Wife Out of Town Special: Ten Breweries in Ten Days

Not that we need a reason to drink a lot of beer, but Chris Rippe’s wife leaving town for ten days is as good a reason as any. Today we embark on our heroic journey to bring Wagon readers all that is noteworthy from breweries in our great city. Ok, so we added a couple […]

It’s a Celebration, Bitches! Rackhouse turns 2 and Parties Like a Pro

Chris Rippe and the folks at Rackhouse Pub sure know how to throw a birthday party.  It’s an Avery Tap Takeover, and if you’ve ever seen Rackhouse’s gorgeous array of taps, you know they’ve got the stones.  Here’s more information for this screamingly awesome event: In the words of Dave Chappelle, ” It’s a Celebration […]

The Rise of the Fifth Horseman Saison – A Denver Beer Co. Collaboration

By Justin Lloyd, Ryan Conklin, Kevin Burke, Josh Rapp, Chris Rippe, Charlie Berger, Patrick Crawford, and Casey Capper One of the most amazing aspects of the craft brewing industry is the level of camaraderie, support, and respect among the brewers and individual breweries.  They will often lend a hand, share expertise, pitch in to help, […]

Well, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Colorado Distillers Festival Recap

By Jess Hunter, Josh Rapp, Jim Halligan, and PJ Hoberman I look at the clock.  Noon.   It’s well-past 5 o’clock in London; the Queen would be sipping her gin, so I can too, right?  I sigh and step up to the check-in at Rackhouse Pub on Sunday.  Chris Rippe, owner and the impetus behind the […]