New Belgium Slow Ride IPA

Starting 2015 Slowly, with Slow Ride Session IPA

We’re nearly two weeks into 2015 and this is our first post of the year.  What gives? We just needed just a little break after all the craziness of the holidays and the busy schedules that accompany year-end. We’ve used the last few weeks to recharge and regroup, and now we’re ready to bring you all the news in brews for another year!  Don’t think for a moment that during this brief absence we turned […]

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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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Best Colorado Beer Gifts: Colorado's Top Breweries by Emily Hutto | Bottlemakesthree.com

6 Great Colorado Beer Gifts

There are just 10 more days until Christmas! If you still have holiday shopping to do we know that can set you into panic mode, but if you are in Colorado and want to get some fun and creative gifts for your Colorado beer lovers, there is still time. In the last of our three-part great holiday beer gift series we’re going to feature a few wonderful beer or booze themed gifts you can get right […]

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People who don't know what to get me for Christmas must not know where to get beer

11 Awesome Gifts for Homebrewers

We hope you enjoyed our post earlier in the week, 21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers. If you have a homebrewer (or homebrewer wanna-be) on your shopping list this year, today we bring you 11 more ideas perfect for the homebrewer. It’s not too late to order these for the holidays, but act fast! Play your cards right and you will find something your homebrewer will swoon over, and they’ll be so thankful that they’ll […]

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Gifts for Beer Lovers | Bottlemakesthree.com

21 Great Gifts for Beer Lovers

It’s holiday time, and if you’re like us then in between your company parties and overdoing it on nog, you’re probably stressing about what to get everyone on your holiday gift list. Well worry no more, our holly-jolly friends! Today we are here to help with a selection of fun and fabulous gift ideas for all the beer lovers on your holiday shopping list. If they don’t love beer, why are you buying them a […]

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38 State Brewing in Littleton, CO | BottleMakesThree.com

Fun and Games at 38 State Brewing Company

If there is one thing true about people who live in Colorado, it’s that we’re all fiercely proud to live in Colorado. You can find our state flag on hats and hoodies, shirts and stickers, and just about everything in between. We probably have at least a dozen items in our house emblazoned with our Colorado state logo, and that’s a conservative estimate. And get this: neither Jeff or I were even born in Colorado! Yes, […]

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Lost Highway Brewing Co, Denver CO | BottleMakesThree.com

Lost Highway Brewing Company

At long last, Lost Highway Brewing Company is finally open. Can you even believe it?  The sign for this brewery on Colfax has been up forever, and after no activity for such a long time we’d basically written them off. Then they surprised us by finally opening their doors this past September in the space they’ve long-held vacant, next door to the Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe on Colfax. The location makes sense given that the owners of […]

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Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project | BottleMakesThree.com

Crooked Stave, and Why You Should Try Sour Beers

It’s just a few days until Thanksgiving and this year we’ve decided to pass on our typical wine pairings and enjoy some beer with our holiday meal. But not just any beer. This year we’ll be pairing several great Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project sour beers with our turkey dinner. Much like wine, these tart sours pair well with a rich, savory Thanksgiving meal. Given our love of Crooked Stave – we visited their tasting […]

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Denver Bacon & Beer Festival | BottleMakesThree.com

Denver Bacon and Beer Fest Recap

Did you hear the one about the couple who went to the 2014 Denver Bacon and Beer Festival, and wound up in a food coma that lasted a week? It left them unable to think about, much less write about, anything having to do with food or beer. No punchline here, but we’ll throw you a few puns: We would have written but we weren’t bacon any sense. All the delicious food and beer was bacon […]

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4 New Breweries To Try This Weekend

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! Großen Bart Brewery For months […]

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Avery Tweak Releases on November 16

Do you like beer? How about coffee? Bourbon, too?  If like us you answered yes, then Avery Brewing Company has the beer for you! This Sunday, November 16th, Avery Brewing is releasing Tweak, the newest member of their annual barrel series. Tweak is a big 17.81% ABV coffee stout that’s spent 4 months aging in Bourbon barrels. This is a big, bold coffee beer with a kick! Bottle sales will take place in Avery’s Boulder tap […]

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