Strawberry Rhubarb Sour: the Latest Oak & Orchard from Epic

WHO: Epic Brewing Company  WHAT: Oak & Orchard Strawberry Rhubarb Barrel-Aged Sour Ale (6.9% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in single 375mL bottles across Epic’s entire distribution footprint (AZ, CA, CO, ID, IL, IN, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OR, PA, RI, TX, UT, VA, DC, WA, WI, & WY) ABOUT: A bit of info…

Odell Brewhouse & Taproom Comes to Denver

IT’S HERE! The brand new Odell Brewhouse & Taproom is about to open its doors in Denver. Get ready, because it officially opens in just three days, and you are going to love it! As of Monday, June 4th, Odell’s Brewhouse & Taproom will be open 7 days a week in Denver’s RiNo district. I got the chance to preview the…

Thirsty Lion Denver: Impossible Burger, Summer Beer Trilogy & More

  This isn’t my first post about Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, and I suspect it won’t be my last. Since the Union Station location first opened in Denver in 2014, I’ve been somewhat of a regular. Why? I’ll start with the obvious: the beer—over 50 taps, mostly craft. Additionally, Thirsty Lion has a really…

Wynkoop Announces New Crowler Program

Have you missed drinking Wynkoop beers in the comfort of your own home? If so, I’ve got news for you: thanks to Wynkoop’s new canning machine, you can now get crowlers to go! And just in time to kick off summer. “A few years ago we decided to stop canning and selling our beer to…

New Lupulin Burst NE Style IPA from Epic!

WHO: Epic Brewing Company  WHAT: New England Style IPA Recipe #3: Lupulin Burst (7.0% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in 12oz cans and on draft across Epic’s entire distribution footprint. ABOUT: A bit of info from Epic: This hazy New-England Style IPA is packed with JUICY flavors of honeydew, guava, passion fruit and pineapple without the typical bitterness…

Barrel-Aged Beers For All at Banded Oak Brewing Co.

There are a lot of breweries in Denver, not to mention throughout the entire state. So many in fact that I just realized I’ve only visited about one-third of the breweries in Colorado. Having a full-time day job and doing my best to keep up with the myriad chores and errands that come with being an…

Cheers to New Beers at Yard House: 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Is it a holiday? No, but it should be! I’m referring to the Beer Review at Yard House. And Denver, get ready for 29 new beers at the downtown Yard House location. I am a huge fan of Yard House. Why? 100+ beers on tap (a majority of them…

New Barrel-Aged Extra Special Red from Odell

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Barrel-Aged Extra Special Red Ale WHEN & WHERE: Available now in 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 and Iowa). ABOUT: A bit of info from Odell: Extra Special Red is our…

Collaboration Fest 2018: Recap, My Favorites

The 5th Annual Collaboration Fest was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver last Saturday, March 31st. 123 beers, over 200 participating breweries (144 from Colorado) from 42 states and six countries. I seem to say this every year, but Collab Fest 2018 has topped them all! First, I loved this venue. I thought it worked…

Japanese Craft Beers from Coedo Brewery at Ace Eat Serve

Beers from Coedo Brewery have arrived in Denver! And you can get them at Ace Eat Serve, where you’ll also find a variety of unique dishes to pair with each of the new Coedo beers. I stopped in last week to sample all four of the beers from Coedo, a Japanese craft brewery (located in Saitama, Japan), and I was…

Wynkoop’s 2nd Annual Day of Dorks: Recap

Saturday, March 10th was the Second Annual Day of Dorks at Wynkoop Brewing Co.. Over 30 breweries (including cideries and meaderies) were in attendance, pouring some of the best beers around. I’ve attended Day of Dorks for the last 2 years, and it’s always a fun time: great beer, nerdy spectacles, beaker tasting glasses, and people handing…

Pints & Pies at Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar

As someone who both lives and works downtown, it’s often difficult to find time to make it to places outside of my usual area. I frequently see interesting posts from breweries and restaurants just outside of Denver, and I put them on my mental “to-visit” list; but after a long day at the office or…