Weekend off the Wagon: Nov. 21st – 23rd

(Image: Alpine Dog Brewing Company)

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 52˚ Low: 28˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 56˚ Low: 29˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 42˚ Low: 23˚ Partly Cloudy / Wind Precip: 10% Friday, November 21 Molly’s Spirits Grand Opening  [Grand opening of Molly's has been pushed back to a later date! We'll keep you posted!]  5809 W. 44th Ave., Lakeside Molly’s Spirits, the […]

Christkindl Market coming to downtown Denver beginning November 21st

Photo: German American Chamber of Commerce - Colorado Chapter

In America, we have holidays and we have drinking holidays.  In Germany, because they’ve a more lenient attitude towards libations, there’s no distinction between the two.  Putting the word “drinking” in front of “holiday” is superfluous; it’s understood that alcohol will be involved.  New Year’s Eve and Oktoberfest, of course, are boozy affairs but the […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Nov. 14th – 16th

(Image: Fermaentra Brewery)

  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 35˚ Low: 20˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 22˚ Low: 4˚ PM Snow Showers Precip: 50% High: 31˚ Low: 5˚ Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, November 14 Gidget’s Debut Performance at BSB Black Shirt Brewing Co., 3719 Walnut St. One of BSB‘s very own Gwyn O’Leary and her bandmate, Allison Carlisle are holding their […]

Alpine Dog overcomes delays, slated for grand opening November 22nd

Photo: Alpine Dog Brewing Company

Remember Alpine Dog Brewing Company?  It launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 to help founder Gardiner Hammond—formerly of Old Mill Brewery & Grill—get his brewery up and running.  Well, it didn’t meet its funding goal and Alpine Dog basically fell off everybody’s radar.  So, it’ll probably come as a surprise to many that Hammond is […]

Molly’s Spirits: Where technology and inebriation meet

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The smallest incorporated town in Colorado will soon be home to one of the state’s largest liquor stores.  Molly’s Spirits, a 30,000 square foot space boasting 360 shelves of beer behind 60 doors (six of which will be devoted solely to make-your-own-six-packs), a massive bomber cave, and offering products from 200+ breweries both domestic and […]

Weekend off the Weekend: Nov. 7th – 9th

(image: Mockery Brewing CO)

  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 69˚ Low: 35˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 68˚ Low: 39˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 72˚ Low: 42˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Friday, November 7 Mockery Brewing Grand Opening Mockery Brewing CO, 3501 Delgany St. Mockery Brewing CO in Denver is opening it’s tap handles to the public today starting 3 […]

From Wynkoop to the Capitol: An interview with Governor Hickelooper

Photo Credit: Mike Johnston

Guest content from Maya Silver, Editor at DiningOut Magazine DiningOut offers an insider’s look at dining in U.S. cities–from behind-the-scenes chef interviews, to exclusive recipes, to restaurant guides in your city and beyond. We chatted with Governor Hickenlooper about his brewing past, his drinking present, and his thoughts on the future of craft beer in […]

The Average Denver Brewery: 2014

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Almost every Denver neighborhood is home to one or two breweries ranging in size, age, and amenities.  The city is a rich tapestry of sudsy options and such diversity makes it difficult to describe the typical Mile High brewery.  But that won’t stop us from trying.  Based on the survey results of 32 Denver breweries […]

Fresh Taps: Nov. 5, 2014 and on

(Photo Credit: Upslope Brewing)

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 little adventure. It’s with a heavy heart that I must […]

More Bacon: Bacon and Beer Brewers and Chefs Dinner

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens might be a few things some people list as their favorites, but when it comes to Denver Off The Wagon, bacon and beer take the top spots. We have already shared with you the details of the third annual Denver Bacon and Beer Festival (tickets are still available), but […]

Trick or Treat: Where and What to Drink on Halloween

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Put on your costume and let’s go out and celebrate Halloween. Whether you are looking for a party or just want to grab a drink, Denver has a place for you to trick-or-treat adult style this  Halloween. The Infinite Monkey Theorem See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Drink No Evil Join The Infinite Monkey Theorem and […]

Beer Theory: Chapter II – How Do You Convert The Bud Drinkers?

Beer Theory is a monthly series that exists where geekdom relents. It’s the cross between prose, poetry, philosophy, and spilling a beer on your keyboard. Look for it the last Friday of every month. For those of us familiar with the craft beer renaissance, this might come across as a joke, but after many travels and […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Oct. 31st – Nov. 2nd (Halloween 2014)

Some spooky ping pong balls decked out for Ace's Cosmic Pong Halloween Party!

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 60˚ Low: 40˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 75˚ Low: 43˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 69˚ Low: 39˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Friday, October 31 (Happy Halloween!) The Motet Presents: Mixtape 1975 Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St.,  Boulder If you lucked out with finding tickets for this show, good job! This Motet […]

Fresh Taps: Oct. 29th – Nov. 4th (2014)

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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 little adventure. If you’re a fan of pumpkin in your […]

Pairing food with spirits: Tequila

(Photo: Misty Faucheux)

For years, food pairings were solely devoted to wine. A red wine was a perfect accompaniment to meats while white had its place next to pasta and fish. Nowadays, not only have the previous rules been broken, food and alcohol pairings have been expanded. Beer dinners have become popular over the past few years, and […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Oct. 24th – Oct. 26th (2014)

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 83˚ Low: 45˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 82˚ Low: 49˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 78˚ Low: 43˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Friday, October 24 Green Flash Treasure Chest Pint Night World of Beer, 7260 W Alaska Dr., Unit A, Lakewood Join the folks at World of Beer Belmar at 6 p.m. […]

Great Divide Expands and Gets Canny

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Great Divide has officially started construction at the site of their future second location, 3403 Brighton Blvd in Denver. With a Yeti as his co-pilot (and in hand), Brian Dunn, founder of Great Divide Brewing Company, broke ground at the new site on September 23rd. Dunn started off the afternoon by stating that “a few […]

Fresh Taps: Oct. 22nd – Oct. 28th (2014)

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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 little adventure. Due to unforeseen internet problems (thanks Comcast), this […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Oct. 17th – Oct. 19th (2014)

Big City Quad Release (Photo: River North)

Friday Saturday Sunday High: 64˚ Low: 43˚ Mostly Sunny Precip: 0% High: 70˚ Low: 45˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% High: 74˚ Low: 43˚ Sunny Precip: 0% Friday, October 17 Pours for Paws Fundraising Event Grist Brewing Co., 9150 E. Commerce Center Circle #300, Highlands Ranch Grist Brewing will be hosting “Pours for Paws” in the tap […]

Top Shelf Harvest Vail

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If you are not an avid skier, snowboarder, or all around winter enthusiast then the best time to visit Vail is undoubtedly the fall. A combination of summer staples like mountain biking and hiking combined with the milder weather and changing leaves make autumn trips west of the tunnel a perfect weekend getaway. This year […]