Collaboration Fest 2016: The Best Year Yet!

The third annual Collaboration Fest was last Saturday, March 19th at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. In addition to over 85 unique beers, this fest is one-of-a-kind in that it brings to light the camaraderie and extraordinary relationships among so many brewers. It is this spirit of working together that adds something special to to the overall…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I’m not referring to Christmas, though it’s kind-of like Christmas for beer lovers. I’m talking of course about the Great American Beer Festival and Denver Beer Fest. It’s a remarkable time to be in Denver: GABF week. As if the festival itself isn’t enough, dozens of breweries and bars have planned special beer events the entire…

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…

Cigar City comes to Denver!

I am really looking forward to Cigar City Brewing tap takeover tonight at Star Bar Denver.  According to Star Bar’s site, the beers will be:  Jai Alai IPA, Big Sound Scotch Ale, Florida Cracker White Ale, Vanilla Maduro, and Mango Habanero Red Ale.  I’ll definitely be trying the IPA and Mango Habanero Red.  So nice…

Did You Get Wood on Friday Night?!

Friday night at Star Bar was their Wood & Barrel Aged Beer Party, yet another great event for American Craft Beer Week.  What am amazing lineup of beers: Great Divide 18th Anniversary Ale Great Divide Belgian Yeti – Aged in Leopold Brothers American Small Batch Whiskey Barrel Oskar Blues G’Knight – Aged in Leopold Brothers…

American Craft Beer Week!

Happy American Craft Beer Week to All! Honestly, every day is craft beer day for me.  However, it’s great that there are so many fun events happening all across the nation this week.  I actually kicked off the week yesterday by having happy hour on my own balcony with Great Divide’s Titan IPA and Ska’s…

Great Divide Beer and Chocolate Pairing at Star Bar

I’ve attended many Beer and Cheese Pairings at Great Divide over the last couple of years, and they’ve always been wonderful. So when I heard about a beer and chocolate pairing featuring Great Divide beers at Star Bar December 15th, I couldn’t wait to go. $20 per person–great deal! My favorite kinds of beer are…