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TRVE: Why being bold matters

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Article by David Wright Wearing a black jacket with the word “death” on it and a TRVE logo patched on the back, Nick Nunns stroked his beard, musing, “Denver was starved for something like this.” The brewery’s shotgun setup invites imbibers to grab a spot at the community table, grabbing your attention among photos of […]

What does a 100 PT wine taste like?

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Guest post by Haley Turner, Freelance writer, pop culture maven and sunscreen worshipper. Follow her on Twitter @GrupGirl I am no established wine expert – half the wines I keep at home are closer to the selections available at Trader Joe’s than Napa Valley. However, when one gets invited to taste a wine that has received […]

I have single handedly taken on drinking a shit-ton of Colorado beer

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By guest writer Emily Hutto Hello, my name is Emily. I am a journalist and a craft beer lover, but not in that order. I got swept up in beer when I was a student at the University of Oregon drinking Ninkasi Brewing Company Total Domination IPA like it was my job. I went on […]

Shots: Big Beers Reception, Homebrew Competition, and Beer Pairing

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Day one of the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival kicked off in true drinking fashion with appearances by the likes of Odell’s Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout, Alaskan Imperial Red, and Buffalo Bitter Belgian Ale during the welcome reception with a food pairing designed by Exec Chef Todd Bemis and his culinary team at the […]

The Beer Diaries: Day 1 & 2

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Guest mini-series by  Jessica Doerffel What were two Colorado girls with available vacation time, little money, and a passion to drink beer to do with 5 days?  Work on hops farms for a free night stay, you say?  Yes, that is what my friend Joy and I decided to do, and it was utterly a glorious […]

Recap: iX Mixer & Bartab Open Bar Golf Tournament 2012

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By Alex Weissner One of my favorite college pastimes was bar golf. So a few weeks ago, I got the idea to put together a bar golf tournament for my client iX Mixer. For those who don’t know what bar golf is, this is how you explain it to a five-year-old. Bar golf: Where a […]

Gettin’ Crafty with Renegade Brewing

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By Leah Arthur, Colorado Beer Girl The Crafty Ladies Beer Club at Highland Tap and Burger is a wonderful thing. A different brewery is featured each month–some from Colorado, some from out of state. The brewer or brewery representative brings 4-6 of their beers and puts on a great event with beer and food pairings. […]

Crafty Ladies Brew a Beer with Oskar Blues

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By Liz Henry, guest writer I enjoy good beer. Even more, I enjoy good company. It’s only logical that Highland Tap and Burger’s Crafty Ladies Beer Club has become a regular event on my calendar. Owner Katie O’Shea opens her door to twice a month to groups of ladies ready to hear from local breweries […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: March Madness

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And the Madness begins.   The second week of March marks the beginning of “March Madness.” It is a time for colleges to flex their muscles, doctors to recommend surgeries, and for bars to open their doors for college basketball fans to come a-running.  The NCAA tournament includes 64 teams total for a wrap up […]