Coloradans may be feeling like local breweries are starting to lose their luster, with new taprooms popping up what seems like every other week. What distinguishes one from the next can vary from brewing styles to atmosphere to overall personality, and Mockery Brewing Co. has carved its...
June 19 2015, 1:30 PM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
With so many breweries popping up all over the Front Range, it’s hard not to find a great craft brew. But it can be hard to choose which brewery is worth your precious time and money. Here, some of the city’s best beer makers, by category to suit your mood and preference.
June 12 2015, 10:10 AM
Noble Brewer's inaugural batch of bottled homebrews.
The craft-brewing scene seems to be growing by the minute, as people’s tastes continue to shift from nostalgia-inducing Coors Light, to double IPAs, sours, and Russian Imperial Stouts. This has led to a ton of great brewing companies in Colorado, but also innovative enterprises such as Noble Brewer...
May 27 2015, 12:30 PM
—Photo courtesy of Breckenridge Brewery
Costumed heroes may be flooding downtown Denver this Memorial Day weekend, but even those without super powers can order The Hulk’s beer.
Hulk’s Mash is this year’s exclusive Denver Comic Con beer, crafted by Breckenridge Brewery—the third year that it has created a special brew for the event....
May 24 2015, 2:00 PM
There are now a half dozen breweries in the Vail Valley, but only one has stamped its growlers and glasses with “Vail.” Vail Brewing Co. opened in early April, right in time for end-of-ski-season celebrations and the resort area’s bi-annual, off-season segment of “get out of town,” and “no work,...
May 15 2015, 1:35 PM
Alongside the recent craft beer boom, a cider rush is well on its way. Stem Ciders is one of only two cideries operating in the Denver metro area, and their River North location makes this taproom a convenient sweet spot. Ample seating in the taproom allows for groups of any size. An...
May 1 2015, 2:00 PM
Face Down Brown Ale, Telluride Brewing Co., Telluride
Style: Brown Ale
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 5.7 percent
Malty? Hoppy? The best of both worlds
Reviewed: March 2015
Since its first beer was poured in 2012, Telluride Brewing Co. has made a...
March 27 2015, 3:30 PM
—Crazy Mountain Brewery
Snowcat Coffee Stout, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, Edwards
Serving Type: A draft pint, thought it’s also available in 12-ounce cans
ABV: 5.9 percent
Malty? Hoppy? Malty, thanks to the chocolate and coffee notes
Reviewed: March 2015
March 20 2015, 11:00 AM