Beer Theory, Chapter IV: A Pale! A Pale! My Cellar for a Pale!

Beer Theory is a monthly series that exists where geekdom relents. It’s the cross between prose, poetry, philosophy, and spilling a beer on your keyboard. Look for it the last Friday of every month. I was recently talking with a friend of mine who happens to be the beer curator for one of the most […]

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 […]

Fireman’s Brew to be distributed in Colorado

Nobody should feel guilty for imbibing a fine-craft beer but, just in case you have an overactive conscious, here’s your chance to drink well and support a very noble cause. Fireman’s Brew, a craft brewery from the Los Angeles area, will soon distribute to Colorado through Republic National Distributing Company.  The brewery was founded by […]

2012 GABF medalists going home with Porter’s Pride

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 […]

Prost Brewing: Brewing Traditional German Beers in a Traditional German Way

A few weeks ago, Prost Brewing released their hefeweizen to several craft beer bars throughout Denver. This release not only confirmed everyone’s expectations for Prost, but also made the excitement grow. I stopped by Prost the other day, entering the almost finished, but extremely inviting taproom, and practically before I could introduce myself, I was […]

Colorado Native Lager Kicks Off 2012 Volunteer Hop Grower Project

Want to grow hops for the greater good (of Colorado beer)? Here’s your chance! For the second year, AC Golden Brewing Co. is giving locals the opportunity to grow hops that’ll be included in their Colorado Native Lager. On the heels of a very successful first year for volunteer hop growers, AC Golden Brewing Company is […]

Know Thy Beer – Oktoberfest

As the Great American Beer Festival approaches (7 days!), I’ll be highlighting some of the beer styles you are likely to encounter and what makes them unique.  Today we’ll be covering Oktoberfest-style beers (separated into two sub-categories). This is what the Brewers Association says about the two variations of Barley Wine-Style Ale in their Competition Style […]