Copper Kettle, Cholaca, & Nova Craft Chocolate Create the Perfect Partnership

Beer and chocolate: two wonderful, individual things. But together, it can be a magical combination. Beer paired with chocolate? Yes, please. Beer brewed with Cholaca, pure 100% cacao? Amazing. Truffles made with hops and Cholaca? Phenomenal. Sound like something you want in your life? Yes! Well, if you haven’t heard of it before let me…

Valentine’s Events for Beer Lovers: 2017 Edition

If you’re thinking about treating your sweetheart to chocolates or a nice dinner for Valentine’s Day, you’re on the right track. But don’t forget the beer! Impress your Valentine by taking him or her to any one of these fantastic breweries’ special events! Tue., Feb. 14, 6-10 pm: 2nd Annual Valentine’s Oyster and Stout Festival! at Alpine…

Black Friday 2016: BEER!

Don’t want to spend Black Friday at the mall? Rather hang out at a local brewery instead? You’re not alone! Come join the fun and see what all of these breweries have planned for Friday, November 25th, 2016. Black (Shirt) Friday Beer Brunch at Black Shirt Brewing Roll out of your Turkey-and-pie-filled-stupor and celebrate Black (Shirt) Friday…

August Beer Events

August Beer Events!  Lots to look forward to in Colorado as far as beer events go in August: Copper Kettle Avery Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales / Former Future Brewing Sesh Fest Tivoli Bluegrass & Beer Fest Gnarly Barley Fest Odd 13 Living the Dream Save the Ales Rendezvous at the Rock Hops in…

My Favorite Colorado Beers of 2012

I drank more great beers in the past year than I can even begin to remember. So, looking back on 2012, I’ve decided to make a list of my favorite Colorado beers I had throughout the year. Some are not new, but have been around for a while, whereas others were just released in 2012. But here…

Happy Stout Day! Drink These Colorado Stouts

The stout.  My second favorite style of beer.  Happy International Stout Day! If you’re in Colorado and want to stop by a tap room today, take a look at my list of excellent stouts.  Or if you’re not here but still want to consume one of our state’s tastiest beverages, there are some bottled/canned ones on…

Great American Beer Festival 2012: Highlights

Thanks to some of my wonderful followers I was able to get a lot of superb suggestions on breweries to visit during GABF.  Specifically I needed help with those East of the Mississippi River, as many of them don’t make their way out to Colorado.  If you told me to go see a brewery at…