—Courtesy of History Colorado
Corey Marshall’s grandpa died four months after Tivoli Brewing Company, one of Colorado’s first breweries, capped its tanks in 1969. “I think there was a direct connection between the two,” Marshall says, noting that Tivoli was the only brew his grandfather would drink. This month, Marshall revives...
—Illustration by Charlie Powell
With new micro- and nanobreweries opening seemingly every week, it’s an extraordinary time to be a beer drinker in Colorado. And, in many cases, small-scale is better when it comes to craft brewing. At the forefront of this trend is Jamie Wells, owner and head brewer of one of the smallest...
The Brewery: Strange Craft Beer Company
1330 Zuni St., Unit M
Opened: May 2010
The People: Founder/head brewer Tim Myers and brew ambassador Jules Hoekstra (and the rest of the team).
The Space: The brewery is tucked away in a strip mall, catty-corner to Sports Authority...
September 5 2014, 9:30 AM
Let’s start with the end of the tour: You get free beer.
This is why you’re going to sit through the shuttle tour of Golden, take pictures in cowboy hats made of old six-pack boxes, listen to the drawn-out history of the Coors Brewery, and walk around with cheap, corny headphones. The prize is...
May 7 2014, 2:30 PM
Ladies and gentlemen of Denver and beyond, we are here to report that the state of beer in Colorado is strong! In fact, there’s never been a better time to be a beer drinker in the Centennial State—and, if current trends hold, things are only going to get better for the hop heads and the malt...