In Other News

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Turns out the world turns outside of Denver. Crazy, right? Here are a few stories we’ve seen around the tubes:   MMMBop to MMMHop, Hanson to Launch Beer Seriously. Mmmhop. No, really. Just click the link.   Modern Day Matchmaker Holiday Dating Challenge The Sadie Hawkins holiday dating challenge. Ask a dude out. Ask ten dudes […]

Bull & Bush jumps head-first in the holiday season with 12 Beers of Christmas

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During the first 12 days of December, Bull & Bush Pub and Brewery is tapping a new keg, including the Release the Hounds barleywine and Legend of the Liquid Brain imperial stout, as well as some silly beers from Moylan’s Brewery (gotta love the Kilt Lifter). You’ll want to get these on your calendar: It’s […]

The Liquid Diet

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This Week in The Liquid Diet: We celebrate an honored American holiday rich in heritage and history.  The final Thursday of every November we pay homage to our past and get together with family and friends.  This day has a different meaning to all of us and unique traditions that play out from one household to the […]

Crafting a Nation, the Follow-Up to Beer Culture

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Several months ago, Free Mind Productions released Beer Culture the Movie (click here for my review).  This 55 minute documentary focused on Colorado breweries and their role in the craft beer revolution sweeping the nation.  Despite its local roots, the film was a success, filling up screenings at Upslope, Left Hand, and Wynkoop their first […]

Firestone Walker XV and Parabola Tapping at Euclid Hall Tuesday

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Did you miss your chance to taste Firestone Walker’s XV at Falling Rock two weeks ago? Is your local liquor store all sold out of the $22+ bottle? Fret not! This amazing concoction, best described as unicorn tears drizzled over cookie dough, will be on tap tomorrow night. Tuesday. 8pm. Euclid Hall. David Walker will […]

The Ho Ho Ho Slapdown Winner Is…

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On Saturday, Dry Dock Brewing Co. held their 3rd annual Ho Ho Ho Slapdown, an in-house brewing contest.  Each brewer entered a special brew and popular vote decided the winner. Here were the entries: Ashleigh – Lady Penrhyn (Imperial Brown aged in Stranahans Barrels) 8.2%, 32 IBU Bill – Stricke Alt (Imperial Alt) 8.3%, 55 IBU Brett […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Out of Bounds Stout

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Out of Bounds Stout – Avery Brewing Co.   [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Monday Morning Blues — Delta Moon — Clear Blue Flame

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues.

FreshCraft Autumn Food & Beer Pairing Dinner

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Last Thursday, my wife and I were privileged enough to attend one of FreshCraft’s quarterly beer and food pairing dinners.  I’ve eaten and drank at FreshCraft many, many times but this was the first time that my meal and drink choices were predetermined.  Similar to watching Tebow lead the Broncos onto the field on their big screen […]

CAUTION: Brewing Co. Invites You to Their Place for ThanksBeering

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This Saturday, November 26th, CAUTION: Brewing Co. is hosting a Thanksgiving event at the brewery.  From 2pm – 9pm you’ll be able to sample their beer, which has just started popping up all over town (but I’ll get into that in a minute).  Here’s some info from their website: We’re releasing our Thanksgiving brew – […]

Giving Thanks: You’re a bunch of booze hounds, Denver, and we love you.

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Denver off the Wagon is a new thing. Our first article was published in February of this year. None of us expected it to take off like it has, and we couldn’t be more thankful for it. You’re a bunch of booze hounds, Denver, and we love you. We’re thankful for a lot of things. […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Thanksgiving Edition – November 24 – 27

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s a special edition of Weekend off the Wagon. Hopefully you’re not working all week. A few ideas on what to bring to Thanksgiving Dinner.   Track 1: Thursday: Thanksgiving with friends, family, enemies, whatever. Friday: Sausage Fest at Denver Beer Co. Saturday: All the breweries! […]

What to Bring to Thanksgiving: Turkey Day with the Wagon

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By: PJ Hoberman, Jess Hunter, Kevin Burke, and Jennifer Fowler Thanksgiving.  Just reading the word sparks thoughts, memories, smells, tastes, panic attacks… Picking what to drink is a difficult task.  Between the turkey, cranberry, stuffing, volcano of mashed potatoes and gravy, green been casserole, pumpkin pie, bread rolls, and your toothpick, it’s hard to pick […]

Crooked Stave updates

[Source: BeerNews.org] (Fort Collins, CO) – A news update from the Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project. ——————- Tomorrow marks the release of Fertile Soil a hoppy Belgian Ale and our homage to Colorado Agriculture and fresh hops. The beer was brewed with all Colorado ingredients and a heavy handed dose of late hops giving a big grapefruit nose […]

My date with Odell Brewing: These Cats Know How to Kick It

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It’s a rare honor to be invited to a private beer dinner with the folks at Odell Brewing. But sure enough, my Friday plans included just that. A good friend from home has temporarily stopped her American travels as an adventure guide and was heading over the front range for some quality catch-up time after […]

One Day in a Bottle – Plymouth Gin

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This one was difficult. I struggled with how to condense these meandering thoughts into a cohesive narrative. It’s not easy to fit 6 years of decision making into a well-edited manuscript, especially when you’ve been drinking gin. In any life, there are a million reasons as to how we’ve arrived at a given moment in […]

Steuben’s launches Back to the Toy Drive to benefit underprivileged kids

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“Roads … where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” Widely known as the best party in Denver, Steuben’s is hosting its Annual Holiday Toy Drive.  This time, it’s Back to the Future themed.  Mark your calendars for Monday, December 5th from 9pm – 1am and make sure you grab toys.  Each toy you bring garners […]

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek to Host Rare Sam Adams Beer Pairing Dinner

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Looking to get out of the house this weekend? Will you be sick of cooking? Are you already tired thinking about entertaining your house guests? This is a common issue that happens each year when folks such as yourself do the good deed of hosting the holiday. Sure, the favor will be returned by loved […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Renegade Brewing Co. Tasters

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Renegade Brewing Co. Taster Flight   [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Monday Morning Blues — Rory Block — Ain’t No Grave Can Hold My Body Down

Let’s start the week off right. With some blues. Leave your Monday Morning Blues suggestions in the comments. Have a good week!