Oskar Blues Brewery's nonprofit, CAN'd Aid, delivers potable drinking water to the crisis in Flint, Mich.
—Photo courtesy of the CAN'd Aid Foundation
Oskar Blues Brewery is going beyond beer—and outside state lines—in its latest charitable effort. In recent weeks, the Longmont-based brewery’s nonprofit arm, the CAN’d Aid Foundation, has delivered 100,000 cans of drinking water to relieve residents of Flint, Michigan, where the water has been...
February 9 2016, 9:00 AM
—Courtesy of the Brewers Association
If you suddenly found yourself lost on a desert island, you'd have some decisions to make. First, you'd probably search for food and shelter. After that, you could befriend a volleyball named Wilson, like Tom Hanks in "Castaway," or hope to find salvation in the Skipper from "Gilligan's Island."...
September 21 2015, 4:15 PM
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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
Poster by Hilary Clarcq
Bike culture is getting an artistic makeover this weekend.
At the sixth-annual ArtCrank Denver this Saturday, 27 Colorado artists will be displaying and selling their cycling–inspired posters. All of the works are original and limited edition—only 30 of each will be available ($50)—and...
August 21 2014, 3:40 PM
Dale's Pale Ale, Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont
Style: American Pale Ale
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 6.5 percent
Malty? Hoppy? The definition of hoppy.
Reviewed: August 2014
Two years ago, I declared that Colorado should have a state beer and...
August 15 2014, 10:15 AM
How do you measure a beer's bitterness? By its hoppy taste? Its pungent smell? Try again: A beer’s bitterness is gauged by its International Bittering Units (IBU). But what is that? We asked a few knowledgable brewers in the area—including Avery Brewing Company’s head brewer,...
October 7 2013, 2:00 PM
The Destination: Ska Brewing in Durango The Odometer: 332 miles from DenverWhy it's Worth the Gas Money: At first glance, this brewery seems stuck in a 1990s ska music video. It is an image the brewery cultivates, what with the cartoon-book website, label design, and T-shirts....
September 10 2013, 11:55 AM
Thanks in part to Dale Katechis, founder of Oskar Blues Brewery, Alabama's Auburn University will offer a graduate-level certificate in Brewing Science and Operations in the Fall of 2014. Though the pairing of Oskar Blues and the school maybe seem like an odd marriage, Katechis...
September 9 2013, 12:30 PM