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GABF 2019 Recap

The 38th annual Great American Beer Festival, held last weekend (October 3rd-5th), was nothing short of amazing. It was another fantastic year of beer, featuring 800 breweries and 4000 unique beers from all across the country. I’d like to take a moment to give a huge shout out to the Brewers Association, sponsors, and the ...

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GABF 2019 Planning Guide

Photo courtesy of the Great American Beer Festival websiteIt’s GABF Week 2019! We’re just two days away from the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! You’ve got your tickets, and now it’s time to plan! (And if you don’t have tickets already, they are still available for the Thursday and Saturday evening sessions ...

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GABF Week Events 2019

It’s almost time for the 2019 Great American Beer Festival! GABF is almost here! And when the fest is in town, so are numerous exciting beer events to go along with it. I’ve spent the last few weeks keeping my eyes pealed and have compiled a roundup of some of the best events for the week of the Great American Beer Festival. In add ...

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Woodcut

WHO: Odell Brewing Co. WHAT: Woodcut #9 Oak Aged Imperial IPA (10.7% ABV) WHEN & WHERE: Available now in a 12oz bottle across Odell’s 18-state distribution footprint (Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisco ...

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Celebrate BIG at Great Divide’s 25th Anniversary Block Party!

  Photo from Great Divide’s 18th Anniversary Party in 2012 One of Denver’s oldest craft breweries—and one of my personal favorites—is turning TWENTY-FIVE! And they are celebrating in a *big* way. On Saturday, June 22nd, Great Divide Brewing Company is throwing a block party at its original location (2201 Arapahoe St ...

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(ENDED) Win tickets to the Vail Craft Beer Classic

Win tickets to the 2019 Vail Craft Beer Classic! Want a chance to win a pair of tickets to highest altitude beer festival in Colorado on June 21-23, 2019? Then you’re in the right place! The Vail Craft Beer Classic events feature the best in craft beer from across the country as well as internationally, with more than 300 beer, wine and ...

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Update: Beer travels: Why is Colorado so strict on carding?

Hey guys. I wrote a blog post (below; original link here) five years ago about excessive carding in Colorado. I’m pretty sure this post got more comments than any others, as it seemed to have ruffled some feathers of folks, especially in the service industry. Since this post, I have traveled much more extensively and have found this issu ...

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Six Colorado Beers to Try This Spring

Spring—a time for new beginnings. For beer drinkers spring can signify the time to start weaning themselves off of thick, dark beers and instead go for something a little lighter. I’m in the process of doing this myself, and I have some excellent suggestions for those looking to do the same. Most of these beer are new, but some are ...

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Mother’s & Father’s Day Gift Guide For the Beer Lover

Mother’s and Father’s Day will be here soon, and if there is a beer lover on your list you’ll want to check out these unique gifts. Keep in mind that beer itself is always an excellent choice too! But here are some other fun options to consider. Happy shopping! BottleKeeper 2.0 BottleKeeper® $34.99-$44.99 Colder Beer is B ...

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