December 4, 2012
What makes the 6th Edition Beer Map tick? What's the story with all those crazy coupons? Well, ponder no more and gaze upon this mind-blowing movie detailing why no person should walk the earth without a Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado in their glove compartment or hanging next to their China cabinet. Oh, and don't forget to grab a beer!
October 18, 2012
The 2012 Great American Beer Festival provided yet another suds extravaganza for the masses. 49,000 attendees, including ticket-holders, brewers, judges, journalists, and volunteers, wondered in glee and bewilderment amongst a selection of over 2700 beers at the Denver Convention Center.
October 4, 2012
Beer everywhere. Denver Beer Week and GABF bring boat-loads of beer from across the nation to the Mile High City. The Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado provides an extensive list of events and happenings for Denver Beer Week and a handy guide for GABF.
July 27, 2012
Summer can seem to quickly slide by us. We want to keep our readers informed about where to find the new brews. Here is a list of breweries that have recently opened or are getting really close!
May 7, 2012
Ready. Set. Pour! After five years of thoughtful planning and two years of licensing, meetings, design, construction and finishing, Big Choice Brewing in Broomfield opens its doors to customers. Now comes the time for the biggest choice of all: what kind of beer would you like?
April 24, 2012
A new study done on behalf of the Colorado Brewer's Guild by the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business was released today, and says that craft beer is a Big Deal to the state economy. According to the report, Colorado craft beer provides an annual $714 million boost to the state's economy.
January 9, 2012
You never know who you're going to meet while waiting for a bus. Dan and Chris came together over the shared love of beer. Chris has been homebrewing for fifteen years and Dan was looking to learn the art of beer making. One day, as Chris tells it, while brewing in his garage, "we just looked at each other and said 'let's do this thing, let's live our dream, create a business around our passion."
December 2, 2011
BierWerks Brewery in Woodland Park stakes out a home for German Beer lovers along the Front Range. Co-owners, brewers and brothers-in-law Jeff Aragon and Brian Horton tell us a bit about their Bavarian-inspired brews, and explain that beer making is about pleasing their fiercest critics: themselves.
The Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado Beer Map has been Updated and Revised. It's still loaded with all the same great information, plus current Brewery and Brewpub listings, and over $250 worth of coupons for Free Beer, Free Glassware, and Discounts on Homebrewing Supplies across the state! Buy it now, and become a beacon of beer and travel information in Colorado!
November 26, 2012
Most Colorado ski resorts are open. Some are still waiting for snow. The warm fall has provided beautiful days for the state, but has stunted precipitation on slopes in the mountains that beckon for snow. Here's an in-depth review of what's happening in Colorado snow country, and where to drink at the end of the day when your legs are burning and your mouth is dry.
October 17, 2012
A legion of judges brought their palates to bear at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival. A record 4,338 beers were judged in 84 distinct categories. Colorado brewers walked-off with 35 awards, including 15 gold.
September 11, 2012
Anyone who has ever picked, held, or crushed a fresh hop cone in their hand knows that lovely scent of lupulin. The pursuit of that fresh hop character in beer has become an annual labor of love for many craft brewers, who sometimes go to great lengths to get the freshest hops possible into their brew.
June 29, 2012
If you live in Colorado, you know that you need to be prepared for a lot of different things. Blizzards. Tornadoes. Floods. Rockslides. Avalanches. And in 2012, you need to be prepared for Wildfires.
May 6, 2012
Catch a glimpse of the festivities at the Big Choice Brewing grand opening and ribbon cutting with this short video!
March 12, 2012
Brian O'Connell is a bit of a rebel who doesn't believe in doing what everyone else is already doing. He's a trailblazer. So when it came time to name his new brewery, he says the answer was obvious.
January 3, 2012
"If I didn't own a brewery I'd own a mobile canning unit." That's how enthusiastic Jeff Crabtree feels about his recent experience with Mobile Canning, a portable canning line that allows small breweries more distribution at very little cost.
November 21, 2011
It's true that, over the last 6 months, several breweries in Colorado have bitten the proverbial dust and had to close. They'll be missed, but not for long. There are many, many new ones gearing up to take their place.
Explore the breweries and brewpubs of Colorado with an interactive version of the Beer Drinker's Guide to Colorado Beer Map. Enjoy!!