New Belgium Brewing Becomes 100% Employee-Owned Company

[Press Release] ESOP purchases remainder of founder’s shares as company looks to future   (FORT COLLINS, CO) January 15, 2013 – New Belgium Brewing is excited to announce that the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) has purchased the balance of company shares, making it 100% employee-owned. New Belgium, brewer of a wide variety of award-winning beers […]

Looking back at a year of beer – Lips of Faith 2012


It’s been a wonderful year for New Belgium’s Lips of Faith; a series that has provided numerous  fruitful collaborations (pun slightly intended) with companion breweries. To end out the year, New Belgium announced last week the last two Lips of Faith beers for 2012: the Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout and the Biere de Garde – […]

The Friek Is Back! Odell Brewing celebrates the 2012 Friek release

We don’t post many press releases anymore, but this beer is just too good to miss. Keep an eye out for Odell’s Friek. Fort Collins, CO. – On November 10, 2012, Odell Brewing will release this year’s batch of Friek. The Kriek and Framboise hybrid returns for its third year.   “Friek is certainly one of […]

Denver Beer Co. announces “Barrel Room” annex and expanded brewing operations

[Press release] Intimate space will serve specialty beers and house additional production equipment. Denver Beer Co. today announced its appropriation of neighboring building space soon to be called the Barrel Room at Denver Beer Co.  Sized at 1700 square feet, this annexation will allow the brewery to continue to expand its production capacity and will […]

Deconstruction Reconstructed – Odell Brewing brings back Deconstruction Barrel Aged Golden Ale

[Press Release] Fort Collins, CO. – On August 25, 2012, Odell Brewing will celebrate the release of Deconstruction, a barrel aged Golden Ale and the brewery’s fourth Single Serve release this year. First debuted in 2010, Deconstruction is based on Jacque Derrida’s theory of Deconstruction whereby developing a process of brewing that first deconstructs the […]

Goose Island Brings ‘Da Beers to Colorado

[Press release] Famed Chicago brewing pioneer, Goose Island Beer Co. is finally bringing their legendary brews to Colorado with a release event at Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen on Monday, August 20th, 2012. The event opens to the public at 8 p.m. when Goose Island brewer and innovation manager Tom Korder will be at Euclid […]

Brewers Association Reports 2012 Mid-Year Growth for U.S. Craft Brewers

[Press release] Dollar growth up 14% in first six months of 2012; Total brewery count hits 125-year high Boulder, CO • August 6, 2012— The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, has released strong mid-year numbers for America’s small and independent craft brewers1. Dollar sales were up 14 percent in the first half […]

Upslope Brewing Company Expands Production Into a Second Location

[Press Release] (Boulder, CO)– Upslope Brewing Company, located in Boulder, Colorado, announces its plan to build a new brewery in Flatiron Park, located near 55th Street in Boulder. The new brewery will be operational in Q1 2013 allowing Upslope Brewing to initially expand by 70% with plenty of room for future expansion. It will also open […]

Twisted Pine Releasing Two New Brews in July

[Press Release] Summer swelter beckons a duo of Twisted debuts Boulder, Colorado – July 3rd 2012 – Through heat haze and beads of sweat, fans of Twisted Pine Brewing Company can see the oasis close at hand.  Amidst recent days of record-breaking temperatures, the brewers are preparing to offer two new beers to help cool […]

iX Mixer Purchases Support Colorado Fire Relief Fund 2012

[Press Release] Colorado-based beverage company to donate 50 cents for every can sold from June 29 – July 31 DENVER – June 29, 2012 – Today, Colorado-based iX Mixer announced it will donate 50 cents for each can sold to the Colorado Fire Relief Fund 2012 starting today and continue through the end of July. “Colorado is our home, […]

BRU Handbuilt Ales Expands to Three Barrel System

[Press Release] Small Boulder Nano Brewery Takes the Next Step FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Boulder, CO): Executive Chef Ian Clark of Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace opened BRU handbuilt ales, a small half barrel nano brewery in his garage last April.  Since then he has tirelessly been working to keep up with demand. Brewing four […]

New Belgium Brewing moves into the bar business

[Press Release – Source:] (Snowmass, CO) – Visitors to Snowmass will soon experience New Belgium Brewing’s version of fun, folly and fine craft beer when the maker of Fat Tire rolls into town as a partner in the renovation of the Wildwood Snowmass hotel and the New Belgium Ranger Station, a new slopeside bar and […]

Slippin’ into Darkness: Black Swan Takes Flight

PRESS RELEASE – Twisted Pine Releases Black Swan Saison: Dark Farmhouse Ale is sixth release from Artisan Ale Project Boulder, Colorado – May 31, 2012 – The production team at Twisted Pine Brewing Company has been busy in 2012.  In addition to increasing the supply of staple offerings, Twisted Pine’s brewers have produced several seasonal beers and […]

Twisted Pine Taps the Root

[Press Release: Roots Revival Carrot IPA debuts as Farm to Foam series premiere: Friday, May 18] Boulder, Colorado (April 2012) – Twisted Pine Brewing Company’s Farm to Foam® series launches on Friday, May 18, with the introduction of Roots Revival, a carrot IPA created to applaud the Boulder Farmers’ Market’s 25th anniversary. According to the brewery, the […]

Colorado Craft Beer Economic Impact Study Shows Explosive Growth

[PRESS RELEASE from Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG), a non-profit trade association promoting the Colorado craft brewing industry. New study by CU Leeds School of Business details importance of Colorado craft beer to Colorado economy.] Boulder, CO. (April 24, 2012) — The craft brewing industry in Colorado provides an annual $446 million boost to the state’s economy, according to data compiled in a study released […]

Twisted Pine’s La Petite Saison Returns

[Press Release: Warmer weather brings reappearance of the Twisted seasonal.] Boulder, Colorado – April 17th 2012 – Days are stretching and temperatures rising.  Birds are chirping up a storm and little green things are springing up all over the place.  People are packing away skis and lacing up hiking boots and Twisted Pine Brewing Company […]

Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Breweries in 2011

Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Breweries in 2011

The Brewers Association just released the list of top breweries, both craft and all, by sales volume. Colorado has 6 in the top 50 craft breweries, with New Belgium (3), Craftworks (28), Oskar Blues (29), Odell (30), Breckenridge (41), and Left Hand (49). For overall breweries – and that counts AB and MillerCoors – we’ve […]

Burning Can is Back!

Press Release: Burning Can is back … and better than ever.  Burning Can is a festival celebrating craft beer in a CAN! This year, we’re teaming up with Lyons Outdoor Games & the Colorado Brewers Guild to bring entertainment for both you and your taste buds. Lyons Outdoor Games is a world-class celebration of mountain […]

New Belgium Brewing Announces Asheville as Site for Second Brewery

[Press Release… finally. Long time coming on this one!] Fort Collins, CO, April 5, 2012 – New Belgium Brewing announced today that Asheville, NC has been selected as the new location for a second brewery. The 400,000-barrel brewery and packaging facility will provide New Belgium with additional capacity allowing the Colorado-based brewer to expand into new areas […]

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 […]