Beer Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide: Best Beer Gifts Under $50

The holiday season is upon us, and if there is a beer lover on your list, you’ll want to check out these unique gifts. This year I am featuring items priced $50 or less, as the holidays should be a time to relax and enjoy rather than stress out about finances.  Keep in mind that beer…

November Beer Events

Tomorrow is NOVEMBER (already!) And WOW—there are LOTS of brewery anniversaries! Who is turning another year older? Who is opening a new brewery? And what else can we expect throughout the month? Click HERE for the full event listing with details. Anniversary parties at: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery Mockery Brewing Upslope Brewing Company CooperSmith’s Pub &…

Surly Has Arrived in Colorado!

Surly beer is here! Surly Brewing Co., a well-known and highly regarded brewery from Minneapolis, has partnered with distributor Elite Brands to bring three of its flagship beers (to start) to Colorado for year-round distribution effective the week of October 29, 2017. Some may have noticed Surly’s presence around the state during (and since) GABF week…

Must-Try New Beer: Whiskey Barrel Aged Lugene from Odell

Barrel Aged Lugene is here! Catch it while you can!  WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Whiskey Barrel Aged Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout WHEN & WHERE: Available now in very limited quantities as a single 12oz bottle across Odell’s 15-state distribution footprint. (Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Wyoming, New Mexico, Idaho, Arizona, Illinois…

WIN Tickets to Fall Back Beer Fest 2017!

Who: 30+ Colorado breweries & distilleries What: Fall Back Beer Fest When: Saturday, November 4, 1-5 pm (VIP is 12-5) Where: Beautiful Estes Park! (1125 Rooftop Way, Estes Park, CO 80517) Why: To enjoy an afternoon with some of the state’s best breweries and distilleries and get an extra hour to sleep in the next…

Growler USA Louisville: 100 Taps, Great Food, & More

Growler USA, “America’s Microbrew Pub,” is a craft beer franchise with approximately 15 locations nationwide and another dozen or so in planning. It is focused on providing its customers with a huge selection of craft beers from all over the US. Colorado currently has two: one in Centennial and one in Louisville, with a Sloan’s…

Odell Cellar Series: Ten Paces Huckleberry Wild Ale

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Ten Paces Huckleberry Wild Ale (6.5% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Ten Paces is available in limited quantities as single 750ml bottles across Odell’s 15-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Wyoming, New Mexico, Idaho, Arizona, Illinois and Iowa). This will be the last offering the 750ml bottles as Odell…

GABF 2017 Recap, Favorites, & More

Great American Beer Festival 2017 is a wrap! And it was another awesome, impeccably organized event, thanks to the Brewers Association, sponsors, volunteers, and the 800+ breweries from all over the country who brought over 3,900 beers to share with 60,000 eager beer lovers. GABF isn’t merely hundreds of booths pouring beer. It’s a competition. It’s seminars, talks…

Find Your #HoppyPlace at Great American Beer Festival 2017!

The Great American Beer Festival is one week away! Whether you’re a GABF newbie or a veteran, this post highlights some of the “can’t miss” booths, areas, and activities at GABF 2017. But before we get started with what’s actually at the fest, first–get that app:  My GABF App Seriously—download the FREE app. The festival map…

GABF Week Event Roundup 2017

It’s almost time for the 2017 Great American Beer Festival! After scouring GABF-centric events for nearly a month, I’ve finally completed my roundup over 60 awesome events for GABF week! This list mainly features events at Denver’s finest beer bars, so be sure to check out my Facebook Events page for TONS of other events in Denver…

Odell Releases New Year-Round Beer: Rupture, a Fresh Grind Ale

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Rupture, a Fresh Grind Ale WHEN & WHERE: Available year-round, as of now, across Odell’s 15-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Wyoming, New Mexico, Idaho, Arizona, Illinois and Iowa). ABOUT: A bit of info from Odell: Rupture was born out of our obsession with getting the…

September Beer Events

September already?! Time for Oktoberfests, brewery anniversaries, special beer releases, and more. Below are some of the fun things happening this month. Click HERE for the full listing of events.  4th Annual Great Douglas County Brew Tour 4th Anniversary at Barrels and Bottles Brewery  Labor Day BBQ at The Post Brewing Company and The Post Chicken…