Liliko'i Kepolo, Avery Brewing, Boulder
Style: Belgian White
Serving Type: 12-ounce cans (4-packs)
ABV: 5.4 percent
Malty? Hoppy? Fruity and Tart more than anything
Reviewed: July 2015
My experience with “fruity” beers is … well, let’s just say that Wild Blue ruined all of them...
August 19 2015, 3:00 PM
Sunrise at Betasso Preserve, located just 5 miles west of downtown Boulder.
Why we love it: Serene forest, singing birds, and gentle terrain—all just a few miles west of Boulder.
When to go: The foothills are always great in summer, when the forest provides welcome shade. The best days to hike this trail are Wednesdays and Saturdays, when the trail is closed...
August 18 2015, 12:00 PM
—Courtesy of Ultimate Direction
Not just any Joe Schmo can compete in the annual Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) trail-running race, a grueling 104-mile, multiday tour of nine mountain passes through Europe. You’ve got to qualify—and so does your equipment. The Ultra Jacket ($179.95), a waterproof, featherweight coat released...
Foothills Community Park
Boulder may be small compared to Denver, but parents here live large when it comes to well-maintained, modern playgrounds. There are so many options, “Park Paralysis” (an unscientific term, of course) can set in. Conversations about where to meet can take several rounds of group texting, and your...
August 17 2015, 4:30 PM
Last November, Boulder chef Bradford Heap announced he was taking over the PastaVino space (prime Pearl Street real estate that sits between the Kitchen and Heap's restaurant Salt the Bistro). Since that time, the seafood-focused restaurant had remained unnamed—until...
August 15 2015, 12:00 PM
Spruce Farm & Fish Raw Bar —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
It’s National Oyster Day, and with Americans slurping back more than two billion of the bivalves a year, it’s an occasion to celebrate. Although my usual haunts include Jax Fish House, for a change I checked out Spruce Farm & Fish’s raw bar in the Hotel Boulderado.
The raw bar...
August 5 2015, 10:30 AM
The Front Range influx continues; Shutterstock
As all those construction cranes and the deepening traffic congestion remind us every day, Denver has become a desirable destination for transplants from all over the country.
This week's news from Forbes might make us even more irresistible. On Wednesday, the venerable...
July 30 2015, 8:30 AM
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If you feel like you’ve been there, done that with day trips to Boulder, try driving the extra half-hour up Boulder Canyon to the charming mountain town of Nederland. These stops—all within walking distance of one another—make for a fun couple of hours with the whole family.
July 22 2015, 2:30 PM