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PorchDrinking brings you the breaking in craft beer news.

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 30th, 2016

March 30, 2016 |

We hope everyone lived deliciously during Colorado Craft Beer Week. We know that we sure did here. But as they say, the show will go on and this week proves to showcase just that. Our homies at River North Brewery … Read More

The Story Behind the Most Popular Beer Poster in St. Louis

March 28, 2016 |

Ever since images of it were posted on the social media pages of the St. Louis Brewers Guild, the illustrated poster depicting the St. Louis area’s local brewing community has become a hot item for local beer lovers.     … Read More

Brewery Showcase | Senn Bierwerks Planning 2017 Debut

March 24, 2016 |

St. Louis is a thirsty town and getting thirstier. Thankfully, the local brewing community is responding with new ideas, new beers, and new breweries.

This week we learned the plans of St. Louis’ soon to be ‘newest’ brewery, Senn Bierwerks. … Read More

The Jailhouse, Colorado Craft Beer Bar To Open This Summer 2016

March 23, 2016 |

Watch out, Buena Vista. You are about to get your first-ever craft beer bar. Get excited.

Opening this summer, The Jailhouse will be located in the picturesque Colorado mountain town on East Main Street. Sarah Haughey, a native Coloradan, spearheads the project.

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Braven Brewing Company Offers Equity to Investors

March 23, 2016 |

Our friends at Braven Brewing Company are growing fast — almost too fast, to keep up with the demand for their deliciously crafted beer offerings. In an effort to build their own brewery brick & mortar, so as to personally serve their quickly converted customers, they have turned to crowdsourcing. Read our Q&A with Braven owners Eric Feldman & Marshall Thompson below to find out how you can contribute & acquire equity!
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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 23rd, 2016

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Hopefully everyone got all of their St. Patrick’s Day kicks off last week. This week is all about Colorado Craft Beer Week. Whether it’s a firkin or a tap takeover, a beer dinner or a beer release, make sure to … Read More

BREAKING | Deschutes Brewery Announces East Coast Location

March 22, 2016 |

While much of the beer industry has been obsessed over acquisitions and mergers over the past three years, an equally prevailing theme is the growth and expansion of mid-to-large sized breweries into brand new state of the art facilities to expand their national footprint.
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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 16th, 2016

March 16, 2016 |

Alright, it’s the first week of March Madness, the official Saint Patrick’s Day and all of its festivities, and we are on the cusp of Colorado Craft Beer Week. Check back often as I will be updating this calendar on … Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 9th, 2016

March 9, 2016 |

Another week is upon us and our PD Denver staffers are wading through rivers of beer over here folks! But, there is no need to bail on the ale, just throw us a pretzel life-preserver and point us downstream!

WE’RE … Read More

Red Brick Brewing | Laughing Skull Craft Lager

March 9, 2016 |

How do you reinvent a brand that has been a flagship of Atlanta’s oldest brewery? How do you make it different from the other beers that you have released over the past several years, yet keep it honest, particularly to a very visible … Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 2nd, 2016

March 2, 2016 |

Not to upset the apple cart, but this week is a little slow. I say SLOW because we are looking ahead to St Patty’s Day, Colorado Craft Beer Week and March Madness. Still, this is Denver and we don’t fuck … Read More

Starcut Ciders Begins Distribution in Colorado

March 1, 2016 |

Starcut Ciders, a division of Short’s Brewing Company, will begin distribution of their hard ciders in Colorado beginning early March. Distributed by Elite Brands, Colorado will be the second state behind Illinois to receive shipments of this Northern Michigan brand.

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World of Beer Launches Summer Internship Program

March 1, 2016 |

Three lucky beer lovers will have the opportunity to spend a summer traveling around the country, seeking the best craft beer and food, all courtesy of World of Beer. The craft beer bar is debuting its new program “Drink It Interns,” where interns will use their social media and writing skills to share the beer stories and knowledge that they gather during their travels.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | February 24th, 2016

February 24, 2016 |

Goodbye Stout Month, hello March Madness. Lots of great events coming your way. We recommend you stop by EACH AND EVERY event (jk, that would be crazy) but if you have to choose, we hope you choose accordingly and that you have a most excellent time drinking it all in!

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Big Changes for St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

February 19, 2016 |

There is just something I like about enjoying a brew down by the river. And that is why I’m thrilled that Troika Brodsky and the St. Louis Brewers Guild are moving their annual beer festival down along the Mississippi River … Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | February 17th, 2016

February 17, 2016 |

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It might as well be May with this weather! We are stoked AF for some patio sessions this week with the temps crawling up into the seventies. Get your bike out of storage, grab your leash and your furry friends, let’s go drink on a porch somewhere!!!!!

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Big Day in Beer | Victory Brewing Merging with Southern Tier Brewing

February 16, 2016 |

Today was one of those mega days in beer, where everything just seemed to happen all at once. Many of these breaking stories will end up having greater long term effect on the industry so we figured we’d provide a bit of a recap of the major stories. I’ll kick things off with the biggest announcement, which broke earlier this morning of Victory Brewing merging with Southern Tier Brewing. Read More

Short’s Brewery to Distribute in Illinois Come March 4

February 16, 2016 |

Short’s Brewing broke the news a couple weeks ago about their intentions to begin distributing outside of Michigan for the first time. They would head to Pennsylvania and Illinois within the near future, exciting many Chicagoans at no longer having to make the trek to New Buffalo, MI for their Short’s fix.

With Pennsylvania already receiving their first shipments of Short’s, many Chicago fans were anxiously awaiting their own fix. Well, it appears now that all the Illinois distributors have been solidified, and Chicagoans can expect their first taste of Short’s beers on March 4th! Read More

PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | February 10th, 2016

February 10, 2016 |

You did it!

You survived Monday’s hangover from that BRONCOS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WIN! And you survived the massive Bronco’s Country Parade and its subsequent traffic.

So, what better way to ease you way back into the week than some craft beer events news?!

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Devils Backbone Brewing Company | 2016 Collaboration Adventure Pack

February 8, 2016 |

Photo Courtesy of Devils Backbone Brewing Company

If you were to ask any Virginia Beer Connoisseur what brewery represents the state’s rise in the industry, Devils Backbone Brewing Company would be one of the first that comes to mind. They’ve provided wonderful beers all across the state of Virginia for eight years and have expanded in all directions to Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and DC.

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