Epic Brewing Kicks off Colorado Distribution

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While Epic Brewing is already a well-established name among beer geeks, the greater Denver-area has not yet had the fortune of sampling Epic’s award-winning lineup outside of select locations (e.g. Hops and Pie) and occasional festivals. That will change on Monday when Epic kicks off a week-long celebration to mark the beginning of its distribution […]

Weekend off the Wagon – March 15-17 (St. Paddy’s Day Weekend)

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday St. Paddy’s (not Patty’s) Day Weekend is upon us. Love the mayhem or hate the chaos, Denver is going full Irish this weekend. If you’re looking for the massive party, a carnival or sorts, head over to Fado’s. Beyond that, just about every bar, brewery, and […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 22-24

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s our birthday! So, you know, we’ll probably take it easy this weekend. Being two and all, lots of naps and crying. Ok the last part is probably true. Join us tonight at Denver Beer Co for the release of Dubbel Entendre. Tomorrow, we’re crawling through […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 25-27

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday What up, Denver? Welcome to summer summer summer time. With that said, check out the Art of Winter down on Larimer Square. But wear a t-shirt. Because weather. Anyway. There are some cool events this weekend, like cheap booze! City Wine has an 18th Anniversary super sale, […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 17-19

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Hey guys, guess what? There are festivals this weekend! In Colorado! I know, right?! And not only beer festivals, though there are a bunch of those. There’s wine festivals. And most importantly, there’s the 2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival. Go fest. Also, there’s an 80s Roller […]

Hops & Pie: Not just serving… but brewing!

You may have heard: Berkeley neighborhood’s favorite pizza and craft beer bar has announced a brewery in planning. That’s right, Hops & Pie has decided to grow from creating delicious pizza to also crafting some excellent beer. After sitting down with Drew and Leah Watson, owners and operators of Hops & Pie, I learned that this […]

American Craft Beer Week / Colorado Beer Week Event List

American Craft Beer Week and Colorado Beer Week are here! Declare your craft beer independence, patronize the hell out of your local, and drink some good stuff. Let’s do this.   We’ll keep this list updated as the week progresses. Know something we missed? Super stoked about a particular event? Were we slydexic in our […]

Weekend off the Wagon – March 30 – April 1

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday I think Denver is confused by this nice weather thing. DON’T BE FOOLED. It will snow again. But not this weekend. This weekend screams picnic blankets, corn hole sets, and delicious beer. Don’t ignore the voices. They speak the truth. Get outside and drink something. See […]

It’s our birthday and we’ll… drink if we want to. And we want to.

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Today is the day. We are officially 1 year old. Jonathan Shikes wrote a great writeup on our first year for Westword today. Check it out for some history and awesomeness. We’ll focus on the year ahead starting next week. And mind you, it’s going to be awesome. We’ll talk about the past year tonight […]

Hops & Pie Dogfish Head Tap Takeover

Those crazy cats over at Hops & Pie are at it again.  To properly kick off their expansion into the space next door, which nearly doubles their capacity, they have decided to bust out some wicked awesome beers in a Dogfish tapping extravaganza.  On Saturday February 18th doors will open at noon and the beer will be […]

Wife Out of Town Special: Day 2 Strange Brew

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Brewery Name: Strange Brewing Co. Website: http://www.strangebrewingco.com Founded on: May 19th 2010 The Bawsses: Tim Myers and John Fletcher Year Round Brews: 6 as well as root beer Seasonal Brews: There is no specific number but you can always expect something special to be on tap Tap room/Tour hours: M-F 2-8ish and Saturday 12-9ish.  Ask […]

Weekend off the Wagon – November 18-20

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday The weather is beautiful, most people should have a few days off next week, and almost all the ski resorts are open. Sounds like November. There’s not a lot going on this weekend. Good chance to just sit at your favorite dive for 9 hours straight […]

Upslope Brewing Company: Still Kickin’ it After Three Years

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We live in a culture of constant flux.  Permanence is gone.  New technologies become obsolete within days.  Our professional athletes change teams like they change jock straps.  Celebrities marry and divorce quicker than four frat boys killing a pitcher of beer.  This weekend, my girlfriend and I tried to visit Los Oasis Latin Grill & […]

Upslope Brewing Company to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary

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Upslope Brewing Company, Boulder’s all-canned craft beer brewery, will be celebrating their 3rd anniversary on Saturday, November 5th from 2pm to 9pm.  The event promises live music, food, and over 12 taps of Upslope’s rarest beers. Since Upslope only cans and distributes four beers, this event is great for any beer geek who wants to sample […]

American Craft Beer Week 2011 (May 16 – 22) Denver Roundup

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[Skip to the event list] American Craft Beer Week is in two weeks. While many of us live the American Craft Beer Life™, this is a week when all of America joins us in celebrating craft beer. Spearheaded by the Brewers Association and organized by pubs and breweries around the country, thousands of beer newbies, […]

Cure Your 420 Cottonmouth with Humulus Lupulus

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At a Mile High, we’re notorious for the high life. We’re a special place.  With continual reports about CU-Boulder trying to “control” its 420 crowd, the Green Mile (Broadway) has landed us publicity nationwide, and green crosses are more frequently visible than Mormon wards in Salt Lake City.  And in one of the best beer […]

#BrewDEN is Heading to Hops & Pie

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On Sunday, April 17th, the #BrewDEN meetup group will be attending Hops and Pie for their “Littlest Big Beer Fest” featuring Left Hand Brewing Company. If you’re not familiar with #BrewDEN, it’s a Denver meetup group for craft beer lovers. We meet once per month and have visited Denver’s finest beer establishments including: Breckendridge Brewery […]

Just Announced, Hops & Pie Littlest Big Beer Fest April 17th

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Hops & Pie just announced their Littlest Big Beer Fest for the month of April featuring LeftHand Brewery.  The event will be Sunday April 17th from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Hops & Pie. Featuring LeftHand Brewing on cask, on tap & in bottle (from their archives)!! On Cask: **Stranger** American Pale Ale An elegant pale ale that […]

These Juice Joints are the Bee’s Knees!

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A while back a fine gent that goes by the name Nick Nunns wrote a post featuring his favorite watering holes, which inspired me to share with you fine folks my favorite local joints. Hops & Pie This little gem opened in the lovely Berkeley neighborhood north Denver not long ago and already has a […]

The Hunt for Pliny the Younger

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In the beer geek world there are those rare beers that will cause people to wait in line for hours in the hopes that they might get a taste.  The majority of the time these limited beers are available only at the brewery or a satellite location, but every once in a while, kegs make […]