More Bacon: Bacon and Beer Brewers and Chefs Dinner

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens might be a few things some people list as their favorites, but when it comes to Denver Off The Wagon, bacon and beer take the top spots. We have already shared with you the details of the third annual Denver Bacon and Beer Festival (tickets are still available), but […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Renegade Brewing’s Dark Passenger

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Renegade Brewing’s Dark Passenger [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!]

Renegade Publik House & Funkwerks Bring Beer Dinner to South Denver

Denver is a craft beer mecca, sure, but those living South of I-25 don’t have the luxury of strolling down the street for a Red Rye Saison or authentic German Hefeweizen. Due to a lack of not only breweries, but also bars serving local or craft brews in the suburbs, fizzy yellow beer has become […]

Meet the Brewer: Renegade’s Ali Benetka

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Few can say they got into craft beer while in Rome. But Ali Benetka, Renegade Brewing Company’s new head brewer – and the youngest female brewmaster in the state – discovered her love for fine suds at a brew/football pub, Ma Che Siete Venuti A Fà (Translation: ‘But what is it you came here to […]

Renegade Brewing’s New Publik House

Since opening two years ago, Renegade Brewing Company has gained a reputation for pushing the boundaries on beer, which has proven to be popular with local hopheads. With success in the brewing world secured, the brewery is set to apply its aggressive and experimental mindset to pizza with the opening of Renegade Publik House this […]

Renegade & Wit’s End Release Collaboration Beer

We first covered the collaboration between Renegade Brewing and Wit’s End Brewing Company last month with a promise of more information as it became available. According to Renegade’s Facebook page, the result of the brew session has been named Judge Whoppner and will be released this Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Renegade […]

Renegade Brewing Company Joins the Ranks of Breweries on the Receiving End of a Cease and Desist Notice

[From Renegade’s newsletter] Ryeteous, the flagship brew of Renegade Brewing Company, will soon be getting a new name. Renegade was served with a cease and desist letter from an attorney representing Sixpoint Brewery out of Brooklyn, New York. Sixpoint produces a beer called Righteous and the company felt that although they don’t distribute in Colorado, […]

Stop, Collaborate and Listen – Wit’s End and Renegade Collaborate in 2013

It’s less than one month into the new year and already one potential beer trend for 2013 has been confirmed – the continued popularity of the collaboration brew. Two of Denver’s best neighborhood breweries, Renegade Brewing Company and Wit’s End Brewing Company, have teamed up on what promises to be an eagerly anticipated release later […]

Happy Hour Guide: Breweries, Denver and Boulder

Congratulations! You have survived through yet another day of labor and it’s time to hit that happy little spot between work life and home life – the happy hour! Why not reward yourself for putting up with your co-workers for another day’s work with a delicious brew? And where better to get said brews than […]

A Festivus for the rest of us…to remember

Pouring of beer at the Denver Only Beer Festivus

Let’s be honest, Denver isn’t lacking in the celebration department when it comes to exalting craft beer. We are all too familiar with the likes of the Denver Beer Fest, Winter/Summer Brew Fest, and the incomparable Great American Beer Festival to name a few. But when it comes down to it, none have really put […]

Denver [only] Beer Festivus

Breckenridge, Avery Brewing Dominate Olympics!

You haven’t seen Olympics until you’ve seen the Brewer’s Olympics. Track and field? What is that? Screw synchronized swimming, and screw Michael Phelps…no really, I would like to screw Michael Phelps. Where was I?  Oh yeah, Brewer’s Olympics!  For the second year in a row, Vine Street Pub hosted a veritable shit-show of a field […]

Weekend off the Wagon – June 29 – July 1

Not too much to report this weekend, as, well, I’m really busy moving, waking up at 4am for work, and pulling a shift at TRVE Saturday (so come say hi). Please stay safe and be smart this weekend. Don’t mess with fireworks or open fires or anything else of that sort. We’ll be back to […]

Stop eating sand and doing that stupid dance! I said Burning CAN!

Burning Can! Just like Burning Man except without all of the wierdos. Well… um… That might not be the right way to put that at all. I mean, the event is in Lyons, there will definitely be weirdos. Anyway, this Saturday, June 9, Oskar Blues is having a festival for those of us that love […]

American Craft Beer Week / Colorado Beer Week Event List

American Craft Beer Week and Colorado Beer Week are here! Declare your craft beer independence, patronize the hell out of your local, and drink some good stuff. Let’s do this.   We’ll keep this list updated as the week progresses. Know something we missed? Super stoked about a particular event? Were we slydexic in our […]

Wynkoop Brewing Releases Collaborative Fundraiser Beer for Create Denver Week

[PRESS RELEASE: Catalyst is made with Colorado malts & hops, yeasts strains from seven Denver breweries] Denver, Colorado– On May 8 at 5 PM, Wynkoop Brewing Company will release a brand new beer brewed especially for Create Denver Week, a series of events held May 10-13 that showcases Denver’s creative community. The beer – Catalyst […]

Gettin’ Crafty with Renegade Brewing

By Leah Arthur, Colorado Beer Girl The Crafty Ladies Beer Club at Highland Tap and Burger is a wonderful thing. A different brewery is featured each month–some from Colorado, some from out of state. The brewer or brewery representative brings 4-6 of their beers and puts on a great event with beer and food pairings. […]

And the Best Colorado Beer of 2011 is…

You, the readers, have spoken.  You told us your favorite beers and if we learned anything, it is that our readers have a very broad (and good) taste in craft beer.  A total of 72 different beers from 24 breweries were nominated throughout the voting process.  Luckily, there were enough of you that thought alike that […]

Weekend off the Wagon – January 20-22

Correction: NOFX is not playing at the Fillmore in Denver. They’re playing at the Fillmore in San Francisco. I got excited… Also, it appears the TPS Report release at Trinity is cancelled due to TTB label approval issues. That is all. Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Friday night we’ll be drinking […]

Renegade Brewing Company to Begin Canning

Fun news from newcomers Renegade over at 9th and Santa Fe. They’ll be canning their Ryeteous IPA in 16oz “tall boy” cans, and will be using Mobile Canning for the operations. Renegade Brewing Company, a relative newcomer to the Denver craft beer scene having opened in June 2011, announced today that its flagship beer Ryeteous […]