Getting a Type-II diabetes diagnosis is tough, but for Doug Davis, an avid homebrewer, it was especially bad. The new dietary restrictions meant that he had to give up his hobby—and it meant his neighbors would miss his homemade Scottish-style brews. “I spent eight to 10 months moping around,” says...
October 7 2013, 3:00 PM
Cara de Luna, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, Vail Valley
Style: Black Ale
ABV: 5.5 percent
Serving Type: 22-ounce bottle
Malty? Hoppy? It’s a battle.
Reviewed: September 2013
Come fall, pretty much anything is possible for a weather forecast in...
October 7 2013, 11:30 AM
Modus Hoperandi, Ska Brewing, Durango Style: IPA ABV: 6.8 percent Serving Type: 12-ounce can Malty? Hoppy? More malt than you’d expect, but (of course) hoppy. Reviewed: August 2013 When I tour breweries, I sample whatever new thing the head brewer is bonkers...
October 6 2013, 1:29 PM
The masterminds behind Drinking Buddies knew what they were doing: Take a fairly traditional rom-com format and place it in a brewery. How 2013. (And double kudos for choosing a setting that'll get boyfriends and husbands to agree to tag along.) If only the rest of the product had stood up to...
October 5 2013, 1:07 PM
Namaste. Stand at the front of your mat, eyes closed, sides of the big toes touching, spine straight, arms at your sides. Now, take a deep breath, inhaling the wonderful scent of hops... And so begins another yoga class in a brewery taught by Denver resident Adrienne Rinaldi. November marks the one...
October 5 2013, 11:01 AM
If opening a new business is all about timing, it seems that River North Brewery’s Matthew Hess has all the luck. This engineer-turned-brewer opened shop just over a year ago at a time when the industry was booming—and the RiNo area was (is) trending. Taste his Belgian-style brews, though, and you’...
October 4 2013, 2:10 PM
Sometimes it's nice to enjoy a beer alone: when you're unwinding on the couch after a long workday, perhaps, or after raking up all the leaves in your backyard. But we usually prefer drinking with friends. And that often turns into some sort of game. Especially in Colorado where we can't even play...
October 4 2013, 2:00 PM
Sour Apple Saison, Epic Brewing Company, Denver
ABV: 8.1 percent
Serving Type: Draft
Malty? Hoppy? Not much of either; tart and fruity
Reviewed: September 2013
Epic Brewing's arrival in the Mile High City has been a bit different than the...
October 4 2013, 11:20 AM