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Ultimate 6er | The People v. O.J. Simpson

March 16, 2016 |

If you haven’t been watching the television remake of the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial, The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, get on it! This ten episode FX series depicts the high-profile, controversial double murder trial of the … Read More

March Methods | A “How To” Guide For Completing Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

March 16, 2016 | 1

March Madness is upon us and with that the annual tradition of filling in a tournament bracket. The tournament plays out in very unpredictable fashion, making it extremely unlikely to pick even the first round games correctly, let alone the whole thing. Here are 10 possible strategies to setting a bracket that will defeat your friends, family and co-workers, earning you bragging rights and possibly a cash payout. Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Denver Playlist

February 7, 2016 |

Photo Courtesy of Hey Reverb

Mile High City, it’s time to rise up and cheer on the Broncos to another Super Bowl Victory! In getting your mind right for tonight’s big game we’ve compiled a playlist of songs about … Read More

25 Super Bowl Beers | Colorado vs Carolina

February 5, 2016 | 1

Super Bowl 50 pits the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers in a historic matchup replete with many storylines. Will the grizzled veteran in Peyton Manning, back on the field after a foot injury that sidelined him, walk away with … Read More

2016 Super Bowl 50 Bingo Boards

February 5, 2016 |

It’s time once again for PorchDrinking’s 2016 Super Bowl 50 Bingo Boards. As a way to make your Super Bowl watch party a little more interactive aside from seeing who can inhale the most combinations of cheese dips in one sitting, we’ve created bingo boards for your party-goers’ participation. Each square should be crossed off as they occur. And sure since this is PorchDrinking, take a drink each time you cross off a square. And for added measure down your entire beer when Anheuser-Busch does air this year’s iteration attacking peach pumpkin pale ales because we know it’s gonna happen anyway. Go Broncos! Read More

College Football Playoff Beers

December 28, 2015 |

The College Football Playoffs are here for only the second time in history! If you are a fan of the Clemson Tigers, Alabama Crimson Tide, Michigan State Spartans, or the Oklahoma Sooners, congratulations, your team made it to the final four. We cannot think of any better way to ring in this prestigious competition then by enjoying delicious, even local, craft beer. Below is a list of favorites for all the teams still vying for the National Championship. Let us know what you had while watching the games!

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Star Wars : The Hype Awakens | *Updated November 21*

November 21, 2015 |

Check out week one, week two, or week three of this blog if you haven’t yet. They sort of explain what’s going on here. But the long story short is this: I love Star Wars. And every single day between now and the release of The Force Awakens, I’ll be writing on PorchDrinking.com to explain my passion for the franchise and share in all the excitement leading up to the new movie’s release.

Here’s a link to the latest update from today (Saturday)


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Hoops & Hops | NBA Team Beer Pairings

October 27, 2015 | 1

The tip-off to the NBA season is upon us. Grab a local craft beer to bring down the house and cheer on your favorite team! We’ve combined our love for the great game of basketball with our love for local craft beers. We hope you enjoy these NBA-inspired beer pairings. The Larry O’Brien Championship trophy currently resides with the Cavaliers in Cleveland, Ohio this season. Will your team take it from them?
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Pucks & Pints | Beer Pairings for NHL Teams

October 7, 2015 | 1

The days are getting shorter, leaves are changing color and there is a bit of a chill in the air. That can only mean one thing: the National Hockey League is about to get under way and the hunt for the Stanley Cup is on. What goes well with hockey? The perfect craft brew, of course! This is our toast to the NHL and the delicious beers that remind us how great the game of hockey is. Listed below are the beer pairings for each NHL team. The criteria for the choices of the beers comes down to: regionality, availability, and the relativity of the name or certain aspect of the beer and the team identified. This is purely for fun and we hope you enjoy discovering your team’s beer.

When your team drops the puck for the first time, celebrate the start of the NHL season with a perfect, craft beer. Game on!

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The Island of Misfit Sports

May 4, 2015 |

Rarely has so much attention been payed to sports that typically fly below the radar than was paid to boxing and horse racing on Saturday. The Kentucky Derby garnered its best ratings since 1992, and followed up with a race … Read More

Fans Lose, NHL Wins With Late Start Times

April 27, 2015 |

I have a riddle for you. What sporting event took place over the span of two days and easily could have been avoided?

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NHL Playoff 2015

April 20, 2015 |

In case you have haven’t heard, the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs started on Thursday. With some last minute heroics by Ottawa pushing Boston out of the picture and Calgary robbing Los Angeles a chance to defend their title, here is what the first round match-ups look like.

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Worth the Wait? Wait and See.

April 6, 2015 |

For Cubs fans, the best thing about night baseball in April is that it looks a lot like baseball in October when you watch on TV.  “Worth the Wait” proclaims a billboard on Clark Street, the words superimposed on … Read More

Time to Move Major Sporting Events from Indiana

March 30, 2015 | 2

It’s incredibly disturbing and ass-backwards that a column like this must be written in this day and age, but when the governor of Indiana signs a bill that could potentially allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community it seems you have little choice.

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March Madness Depression

March 23, 2015 |

Oh to be a college basketball fan. To think watching a full season of NCAA hoops earns you any distinction among the various friend, co-worker or family pools that amass during this frantic period. To be reminded that the chances of glory and bragging rights are only occur by happenstance. To be reminded how one games performance means nothing in the next game, and to bemoan only what could have been. That my friends, is what March Madness does to me. Read More

2015 Mascot Madness

March 19, 2015 |

Your favorite PETA agitating edition of Mascot Madness is back for another year! For those who aren’t familiar, every year we have a little fun by picking the tournament field based on which mascot would win in a cage match. These … Read More

Screw It, I’m Becoming a College Basketball Fan

March 9, 2015 |

Picking a team to root for has never been a chore for me.  If a team or sport didn’t reach out and grab me, I’ve never bothered to make an effort to be a fan of a sport or … Read More

Sports | New Rules Should Quicken Pace of MLB Games

March 2, 2015 |

As spring training gets underway fans will notice something different when they head to the ballpark this season – they’ll be heading home sooner. At least that’s what Major League Baseball hopes.

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Jackie Robinson West | A Cautionary Tale

February 16, 2015 |

There’s an old saying that goes in team sports: Players win games, coaches lose them and refs ruin them. In a sense, that is what Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West is dealing with after their successful 2014 Little League World Series Championship has been stripped. After being discovered for recruiting ineligible players outside of township lines. The whistle-blower in this case, Mountain Ridge Little League, the de-facto US championship as it so happens. A couple days of passed since the ruling, and the internet is buzzing with conspiracy theories, motivations, and plenty of victim claims.

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Super Bowl Bingo Cards XLIX

January 30, 2015 | 1

All boards designed by Desiree Duzich and individual bingo clues contributed by entire staff!

Be sure to check out the 2016 Super Bowl 50 version of our Super Bowl Bingo Boards.

Ok so we may be a little salty that … Read More