Grand Opening – Former Future

James Howat, owner and head brewer extraordinaire (Photo ©Justin Shoenborn)

Beer is crafted from water, yeast, and barley, and at Former Future Brewing, it is also crafted from love, and a dedication to community. James and Sarah Howat, the husband and wife owners of Denver’s newest brewery, are a collegial couple of kindness, smiles, and beer brewing expertise.  James, a former high school science teacher, […]

Prost Brewing: Brewing Traditional German Beers in a Traditional German Way


A few weeks ago, Prost Brewing released their hefeweizen to several craft beer bars throughout Denver. This release not only confirmed everyone’s expectations for Prost, but also made the excitement grow. I stopped by Prost the other day, entering the almost finished, but extremely inviting taproom, and practically before I could introduce myself, I was […]

Colorado-Focused Hugo’s Beer & Spirits to Open in June

Hugos Logo

It seems like damn near daily I have reasons to feel lucky about living in Denver.  Last week when I sat down with Joe-Michael Wright, owner of the new Hugo’s Colorado Beer & Spirits, I had another reason to add to the list. Hugo’s is a new beer/liquor store opening at 1205 E. 13th Ave […]

Lone Tree Brewing Co. Aims to Be “Unique”

Jason Wiedmaier

I can’t say I’ve ever thought “Damn, I wish there was a brewery in Lone Tree!” before, but after visiting Lone Tree Brewing Co. last Thursday for their Grand Opening… it makes sense.  Located near the interchange of I-25 and E-470, they’re located in a high traffic area especially if you consider the number of […]