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Posts By Holly Gerard

Beerstagram | July 7th – July 14th

July 15, 2016 |

Damn, we are back at it again with those sweet Instagrams! We are already halfway through July. Please slow down summer, we still need to drink you in for a bit longer! Cheers to another week of nice photos including a shot from the MLB Allstar Game that happened on Tuesday!

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Beerstagram | June 30th – July 7th

July 8, 2016 |

Here we are in July already! We hope that you had a nice long holiday weekend and celebrated Independence Day in the best way possible! From the looks of Instagram this week some more tasty beers were consumed, lots of food was eaten at BBQs, several breweries were visited, plenty of traveling adventures were had, and many fireworks were set off! Be sure to keep posting those nice photos and be sure to tag us in them if you’d like a chance to be featured! Cheers! Read More

Beerstagram | June 23rd – 30th

July 1, 2016 |

Somehow it is already the last week of June?! Where is the year going? With the looks of this week’s Beerstagrams many of you are again out and about exploring nature and taking in the views with a craft beer in hand! We also have a few nice shots from breweries and there is even a beer-inspired nod to Shark Week in this week’s round up as well! Cheers! Read More

Beerstagram | June 16th – 23rd

June 24, 2016 |

From the looks of this week’s Beerstagram, MANY beers were enjoyed outside! As to be expected with the first week of summer kicking off, we couldn’t be more excited. It is most definitely porch drinking season now, hooray! It also seems like a lot of IPAs were popular this week. Read More

Brewery Showcase | 4 Noses Brewing Company (Broomfield, CO)

June 20, 2016 |

Located nearly smack dab between Denver and Boulder, right off of the US 36 corridor drag, you can find yourself at 4 Noses Brewing Company in Broomfield, Colorado. 4 Noses Brewing Company jumped onto the Colorado beer scene in May of 2014 with their tastefully modern taproom and brewery. Shortly thereafter, they were already making waves with their incredible selection of beer.

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Beerstagram | June 9th – 16th

June 17, 2016 |

This week’s installment of Beerstagram seems to have gone to the dogs, who always make great drinking buddies, right? We also have some non-dog shots for all of you cat people out there! If you would like a chance to be featured be sure to tag @porchdrinkingco in your photos each week!

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Beerstagram | June 2nd – 9th

June 10, 2016 |

We are now in our 2nd week of our re-installment of Beerstagram! If you would like a chance to be featured be sure to tag @porchdrinkingco in your photos! We are on the hunt for some great beer-inspired shots each week! Cheers to another great week of pretty photos and tasty beer! Read More

Beerstagram 5/26 – 6/2

June 3, 2016 | 1

We hope your Memorial Day weekend was well spent! From the looks of Instagram it seems like a lot of beer was consumed, as you would assume with the kick off to patio weather and for the unofficial start to Summer! … Read More

Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival Moving to Breckenridge

April 29, 2016 |

2017 brings big change for Colorado’s annual Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival. The festival organizers have decided to move the festival to Breckenridge after it has been hosted each January in Vail since 2001. Vail Cascade Resort, where … Read More

Ultimate 6er | Wes Anderson Films

April 20, 2016 |

Ah, Wes Anderson. One of today’s most sought after millennial cult following movie directors out there. With so many great classics, sadly this 6er does not include every movie of his with a pairing, but if you’re going to have a movie marathon make sure to also check out Grand Budapest Hotel and Fantastic Mr. Fox! Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Songs With Beer Names

April 12, 2016 |

This playlist is full of songs with beer names, or is it beers with song names?! Either way, some of the beers included in the list are actually named for the song of their same likeness but others are just coincidence! Read More

2016 Record Store Day | Vintage & Vinyl at Avanti F&B

April 7, 2016 |

Gone are the days of thinking vinyl is only something of your parent’s generation. What was once thought of as a thing of the past, are all the rage again! Record Store Day celebrates collectors and record stores together … Read More

Diebolt Brewing Company | Rosemary Lemon Bar Ale

March 14, 2016 |

ABV: 4.7%, | IBU: 15

I can’t seem to stay away from Diebolt Brewing Company these days. I find myself here probably more often than most other breweries in town lately. Clearly, I do have a love for these … Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Mid-Tempo Electronica

March 1, 2016 |

Do you ever crave a little bit of electronica in your life? Whether it’s while driving, for a small house gathering, or perhaps while working at your desk — sometimes you just need a few beats to help pick you up. Electronic … Read More

Defiance Brewing Co. | Thrasher Session IPA

February 24, 2016 |


ABV 4.5% | IBU 44

Mid-winter is an interesting time for beer. When February temperatures are reaching near 70 degrees each day in Denver I never seem to know what I am in the mood to drink. Not yet warm enough for summer styles, yet too warm for dark heavy winter styles. Recent travels to Kansas concluded with my husband and I taking a large box of Kansas beer home across state lines back to Colorado. Thrasher Session IPA was one of these beers (well, really a whole 6 pack of them) and it seemed like the perfect beer to showcase for an early Springtime sipper! Read More

Fort Collins Brewery & Tavern Announces Rebrand and Canning Line

February 9, 2016 |

Fort Collins Brewery & Tavern has recently announced that they will soon begin canning and plan to release new recipe batches. Along with this news came another announcement about a fresh new re-brand.

Fort Collins Brewery has also decided … Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Classical Does Rock

February 2, 2016 |

Have you been binge watching Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle like I have? If you haven’t been, you’re missing a great show about the New York Symphony and their quirky Maestro played by Gael García Bernal. I have never been one for listening to very much classical music but the show is making me want to turn the page to a new musical chapter in my life! To make the transition, I have put together a playlist that is Classical-inspired covers of some of our favorite and well known rock, indie, and folk bands from the past 50-ish years with a little bit of Bob Dylan, Beck, Sigur Rós, the Beatles, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, just to name a few. Heck, it may make you want to start playing the cello or piano! Read More

Jester King Brewery | Bière de Miel

January 22, 2016 |

ABV: 6.1% | IBU: 26

Jester King Brewery is one of those American breweries that always seems to be making big waves in the beer world. Their unique spins on Belgian and wild styles and their limited availability makes them always in hidemand for die hard fans. Thankfully, I was in Austin, Texas for the first time this past summer and was able to finally try them out in person at their stunning ranch-like brewery and tasting room. On the toasty summer day that it was, I sampled Bière de Miel for the first time and decided to bring a bottle back home with me.

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Brewery Showcase | Diebolt Brewing Company (Denver, CO)

January 14, 2016 |


3855 Mariposa Street Denver, CO 80211

Brew System:

15 Bbl System

Hours of Operation:

  • Wednesday – Friday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Since opening in the Sunnyside neighborhood in 2013, Diebolt Brewing … Read More

Ultimate 6er | Christmas Cookie & Beer Pairings

December 16, 2015 | 1

This is one of my favorite times of year. Especially because I have an excuse to bake up a storm of Christmas cookies and sweets. So why not punch up your treats with some Christmas Cookie and Beer pairings? Who needs Christmas whiskey when you have winter beers? But don’t worry, if you aren’t a big baker or candy maker, there are a couple of store bought options for you to pair that beer with as well.

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