Yesterday, New Belgium Brewing announced the opening of a new 10-barrel pilot brewery to be located in the River North Arts District (RiNo) neighborhood of Denver. The new brewery will be housed in The Source Hotel, a new 100-room hotel being constructed by Zeppelin Development next door to The Source artisan food and retail market.
The U.S. Open Beer Championship took place this past weekend and Colorado breweries brought home a total of 19 medals. This international competition accepted more than 4000 beers from more than 20 countries across the globe, including submissions from both professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers.
On Tuesday, Jameson Irish Whiskey announced that they are expanding their collaboration program, Drinking Buddies, to include five American craft breweries. One of the collaborations we can expect to see is with Great Divide Brewing Co, who will be brewing The Smoothness, a dark lager aged in Jameson barrels. We’re really excited to try these Jameson-barrel aged beers and to watch the video series that is going to document the story of each of the […]
Remember last summer when we shared with you this picture of a coaster, above, hinting at the future awesomeness of Breckenridge Brewery and their new digs? Well, folks, the future is almost here. The new $36-million Breckenridge Brewery and Farm House restaurant campus is nearly complete.
The Brewers Association released their annual list of the top 50 breweries, craft and overall, based on sales figures from 2014. Craft breweries continued to grow over the past year, and 42 of the 50 top-selling breweries overall were craft breweries.
It’s Friday, so you know that means another brewery is open in Denver. For the past few weeks, we have been blessed with a few new openings, including Ratio Beerworks and Goldspot Brewing. It’s enough to make you wonder if anyone can bring anything new & unique to the beer market any more. Well, we’re here to tell you that they can, and Factotum Brewhouse has just opened with a unique and exciting business model.
This weekend we’ll be welcoming another brewery to the Denver beer scene when Goldspot Brewing Company celebrates their long-awaited grand opening on Saturday, February 21st. The brewery, located in the Denver/Regis neighborhood, will be officially opening their doors at noon on Saturday. We know what the weather folks are saying about Saturday, but we’re not going to let a little snowstorm keep us from dropping by for their grand opening. This is Colorado, and here we […]
Are you still wondering what to do for Valentine’s Day? Why not spend the day with your true love, the one who understands you and never lets you down: beer! Denver’s newest craft brewery, Ratio Beerworks, is celebrating their grand opening this Saturday, February 14th. If you or your Valentine enjoy craft beer, you should definitely make a visit to Ratio Beerworks a part of your Valentine’s Day plans.
The 2015 Best of Craft Beer awards were announced yesterday, and River North Brewery in Denver was named their 2015 Brewery of the Year. About the Best of Craft Beer Awards The Best of Craft Beer Awards touts itself as “America’s Newest Craft Beer Contest” and was created to celebrate and promote the best in Craft Brewing. Open only to U.S. craft breweries, judging for the contest occurred January 24th and 25th in Bend, Oregon. BJCP certified professional […]
Anheuser-Busch InBev announced today that they’re acquiring another craft brewery. Seattle’s Elysian Brewing Co is their latest acquisition, making them the fourth craft acquisition in the past 5 years. While specifics of the deal weren’t disclosed, the terms of the deal include the Elysian Brewery as well as their four Seattle-area brewpubs.
We hope you’re thirsty, folks. There are four, yes FOUR, new breweries for us Denver-area beer lovers to try this weekend. So what are you waiting for? Don’t let the polar vortex keep you indoors – unless it’s indoors at a new craft brewery. Besides, a few strong beers will warm you right up. So what are you waiting for? Bundle up, grab your pretzels and drinking gloves, and go get ’em!