Colorado Collaboration of Awesome: The Full Story

SkaPeachCraft boys

A couple of months ago I told you cats about a secret I had been keeping regarding a Colorado collaboration of epic proportions.  With the arrival of GABF it is time to share with you all of the (not so) gory details. It all started with an invite from Mr. Moose of Peach Street Distillers […]

2nd Annual Colorado Distillers Festival

Drinking Colorado

Always Drink Colorado. This has become the statement of the Colorado Distiller’s Guild, and we certainly agree with that sentiment. With more than a handful of award-winning distilleries in the mix, this year’s event is set up to be nothing short of amazing. Each distiller will bring the flagships that compose their portfolio, and perhaps […]

Orange Spice Cupcakes with Peach Street Distillers’ Peach Brandy

Orange spice cupcake!

This whole summer thing?  Yeah, I’m over it.  As a result I decided to make some cupcakes that remind me of fall.  It is my personal way of trying to force a change in the seasons.  A little bit of fruit, a nice dash of spice, and the use of a brown spirit in the […]

Colorado Collaboration of Awesome

Barrel tasting at Peach st.

Alright kids, I’ve been keeping a secret. An epic Colorado collaboration has been stewing for months now.  Back in April, I was lucky enough to bear witness to the 3-day beginnings of this project.  Involved parties include Freshcraft, Peach St. Distillers and Ska Brewing.  The final product will be released the week of the Great American […]

Rackhouse Pub & Colorado Distillers Guild Celebrate the 2nd Annual “Colorado Distillers Festival”

Rackhouse Pub at 208 South Kalamath Street will be hosting the second annual Colorado Distillers Festival on Sunday, August 19th 1-5pm. Come join members of the Colorado Distillers Guild for an afternoon of hand-crafted spirits, custom cocktails & presentations by industry experts. Colorado Distillers Guild participants include: peach street distillers peak spirits mystic mountain distillery roundhouse […]

Paloma Coma Cupcakes

Paloma Coma

Summer time is the time for tequila-based cocktails and all of the time is time for cupcakes. With these delicious morsels I managed to combine the two. One of my all time favorite tequila drink is the Paloma with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, tequila, and just a bit of lime. As you may or may […]

Barrel-Aged Cocktail Memoirs: Vol. 1

The wood. “From boyhood to manhood, you can always count on your best friends.” This is not a tale about a man with cold feet on his wedding day, who reminisces about a meaningful youth – it is, however, a tale of companionship, and the warm embrace of, well, wood. The complexities of oak in beverage maturation have […]

Peach Street Distillers Wins “Distillery of the Year”

[Press release] PALISADE, COLO., (Apr. 5, 2012) —The American Distilling Institute (ADI) has announced the results of its Spirits Judging Competition at the 9th Annual Craft Distillers Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Peach Street Distillers was named “Distillery of the Year.” “In deciding this award we look for a distillery that personifies the artisan distillery movement—commitment to […]

Peach Street Distillers Pop Up Party – Tonight, Star Bar.

Tonight. 6-10pm. Star Bar. Stop by the Stah Bah tonight for a special night featuring Peach Street Distillers’ products, including Jackalope Gin, Jack & Jenny Gin, Goat Vodka, Colorado Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Peach Brandy, and DAgave. There will be classic cocktails, redux interpretations, mixed shots, and beer cocktails featuring Ska Brewing. All drinks are only $5, […]

1st Annual Liquid Arts Fest brings together Distillers and Drinkers on Friday

We figured it out.  You love craft spirits. And that’s great, because we do, too. And tomorrow, December 9th, some of your favorite craft distillers are gathering together at the inaugural Liquid Arts Fest in Loveland, CO. Dancing Pines Distillery’s Kristian Naslund, masterful ringleader of this event, will be one of the many distillers that […]

Peach Street Bourbon to be Released Statewide

This certainly gives us reason to rejoice. The delicious nectar of the gods (whiskey), in the Peach Street Distillers‘ Colorado Straight Bourbon fashion is now released statewide via Southern Wine and Spirits.  Here’s the press release for more details: Colorado’s First Bourbon Sees Statewide Release When Peach Street Distillers released Colorado’s first bourbon in 2008, […]

The Rackhouse Pub partners with the Colorado Distillers Guild for 2011 Colorado Distillers Festival

Distiller’s Festival to Feature Top Spirits and Craftsman from Around the State I hope you caught the previous read on the 1st Annual CO Distillers Festival.  Stay tuned to Denver off the Wagon for all your updates on the 2011 Colorado Distillers Festival.  Here’ s the official press release: DENVER, August 19, 2011 – Today, […]

What’s the oldest active distillery in Colorado?

It’s a harder question to answer  than you might think.  We see the likes of Spring44 and American Harvest trying to penetrate the spirits market in Denver.  We see Todd Leopold moving his distillery from Michigan to Colorado and saying this is his end-game.  We see Peak Spirits working within the organic spirits market as […]

Denver Whiskey Club, Time to Join Up!

    Some of you may have heard of the Denver Whiskey Club before but for those of you who haven’t or just haven’t been yet, now is the time to join up.  We always have a great time drinking whiskey for less than you would normally pay and are educated about whiskey in the […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 5/19-5/22

  Your weekend forecast * Thursday, May 19th High of 52, low of 42 — Scattered T-Storms 60% chance of precipitation Friday, May 20th High of 60, low of 44 — Isolated T-Storms 30% chance of precipitation Saturday, May 21st High of 67, low of 48 — Partly Cloudy 20% chance of precipitation Sunday, May […]