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Precarious Beer Project | Bronze Thunder Twins IPA Collab

September 25, 2023 |

Baseball, at its core, is a wonderful game that generations of kids have played in the backyard or in dirt parking lots. For as many Hollywood stories and movies that have helped in the romanticizing of baseball, it certainly gets a lot of hate in sports conversation due to its “lack of excitement” and length of play among other reasons. Hey – there’s a pitch clock now! The love of baseball runs deep for some, though, and the experience of going to a ballgame makes for good plans damn near any night of the week during the season. Read More

Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 9/14

September 14, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

Now that college football has returned, there are a lot of new Colorado fans all of a sudden… That can’t be everyone jumping on the Deion bandwagon, can it? Oh, it definitely can! But, while you’re here trying to find out more ways to make yourself seem like you’ve been a fan for years, take a look at what you’ve been missing out on in the Colorado beer industry.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 8/24

August 24, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

We are officially less than a month away from the start of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) 2023. Don your finest costume and pretzel necklace and join the fun at GABF September 21-23 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Tickets are still available for each of the four sessions, but don’t wait or you’ll miss out on the premier beer festival of the year!

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 7/27

July 27, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

Within the craft beer industry, we see all sorts of collaboration beers, but it’s not every day that you see a beer supporting firefighters. Odyssey Beerwerks is partnering with the Arvada Professional Fire Fighters Foundation to raise money for injured firefighters and the families of fallen firefighters. This annual fundraiser has taken place since 2016 at the Odyssey Beerwerks Taproom and returns on Saturday, July 29 from 2:00-10:00 p.m. The fundraiser features the release of the Old Dodge Red Ale, a beer brewed and canned in collaboration with Arvada Fire Fighters. Make sure to swing by to show your support for some of the bravest men and women in the state!

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 7/13

July 13, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

In honor of one year of calling the former Stapleton International Airport Control Tower home, aviation-themed FlyteCo Brewing is hosting an anniversary weekend complete with a free community drone show and fundraiser, August 19-21. The event takes place on Sat., August 19 – coinciding with National Aviation Day–featuring a fundraiser for I Hart Flying Foundation, which provides flight training scholarships to aspiring women pilots. Tickets can be found here for $100 and include dinner, drink tickets, door prizes and access to on-site games including golf simulators, axe throwing, bowling, mini golf and arcade games.

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Real Wild & Woodsy Festival | Flagstaff, Arizona

July 11, 2023 | 2

For lovers of mixed culture, foeder-conditioned, funky and barrel-aged beers, the Real Wild & Woodsy Festival really is the Teddy Bears’ (or should that be Teddy Beers’?) Picnic of festivals. Held just outside the center of Flagstaff at the Arizona Historical Society’s Pioneer Museum for the first time this year, the festival feels like a secret garden party.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 6/29

June 29, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

As we head into one of the biggest weekends in the beer industry, we know one thing’s for sure, you can’t go wrong with our Colorado craft breweries! Grab a beer…or three while you take in the fireworks around the state, and bask in all that we have here in the State of Craft Beer.

Trying to come up with something to do later in July? Why not head over to LUKI Brewing for their third-anniversary celebration on July 22? Their “cabinet of curiosities” themed celebration includes performances by Soul Penny Circus, live music and special anniversary beer releases, and it concludes with a TV game show night.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 6/15

June 15, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

Are you ready for the first Medianoche Market hosted by WeldWerks Brewing Co. on June 17? The market is a farmer’s market-style event where attendees will be able to visit different booths that will be selling and providing samples of beer, purchase goods from local artisans and enjoy live music on the WeldWerks patio. Don’t miss out this weekend, make your way over to WeldWerks between 11am-5pm.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 6/2

June 2, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

With the start of summer quickly approaching, Colorado’s craft breweries are cranking out new beers left and right. Take a look down below to see what new concoctions are being released this week, so you can find the perfect patio beer for this weekend! Also, get ready for the first Medianoche Market hosted by WeldWerks Brewing Co. on June 17th. The market is a farmer’s market-style event where attendees will be able to visit different booths that will be selling and providing samples of beer, purchase goods from local artisans, and enjoy live music on the WeldWerks patio.

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Ultimate 6er | To Plan Your Summer Vacation

May 24, 2023 |

Planning doesn’t have to be a dreadful task. In fact, planning for an upcoming summer vacation might even be more fun than the actual trip. To get things started, make sure you have the right beer for the job. This is the ultimate 6er to help you plan your next summer vacation.
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Maine Beer Company | Dinner & Second Dinner

May 18, 2023 |

When discussing pioneers of the craft beer industry, one name that rightfully comes up every time is Maine Beer Company. Founded in 2009 by brothers Dave and Daniel Kleban, Maine was built on the idea of creating beers that ignored market research and instead ran on a well-brewed product that was done right. It was the hope that people would enjoy their beers enough to keep coming back. The rest is history. Read More

Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 5/18

May 18, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

If you didn’t already know, we’re in the middle of American Craft Beer Week. What better way to celebrate in The State of Craft Beer than heading down to your favorite brewery for a pint? Can’t decide which brewery you’d like to head to? Why not check out one of the 19 different World Beer Cup medalists nearby?

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56 Brewing | ‘Ssippi Squeeze IPA

May 18, 2023 |

With the warm summer months coming up, it’s time to take a closer look at a light, refreshing, citrusy IPA that is readily available in the Twin Cities for those long days on the lake. The IPA in question? ‘Ssippi Squeeze IPA from 56 Brewing.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 1/12

January 12, 2023 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

Kick 2023 off with a bang at Outer Range this weekend! They’re celebrating their anniversary with 11 new beers for you to enjoy, along with all sorts of other activities as part of their Jerry Fest. If you don’t have the time to make it for this 3-day event, we have plenty of other releases out for you to peruse for your drinking pleasure.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 9/22

September 22, 2022 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

GABF season is finally upon us! If you’re ready to immerse yourself in all things GABF, you may want to check out what Hops & Pie is up to this year. After a three-year hiatus, they’re back to hosting a slate of events in honor of GABF itself. With a new brewery takeover every night from October 5 through 8, you’ll have plenty to look forward to!

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 9/8

September 8, 2022 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

It may not seem like it, but fall weather is quickly approaching. It looks like we’ll even be getting a blast of fall this weekend across the state, so you know what we need to do, right? Get the firepit going and break out one of your favorite heavy Stouts or Porters. What’s that? You don’t have any with you? Well, you don’t need to worry, because we’ve got multiple new options for you to get your hands on down below!

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 8/25

August 25, 2022 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

After what seemed like an eternity, it’s finally football season again! If you’re an NFL fan, a college fan or just love football of any kind, plenty of your favorite breweries will have games playing in their tap rooms. So, if you’re trying to get out of the house to catch a game, why not enjoy it with a cold beer and your closest friends (beer lovers, obviously)?

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 7/28

July 28, 2022 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

It looks like we finally have some cooler temps ahead for this weekend, and you know what that means! Time to sit out on the patio at night—maybe even by a fire if you’re out in the mountains—while you sip on a refreshing brew. Well, our local CO breweries are making sure that you can find what you’re looking for, whether it’s a high ABV Barrel-Aged Stout or a crushable summery Ale.

Don’t forget, GABF tickets are on sale to the general public now, and as I’m writing this, there are still tickets available for Thursday and Saturday! Don’t miss out on the spectacle that is GABF. Get your tickets while you can!

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Event Preview | Session Fest 2022

July 21, 2022 |

It’s been three years since Drake’s Brewing Co. has been able to throw their summer classic with Bike East Bay. But Session Fest is finally back for its eighth year, this Saturday. With no beer over 5% being poured, it is meant to be an easy going afternoon where you get to sample the lower-end ABVs that breweries have to offer. Hopefully, this makes for hangover-free Sunday the next day.

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Colorado Beer Beat | Bi-Weekly Beer Release Guide 7/14

July 15, 2022 |

Welcome to the Colorado Beer Beat, a bi-weekly roundup of all of the new can releases around the state. From Denver to Grand Junction and everywhere in between, we have you covered. Be sure to check back on Thursdays (usually!) to find out what’s new in the Colorado beer scene.

As expected, now that we’ve gotten clear of the 4th of July, we’re seeing a little lull in new packaged beer releases. But don’t fret! There are still plenty of brand new releases along with a few surprise returns for you to enjoy. Take your pick to help you beat the heat this summer, but make sure to keep it local as always!

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