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…

The Post Brewing Expands to Downtown Boulder

In early November, downtown Boulder welcomed the newest location of The Post Brewing Co. The original Post opened in Lafayette, Colorado in 2014, followed by a second in Longmont and a third in Denver. The Post Brewing Co. Boulder occupies the space at 2027 13th Street, formerly home to Redfish New Orleans Brewhouse, then Colorado Brewing Company, and later Shine…

Holiday Beer Events: December 2017

Get into the holiday spirit all month long with these fun events! You can do your shopping with pint in hand at numerous markets, get your (or your pet’s) photo with Santa, sport your ugly sweater, eat cookies, celebrate Festivus, and wrap gifts—all at your favorite local breweries! It doesn’t get any better than this. …

Wynkoop’s Day of Darks 2017: Recap

November: the month we set back the clocks and darkness creeps in. The weather becomes chilly, and thoughts turn to the coming winter. While some may fall into a bit of a funk this time of year, beer drinkers everywhere get excited about stouts, porters, and barrel-aged beers. And what better way to celebrate than…

Friek is here!

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Friek 2017, 6.9% ABV 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: The 2017 batch of Friek…

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…