The Brewery: Echo Brewing Company
5969 Iris Parkway, Frederick
The People: Founders, head brewers, and brothers Dennis and Daniel Richards
The Space: Tucked away in a small strip mall in the quaint town of Frederick, Echo Brewing Company has an inviting, home...
November 7 2014, 10:00 AM
Sawtooth Ale, Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont
Style: American-style ESB
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle
ABV: 5.3 percent
Malty? Hoppy? You’ll get plenty of both, but the malts win.
Reviewed: October 2014
After the Great American Beer Festival, I...
October 31 2014, 1:00 PM
PIctured: De Steeg's Imperial Pumpkin beer
Fall has graced Denver with its presence: The air is crisper, leaves are putting on a brilliant show throughout the Front Range, and… pumpkin beer is flowing through Denver taps. If we could make our own pumpkin-beer flight, these 10 would be it.
1. Denver Beer Co: This Riverfront...
October 21 2014, 12:15 PM
Wynkoop Brewing's Mile High Pale Ale
The Brewery: Wynkoop Brewing Company
1634 18th St.
The People: Head brewer Andy Brown; executive chef Rhonda Banks; general manager Amanda Young
The Space: Wynkoop Brewing Company is really composed of four different spaces. There's traditional...
October 17 2014, 2:00 PM
—Courtesy of Sean Parsons
An airplane, a truck, a handful of workers, 1,000 pounds of Cascade hops, and a ticking clock: All of these ingredients are necessary for Left Hand Brewing Company to concoct its only fresh hop beer, Warrior IPA. Left Hand produces more than 30 year-round, seasonal, and limited-edition...
October 16 2014, 11:00 AM
Photo © Brewers Association
After beer imbibing and discovering new breweries, eavesdropping on conversations is my third favorite activity at the Great American Beer Festival. Here's what we heard—taken entirely out of context—during Thursday's opening night session:
"I gotta understand this sign."...
October 6 2014, 10:30 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
Given Coloradans love for consuming craft beer—it seems there's no limit to the number of breweries we'll support—it's no surprise the Centennial State is full of homebrewers. According to statistics from the American Homebrewers Association, western states account for the largest percentage...
October 3 2014, 1:30 PM