—Photo by Natasha Gardner
8 Second Kölsch, Elevation Beer Company, Poncha Springs
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle
ABV: 5 percent
Hop Meter (1–10): 4
Malt Meter (1–10): 5
Reviewed: August 2015
For years, beer advocates have sworn that Kölschs are the next big...
September 4 2015, 1:35 PM
Image courtesy of Barley's Angels
With all of the fantastic suds right here in Denver, it seems silly to leave the city in search of craft brews. But a few months ago, Barley’s Angels, a women’s craft beer education group, realized that there was a demand for beer-centric field trips. “The idea to do a beer travel program...
May 20 2015, 10:30 AM
USA Pro Challenge 2011. Photo courtesy of Beeide Photography/Shutterstock.
From guides to each stage of the race to our favorite bicycle shops around Denver, we give you all you need to know during Colorado's favorite road-cycling race. Visit 5280.com/usaprochallenge for daily cycling coverage this week.
The riders will start the day in Gunnison and...
August 19 2014, 8:00 AM
First Cast IPA, Elevation Beer Company, Poncha Springs
ABV: 6.5 percent
Serving Type: 16.9-ounce bottle
Malty? Hoppy? More malts than you'd expect, but this is still a hoppy IPA.
Reviewed: April 2013
We've got patience: We often wait...
April 21 2014, 3:30 PM
Where: After a wrong turn on her way to the Elevation Beer Company in Poncha Springs, digital editor Natasha Gardner stopped to photograph this forgotten, beautiful piece of machinery.
March 31 2014, 8:30 AM
The Destination: Elevation Beer Company in Poncha Springs
The Odometer: 282 miles from Denver
Why it's Worth the Gas Money: Before Elevation started in 2012, there was little reason that we would have stopped in Poncha Springs. Usually, we were en route to Salida or flying by on our...
August 13 2013, 1:05 PM
Apis IV, Elevation Beer Company, Poncha Springs
Style: Belgian quadrupel
ABV: 10.7 percent
Serving Type: 750-mL bottle
Malty? Hoppy? Some hops, but it is all about the malts.
Reviewed: August 2012
A recent trip to Salida, gave us an excuse to stop by...
September 7 2012, 3:42 PM