your beer, the water? There is more water in your beer than all the other ingredients combined, yet it’s often the […]
Fort Collins has no lack of great craft breweries, but that doesn’t make saying goodbye to one any easier. This weekend Fort Collins Brewery is saying farewell to the city they have served for 14 years. The brewery was sold to Canada based Red Truck Beer Company in May 2017. Red Truck is discontinuing the Fort Collins Brewery brand and closing the brewery, as they plan on opening their own brewpub in this space next […]
One week before America celebrates Independence Day, the Brewers Association has announced their own declaration of independence. In a press release yesterday the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit small and independent craft brewers trade group, revealed the launch of their independent craft brewer seal. This new seal will help consumers better identify beers which are certified as being made by small, independent craft brewers. About the Independent Craft Brewer Seal The independent craft brewer seal features an iconic beer […]