It's no secret that Coloradans fancy themselves beer drinkers. Turns out, we're somewhat average when it comes to throwing back cold ones. At least according to a new report by the Beer Institute, a trade organization that represents the U.S. beer industry. The institute recently ranked all 50...
July 8 2013, 1:49 PM
Easy Street, Odell Brewing Company, Fort Collins
Style: American-style wheat beer
ABV: 4.6 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle
Malty? Hoppy? Neither, really; slightly citrusy
Reviewed: June 2013
Odell's Easy Street Wheat, the brewery's take on...
June 30 2013, 4:40 PM
Wish you hadn’t left the study of science back in your high school classroom? Check out Café Scientifique, a regular public science series held at LoDo’s Wynkoop Brewing Company. Modeled on the French Café Philosophique—a laid-back social gathering to mingle and discuss philosophy—Denver’s version...
June 21 2013, 3:17 PM
What do dogs and beer have in common? Coloradans love them both—a lot. And soon, we'll be able to play fetch with our pooches and grab happy hour at the same time. The Bark Bar is opening its doors (and a 4,000 square foot dog yard) in West Highland by the end of June. Adjacent to the humans-...
June 20 2013, 2:00 PM
Most of us have been summoned at one time or another by our friends, family, and even our own conscience to support a good cause by attending this event or that marathon. But when it’s finally the weekend, attending a fundraiser doesn’t always sound like the unwinding session we’d like to have...
June 14 2013, 10:40 AM
White Rascal, Avery Brewing, Boulder
Style: Belgian Wheat, White Ale
ABV: 5.6 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Light on the hops, with plenty of citrus flavor
Reviewed: June 2013
There's a reason Avery Brewing's longtime staple...
June 14 2013, 10:20 AM
New Belgium sure does produce a lot of beer. Thanks to a recent expansion at New Belgium's flagship site in Fort Collins, the Colorado craft brew behemoth can handle up to 920,000 barrels of brew. For now, that's enough to meet the company's sales projections until 2015, which means New Belgium is...
June 11 2013, 10:20 AM
Federal tax breaks for brewers? Why not. Last year, Senator Mark Udall stopped by Avery Brewing Company to tout his idea to reduce taxes on both microbreweries and larger beer producers. At the time, Udall's plan was to chop the excise tax on a barrel of beer (31 gallons),...
May 20 2013, 4:16 PM