Colorado Connection Drives Zephyr Brewing Co.

Zephyr Brewing Co.

The River North area of Denver has seen its fair share of brewery growth in recent years with Epic Brewing Co. and Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew opening in the neighborhood. Zephyr Brewing Company will join the party in early 2014 when it throws open its doors to Denver’s beer lovers at 2601 Walnut St. […]

Kickstarting A Brewery – Former Future Brewing Company – Part 3

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October was quite a month for beer in Denver. There was the What the Funk!? Festival, Denver Beer Fest and the monstrosity known as the Great American Beer Festival, which essentially took over town for a full week. What else happened during that crazy week in early October – Former Future Brewing Company wrapped up […]

Kickstarting A Brewery – Former Future Brewing Company – Part 2

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The Kickstarter campaign from Former Future Brewing Company is now into the home stretch with less than 10 days remaining. We talked with Sarah Howat, founder and community builder with Former Future, a few weeks ago to get a sense for how breweries in planning approach the Kickstarter process. Now that Former Future’s campaign has […]

Breckenridge Brewery’s New Home

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2013 appears to be the year of the new brewery. So far this year Denver has seen Epic Brewing confirm it’s new facility, DeSteeg opening up in the Highlands and Crazy Mountain looking for a second location in Denver. However, the biggest move, both literally and figuratively, has been the new Breckenridge Brewery. After a squabble […]

Enter through the red door. Black Shirt Brewing opens at 38th and Walnut.

Black Shirt Brewing

I entered the crowded room through the red door. I felt a twinge of anxiety, a skipped heartbeat, a missed step; I was about to experience something great. Chad Miller, his wife, Carissa, and his brother Branden have been perfecting their beer for four years, and finally, the day had come. On September 22, Black […]

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 […]

Our Mutual Friend: A New Brewery and Maltster in Five Points

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A few weeks ago I was walking downtown, and saw a logo on the window of a building. It looked cool. Two hands shaking. It said “Our Mutual Friend”. Cool. I kept reading. “Malt & Brew”. What the hell? I like these words.. A few days later Sean and I found ourselves at Our Mutual […]

TRVE Brewing

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Three beer geeks walk into a bar. So starts my conversation with Nick Nunns, owner and metal-head behind Denver’s soon-to-be-newest brewery, TRVE Brewing, and one of his bartenders Monica Ignaszewski. We sat down at El Diablo to replenish Nick’s caloric depletion after a long day brewing, in hopes that he might tell me something special. […]

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 […]