Two Denver Homebrewers Behind The Bruery’s Batch No. 1000

Last night at Star Bar, two local homebrewers, Brian Pramov and Bryan Keas, got a taste of what it could be like to have their own microbrewery. The two say they only brew together once a year, a tradition started after being paired for a competition within their homebrew club the Rock Hoppers several years […]

The Best of the Best: DOTW’s GABF Superlatives

It feels like I’ve been waiting forever for the Great American Beer Fest to arrive… and just like that, it’s gone.  The Denver off the Wagon crew had a great time at all 4 sessions.  We came, we drank, we conquered… and we saw many of our loyal readers in the process.  Perhaps we even […]

Five GABF Lines Worth the Wait

There is one thing that is consistent about GABF: lines. Well, that, and there’s a lot of beer. But this article is about lines. You deal with them all week, to some degree. Lines to get into Falling Rock, Great Divide, Euclid Hall  and just about everywhere else within a three mile radius that has […]

Weekend off the Wagon: 7/15-7/17

YOUR WEEKEND FORECAST* Friday, July 15th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 87˚ – Low: 66˚ Precip: 30% Saturday, July 16th Isolated Thunderstorms High: 92˚ – Low: 68˚ Precip: 30% Sunday, July 17th Sunny High: 82˚ – Low: 68˚ Precip: 0% * This is Denver. Bring a swimsuit and ski jacket at all times.  And with the recent […]

Bull & Bush Turns 40, Celebrates with 40 beers in 40 days

While the general bar trend has seen a decline in the presence of “neighborhood pubs”, Bull & Bush has managed to do well enough for themselves to still be around 40 years later.  What was originally just a restaurant, this pub and brewery has been brewing award-winning beer for 14 of its 40 years.  To […]

Roadtrip – Trinity Brewing Company, Colorado Springs

Road Trip #1 – Trinity Brewing Company, Colorado Springs 1466 Garden of the Gods Road I have heard nothing but great things about Trinity for quite some time. From other brewers, vendors, sales people, beer slingers, and fans. I had an excuse to stop by after meeting my grandmother for lunch at the Golden Bee. […]

Sour Fest Recap: Pucker Up Buttercup

Ah, the annual Sour Fest at Avery 2011 edition!  A place where Tums are provided at every booth and sour beer runneth like very non viscous liquid.  Beer geeks run wild with their faces a little more screwed up than they normally are and all are in good spirits. Many members of The Wagon were […]

Wynkoop hosts United Tastes of Belgium beer event

This Saturday, May 21st from 1-4:30pm, Wynkoop is rolling out a fantastic beer event, The United Tastes of Belgium.  With a list like this (below), it’s a great way to feel around the Belgium beer style, try some new breweries, and at a great price.  There will also be a short list of Belgian dishes […]

Spring Pairing Dinner at Freshcraft

When: Wednesday, May  4th, 5:30-9pm Where: Freshcraft – 1530 Blake Street What: Join us Wednesday May 4th between 5:30pm and 9:00pm for our 3rd seasonal Beer Pairing Dinner celebrating Spring. Educated staff & brewery representatives will be on hand to speak about the beer and why each course was developed to complement it. This should […]