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Wynkoop’s Beer Drinker of the Year to Win Free Beer for Life

February 8, 2019 |

It’s the ultimate test of endurance, fortitude, knowledge and charisma, we’re not talking about the Jeopardy, this isn’t Ultimate Ninja Warrior, and it certainly isn’t the Olympics, but combine all three and add a whole lot more beer and you just might be onto something. Tomorrow, Denver’s most historic craft brewery, Wynkoop Brewing, will once again crown one knowledgeable beer fan the title of Beer Drinker of the Year.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 |

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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Event Preview | Wynkoop Brewing 30th Anniversary Party

September 20, 2018 |

Don’t call it a comeback, they’ve been here for years. Wynkoop Brewing, the Denver’s OG craft brewery, will celebrate their 30th anniversary tomorrow with an 80’s throwback celebration.

Started in 1988 by now Governor, John Hickenlooper, along with Jerry Williams, Mark Shifler and Russell Scherer, Wynkoop Brewing was not only a pioneer for Denver’s beer industry, but it also helped kickstart the Lower Downtown neighborhood. Before the Rockies made LoDo their home, and before all of the high rises and businesses were drawn to the urban center, the neighborhood was much rougher around the edges. But it was that affordable real estate, and foresight that attracted the Wynkoop team to set up roots at the heart of Denver.

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Wynkoop Brewing Adds Foeders to Ever-Growing Barrel-Aging Program

July 10, 2018 |

Sometimes in order to take two steps forward, you’ve got to take one giant leap back. Such was the case two years ago when Wynkoop Brewing made the difficult decision to end the packaging and distribution of its beers to outside bars, restaurants and liquor stores. However, the decision to shift focus solely toward on-premise sales has also allowed the Wynkoop team to re-invest in innovation and grow a stronger overall beer program.

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Event Preview | Wynkoop’s Day of Dorks Festival

March 6, 2018 |

Celebrating uniqueness is a cornerstone of the American craft beer industry. From foraged ingredients to revived ancient ales, new pilot hop varieties, and yes even pastry stouts, American brewers have brought a new level of innovation to the industry through science, ingenuity and creativity. Wynkoop Brewing’s Day of Dorks Festival celebrates those beers that have redefined our understanding of what beer is, and what it can become, as well as some of those special unique beers that just invite drinkers to truly geek out.

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Wynkoop Brewed a Climbing Chalk Beer & Built a Secret Rock Climbing Wall

February 21, 2018 |

Similar to writers, who most often draw inspiration from their own surroundings, it’s not surprising to find that brewers often draw inspiration from their own passions as well. However, when those passions center around rock climbing, one would assume that any crossover might only extend to post-workout beers. That said, Wynkoop Brewing has never shied away from brewing with unorthodox ingredients, gaining acclaim for successfully brewing a beer with Rocky Mountain Oysters. So it shouldn’t be too surprising that Wynkoop would be the ones to brew a beer with rock climbing chalk.

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Wynkoop Brewing Moringa Pale Lager Honors Haiti with Special Ingredient

February 6, 2018 | 1

One of the greatest byproducts of the booming craft beer industry is the ability for breweries to utilize their resources as a conduit for positive change in the community. Wynkoop Brewing, Denver’s oldest active running brewery, is one many that have embraced the practice of charitable giving, recently launching a Charity Tap of the Month program. Read More

Wynkoop Brewing’s Day of Darks Festival Pour List

November 17, 2017 |

As much as we may try to deny it, and as much as recent Colorado weather may contradict, cooler days are creeping on the horizon. One sure sign of this changing of the guard can be seen through the corresponding shift from fresh hop and pumpkin beers to the dark and roasty stouts and porters that’ll inevitably be dominating liquor store shelves for the next three to four months.

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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 |

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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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 |

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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PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 |

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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The PorchCast | Ep 21 Bess Dougherty – Wynkoop Brewing

June 29, 2016 |

The PorchCast has been on a bit of a hiatus since we last sat down with the fellas from Our Mutual Friend Brewery. Episode 21 welcomed on our newest permanent host of the show, Jesse Brookstein of Call to Arms Brewery. For … Read More