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
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
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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
Surette Provision Saison, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Denver Style: Saison ABV: 6.2 percent Serving Type: 12.7-ounce bottle Malty? Hoppy? Neither; tart, citrus flavors Reviewed: March 2014 Four years ago, a little brewery with a curious name, the Crooked Stave...
March 21 2014, 11:30 AM
Since opening in 2010, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project has picked up about as much momentum as any of the dozens of new breweries around the state. Crooked Stave's beers have appeared on restaurant and bar tap lists, and on liquor stores shelves all over Denver. The brewery's former off-the...
October 3 2013, 1:00 PM
St. Bretta, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Denver
ABV: 5.5 percent
Serving Type: Draft
Malty? Hoppy? Neither. Equal parts citrusy and tart.
Reviewed: August 2013
It didn’t take us long to fall for brewer Chad Yakobson’s Crooked Stave...
August 23 2013, 12:33 PM
Copper Kettle Brewing Company
Head southeast on Leetsdale Drive, and not far from the Aurora border, in a nondescript strip mall, you’ll find Copper Kettle Brewing Company. Local beer lovers should make the short trip because Copper Kettle feels a little like Cheers, if Cheers were...
L'Brett d'Or, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, DenverStyle: Golden sour aleABV: 7 percentServing Type: 375 ml bottleMalty? Hoppy? Neither, really; straight-up tart.Reviewed: January 2013If you're a fan of sour beers and haven't yet stumbled upon the ...
January 18 2013, 3:00 PM