Location: 1309 26th Street, Denver, CO
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Two weeks ago we announced that Bells Brewery would be taking Colorado by storm for a brief GABF stint through Crooked Stave Artisans’ (CSA) distributorship. We’re now starting to see …
Event Preview | Offensively Delicious: A Craft Beer Comedy Show presented by Renegade Brewing Company and Sexpot ComedyAugust 31, 2015 | Brady Akers
When: Wednesday, September 23, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Oriental Theatre (Denver, CO)
For the second year in a row, Renegade and Sexpot Comedy are joining forces to kick off Great American Beer Festival with the unique and incredibly fun Offensively Delicious Craft Beer Comedy Show. Combining some of the best local and national comics with an elite 10 brewery mini beer fest, the show gets you ready for the U.S.’s premier beer event that starts the following day.
Veterans of the Great American Beer Festival know the festivities that week aren’t limited to three days at the Colorado Convention Center. Exotic beers seem to magically appear in every nook and cranny of Denver and surrounding areas. After receiving a sneak peek at some of what Berkeley’s Hops & Pie has planned, we suggest making time in your schedule for a field trip.
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The #DenverBeerBeat is here. . . Ready. Set. Go!
Check out these events and many more in the calendar to plan your week accordingly! Cheers to ye and may eternity find us in as …
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With a year under our belt, Chris Day and myself ventured back up to Broomfield for our second Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival over the weekend. We recruited our old friends Will Dozier and Lynn Thayer to help us celebrate festivities and help out with photography. We’ll recap our travels and triumphs here and would love to hear everyone else’s feedback as well.
The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival might be the only festival in the world where one can float down a river while watching musicians perform on the main stage. It’s a small town festival with big charm. In its 25th year, it did not disappoint.
The DC Improv Comedy Club decided it would bring DC Brau into its bar taps to happily fuel the crews and attendees of its late-night shows and support the local brew. Being creative souls, The DC Improv team wanted to have some fun with this effort.
Photo courtesy of The DC Improv.
The Hopped Up Hilarity event on Sept. 16 will not only debut pints of DC Brau (starting with The Corruption, an IPA with a 6.5% ABV), but will also feature drinking stories. Funny drinking stories. From amateurs.
As we announced on Monday, Denver based band Paper Bird will be joining us for the second installment of our Tour Tasters session at Elevation Beer Company tomorrow night beginning at 6pm.
The band will be touring the brewery, …
There were just too many. There were too many beers, too many happy hours and too many educational events for PorchDrinking.com to even pretend to keep up. DC Beer Week was a huge success and here’s what we loved most!
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Those dog days of summer are back. They weigh heavy on us with rays of gold piercing through the clouds above. Only a few things can save us including but not limited to Sweet Action …
They came by the thousands this last weekend. A wave of thirsty beer lovers coming together to try hundreds of new brews from dozens of local and out of state breweries. Although the temperatures seemed to swell as the mid …
This piece was co-written by John Amantea and Kevin Risner.
August 28th & 29th: 6pm – 11pm
When you think about craft beer in Cleveland, one of the first breweries that pops into your head is Great Lakes Brewing Company. And for good reason. For over 25 years, GLBC has been brewing some awesome beer that has won many awards and has struck the fancy of people across the eastern US and beyond its distribution wingspan, which has been on the rise recently.
GLBC is not just known for its stellar selection of beers, the variety of which has expanded from its famed Christmas Ale to approachable IPAs like Chillwave, and unique surprises, such as one of its most recent session ales: Sharpshooter. They also have an excellent mission, centering on sustainability and eco-consciousness.
Ever since 2001, GLBC has put together a more unique beer festival that isn’t just about the beer, but a reflection upon the brewery’s legacy and its hope to protect its product, which is around 90% water. The Burning River Fest is named for an (in)famous event that occurred multiple times in the history of the city. Beginning in 1868, the Cuyahoga River has caught fire numerous times, the most noted of which occurring in 1969, as a result of heavy pollution and a dearth of industry regulation. From that point on, amidst a flurry of ridicule and scorn, Cleveland has shifted a greater focus to sustainability and cleaning up its waterways. The positive effort has led to this more mindful festival, focusing on these local issues.
As the resident Cooking with Beer expert for the site, I can really appreciate someone who takes the beer and culinary experience to the next level. With that being said, Jensen Cummings is totally kicking my ass when it …
A quick synopsis of the week: Ready. Set. Go!
Beer Releases (Draft and Bottle):
Comedy, Bottle and Draught Release, Pop-Up Nail Shop, awesome food trucks. . . Ratio Beerworks has it going on this week! Dry Dock Brewing …
Save the Ales Thursday, August 27, 2015 7:00 P.M. GA/ 6:00 P.M. VIP Tickets: GA: $35 Conservation Colorado non-members/$30 Conservation Colorado members VIP: $60 non-members/$50 members
Brewery water usage – a quick recap: Beer consists of 90-95% water …
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It’s been a wild week so far and it’s about to get more wild and whacky! The Denver Beer Beat brings news of bottle releases, tap takeovers, National IPA Day is on Thursday Aug 6th!, …
Augusta Beerfest Saturday / August 15, 2015 Two Sessions: 1pm – 4pm & 6pm – 9pm Tickets: $30 Advance / $40 at the door / VIP $75 Advance
Augusta celebrates its second annual Augusta Beerfest this month. Saturday, August 15, …
It keeps growing and growing and growing. The 2015 DC Beer Week looks to be bigger and better organized than ever. The event first started in 2008 (here’s our 2013 coverage) and is run by a slew of who’s who in the DC beer world.
It starts Aug. 9 and runs through Aug. 16. Events are spread throughout the city and the team wisely compiled a list of “hot spots,” bars and breweries that will offer multiple events throughout the week, like ChurchKey, RFD and Bluejacket.
What: The 6th Annual Utah Beer Festival
When: Saturday August 15, 2015 from 3 to 8 PM
Where: 200 E & Library Square (Downtown, Salt Lake City)
General Admission – $15 advance (includes 5 tokens and taster mug), $25 day …