Brewery Feature: Hogshead Brewery

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When it comes to the game of craft beer, Colorado has its fair share of players. With over 150 breweries in the state (and that number rapidly growing) there’s a reason Denver is often called “the Napa Valley of beer.”  One brewery, however, stands apart from the rest with one of the most unique lineups […]

Something Old, Something New: Rocking Colorado Craft Beer Week Parties

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Colorado Craft Beer Week is almost here, and the events are pouring in. Between a Colorado beer tap takeover at Falling Rock and Hops & Handrails at Left Hand, this week celebrates Colorado beer like none other. Jonathan Shikes over at the Westword wrote about the history of this week and some changes this year brings. Here […]

Happy Hour Guide: Breweries, Denver and Boulder

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Congratulations! You have survived through yet another day of labor and it’s time to hit that happy little spot between work life and home life – the happy hour! Why not reward yourself for putting up with your co-workers for another day’s work with a delicious brew? And where better to get said brews than […]

Chef N’ Brew Festival Pairs Up 12 Chefs with Local Breweries

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In a city where beer dinners have become a dime-a-dozen, the Chef N’ Brew Festival seeks to break the mold.  The twelve participating chefs will each partner with a local brewery to offer a one-of-a-kind pairing (see full list of participating chefs and breweries below).  At the end of the night, you, the festival goer, […]

Denver [only] Beer Festivus

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Seven new breweries in Denver since GABF 2011

Think back to GABF 2011… remember how many new Colorado breweries were on the scene? Denver Beer Company, Copper Kettle, Renegade Brewing, Caution Brewing – well, the fun didn’t end there. Since the last Great American Beer Festival seven eight new breweries have opened in Denver, and this does not include the nine new breweries […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Hogshead Brewery Chin Wag ESB

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Hogshead Brewery Chin Wag ESB (on cask)  Check out Chris Washenberger’s thoughts on his visit to Hogshead Brewery here. [We'll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Hogshead is the brewery I didn’t know I was missing.

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During an impromptu survey of new breweries on Saturday, Mama Monroe and I found out that Hogshead brewery was open. Two weeks in, the tap list was short. That notwithstanding, this is my type of brewery. There was not a Kaffir lime leaf in sight. No lavender, ginger lemongrass or fartberries either. Just really solid […]