A photo tour of Breckenridge Brewery’s new Littleton digs

Breckenridge Brewery’s new Littleton compound, located on a 12-acre lot between Santa Fe Drive and the South Platte River just north of the Aspen Grove shopping center, is slated to open in April/May of 2015.  While the site’s still under construction, major headway is being made and what might possibly be Colorado’s (maybe America’s) greatest […]

Weekend off the Wagon – Beer Camp, Final Friday, Union Station & more!

  Friday Saturday Sunday High: 92˚ Low: 65˚ Isolated T-Storms Precip: 30% High: 92˚ Low: 64˚ Partly Cloudy Precip: 20% High: 85˚ Low: 63˚ Scattered T-Storms Precip: 50% Friday, July 25 Beer Camp Across America Civic Center Park, DenverFrom 5-10 p.m., 80 Colorado breweries will be joined with fellow brewers and beer lovers at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp […]

Breckenridge Beer Festival – where even angels seem to have a good time

Breckenridge Beer Festival

Let’s get a couple things out of the way before I start. Colorado loves to throw beer festivals. Some weekends, there can even be too many to choose from. I don’t drink IPAs. If you wanted to read about hoppy beers, read a different article. I was drinking from a beer mug, not a tasting […]

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival This Weekend

breckenridge craft spirits festival

  Leaf peepers, pay attention. I am currently racing to get this published before the latest edition of Weekend Off The Wagon goes out, because you should be making plans for consuming craft spirits in the mountains and not have any other distractions. The town of Breckenridge is hosting an amazing event highlighting the hooch of […]

Weekend off the Wagon – September 14-16

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday If  you do one thing this weekend, and only one thing, it should be the  Vine Street Uptown Block Party and Brewers’ Olympics. Besides that, it’s a normal weekend in Denver. Wine fests, beer releases, movies in the park. Top Gun is playing in Civic Center […]

Big BBQ Block Party

Counting down the days and hours until I can become covered in pork fat, BBQ sauce, and beer… I’m going to make that guy from the Travel Channel who does the eating challenges look like he has a disorder of the other kind. If you’re into BBQ, beer, booze, and live music, there is a […]

Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Breweries in 2011

Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Breweries in 2011

The Brewers Association just released the list of top breweries, both craft and all, by sales volume. Colorado has 6 in the top 50 craft breweries, with New Belgium (3), Craftworks (28), Oskar Blues (29), Odell (30), Breckenridge (41), and Left Hand (49). For overall breweries – and that counts AB and MillerCoors – we’ve […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 13-15

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday The snow fell, and now it’ll melt. Warm temps and lots of football talk mean day drinking is afoot!     Track 1: Friday: Firkin Friday at Great Divide: Amarillocan Pale Ale Saturday: Tebow Time. Ya, I said it. Get your day drink on, find a good […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 6-8

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Happy 2012! Only a few months till the world ends, so better get your drink on. On a serious note, we’re looking for more non-beer events. We know they’re out there. Let us know where you go for your wine and liquor listings, and we’ll make […]

Halloween hangover courtesy of Amato’s

Trick-or-treaters must have been disappointed when they came to my locked door and empty, dark house, but Halloween has always been my favorite holiday.  The candy!  The costumes!  The scares!  What’s not to love?  Now I’ve grown older and it’d be too creepy to have a costumed man in his mid-20’s bang on a suburbanite’s […]

Drink yourself fit: The Great Denver Beer Run

There are new stories every day about the health benefits of beer. Science pretty much proves that beer makes you live 153 years, helps you jump small obstacles / children, and see hours of the night once relegated to your college years. But that’s just science, and that’s all passive benefits. It’s time to take […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 7/15-7/17

YOUR WEEKEND FORECAST* Friday, July 15th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 87˚ – Low: 66˚ Precip: 30% Saturday, July 16th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 92˚ – Low: 68˚ Precip: 30% Sunday, July 17th Sunny High: 82˚ – Low: 68˚ Precip: 0% * This is Denver. Bring a swimsuit and ski jacket at all times.  And with the recent […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 6/17 – 6/19

Your Weekend Forecast*     Friday, June 17th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 76˚ – Low: 55˚ Precip: 30% Saturday, June 18th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 79˚ – Low: 56˚ Precip: 30% Sunday, June 19th Mostly Cloudy High: 79˚ – Low: 56˚ Precip: 0% * This is Denver. Bring a swimsuit and ski jacket at all times. And now […]