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PorchDrinking brings you the breaking in craft beer news.

Fizzics Brings Draft Beer to the Home

May 17, 2016 | 1

When friends get together at a bar and begin drinking beer there’s no telling where the conversation might go. From rehashing old stories, to a lively debate, to pondering even the toughest of life’s questions — anything goes when you’re drinking with friends.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | May 11th, 2016

May 11, 2016 |

Hey y’all ! It’s almost Friday the 13th!

All you people who imitate the famous “killer theme” by going “Ch Ch Ch Ch, Ha Ha Ha,” you’re doing it wrong. Composer Harry Manfredini actually wrote it as “Ki Ki Ki, … Read More

BREAKING | Colorado Breweries Win Big at 2016 World Beer Cup

May 6, 2016 |

Colorado breweries showed up in full force during tonight’s World Beer Cup. The competition featured breweries from across the world competing in 96 categories, and Colorado’s contingent scored top marks taking home 37 medals, including 12Degree Brewing which took home World Beer Cup Champion Brewery and Brewmaster of the year in the Small Brewpub category. Additionally CO Breweries swept the Belgian Strong Pale Category. Read More

New Colorado Breweries Opening Summer 2016

May 6, 2016 |

The official start to summer is June 20, which means it’s the perfect time to start planning trips to the newest additions to Colorado’s craft beer scene! The 2016 class of new breweries is starting to take shape and thanks to the help … Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | May 4th, 2016

May 4, 2016 |

TICKET ALERT: Avery’s Sour Fest tix go on sale this week! Don’t sleep on this; they sell out in just minutes!

The first week of May is pretty much a full on party. May the Fourth Be With You events … Read More

Chicago’s Atlas Brewing is now Burnt City Brewing

May 3, 2016 |

Macrobreweries are buying craft breweries. Breweries are fighting over names and labels. All this “business talk”  may shock, annoy, and upset craft-beer aficionados, but let us not forget, that beer (like any product) is a commodity. No one knows that … Read More

The Brewtography Project Kickstarter Launches with Host of Events

May 2, 2016 |

Colorado breweries are joining together this month to support Discovering Colorado Breweries, a photographic essay about the craft beer industry captured through the lens of one man’s camera, The Brewtography Project.

So far, nine breweries have announced events with several … 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

Great Divide Debuts Nadia Kali And More

April 29, 2016 |

Great Divide Brewing Co. has been gearing up for a busy summer over the last few months and have a lot to share with their adoring public. Great Divide starts off the season strong with a new beer, new artwork, new beer recipes and a few notable events to jot down on your calendars!

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New Craft Beer Coalition Provides Legal Aid to Brewers

April 28, 2016 |

As the number of craft breweries in the United States rises, it is only logical that the number of service providers for the industry should grow as well. This includes services in regards to the legal side of owning a brewery. One specialized team has taken on this challenge.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | April 27th, 2016

April 27, 2016 |

Perrin Brewing Launches in Colorado, tons of beer releases, a beer dinner or two, a bRUNch session, BrüFrou, firkins, a Ratio Session with Cursive, Big Choice and City Star celebrate their anniversaries, Oyster and Beer Festival, and so much more!

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North Carolina Breweries Respond to HB2

April 25, 2016 | 1

Unless you’ve been living under a beer can, you’ve heard that North Carolina is economically drowning in recently passed legislation known as House Bill 2.

HB 2, also known as the “bathroom bill,” requires multiple occupancy restrooms within the state to be used by members of the biological sex to which the bathroom is assigned. Opponents of the law argue that it discriminates against the LGBT community. Read More

Craft Beer, The Planet & What You Can Do On This Earth Day

April 22, 2016 |

Happy Earth Day! We are very lucky to live on the only known planet (to us at least) with beer. To make beer, significant resources are required. After consumption, significant wastes are generated. The impact on the Earth by the craft … Read More

Vermont and Colorado Breweries Top Untappd’s Highest Rated Breweries

April 22, 2016 | 4

It should come as no surprise that Colorado breweries rank amongst the highest when comparing the best breweries in the industry. Such was the case once again when social beer app Untappd released it’s most recent update on the top rated breweries … Read More

Geaux Brewing Announces Auburn, WA Expansion

April 20, 2016 |

When we were lucky enough to speak with Jeremy Hubbell, owner and brewer at Geaux Brewing, a few months back, he had hinted something big in the works. As we are big fans of Geaux – snatching up their beer at every chance that we can, and basking in their Louisiana themed taproom at every opportunity that comes our way – it’s safe to say that we were anxiously awaiting the news. And now that news has come.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | April 20th, 2016

April 20, 2016 |

Denver PorchDrinkers! Have we got a week mapped out for you?! For those fans of terpenes that are celebrating the green holiday today, we have a list of some things going on for ya! Also, Copper Kettle celebrates their 5th … Read More

Anheuser-Busch InBev Acquiring Devils Backbone Brewing Company

April 14, 2016 |

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewery conglomerate, has acquired the biggest craft brewery in Virginia, Devils Backbone. This will be the eighth brewery to join AB-Inbev’s The High End subsidiary that started in 2011 from the purchase of Goose Island Brewery in Chicago. Over the course of 18 months, AB-Inbev has gained six new breweries for The High End brand, the last one being Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton, Colorado. Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | April 13th, 2016

April 13, 2016 |

We have so many events this week. From every part and parcel of the craft beer cohort. Seriously. We got Oranges, Iron Maiden, Cupcakes, Beer Spa, Juicy Haze-Off!, Anti-Haze tapping, Beer Education, a Thai Themed Pickle Party, the first annual … Read More

Urban Chestnut Adds Two To Its Year-Round Roster

April 12, 2016 |

Popularity can be a bitch. You make your debut, you find a few who quickly embrace you, and then next thing you know — you’re everywhere.

Such is the case for two popular Urban Chestnut Brewing Company beers. Hopfen made its debut back in 2011 and quickly became among the most popular of UCBC’s beers. In 2012 Dorfbier debuted, and it too was quickly embraced by the local and national beer loving world. Read More

Living The Dream Brewing and Strange Craft Beer raise nearly $4,000 for National Sports Center for the Disabled

April 7, 2016 |

Living the Dream Brewing Company and Strange Craft Beer Company created a friendly IPA Throw Down competition for Colorado Craft Beer Week and generated nearly $4,000 in donations for the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD).

“We are thrilled … Read More