Weekend off the Wagon – September 27-29

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday If you’re not suffering from the grim spector of illness like so many are from the change in weather, then I suggest you go out and enjoy the Denver Oktoberfest festivities starting tonight. Obviously, Prost Brewing Company has already started early, but it’d make sense to visit them at some […]

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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – August 23-25

Mmm, little yeasties.

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday According to Merriam-Webster online, fermentation is “an enzymatically controlled transformation of an organic compound.” Or in layman’s terms, it makes things freaking delicious. This weekend at the Highlands Masonic Center the Fermentation Festival will be serving out all of your favorite effervescent goods as well as offer a number […]

Biergarten Festival turns Morrison into Bavaria

On St. Patrick’s Day, everybody’s Irish.  On Cinco de Mayo, everybody drinks cerveza.  But, for three days out of the year in Morrison, Colorado, everybody is German thanks to the German American Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Biergarten Festival which celebrated its 17th anniversary this past weekend! With lederhosen donned, my girlfriend and I hopped in das Auto, […]

Something Old, Something New: Rocking Colorado Craft Beer Week Parties

Colorado Craft Beer Week is almost here, and the events are pouring in. Between a Colorado beer tap takeover at Falling Rock and Hops & Handrails at Left Hand, this week celebrates Colorado beer like none other. Jonathan Shikes over at the Westword wrote about the history of this week and some changes this year brings. Here […]

Chef n’ Brew Festival Filled With Great Pairings, Poor Planning

The first annual Chef n’ Brew Festival was held at the Oriental Theater on Saturday night. The purpose of the event was to highlight the complementary flavors of locally brewed beer with dishes from some of Denver’s finest chefs. In total, twelve breweries and twelve restaurants were present, several of whom were offering two pairings […]

Chef N’ Brew Festival Pairs Up 12 Chefs with Local Breweries

In a city where beer dinners have become a dime-a-dozen, the Chef N’ Brew Festival seeks to break the mold.  The twelve participating chefs will each partner with a local brewery to offer a one-of-a-kind pairing (see full list of participating chefs and breweries below).  At the end of the night, you, the festival goer, […]

Denver [only] Beer Festivus

Seven new breweries in Denver since GABF 2011

Think back to GABF 2011… remember how many new Colorado breweries were on the scene? Denver Beer Company, Copper Kettle, Renegade Brewing, Caution Brewing – well, the fun didn’t end there. Since the last Great American Beer Festival seven eight new breweries have opened in Denver, and this does not include the nine new breweries […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Prost Tivoli Helles

Prost Brewing Company – Tivoli Helles   [We’ll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

The Road to GABF at Euclid Hall

Euclid Hall is rolling toward GABF starting tomorrow with their Road to GABF. Every Thursday, from tomorrow till the festival, join Euclid for a series of intimate craft beer dinners. The dinners are $50 each (including tax and tip), and will be paired with a different brewery every week. 9/6 Strange 9/13 Avery 9/20 Prost […]

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 […]

Brewer Porn of the Week – Bill Eye of Prost Brewing

  This week we’re taking a break from just regular old beer porn and giving you a meaty portion of brewer porn.  I present to you Bill Eye, Head Brewer at Prost Brewing (which opens on Wednesday, August 23rd).  Decked out in red overalls, Bill is doing his best to prevent a massive boil-over on […]

Wife Out of Town Special: Day 7 Dry Dock

  Brewery Name: Dry Dock Brewing Company Website: www.drydockbrewing.com Year Founded: 2005 The Bawss: Kevin DeLange Year Round Brews: 8 Seasonal Brews: Officially 7, but you know there are more Tap room/Tour hours: Sun – Tues: 12:00 pm-9:00 pm, Wednesday: 12:00 pm- 9:30 pm, Thursday: 12:00 pm- 10:00 pm, Fri – Sat: 12:00 pm-11:00 pm Josh’s […]

The Ho Ho Ho Slapdown Winner Is…

On Saturday, Dry Dock Brewing Co. held their 3rd annual Ho Ho Ho Slapdown, an in-house brewing contest.  Each brewer entered a special brew and popular vote decided the winner. Here were the entries: Ashleigh – Lady Penrhyn (Imperial Brown aged in Stranahans Barrels) 8.2%, 32 IBU Bill – Stricke Alt (Imperial Alt) 8.3%, 55 IBU Brett […]