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In the February issue of 5280, we brought you our Denver Beer Lover's Guide—an inside look at our favorite new breweries, local trends, and more. While doing the research, we wondered: What do our city's best and brightest brewers think about the burgeoning beer scene? So we asked them. Straight...
February 2 2016, 2:25 PM
—All photos courtesy of Ashley Leduc
There’s something oddly satisfying about watching men shave off their beards—especially when the razor is the result of a bet that lands in your favor.
Before the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots met for the AFC Championship on Sunday, some friendly competition was already...
January 27 2016, 11:20 AM
Red Evelyn, Black Shirt Brewing Co., Denver
Style: Imperial Red Rye IPA
Serving Type: 22-ounce bomber
ABV: 10 percent
Hop Meter (1–10): 8
Malt Meter (1–10): 5
Reviewed: January 2016
The cold has ushered in a season of dark brews...
January 25 2016, 1:10 PM
A Crafty Lady gets her hands dirty creating one-of-a-kind collaborations with local breweries.
—Image courtesy of Katie O'Shea Padro
Do you love beer and wine? If so, the latest collaboration brew from Boulder's Upslope Brewing Company and Denver’s own Crafty Ladies Beer Club, an all-women collective of beer aficionados and home brewers, might be just what you’re looking for. This pear-infused Berliner...
January 20 2016, 1:45 PM
—Photography by Aaron Colussi
Rejoice, all ye beer drinkers, for thy cups overfloweth! Nearly 30 breweries have opened in Denver since February 2013, the last time we comprehensively covered the Mile High City beer scene. Here, we highlight 10 of our favorites—and take a look at local beer trends, seven beer-cations, and the...
—Photo courtesy of Rachelle Benson
BLACK SKY BREWERY, DENVER
Specialty: Unique spins on true-to-style beers
Humble Beginnings: Black Sky Brewery is the undertaking of Harry Smith, who already had 11 years under his belt as a brewer at Breckenridge Brewery when Black Sky shredded into Denver's craft beer scene in...
January 15 2016, 2:00 PM
Great Frontier Brewing Company; —All photos courtesy of Carrie Dow
When my friend Alyssa was diagnosed with Celiac disease, a hereditary autoimmune disorder that makes sufferers gluten intolerant, 12 years ago, it was a devastating a blow. Not only did the diagnosis force her to give up any products that include wheat, barley, and rye, such as breads, pastas, and...
January 12 2016, 4:15 PM
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Raja Double IPA, Avery Brewing Co., Boulder
Style: American IPA
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 8 percent
Hop Meter (1-10): 8
Malt Meter (1-10): 1
Reviewed: November 2015
You could feasibly thank Budweiser, Miller Coors, and other big name brewers for the proliferation of IPAs...
January 4 2016, 4:07 PM