Beer Porn of the Week – Avery’s Rumpkin

  Avery’s Rumpkin ABV 18.53% (not a typo) IBU – Unknown Tasting Notes – An absolute utter monster of a beer.  Sweet with brown sugar, heavy malts and cinnamon.  Not the kind of beer you’ll want to sit down and drink any day of the week, but rather one you’ll want to sip and savor […]

Cultivate Festival to showcase local beer this Saturday

This Saturday, October 6th, the Chipotle Cultivate Festival, an event specially-made for socially-conscious foodies, will be held in City Park from 10am to 6pm.  The festival is a celebration of food, farmers, artists, freethinkers, and musicians in an effort to bring “awareness about food’s impact on society,” and best of all, entrance is absolutely free! […]

Sean’s Sips – Avery Brewing Co. Uncle Jacob’s Stout

Science: ABV: 17.42% Brewed with: water, malted barley, flaked oats, hops, and English Ale yeast Barrels: 1st use Marker’s Mark for 6 months Production: 2nd in Annual Barrel Series, 694 cases Bottle Date: March 27, 2012 Release Date: April 7, 2012 History: If you haven’t already heard how this beer got it’s name, here’s the […]

Avery Brewing Co. Announces Release of Uncle Jacob’s Stout

From the brewery: Uncle Jacob’s Stout to debut April 7, 2012 Boulder, CO – In the quest to create a collection of barrel-aged beers to be reproduced annually, Avery Brewing Company is releasing Uncle Jacob’s Stout, the second member of its Annual Barrel Series.  The collection began with Rumpkin rum barrel-aged pumpkin ale in the […]

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 […]

The Liquid Diet

This Week in The Liquid Diet: We dive into a couple side-by-side tastings that do not and could not disappoint! Much like vertical tastings (sequential year to year tastings) you get a varied perspective when taking like beers and exploring their similarities and differences.  You get an inside view into how their style or brewer or […]

FreshCraft Autumn Food & Beer Pairing Dinner

Last Thursday, my wife and I were privileged enough to attend one of FreshCraft’s quarterly beer and food pairing dinners.  I’ve eaten and drank at FreshCraft many, many times but this was the first time that my meal and drink choices were predetermined.  Similar to watching Tebow lead the Broncos onto the field on their big screen […]

Avery Announces Rumpkin Release Party (October 15)

We just got Avery’s Monthly Mash in the inbox, and it had something delicious to tell: Rumpkin is ready for the drinking. October 15, 2-11pm in the tap room. $10/bottle, limit 6 per person. Live music, turkey legs, and $2 cans will be going while you wait. Details: Avery Tap Room on Saturday, October 15th! Ever wondered […]

Avery & Euclid Hall Midnight Breakfast

As the Great American Beer Festival approaches, more and more events will be announced to keep you busy outside of the sessions.  This event, however, is a special one.  Two large figures in Colorado craft beer culture, Avery Brewing Company and Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, have teamed up to offer a midnight breakfast on […]