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Summer Seasonals Worth Seeking Out

In Beer Styles by Chris

It’s the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend and you know what that means… we’re just counting the minutes until the weekend! The day before a holiday weekend is a tough day to get any real work done, so rather than write a whole long thing, we’re going to share a great news release we received recently from the Brewers Association. This …

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Coming This Saturday: The Pressed Conference

In Events by Jeff

If you are looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend, there is still time to get your tickets to The Pressed Conference. The Pressed Conference is a first-of-its-kind cider festival for Denver and the perfect way to kick-start your summer. At this inaugural cider festival you’ll experience crisp, bright craft ciders from some of the best cideries in …

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A Look Inside Denver’s Laws Whiskey House

In Whiskey by Jeff

Last Saturday Chris and I and several friends stopped by Laws Whiskey House to celebrate the launch of their new Wheat Whiskey. Now we don’t pretend to know much about whiskey, but we know what we like, and this was some good stuff. At the release party we enjoyed whiskey flights, a really fantastic whiskey cocktail, and received a tour …

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In Case You Missed It

In Beer, Beer News by Chris

Hey there. Yeah, we know, it’s been a while. It’s all very awkward to start writing again when we’ve been clearly negligent for several weeks…. or months. We won’t bore you with the same old stale excuses, but suffice it to say that major work projects and other happenings have just occupied all our time. In fact we were gone …

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New Belgium Collaborates With Old Belgium for Lips Of Faith 2016

In Beer, Featured Beer by Chris

This year New Belgium Brewing is celebrating their 25th anniversary. Can you even believe that? We’re pretty sure there is a joke in there about still calling them “New” Belgium after all these years. Clearly they’re one of the old timers in the craft beer scene. Still, we respect New Belgium Brewing too much to take this accomplishment lightly. After …

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What Beer Bubble?

In Beer, Beer News by Chris

The Brewers Association released their annual growth figures last week, announcing that once again in 2015 craft brewers continue to experience double-digit market growth. Our news feeds were quick to fill up with articles about the beer industry growth and the continued success of craft breweries nationwide. But then, right on time, an all too familiar topic reared its ugly …

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Happy Colorado Craft Beer Week!

In Beer, Events by Jeff

Hey Colorado beer lovers! If you thought St. Patrick’s Day was your only excuse to drink beer this month, you were way wrong. Today begins a week of amazing craft beer events, as we kick off Colorado Craft Beer Week from March 19 – March 27, 2016. Beginning today you’ll find dozens of great beer happenings at spots all over the state. …

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Celebrate Today’s Beer & 80’s Nostalgia at New Kids on the Block 2016

In Beer, Events by Chris

Don’t you wish you could enjoy the some fantastic new beers while surrounded by the unfortunate fashion choices of the 1980’s? Do you long to relive the 80’s, while still enjoying the great craft beers of today? Or do you just wish you had time to visit all the newest Colorado craft breweries, but silly things like work and responsibilities have made …

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43 Days

In Beer by Chris

Wow. It’s been 43 days since we last wrote anything for our Bottle Makes Three followers. Jeez, we totally SUCK. We won’t bore you with the “we have been oh so busy” nonsense, because while it’s all true, it’s just not a valid excuse. Certainly we could and should have found the time to write in 43 days, so we won’t pretend …

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Denver Winter Brew Fest Preview

In Beer, Events by Chris

We don’t know about you, but this year has been entirely too busy. It seems like just yesterday we were toasting the start of 2016, and now we’re more than halfway through the first month with little to show for it. It’s a shame too, because we were so excited to start the new year off fresh, but so far …

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Starting The Year with Odd Beers: Odd13 Brewing Inc

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

Hi there… remember us? Yes, we know it’s been a while. Hell if you want to be technical, we haven’t posted since last year! All joking aside, December was a little rough for us, so we decided we needed a sabbatical until the new year. Then when New Year’s Day came and went, we just needed a little more time to …

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Holiday Shopping Guide for Great Beer Gifts

In Beer, Favorite Stuff by Chris

It’s the holidays, and even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, there are still two more weeks of shopping time before Christmas! If you have a beer lover in your life and are still struggling with what to get them, we are here to help. Last year we posted articles highlighting some great gifts for beer lovers and awesome gifts …

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Say Goodnight, Gracie

In Beer by Chris

Warning: This post is a bit sad and has absolutely nothing to do with beer. If you prefer to keep our relationship on a superficial level, where we just have fun and discuss beer, maybe skip this post and come back next week. We’ll be ready to return to our usual boozy capers by then. As we mentioned last week, …

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Cats, Robots and Little Machine Beer

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

For those of you paying attention, it’s been a few weeks since we posted anything substantial on Bottle Makes Three. A variety of things have stood in the way of our writing. You can chalk a lot of it up to the typical “busy time of the year” excuse I make each fall, because these last few months of each …

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Constellation Brands to Purchase Ballast Point Brewing

In Beer, Beer News by Chris

This morning it was announced that Constellation Brands has reached an agreement to purchase Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits. This will bring a large craft beer product to the Constellation Brands portfolio. Currently Constellation Brands owns beers such as Corona and Modelo, as well as wine and spirits, including Robert Mondavi and Svedka Vodka. Now before you wonder how yet …

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Dead Hippie Brewing Now Open in Sheridan

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

Dead Hippie Brewing quietly opened their doors and started serving pints last weekend. How many breweries does that give us now? Who the heck knows, we’ve totally given up on keeping track. Whatever the number, we’re always happy to welcome a new craft establishment to the scene! This newest neighborhood spot officially unlocked their doors on Thursday, October 22, and we stopped …

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Jameson Caskmates, When Whiskey Meets Stout

In Whiskey by Chris

Just when you thought we were finished talking about barrels, we have another barrel-filled story to get your mouth-watering. A few months ago we told you about the Jameson Drinking Buddies program, a collaboration effort between Jameson Irish Whiskey and several U.S. craft brewers. As part of the Drinking Buddies Program, Jameson selected five brewers to tour the their whiskey distillery in Ireland …