What makes a local brewery unique? Every beer-lover retains his or her personal measure, whether it be the brewer’s approach or the finished product in your pint glass. But it's the ambience—the people, atmosphere, and culture—that make the beer-drinker’s experience distinctive. Grandma’s...
July 23 2015, 4:15 PM
Snowmass Mammoth Fest (Photo Credit: Jeremy Swanson)
Summer tourism in Colorado has been booming in recent years, the result of ski towns refusing to sacrifice a season’s worth of income, and savvy travelers catching on to all the mountains have to offer when the snow melts. In 2012, the town of Snowmass’ tourism board, cognizant of the money to...
June 1 2015, 11:00 AM
Noble Brewer's inaugural batch of bottled homebrews.
The craft-brewing scene seems to be growing by the minute, as people’s tastes continue to shift from nostalgia-inducing Coors Light, to double IPAs, sours, and Russian Imperial Stouts. This has led to a ton of great brewing companies in Colorado, but also innovative enterprises such as Noble Brewer...
May 27 2015, 12:30 PM
Festival favorites Fruition play to a sold-out crowd in Avon, Colorado at last year's WinterWonderGrass.
Photo credit: Michael Liggett.
There are few things that speak more to Colorado’s collective soul than fresh powder, acoustic roots music, and craft beer. It’s the Rocky Mountain lifestyle, and no festival captures it better than WinterWonderGrass Colorado. The outdoor event takes place February 20–22 in Avon and highlights...
February 6 2015, 4:15 PM
Consilium, Renegade Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Pale Ale
ABV: 5 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Muted hoppiness
Reviewed: November 2014
After years of reviewing Colorado beer, I thought I knew what this brew would be like. It would...
November 21 2014, 2:00 AM
Recent years have seen the dining trend, err, obsession with bacon on (or in) everything. Enthusiasts of the cured cut will agree that it’s perhaps best enjoyed with a cold, craft beer. This Sunday (November 16), celebrate that perfect pairing at the Denver Bacon & Beer Festival....
November 12 2014, 10:30 AM
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If you weren’t one of the lucky people who nabbed GABF tickets in the 32 minutes before they sold out this year, don’t worry—there are plenty of great brew-centric events happening in the city. Take your pick.
Craft Beer and Comedy
Kick off the brew-filled weekend early with some laughs...
September 30 2014, 11:45 AM