GABF Week Events: 2018

It’s almost time for Great American Beer Festival 2018! As of now, Thursday tickets are still available! And in addition to the festival itself, there are numerous fantastic beer events happening in Colorado that entire week. I will be updating this post frequently as new events are released, so check back often for the latest…

Get Ready for the 2018 Great American Beer Festival!

GABF 2018 is just over a week away: September 20-22. You’ve got your tickets, and now it’s time to plan! (And if you don’t have tickets already, they are still available for the Thursday evening session!) If you’ve attended the Great American Beer Festival before, you know tackling that many beers can be as overwhelming as it is…

CATCH This Limited Release from Odell

  WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Cloud Catcher Milkshake IPA (6.8% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now through December in 6-pack 12 ounce cans across Odell’s 18-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Utah). ABOUT: A bit of info from Odell: Our fabled Cloud Catcher roams…

Moska Mule: Ska’s 23rd Anniversary Beer

  Mini-Review of Ska Brewing’s 23rd Anniversary Beer: Moska Mule Ska Brewing celebrates its 23rd  anniversary this month, and ahead of the anniversary they brewed a celebratory beer: Moska Mule, an ale brewed with ginger and lime (6.12% ABV). Unlike past anniversary beers, this is the first to be canned and made available outside of Durango. Moska Mule…

Boise’s Payette Brewing Co. Now Available in Colorado

Colorado, say hello to Payette Brewing Co.! This Boise, Idaho based brewery has expanded its distribution area and partnered with Colorado Craft Distributors to bring its award-winning beers to liquor stores throughout most of the state, including Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Denver and Aspen.  Until recently I could count on one hand the number of beers I’d had from…

Pucker Up for Epic Brewing’s Newest Oak & Orchard Release

WHO: Epic Brewing Company  WHAT: Oak & Orchard Sour Ale Aged in Oak Barrels with Cherry, Blackberry and Black Currant (6.5% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Like the other beers in the Oak & Orchard Series, this beer will be released in single 375mL bottles. Full national distribution is rolling out throughout the month of July. Epic is distributed in the…

Beer & Burger Pairing: The Brew Series at Hopdoddy

Hopdoddy Burger Bar has been a favorite of mine since it came to Denver nearly 4 years ago. With numerous types of burgers, seven kinds of fries, and a strong craft beer program, what’s not to love? And just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, I heard about the new rotating Brew Series. What exactly…

Mark Your Calendars, Set Reminders, and GO! for GABF 2018 Ticket Sales

Are you excited for the 2018 Great American Beer Festival?! Tickets go on sale in less than two weeks! Here’s what you need to know: Member Presale: Tuesday, July 31, 10:00 AM (MT) As a member, you will receive one unique presale access code via email on Tuesday, July 24. Code will grant access to the presale on…

Summer is Here with Odell’s Onolicious Tropical Fruit Sour

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Onolicious Tropical Fruit Sour (6.5% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in limited quantities as a single 12oz bottle across Odell’s 17-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois). ABOUT: A bit of info from Odell: Living in landlocked Colorado, we…

Recap: 28th Annual Do at the Zoo

Do at the Zoo is the Denver Zoo‘s biggest annual fundraiser, and it’s one amazing event. The 28th Annual Do at the Zoo was on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 with proceeds benefitting “What We Do at the Zoo,” including science education, local and global conservation of wild animals and wild places, and world-class animal care. It was a fantastic…