Count Chocula

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Beer Calendar: Jagged Mountain, Dad & Dude's Celebrate Brewery Anniversaries

    The Oskar Blues CAN'd Aid Foundation, which was created a year ago to help Lyons -- where Oskar Blues was founded -- recover from the devastating floods that ravaged several towns in Colorado, said this week that is had raised one million dollars over the past twelve months and has expanded its miss ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    From Brew to Boo, the Top Ten Culinary Events for This Weekend

    The weekend is full of good food and good times, with everything from a free screening of Food Patriots, to a Boo and Brew Colfax block party and fall festivals where you can wear costumes, lederhosen....or simply dress a goat. Keep reading for a taste of what's on the culinary calendar. See also: ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Beer Calendar: Count Chocula, New IPAs, Pumpkins and Hot Wings

    Who knew that a cereal could capture the world's attention? On Monday, the Fort Collins Coloradoan posted a story about how Black Bottle Brewery had bought up all of the Count Chocula cereal in two stores and used it for a Halloween beer. Over the next few days, that story went viral, appearing on w ... More >>

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    August 20, 2014

    Beer calendar: The Boulder Craft Beer Fest, New Holland, and a Top-Secret Wild Ale

    Oskar Blues said last week that it has lowered the alcohol content of its newest and most unusual craft beer, Old Chub Scotch Ale Nitro, at the request of bars across the OB's 35-state distribution network, where the beer will be rolled out in coming weeks. Old Chub will now weigh in at 6.9 percent ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    Beer Calendar: Ed Fest and Special Beers from Diebolt, Verboten, Black Shirt and Upslope

    Is it fall yet? Almost. A pair of seasonal beers from two Colorado breweries are hitting shelves around town right now. They include Grimm Brothers Brewhouse's Farmer's Daughter, a 6.1 ABV German Style Oktoberfest beer with a creamy mouthfeel and toasty aroma, and New Belgium's Tour de Fall, a new s ... More >>

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    August 6, 2014

    Beer calendar: Fermentation Fest, Firkins, Football and Denver Beer Co's Anniversary

    The Daily Meal released its annual list of the 50 Best Craft Breweries in America -- as voted on by readers -- last week, and it included seven in Colorado. They are: New Belgium Brewing (ranked 7), Oskar Blues (ranked 9), Avery (ranked 12), Epic (ranked 16), Great Divide (ranked 18), Odell (ranked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Reader: Top Chef's main dish should be shark -- because they're jumping it every episode

    Top Chef casting agents are coming to Denver -- as well as several other major metropolitan cities -- to test potential talent for the tenth season of the Bravo show. Notes the website: "Every season the bar gets higher, every season it means more to be the one on top -- do you have what it takes to ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Artist Joseph Coniff on hippies, the Tony Tiger deathmatch and getting all that gold

    Self Portrait. ​Joseph Coniff's about to experience his first solo art opening, This is What it's Like , at RULE Gallery this Friday, August 5. He specializes in photography and sculpture, and his show will feature about eight pieces from both spectrums. What makes Coniff special, RULE owner ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    October 13, 2010

    Tim Tebow: Is he the solution to the Broncos' terrible running game? And is it worth the risk?

    Tim Tebow.​We're serving Denver blog posts today. Bronco Talk's Kris Burke wonders if Tim Tebow could get the Broncos' running game going. At least it'd get him on the field. Does breakfast suck? Not if you're having Count Chocula, which isn't featured in this illustration on Denver Egotist. ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Screw Candy: What rich people should give out on Halloween

    ​Pop quiz, hotshot. You've got the wealth of Bill (or at least Antonio) Gates, but you live in a neighborhood that doesn't wall-out or otherwise secure your house from casual trick-or-treating. You love Halloween, and you want your house to be legendary. You don't want to go crazy here--no Op ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    Milking It: LiveActive Nut Harvest Crunch

    LiveActive Nut Harvest Crunch Post Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal descripton: Considering that I tend to prefer cereals with cartoon mascots, it's no surprise that the look of this stuff struck me as pretty scary. After all, the rough-hewn, light brown flakes are jumbled together ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Milking It: Cocoa Pebbles

    Cocoa Pebbles Post Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Rice cereal that doesn't look anything like rice. Instead of retaining a kernel-like shape, as does the stuff that snaps, crackles and pops, Cocoa Pebbles features grain that seems to have been imploded -- a process that transf ... More >>

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    November 3, 2008

    Milking It: Boo Berry

    Boo Berry General Mills Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Whole-grain-corn cereal pieces featuring triangular eyes -- the better to see you with, my dear. They're accompanied by purple, pink, blue and white marshmallows shaped like bats, ghosts and other spooky stuff. If that sou ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    Milking It: Frankenberry

    Frankenberry General Mills Rating: Three-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Pacman-shaped bits made of whole grain corn -- although it's hard to believe that these unnaturally red (almost neon) morsels have anything organic in them whatsoever. (The pieces are so bright that they'd be ... More >>

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    October 13, 2008

    The Broncos are complaining about bad calls? Are you kidding me?

    Ed Hochuli. When I saw "Borderline Calls Leave Broncos Steamed," the article that led off the Rocky Mountain News' post-mortem about the Broncs' ridiculous 24-17 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, I nearly plotzed into my Count Chocula. Sure, there were several questionable penalties that ... More >>

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    October 8, 2008

    Bob Schaffer's Facebook page -- way more boring than his son's

    Bob Schaffer's Facebook photo. Has anyone ever smiled that big without nitrous oxide? Like Democratic senatorial opponent Mark Udall, who's begun toying around with Twitter, Republican candidate Bob Schaffer is trying to use new-technology communication methods to get his message across. But in th ... More >>

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    August 7, 2008

    Shmuck: Bob and Justin Schaffer Come Undone

    Schmucky Schaffer the younger. "Slavery gets shit done," according to the Facebook page for Justin Schaffer, son of U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer, but shmuckiness gets it undone. Earlier this week, a story broke about the younger Schaffer, whose page on the Facebook website included content t ... More >>

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    July 7, 2008

    Milking It: Kung Fu Panda Crunchers

    Kung Fu Panda Crunchers Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: The cereal's building blocks are actually building circles -- light tan orbs made of oat and corn flour. Think of them as Kix, or more accurately, fake Kix. These mounds are supplemented by four varieties of marshm ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008

    Introducing Milking It: Cereal Killers & Thrillers

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of Milking It: Cereal Killers & Thrillers, a blog dedicated to that most beloved culinary delight, breakfast cereal. And not just any cereal. These pages will review a specific sort – the sugary kind, typically featuring a cartoony character on the box. The stuff t ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Asked and Answered

    Do you have what it takes to beat the brainiacs?

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    August 22, 2007

    Trivial Pursuits

    It was cruel and unusual to only list the answers to these trivial questions here, but here they are: Trivia Face Off Sample Questions • What team was defeated to bring Denver its first major sports championship? Florida Panthers • Alex Trebek provided the voice of “Alan Quebec,” a game-sho ... More >>

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    May 27, 2004

    Dial Another Day

    Twenty-four hours inside Denver radio: A survivor's story.