10 Breweries Under 10 Barrels at GABF

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The Great American Beer Festival is upon us, and it brings an opportunity to try something new for many beer lovers. Whether that’s sipping a Sweetwater Brewing Company beer for those of us who live in Colorado, or trying one of Crooked Stave’s funky specialties if you’re from Maine, or even having Garrett Oliver of […]

Wit’s End Turns Two! Win GABF Tickets and Special Beer

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As breweries begin to pop up on every corner like food trucks and dispensaries in our dear city, talk of bursting the craft beer bubble is beginning to surface once again. But rather than getting all hot and bothered about having too many places where we could plop our fannies for afternoon suds, why not […]

Hops on Display in Wit’s End’s One Series

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Wit’s End Brewing Company’s new One Series is a study of the hop. The series, which is comprised of three different beers that all use the same yeast and grain bills but each featuring a different hop addition, is a great way for new and experienced beer drinkers alike to taste how a single hop […]

Colorado’s Newer (and Smaller) Breweries

With nearly 2,500 breweries in the U.S., it would seem like a new, small brewery would struggle to develop a market for its product. But that’s not the case here in Colorado. Our beer-friendly culture has allowed new breweries of modest size to flourish over the last few years. Look no further than Crooked Stave […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A chat with Scott Witsoe of Wit’s End Brewing Co

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We’ve all had that feeling like we’re at the end of our rope. If you’re Scott Witsoe of Wit’s End Brewing Company you take a swig of Dale’s Pale Ale, let the familiar bite refresh your soul, and transform your anxious sentiment into a haven for those in the same boat. The cure for what […]

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

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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

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Weekend off the Wagon – September 28-30

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Pick a brewery, any brewery. They’re most likely throwing their version of Oktoberfest, a birthday party, or some other level of awesome. MCA Denver has a cool series called Black Sheep that started up again recently. The Green Spaces Festival sounds promising for a good time […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Wit’s End Super FL I.P.A

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Wit’s End Brewing Company Super FL I.P.A.   [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!]

Weekend off the Wagon – Memorial Day Weekend Edition (May 25-28)

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Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday Memorial Day Weekend! It’s a weekend to remember those who we’ve lost in service to our country. It also signifies a lot of things: festival season, grilling season, something called summer. And of course, for most of you who sit at a desk during daylight hours, […]

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 […]

A Beer Fest, In Winter? OK, I Will Check It Out!

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  On January 28th, we had the opportunity to attend the Denver Winter Brew Fest. I have been a few times over the years and it’s always a good time, for a good cause. I started going to the Fest when it was held at the Oriental Theater over on 44th. It has since moved […]

Wife Out of Town Special: Day 10 Wit’s End Brewing

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Brewery Name: Wit’s End Brewing Company Website: witsendbrewing.com Year Founded: 2011 The Bawss: Scott Witsoe Year Round Brews: 4 Seasonal Brews: 2 Tap room/Tour hours: Thurs 4-8pm, Fri – Sat 2-8pm Josh’s Favorite Beer: Kitchen Sink Porter. I can confirm that it’s super tasty Chris’s Favorite Beer: The Mad King – Weizenbock Guest’s (Rat Man’s) […]

Schedules for the holidays

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Sticking around for the holidays? Here’s a list of who’s open when and what they’re doing. We’ll update this as more information comes in. Comment if you know something that should be on the list. Happy its-cold-out-so-drink-something-delicious-in-a-hot-tub season! Avery | City O’ City | Colt & Gray | Denver Beer Co | Freshcraft | Falling Rock […]

Brewery Updates From Around the State

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Here’s some news from breweries around the area. If you like knowing the nitty gritty details of every brewery in the state, updated every day or so, check out our friend Chipper Dave over at FermentedlyChallenged.com. Now, on to the updates, straight from the horse’s mouth. Or.. the brewers’ emails. Avery Crazy Mountain Crooked Stave […]

Brewery Updates: Black Shirt, Caution, Crooked Stave, Renegade, Ska, Vine Street, and Wit’s End

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Some updates from breweries around town. In this issue, Black Shirt, Caution, Crooked Stave, Renegade, Ska, Vine Street, and Wit’s End Brewing: Black Shirt Brewing New tanks are in. One 15-bbl fermenting tank and two 15-bbl brite tanks, brand spanking new from Premier Stainless. They just received the plans from the Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, and […]

New Breweries Update

Denver Beer Co received their Federal Brewer’s Permit today. They can now legally start making beer. (More Wagon articles on Denver Beer Co – Denver Beer Co website) Wit’s End Brewing received their city occupancy permit. They already have their Brewer’s Permit, so they can start construction immediately and start brewing soon. (More Wagon articles […]