Colorado GABF Winners & Award Ceremony Highlights

Chris Beer

The 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition concluded on Saturday. The ceremony awarding 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 …

Drinking in Durango: Our Weekend Trip to Ska Brewing's 22nd Anniversary Party | BottleMakesThree.com

A Day of Drinking in Durango: Our Trip to Ska Brewing’s 22nd Anniversary Party

Chris Beer, Breweries, Colorado Adventures, Events

Hey friends, are you as happy as we are that it’s the weekend? The past month has felt like “all work and no play” for your friends at BMT. We have both been so tied up in projects at our day jobs that we have been sadly absent around here. …

Beer Travel: Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Milwaukee Breweries

Chris Beer, Beer Bloggers Conference, Beer Travel

Don’t call it a come back, because the brewery culture never left Milwaukee. That was the takeaway we got from our 2017 Beer Bloggers and Writer’s Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mark Garthwaite, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Brewers Guild made that reference when discussing the local beer industry. Sure, they …

Our First Time: Salida and the Colorado Brewers Rendezvous, 2017 | BottleMakesThree.com

Our First Time: Salida & The Colorado Brewers Rendezvous

Jeff & Chris Beer, Breweries, Colorado Adventures, Events

Last weekend we took a quick road trip to Salida to attend our first-ever Colorado Brewers Rendezvous. It’s nuts that it took us so long to attend this beer festival. This year marked the 21st Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous, so how had we always seemed to miss out? So many folks …

July Beer Fests & Featured Events

Jeff & Chris Beer, Events

Happy July everyone! Today marks the start of one of our favorite months of the year. July is the perfect month for backyard barbecues, fun outdoor activities, and celebrations with family and friends. Plus it’s the month we celebrate America with patriotic explosions in the sky. Who doesn’t love that?! …

The Brewers Association launches an independent craft brewery seal | BottleMakesThree.com

Brewers Association Launches Independent Craft Brewer Seal

Jeff & Chris Beer News

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 …