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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 12 min

The Denver Beer Beat is a weekly roundup of brewery openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, and more happening in the Front Range and beyond. Be sure to check in each Wednesday to discover anything and everything happening around Colorado’s beer scene. Now let’s get to this week’s can’t miss beer events. Read More

Ultimate 6er | NBA Finals

June 9, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Did any other team besides the Cleveland Cavaliers or Golden State Warriors even have a chance this year? Is it even possible to ignore the legacy Lebron James has installed on the NBA finals over the past seven years? Can you think of another player who has a more beautiful 3-point shot than Steph Curry?

Whether you are a basketball fan or not, the NBA finals are always an excuse to partake in some beer drinking. Here is a 2017 NBA Finals 6er with beers from Oakland, California and Cleveland, Ohio.

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PorchDrinking Playlist | Stadium Anthems

August 9, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Can you believe it? We blink our eyes and the year is running toward 2017! Football season is right around the corner, yet it seems just days ago we had friends over to watch the Denver Broncos hand the Carolina Panthers a loss in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium. Pre-season starts this week and the regular season gives us a revenge match between last year’s champion contenders on September 8th. Admittedly a diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan – each new year brings a treasure trove of emotions. Unlike Cleveland Browns fans, we tend to believe we are winners all the time and no matter what the odds makers say, we have a chance!
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Ultimate 6er | Ultimate Sweet 6(teen)er

March 23, 2016 |

I must admit I’m writing this with slightly less enthusiasm than my 2015 write up celebrating the teams that survived the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Sadly (at least if you’re a UK fan), my beloved Kentucky Wildcats were … Read More

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

March 16, 2016 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

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

Hoops & Hops | NBA Team Beer Pairings

October 27, 2015 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

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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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

April 6, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Last week in the craft brewniverse: Coors is going to focus more on it’s craft brands, Copper Kettle is releasing Le Chapeau for the second year in a row, and the Brewers Association put out a list with the Top 50 breweries in the country. Crack open a cold one while you get yourself up to date with this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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March Madness Depression

March 23, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

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

Welcome to the InterNEAT! | Volume 39

May 27, 2014 |

What’s up? What’s up? What’s up? So as we sit as still as possible to avoid agitating our Memorial Day sunburns, let’s take an easy, deep breath, and enjoy some fun little nuggets from the InterNEAT.

5. Okay, sorry … Read More

Welcome to the InterNEAT! Volume 32

April 8, 2014 |

Happy Tuesday, you guys! Can you believe this is the 32nd edition of Welcome to the InterNEAT!? That’s 2/3 of a year!

5. Now that college basketball is over, baseball is officially in full swing! Pun intended.

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RoundTable Discussion: All Star Team Brews

December 11, 2013 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

With the start of college basketball, we’d like you to share your All-American Allstar Style First Team and Second Team. Meaning two breweries you feel best represent the following styles: Stouts, IPAs, Sours, Non-Sour Barrel Aged, Experimentals (crazy creations). Sure there are more styles out there but we’ll start with these 5 to represent the five positions on the court.  Read More

NCAA Men’s Basketball Preview

November 11, 2013 |

Regular Season Conference Predictions

With NCAA basketball tipping off officially this weekend, conferences have been shuffled, created and reduced. The biggest winner being the ACC, with the addition of Syracuse, Pitt and soon Louisville, look for plenty of exciting conference … Read More

How to fix the NBA

November 4, 2013 | 2 Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

With the NBA starting last week a lot of people got excited—I wasn’t one of them. It’s not that I don’t like basketball, but of the four major sports, I just don’t get excited for professional basketball. I’m a huge fan of college basketball, so it must be something that is going on with the NBA specifically. Here are a few suggestions I’ve come up with to help improve the league.

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NCAA Tournament West Region

March 20, 2013 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

NCAA Tournament West Region

The West region is being called the weakest of the four this tournament and rightfully so. There was a lot of discussion on which team would get the final number one seed and Gonzaga beat out Ohio State and Miami for the last number one spot.

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