Party like it’s 1810: Oktoberfest celebrations across Denver

You want to celebrate Oktoberfest but 5,200 miles separates Munich, Germany from the “Munich of the West”—Denver.  Don’t despair and don’t empty your bank account for an airline ticket; there’re plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations being held in and around the Mile High City! Please note: only events that are both Oktoberfest-specific and in the Denver […]

An A+ for C+

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I suppose it’s understood that, when you claim Denver’s a great beer city, you really mean to include the whole metro-area; while some of America’s finest ales and lagers are produced within the Mile High City’s limits, one would be remiss to omit Dry Dock Brewing Co., Lone Tree Brewing Company, Big Choice Brewing, and […]

The Dark Side of Wynkoop

Plum Sour and Blueberry Sour; possibly the best beers at the Parade

Join the dark side.  They’ve got great beer! No, I haven’t been spending time with Darth Vader and my soul is no more corrupted than usual. In fact, my propensity for darkness helped raise $14,000 for Metro CareRing, a local food pantry, during Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Parade of Darks. Parade of Darks is Wynkoop’s annual celebration […]

Brew at the Zoo makes social activists out of beer geeks

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Beer geeks are, whether they know it or not, social activists.  Do you enjoy drinking at your hometown brewery?  You’re supporting small businesses.  Do you like fresh-hopped beers?  You’re supporting local farmers.  Have you ever enjoyed a Silverback Pale Ale from Wynkoop?  You’re raising money for gorilla conservation.  You don’t have to boast nasty-ass dreadlocks, […]

2012 GABF medalists going home with Porter’s Pride

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What’s the highpoint of a brewer’s career?  Winning a medal at Great American Beer Festival?  Maybe.  But what about winning a medal at Great American Beer festival and receiving a free congratulatory beer?  Thanks to Breckenridge Brewery, the Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG), and CBG member breweries, the best of the best at this year’s GABF […]

Local Homebrew Competitions Offer Chance to Brew Professionally (for a Day)

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If you’re a serious homebrewer, you’re going to want to check out these two competitions. Both Copper Kettle Brewing Co. and Lone Tree Brewing Co. are offering the chance for a homebrewer to brew on their professional system with the brewery’s respective Head Brewer (Jeremy or Jason). Here are the details: Lone Tree Brewing Company […]

Lone Tree Brewing Company opens tomorrow

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[Press Release] Lone Tree, CO — December 7, 2011— Business partners John Winter and Jason Wiedmaier are preparing to launch Lone Tree Brewing Company this fall in the Parkway Point building at 8222 Park Meadows Drive, across the street from Furniture Row in Lone Tree, Colorado. “The Lone Tree Brewing Company mission is to create […]

New Brewery Announcement: Lone Tree Brewing Company

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A new brewery is slated to open in Lone Tree this Fall. Aptly named Lone Tree Brewing Company, they’ll be brewing traditional German style beers on a 7 barrel system. The brewery is pretty massive for a new kid on the block – 5,000 square feet – with 1,000 square feet set aside for the […]