GABF Week Events 2019

It’s almost time for the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! GABF is almost here! And when the fest is in town, so are numerous exciting beer events to go along with it. I’ve spent the last few weeks keeping my eyes pealed and have compiled a roundup of some of the best events for the…

Woodcut #9 Oak Aged Imperial IPA: New from Odell Brewing

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Woodcut #9 Oak Aged Imperial IPA (10.7% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in a 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: To celebrate our 30th…

Celebrate BIG at Great Divide’s 25th Anniversary Block Party!

  One of Denver’s oldest craft breweries—and one of my personal favorites—is turning TWENTY-FIVE! And they are celebrating in a *big* way. On Saturday, June 22nd, Great Divide Brewing Company is throwing a block party at its original location (2201 Arapahoe Street, where it all began). And wow do they have some exciting beers lined…

(ENDED) Win tickets to the Vail Craft Beer Classic

Win tickets to the 2019 Vail Craft Beer Classic! Want a chance to win a pair of tickets to highest altitude beer festival in Colorado on June 21-23, 2019? Then you’re in the right place! The Vail Craft Beer Classic events feature the best in craft beer from across the country as well as internationally,…

Update: Beer travels: Why is Colorado so strict on carding?

Hey guys. I wrote a blog post (below; original link here) five years ago about excessive carding in Colorado. I’m pretty sure this post got more comments than any others, as it seemed to have ruffled some feathers of folks, especially in the service industry. Since this post, I have traveled much more extensively and…

Six Colorado Beers to Try This Spring

Spring—a time for new beginnings. For beer drinkers spring can signify the time to start weaning themselves off of thick, dark beers and instead go for something a little lighter. I’m in the process of doing this myself, and I have some excellent suggestions for those looking to do the same. Most of these beer…

Mother’s & Father’s Day Gift Guide For the Beer Lover

Mother’s and Father’s Day will be here soon, and if there is a beer lover on your list you’ll want to check out these unique gifts. Keep in mind that beer itself is always an excellent choice too! But here are some other fun options to consider. Happy shopping! BottleKeeper® $34.99-$44.99 Colder Beer is Better….

Celebrate Stout Month with New Seasonals from Left Hand

February, aka Stout Month, is in full swing. There are still two weeks left to indulge in a world of stouts, from dry Irish stouts to barrel-aged stouts and everything in between. And I have two great suggestions for you today—the latest seasonals from Left Hand Brewing: Raspberry Milk Stout and Hard Wired Nitro Coffee Porter. I was so…