Pikes Peak Brewing Co. Starts Chapter Two

The new Pikes Peak Brewing Co. Logo

Many people along the Front Range are familiar with the Monument, Colorado brewery named for one of the most visited mountains in the world (at least, so the tourism board claims), but not familiar enough it seems. This week, Pikes Peak Brewing Company unveiled a complete re-vamp of their logo, merchandise, beer labels, and brand as a whole. Why […]

Colorado Craft Beer Economic Impact Study Shows Explosive Growth

[PRESS RELEASE from Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG), a non-profit trade association promoting the Colorado craft brewing industry. New study by CU Leeds School of Business details importance of Colorado craft beer to Colorado economy.] Boulder, CO. (April 24, 2012) — The craft brewing industry in Colorado provides an annual $446 million boost to the state’s economy, according to data compiled in a study released […]

Crafting a Nation, the Follow-Up to Beer Culture

Crafting a Nation

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 […]

Ignite Denver Off The Wagon – A Boozin’ Good Time

Great American Beer Festival is no stranger to beer events a’plenty, just as Denver Off The Wagon writers (and readers) are no strangers to drinking beer a’plenty. Combine the two, along with a kick-ass Denver event called Ignite Denver, and you’ve got yourself a bomber (or 5) of a good time. As part of GABF […]

Ignite Denver Off the Wagon – The Big Reveal!

Rick Lyke

Well folks, it’s time for the big reveal. We’ve been dropping some hints here and there about a big event we’re planning with the Ignite Denver folks, and we’re ready to let you all in on the secret! Here’s the lineup we’ve managed to pull in: Greg Koch – CEO, Stone Brewing Dave Thibodeau – […]

Beer Culture the Movie – The Review

Beer Culture

On Saturday I attended the 2nd of two free screenings for Beer Culture the Movie held at Left Hand Brewing Company.  The World Premier was the night before at Upslope Brewing Company.  These breweries were chosen because of their prominent roles in the film and were easily filled wall to wall for the premiers.  Tom […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 7/8 – 7/10

view from the new Four Seasons

Your Weekend Forecast* Friday, July 8th Afternoon Thunderstorms High: 86˚ – Low: 64˚ Precip: 40% Saturday, July 9th Afternoon Thunderstorms High: 86˚ – Low: 65˚ Precip: 40% Sunday, July 10th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 86˚ – Low: 65˚ Precip: 30% * This is Denver. Bring a swimsuit and ski jacket at all times. And now on […]

Beer Culture the Movie

Beer Culture

The best movie of the summer isn’t out yet, but it will be soon.  Sure, Super 8 looks pretty good, but wouldn’t a film about Colorado beer culture be better?  Enter Beer Culture the Movie.  The guys over at Free Mind Productions (Denver, CO) have been working hard on this documentary, which features many of […]