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In theory, wine is comprised of a single ingredient: grapes. Even so, tasting it—let alone pairing it with food—requires a lifetime’s worth of expertise, as any trained sommelier will tell you.
But beer is a different animal entirely. With a minimum of four ingredients (grain, hops, yeast...
June 13 2016, 9:23 AM
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Apparently, as Denver grows, so does its taste for hops. In a nod to the city’s thriving craft scene, and the (related) collective evolution of Denverites’ palates, Great Divide Brewing Co. has revamped its Denver Pale Ale recipe to pack a substantially more bitter punch. Gone is the English-...
May 16 2016, 3:46 PM
Head to River North Brewery's new location for its grand reopening this Saturday. Photo by Haley Gray
When River North Brewery opened its doors at 24th and Blake Street four years ago, its North Denver locale was a very different place.
“There was nothing going on in the neighborhood,” says co-founder Matt Hess. “When I signed a lease at that location, I could probably stand...
April 1 2016, 12:04 PM
Odd13 co-owner and brewer Ryan Scott takes a gravity reading at the brewery's old town Lafayette tap house. Photo by Haley Gray
When Odd13 Brewing’s head brewers Eric Larken and Brandon Boldt initially convinced co-owner Ryan Scott to take a leap of faith on trying out a hazy New England-style IPA, Scott had some reservations.
Having both lived in the Northeast, Larken and Boldt were...
March 25 2016, 9:25 AM
While 2016’s Collaboration Fest is over and done with, the synergistic beer festivities are not. To celebrate the release of its collaboration Baltic Porter, the Post Brewing Company in Lafayette and Denver’s Prost Brewing Company are throwing a happy hour Prost to...
March 24 2016, 10:45 AM
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Whatever your lunch plans are on Thursday, eat something light. You’re going to want to save your appetite (and calories) for New Kids On The Block at The Lobby in RiNo. The event features unlimited tastings from 20 new Colorado breweries (meaning they’ve opened within the past two years),...
March 23 2016, 11:54 AM
Drink up. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
Can’t wait for this year’s Collaboration Fest? Us either. Check out eight of the collaborations we’re excited to taste:
Skeptic Ale — Epic Brewing Company & Ska Brewing Co.
“Skeptic” is this year's Welcome Beer, the first sample event-goers will be handed...
March 18 2016, 1:30 PM
Photo courtesy of Vindication Brewing
When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, us Denverites are on board with any excuse to drink great beer. And while revelers around the country will turn to Guinness (or worse, the dreaded green beer) to wet their whistles this Thursday, here in Colorado, we'll take a decidedly more local approach...
March 15 2016, 9:28 AM