Boulder, Fort Collins and now Colorado Springs: The Denver Passport is back again

The Denver Passport with a lineup of beers

Summers here in Colorado are synonymous with bike rides, hiking, sunshine and bar-hopping. Pair the latter with an ever growing, never boring list of venues to choose from and it could seem too daunting on the wallet to go at it for long. Thank goodness the summer also means the return of The Denver Passport, too. […]

Weekend off the Wagon: May 7th – 10th

flower in a glass at the big wonderful outdoor market

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 63˚ Low: 47˚ Thunderstorms Precip: 90% High: 55˚ Low: 47˚ Thunderstorms Precip: 60% High: 54˚ Low: 38˚ Thunderstorms Precip: 90% High: 47˚ Low: 33˚ Rain/Snow Precip: 70% Thursday, May 7 ‘Twin Sisters’ Double IPA Release Left Hand Brewing Company, 1265 Boston Ave., Longmont For as long as people have inhabited […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Apr. 23rd – 26th

(Photo credit: Comrade Brewing)

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday High: 72˚ Low: 44˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 70˚ Low: 44˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 72˚ Low: 46˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 10% High: 59˚ Low: 45˚ Rain/Thunder Precip: 100% (Edited April 24, 2015 – Added new Future Event) Thursday, April 23 Local 46 Third Anniversary and Ratio Beerworks Tap […]

Weekend off the Wagon: Mar. 20th – 22nd

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Friday Saturday Sunday High: 71˚ Low: 39˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 75˚ Low: 43˚ Sunny Precip: 0% High: 72˚ Low: 42˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Friday, March 20 Rock Star Part Deux Falling Rock Tap House and Star Bar, Denver Falling Rock’s Chris Black has once again teamed up with Justin Lloyd at Star Bar […]

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 […]

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)

(Photo Credit: Denver off the Wagon)

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 […]

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

Three pumpkins carved for Halloween

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)

Arvada Beer

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 […]

Fresh Taps: Oct. 15th – Oct. 21st (2014)

Photo Credit: High Hops Brewery

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. We have numerous milestone events with tappings this […]

Denver Bacon and Beer Festival Returns

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Bacon and beer. Beer and bacon. No matter how you say it, it sounds amazing. For the past two years, we have been teaming up with EatBoston to bring you the Denver Bacon and Beer Festival. Let’s take a moment and recap what we ate and drank. Last year we added even more bacon and […]

Fresh Taps: Oct. 8th – Oct. 14th (2014)

Photo Credit: Kimberly Beesley

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 seems like it took forever for GABF […]

Fresh Taps: Oct. 1st – Oct. 7th (GABF 2014)

Imagine growler fills at Falling Rock... (Picture courtesy of fallingrocktaphouse.com)

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 here. The moment we’ve all been waiting […]

Beer Theory: The Opening

Empties - Photo Credit: Breckenridge Brewery

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. Beer Theory exists where geekdom relents. It straddles the line between concept and practicality and begins in the simplest of places: your […]

Fresh Taps: Sept. 24th – Sept. 30th (Pre-GABF 2014)

Photo Credit: Odell 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. With nearly 100 tapping events over the next […]

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

Photo Credit: Fiction Beer Co

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. Oktoberfest in Germany begins on Saturday, Sept. 20th […]

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

Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden

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. I’m back! But I’m not a delicious craft […]

Fresh Taps: Aug. 27th – Sept. 9th (2014)

Photo Credit: Dodgeton Creek 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. I joke that at least one brewery opens […]