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GABF: How to see your glass half-full

Scalpers running rampant.  Ticketing websites crashing harder than the Hindenburg.  Exorbitant admission fees if you’re even lucky enough to get that far.  Worthy breweries getting shut out.  Spotty cellphone reception.  Sloppy, amateur-hour drunks crawling all over the city.  It’s easy to complain about Great American Beer Festival (GABF).  I, myself, have been guilty of a … [Read More]

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Great American Beer Festival Fantasy Draft: The Wagon’s team

PorchDrinking.com’s second annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Fantasy Draft occurred this past weekend and Denver off the Wagon was there to challenge other … [Read More]

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Logo: Denver International Airport

DIA to give passengers a taste of Colorado beer culture

What image does Denver International Airport (DIA) project?  The roof of the Jeppesen Terminal looks like snowcapped peaks so our mountains are represented.  It features … [Read More]

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Weekend off the Wagon – Theme: Gratitude

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 89˚ Low: 58˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 80˚ Low: 58˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 80˚ Low: 57˚ PM T-Storms Precip: 40% Featured Event Offensively Delicious The Oriental Theatre, 4335 W 44th … [Read More]

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Fresh Taps: Sept. 17th – Sept. 23rd (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting rooms all over the state. No ticket required, just a taste for great beer and a … [Read More]

Oskar Blue's poster for VIVA LYONS event this Saturday

Weekend off the Wagon – Here’s how to stay warm, Colorado

It's a chilly day in September, but regardless of if and when it warms back up this weekend, it's nothing we're not prepared for. Besides, boozy events keep you nice and warm, right? Friday Saturday Sunday High: 53˚ Low: 41˚ AM Clouds / PM … [Read More]

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Bar Red – A good place to not be seen

There's a little bar on Colfax that you probably haven't noticed. It's not along the normal crawl routes. You've driven by it, or maybe even strolled right on past. It rests … [Read More]

How I learned to stop worrying and tolerate #UpForWhatever

Though I matriculated in Colorado, I am not a Buffalo nor am I a Ram.  I’m not even a Pioneer, Roadrunner, Falcon, Bear, or Oredigger.  In a state full of relatively obscure … [Read More]

Fresh Taps: Sept. 10th – Sept. 16th (2014)

Welcome to Fresh Taps! Each week Shea collects the most promising lineup of new and returning beers available by the glass and the occasional bottle hitting taprooms and tasting … [Read More]

Brunch and Broncos: Where Wes Welker and Matt Prater Should Drink and Watch the Game

Football is back! While the majority of our favorite players, like Peyton Manning, took the field, a few players have been side-lined and need a few recommendations on where to … [Read More]

A photo tour of Breckenridge Brewery’s new Littleton digs

Breckenridge Brewery’s new Littleton compound, located on a 12-acre lot between Santa Fe Drive and the South Platte River just north of the Aspen Grove shopping center, is slated … [Read More]

Weekend off the Wagon – Fall is definitely here

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 72˚ Low: 51˚ AM Showers Precip: 70% High: 72˚ Low: 52˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 83˚ Low: 57˚ PM T-Storms Precip: … [Read More]

Oktoberfest 2014: Where to party in Denver

It’s Oktoberfest season!  The beer’s flowing, the sun’s still shining, and it’s high time we donned our lederhosen and drank copiously in the biergarten.  Here are the places in … [Read More]

Just say “no” to Mocktoberfest

It’s autumn in Denver, the “Munich of the West,” meaning Oktoberfest celebrations are beginning to dot the calendar.  The food, the beer, the music, the camaraderie, the crisp fall … [Read More]

Meet Denver’s Most Imaginative Bartender: Ben Carrington

In its first year, La Biblioteca has already established itself as Denver’s tequila hub, touting over 300 different varietals, and is now home to Denver’s “Most Imaginative … [Read More]

Weekend off the Wagon – Don’t labor on Labor Day weekend

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 80˚ Low: 56˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 20% High: 87˚ Low: 58˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 79˚ Low: 53˚ Isolated T-Storms Precip: … [Read More]