Weekend off the Wagon – Patio season is here

[Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox every Friday – Sign up now!] It’s 80 degrees today, folks! That means patios are starting to open up for your enjoyment. The Post Brewing Co. is one of said places! Get your bums out there and enjoy the warmth and suds!     Friday Saturday Sunday High: 80˚ […]

Who is the Master of the Brewniverse?

It’s almost here, the biggest and most important beer festival to end all beer festivals. No, we aren’t talking about the World Beer Cup or the GABF, but the Masters of the Brewniverse! Over 15 local breweries will compete for the inaugural title of “Master” on Thursday during a beer pageant (yes we said pageant), […]

Embracing Winter at Parade of Darks

For the life of me, I’ll never understand why people in Colorado bitch about the snow.  For one, this is Colorado and this sort of meteorological phenomenon ought to be expected; if we were living in Key West during a blizzard then I’d understand the surprise—not so startling when we’re situated at the base of […]

White Snow and Black Beer: Wynkoop’s Parade of Darks

Fresh, flitting snow—delicately alighting upon the earth with its virginal whiteness—pairs best with the teeth-staining, belly-busting corruption of a stout, barleywine, or black IPA.  Indeed, when the seasons turn cold, when the blizzards roll in, and when the nights outweigh the days, it’s time to put away the crisp, light lagers so well-suited for the […]

Bacon & Beer Brewers’ Dinner: The Menu

More bacon. That’s what you asked for, that’s what we’re giving you. The night before the Bacon & Beer Festival, join us for the Brewers’ Dinner. This intimate evening will tickle your tastebuds and prepare you for the full festival the next day. Tickets are limited. Here’s the menu. Welcome Beer Wynkoop Koop Deville First Course […]

Because Bacon & Beer Festival isn’t heaven enough: Now with more dinner!

Bacon & Beer Festival is coming back to Denver on November 10. Tickets are selling like hotcakes. Filled with bacon. Served with beer. But hey, we know your thirst for bacon and hunger for beer is so insatiable you’ll forgive me the previous misaligned analogy. Well, here’s something more for you: Bacon and Beer Festival Brewers’ […]

Beer Porn of the Week – Patty’s Chile Beer, Wynkoop Brewing Company

  Wynkoop’s Patty’s Chile Beer [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!]

Libations and Wellness: Beer for Yogis

What does practicing yoga and drinking beer have in common? Lots, which is why a few local breweries have started yoga clubs. Yoga and beer have many similarities. Yoga is about finding the balance within oneself, where as when a brewer is brewing beer, they are looking for a balance in the flavors. Both can […]

United Tastes of Belgium – This Saturday at Wynkoop

Wynkoop’s annual United Tastes of Belgium is this Saturday from 1-4pm. Tickets are on sale now for $30, or $37.50 at the door if it doesn’t sell out. The ticket price covers samples of all beers, chocolates and cheeses, and includes a sporty commemorative tasting glass. Tickets are available at Ticket Alternative. Beer, chocolate, cheese, and a […]

If heaven was a four course dinner… Vonnegut’s evening at Wynkoop

Poe-tee-weet, Sharoooook, Barooong! So it goes, Wynkoop knocks another beer/food pairing dinner out of the park. This time featuring a pork-centric line up to feature the rarely-brewed Vonnegut Mile High Malt beer. April 11th was abuzz with this memorial event (Vonnegut died on April 11th, 2007, so it goes) which left me satisfied, but not […]

TOMORROW: The Most Mouthwatering Combination Beer Dinner Ever Created

Beer. Coffee. Tender Belly Pork. As the images of all the different varieties of each of those items runs through your head and your stomach growls with the volume of a fire truck going down a narrow road with tall buildings on either side, we’ll get to the details. Tomorrow night, Wynkoop Brewing is having a […]

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 […]

Weekend off the Wagon – February 22-24

Weekend off the Wagon in your inbox, every Friday It’s our birthday! So, you know, we’ll probably take it easy this weekend. Being two and all, lots of naps and crying. Ok the last part is probably true. Join us tonight at Denver Beer Co for the release of Dubbel Entendre. Tomorrow, we’re crawling through […]

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 […]

Sunday Funday: Bacon & Beer Festival Recap

Photos by John Mogos  Sundays are best served up with a side of bacon, beer and football. The first annual Denver Bacon & Beer Festival at Mile High Station on Sunday brought 900 pounds of bacon, 25 chefs, 20 breweries and 800 people together for the ultimate Sunday Funday. The best compliment to bacon is […]

The Dark Side of Wynkoop

Join the dark side.  They’ve got great beer! No, I haven’t been spending time with Darth Vader and my soul is no more corrupted than usual. In fact, my propensity for darkness helped raise $14,000 for Metro CareRing, a local food pantry, during Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Parade of Darks. Parade of Darks is Wynkoop’s annual celebration […]

Parade of Darks to be held December 1st

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Nights are long, days are cold, winter is nigh; it’s time to put away the fizzy, yellow beers and opt for something a bit heavier. Put down the Pilsner and pick up a porter because you will need a dark beer to warm your core and numb the pain of your relentless relatives this holiday […]

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, […]

2012 Beers of the Year – Wynkoop Brewing hosts a not-so-ordinary beer festival

By Julia Yugel and Lisa Bongiovanni On Saturday, Wynkoop Brewery threw a special Beers of the Year tasting event  in which they showcased over 30 different craft beers brewed during 2012 and a couple recurring beers that are brewed annually. The event also featured select beers from Breckenridge Brewery, Fort Collins Brewery, Mountain Sun Pubs and the […]