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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

Colorado Brewers Weigh in on Session Beers

August 4, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

It should come as no surprise that most frequently, when given the choice, brewers typically reach for easy-drinking sessionable beers over their big boozy counterparts. All week long we’ve profiled the rise of Session beers, generally categorized as beers 5% in ABV or lower, as well as a preview of this weekend’s Sesh Fest, a celebration of Session beers. Sesh Fest features over 50 breweries, food trucks, lawn games, screen printing, water games, a shandy tent, slushie station and much more. Now hear from the brewers themselves!

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

The Denver Beer Beat sheds light on news of brewery openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, etc.
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Previewing the Revamped 2017 Colorado Craft Beer Week

March 3, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Festivities to run from March 18 through March 25

Every week in Denver feels like a version of the best-of-the-best events but for one week in March, everyone in Colorado celebrates Colorado Craft Beer Week. For CCBW 2017, there will be hundreds of brewery supported events throughout the state from educational panels at neighborhood breweries to the highlight event of the week, the fourth annual Collaboration Fest at the National Western Stock Show Complex.

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Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

June 13, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Maui Brewing Company is serving up a new look, Dry Dock launches their Funk n’ Sour series, and 14 Breweries exit the Colorado Brewers Guild. Cure your Monday blues with a little craft beer news. Keep reading to catch all of the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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BREAKING | 14 Breweries Split from Colorado Brewers Guild

June 10, 2016 | 2 Avg. Reading Time: 6 min

*Updated Saturday, June 11 at 1pm to include The Colorado Brewers Guild’s statement to The Westword*

It’s been a tumultuous month for Colorado breweries and an even more turbulent afternoon, as Governor John Hickenlooper officially signed Senate Bill 197, allowing grocery stores to sell full strength alcohol at up to 20 locations throughout the state over the next 20 years. While the implications of this bill will have a major impact on the way Colorado’s craft breweries distribute their product, a greater underlying rift has finally bubbled to the surface leading 14 craft breweries to split from the Colorado Brewers Guild to form their own trade advocacy organization. Read More

Festival Recap | 2016 Collaboration Fest

March 25, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

In its third iteration, the 2016 Collaboration Fest boasted its biggest and most successful ‘collab fest’ yet. The Denver-based festival invites breweries to collaborate with one another to create unique, one-off beers that are to be poured at this festival only with some of the beers being made available otherwise but in most scarce amounts. Our friends over at the Colorado Brewer’s Guild and Two Parts put on one hell of an event and stepped up in all of the right places. Sports Authority Field at Mile High continues to be a great facility for the event as we got to mill around and talk shop with many a brewer and imbiber alike again this year.

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3rd Annual Collaboration Fest Returns March 19th

November 24, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 6 min

Representing the most creative minds in the craft beer industry, the third annual Collaboration Fest will bring brewers from around the world together to brew one-time-only beers. Collaboration Fest will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High (1701 Bryant St. Denver CO 80204), and serves as the official  kick-off to Colorado Craft Beer Week.

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Colorado Brewers Guild Releases Economic Impact Study | What the Numbers Mean for the Beer Drinker

August 18, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

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The Colorado Brewers Guild’s just released its recent findings, curated by Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder, about the economic impact of Colorado Craft Beer to the State’s Economy. The CBG is a non-profit organization serving craft breweries and brewpubs in Colorado.

So, what do the numbers mean to the Colorado Beer Drinker? We weigh in and find that the results may be shockingly simple but we’ll tell you why it is more important now, more than ever, to support your local brewery.

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Festival Recap | 2015 Collaboration Fest

March 24, 2015 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Only into its second year of existence and Collaboration Fest shows its teeth and flexes its community-grown muscles. The Denver-based festival boasted lots of brewer cameos both near and far. Last year, in its infancy, the festival came together to celebrate the collaboration and/or cooperation that runs rampant in the craftbeer industry by showcasing beers made by multiple brewers from different breweries for this one of a kind festival. The festival accomplished this and so much more in year one. Fast forward to 2015, in an upgraded and more accommodating venue, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, we got to mill around and talk shop with many a brewer and imbiber alike to see just why this was one of the most anticipated festivals of the year in Denver.

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