If you’ve toured as many breweries as we have, you’ve likely noticed that brewers have all kinds of crazy names for their equipment—especially tanks. Here, a compilation of some of Colorado’s best. (The winner is at the bottom!)
Most Clever: River North Brewery uses a tank named “Louis...
October 1 2014, 9:00 AM
Colorado Senators Pat Steadman (D), Rachel Zenzinger (D), and Scott Renfroe (R) sample beer at Dry Dock Brewing Co. before brewing Upper Chamber Fresh Hole Ale as part of the Hop the Vote competition.
Politics and beer collide in Hop the Vote, a friendly competiton pitting members of Colorado's Senate and House of Representatives against each other in a brew-off. Each legislative body created an original beer at a local brewery: the Senators brewed "Upper Chamber Fresh Hop Ale" at Dry Dock...
September 25 2014, 1:30 PM
Colorado put three cities on a list of the 50 best places to live in the United States, according to a Money magazine report released this month.
Castle Rock took the No. 4 spot of communities with populations between 50,000 and 300,000 residents, with the magazine saying the town “has come a...
September 25 2014, 12:00 PM
Where: From a bridge over calm water, features editor Lindsey B. Koehler photographed the changing autumn leaves falling into the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado.
September 21 2014, 8:30 AM
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler caught the vibrant colors along the Gunnison River just outside of the Blue Mesa Reservoir during a drive to Telluride.
September 15 2014, 8:30 AM
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler took a detour from Ridgeway to Telluride on the unpaved Last Dollar Road, and stopped to snap a picture of the changing aspen leaves and the bluebird Colorado sky.
September 8 2014, 8:30 AM
The author playing the uke with Steve Syzmansk, a Planet Bluegrass owner. (Image courtesy of Tim Benko)
With aching fingers and throbbing hands, I grip the small chisels, files, and rasps I need to carve the gentle curves of my ukulele’s neck. Then I sand the Acacia wood that makes up its body until it’s as smooth as a tumbled river rock. My body hurts from the intensity of building this miniature...
September 5 2014, 8:25 AM
Three bystanders take in a flooded ranch home near Dearfield. Photo by Marc Piscotty/ © 2013
It’s been a year. Remember those days, in September 2013, when the rain kept coming? When the rivers spilled their banks, when people lost their homes, their livelihoods, and even their lives? I visited Larimer County several times as I reported “The Rising,” and each time I was struck by the...
September 2 2014, 10:33 AM