2018 Beer Lovers Holiday Gift Guide

It’s holiday shopping time! As of now (November 16th), Christmas is just 5 weeks away! If you have a craft beer lover on your list, I have a handful of awesome ideas for you. This year I am featuring gifts for all budgets: from $10 and less, up to $99. Not finding exactly what you need?…

Rum Barrel Aged Jolly Russian from Odell’s Cellar Series

  WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Jolly Russian Imperial Stout (13.3% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in very limited quantities as a single 12oz bottle 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: Bridging…

Elevation Beer Co.’s Seasonal Señorita Horchata Imperial Porter Returns

  It’s getting cold out there, which means Señorita Horchata Imperial Porter from Elevation Beer Co. is back for the season! Last winter this beer made its debut in cans, and it is one again available in 6-packs (and on draft) across the brewery’s distribution footprint in Colorado and Wyoming. Señorita has long been one of my favorite Colorado…

Bell’s Comes to Colorado

Over the last several weeks you may have noticed beer from Bell’s Brewery all across Colorado. Was it a limited drop around the time of GABF that still hasn’t sold out? Nope! I am excited to say that as of September, Bell’s started distributing in Colorado year-round! That makes 40 states where Bell’s distributes, plus Washington DC…

Colorado Beer Girl’s GABF 2018 Recap

  The 37th annual Great American Beer Festival is in the books! I say this every year, but I am continually impressed with how well organized this event is. And even with some big changes (read on), it all appeared to run seamlessly. This year’s space at the Convention Center was a whopping 584,000 square feet, and it was…

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…

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…

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…