As the somewhat inarticulate clergyman from the Princess Bride would say, “Mawwiage. Mawwiage is what brings us together today.” Except this time, it’s not a deceitful marriage between a repulsive prince and a beautiful princess, it’s a mouth-watering arrangement between bacon and beer,...
November 8 2013, 10:45 AM
Style: American ale
ABV: 5.3 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle (nitro)
Malty? Hoppy? Smooth, caramel malt flavors with a hint of hops
Reviewed: October 2013
Left Hand Brewing recently added two sleek new brews to their nitro series: Sawtooth...
November 1 2013, 11:39 AM
There's more than just crispness in the air this time of year in Denver; there's also beer. IPAs, lagers, pilsners, and ales flowed abundantly at last week's Great American Beer Festival, and chances are, will continue to do so in these parts. To help you navigate the hoppy waters—and make...
October 16 2013, 11:55 AM
Where: Great American Beer Festival, Denver
What: Whenever an imbiber drops their tasting glass in the GABF convention hall, the entire place roars out approval (or disapproval). If it happens to you—say, when you are juggling a purse and a camera and a tasting glass—several strangers...
October 15 2013, 3:12 PM
One of my favorite parts of Great American Beer Festival is tasting all the kooky beers breweries bring to the (judging) table. Some work, while others make you wonder what these hop-masters were thinking. Here, a list of 11 that even the beer faithful will enjoy.Black Walnut Wheat: Piney River...
October 14 2013, 1:40 PM
Colorojo, Wynkoop Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Imperial Red Ale
ABV: 8.2 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? A lot of both.
Reviewed: October 2013
If you’ve had a keen eye on Denver’s brewery landscape, you might agree that some breweries are...
October 13 2013, 1:00 PM
The Internet is filled with fancy—and stupid—ways to open a beer. Yeah, you could use a chainsaw, your belly button, or a parrot (ouch, gross, and actually pretty cool), but why? We're perfectly happy opening a beer bottle the old-fashioned way. But we're also suckers for convenience...
October 13 2013, 11:53 AM
Think you know beer? Pop quiz: What degree should beer be served at, and why?
The answer is, perhaps, more complicated than you think. Here, a breakdown of the relationship between brews and their climate thanks to the expertise of Julia Herz, the craft beer program director of the ...
October 12 2013, 2:00 PM