Great Divide Brewing Company

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    August 1, 2014

    Last chance to win VIP tickets to Ed Fest, the craft beer and music festival August 16 in Edwards

    Ed Fest , the craft beer and music festival created five years ago by the team at Crazy Mountain Brewery, returns to Edwards on August 16, when it will celebrate international craft-beer culture with over sixty craft breweries from around the world -- including Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Gr ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Aurora theater shooting: Second anniversary to be remembered with beer festival, other events

    When Kristen Kozik, who owns the Copper Kettle Brewing Company with her husband, first heard about the horrific shooting at the Aurora Century 16 theater on July 20, 2012, she never imagined she'd know someone involved. It wasn't until the authorities released a list of the twelve people killed that ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Top ten culinary events for January -- so far

    Hurry up and recover from your New Year's Eve celebrations, because there are plenty of events on the culinary calendar. Keep reading for a taste of the food and wine events set for January -- and if we've missed one of your favorites, post details in the comments section below. See also:Restaurant ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    Whiskey tasting at Ste. Ellie, beer dinner at Great Divide tonight

    Two weeks until Christmas and you're far from ready. But that's no reason to start shopping now -- not when you can instead drink whiskey in a basement for a good cause or indulge in a four-course, tap-room dinner. Read on for more details about booze with benefits. See also: First look at Abbey T ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Six best coffee stops on Larimer Street

    The twenty-plus blocks stretching up Larimer Street from Speer Boulevard have become a real restaurant row, full of ambitious dining rooms and casual comfort joints, bars both upscale and still down-and-dirty. And dotted through those blocks are coffee spots-- some dating back decades, some just ope ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Five Denver restaurants that pour beer in their sweets

    Beer is a very liquid asset in Colorado, stocked not just behind the bars in local restaurants, but often appearing in the food. As a follow-up to our list of ten Denver restaurants that use beer in their savory dishes, we searched the city's pastry cases for ways in which Denver restaurants get cre ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Denver's ten best plates of chicken and waffles

    Which came first, the chicken or the waffle? There may be a lot of disagreement about how this dish came about, but almost everyone agrees that this unusual combination of sweet and savory is delicious, which is why it's a staple of Southern cuisine. But you don't need to travel to the South to get ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    DipStik, a fondue food van, rolls out the cheese and chocolate

    Your parents always warned you not to take candy from anyone in a van, but ordering fondue from a friendly couple in a lime-green, converted VW van is not only safe, it's highly recommended. Taylor and Krystianne Vaughn have figured out a way to make gooey melted cheese and velvety melted chocolate ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Support the arts and have a beer at Start the Art benefit concert tonight

    A ticket to tonight's Start the Art benefit concert buys more than just a night of good food, a cold beer and music by Westword Music Showcase nominee Josh Novak -- it buys a chance to support a brand-new initiative to ensure kids' access to arts education. Event organizers Chris Fabian and Sarah ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Check out bottle-cap artist Amanda Willshire's amazing studio and work

    Amanda Willshire is busy. Really busy. She works as a graphic designer and website developer and she's currently getting ready to help one of her clients promote herself during the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars (she's keeping her lips sealed about who her client is). Willshire is also wo ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Mayor's Design Awards honor restaurants and markets, old and new

    ​No sooner had husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane opened Marczyk Fine Foods at 770 East 17th Avenue than people started asking when they would open a second store -- usually begging them to open one in their neighborhood. Nine years later, the couple (now joined ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011

    Mayor's Design Awards: A look at the seventeen winners

    ​The seventh round of the Mayor's Design Awards was presented last night, to a whopping seventeen projects around the city -- some old, some new, all interesting. The program was started in 2005, when John Hickenlooper was mayor; Mayor Michael Hancock did the honors last night, awarding prize ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    Happy Hour hunt: Kicking back at The Lobby

    ​Happy Place: The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe Street, 303-997-9911 The Hours: Monday through Saturday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The Deals: $3 Colorado microbrews, Miller Lite, and well cocktails; $5 house wine; $6 specialty cocktails; $4-8 food specials. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

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    January 6, 2011

    Hickenlooper's Inaugurale will be delivered via horse and carriage

    ​Not only is the Wynkoop Brewing Company making a special beer to commemorate brewery co-founder John Hickenlooper's gubernatorial inauguration party on Tuesday, it will deliver that beer, Hickelooper's Inaugurale, via horse and carriage. The party, which is being held at the Fillmore auditor ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Taco-eating contests, Dinner for Sinners and more

    A Flickr photo.​Beer dinners, wine tastings, and a photography class on capturing images of fine food are all on the menu this week -- and much more. Here's a taste of what's coming up:

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    July 22, 2010
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    June 10, 2010
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    May 11, 2010

    Great Divide Brewing gets a loan from the city to add new tanks

    Great Divide Brewing​ Great Divide Brewing Company loves the city of Denver, and Denver's city council members love Great Divide back. On Monday night, the council approved a $175,000 loan from the Denver Office of Economic Development to Great Divide (a final reading will take place next Mo ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Chops, latkes and more

    ​From sour beer to facial hair to a debate between latke lovers and hamantasch supporters, here's a taste of the next seven days in food: Monday, February 22: Café Gondolier, 1600 Pearl Street in Boulder, will donate 15 percent of the day's sales to the Boulder County AIDS Project as part o ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Tonight: Celebrate the release of four Great Divide brews

    ​If you're looking for an excuse to party, you could hardly find a better one than tonight's official release of Great Divide Brewing Company's 2010 brews: Hoss Rye Lager, Claymore Scotch Ale, Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout and Colette Farmhouse Ale.

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    January 25, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Tequila dinners and tea festivals

    ​There are many eating and drinking opportunities this week, including a beer-and-cheese pairing, a tequila dinner and the annual World Tea Festival. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, January 25: Learn how to add the flavor of North Africa to your menu at Cook Street School of Fine Coo ... More >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Classes, craft beers and more

    ​There's plenty of food for thought on the local culinary scene, with everything from talks on healthy cuisine to overdosing on the best pizza around. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, January 18: Elizabeth Somer, author of Eat Your Way to Happiness: 10 Diet Secrets to Improve Your Moo ... More >>

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    September 18, 2009

    Denver's Ten Best Brewpubs

    A Flickr photo.​ The Great American Beer Festival begins just six days from now. If you want to be ready (and believe me, we are soooo ready), you'll need to check in here every afternoon for some lowdown, some insight and some tips on how to do it right. In the meantime, here's our list of t ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Beers and Brewhahas: Brandon Marshall vs. Josh McDaniels

    ​If the president can do it, so can everyone else. What Colorado needs now are more sudsy sit-downs. Here's an example (see yesterday's sudsy sit-down here): Dispute: Brandon Marshall vs. Josh McDaniels Beer: Great Divide Brewing Company's Hercules Double IPA ​When it comes to dick-swi ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Get your boozenfüd on at City, O' City

    My City, O' City Great Divide Brewing Company and City, O' City, the bohemian vegetarian restaurant, bar and bakery at 206 East 13th Avenue, are hosting Boozenfüd (useless trivia: "boozenfüd" has exactly six Google entries, all of which are related to this dinner), a multi-course meal featuring fo ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Great Divide celebrates its fifteenth anniversary

    www.greatdivide.comWhen Brian Dunn organized his business plan back in 1993, he was worried about being late to the game. A half dozen other microbreweries had already started here, selling small batches of craft brew to the hops- and malt-loving denizens of downtown Denver. But it turned out Dunn ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Release your kickstand and get ready to cruise

    Tonight's Denver Cruisers ride will have special significance for Brad Evans, the zany leader of the cycling pack, and not just because riders will dress themselves and their cruisers in bubble wrap and duct tape. The event, which takes place rain or shine and will likely see a couple hundred hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    More news for what ales you

    Yesterday, we told you about a host of Belgian beer releases in Colorado, but the brew news just won't quit... Tonight, Boulder's newest brewery, Upslope Brewing Company, will hold a grand opening for its tap room, at 1501 Lee Hill Road in Boulder. Upslope, which cans its beers, will have $2 pint s ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    May showers bring Belgian beer flowers

    Spring is the saison for Belgian-style ales, in particular because the lighter, citrusy sweet flavors - which accompany many Belgian beer types -- go so well served cold after a warm, flower-fragranced day. A couple of Colorado breweries have just released their seasonal Belgians, while a couple m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in Review

    Things you might have missed this week in Cafe Society:   If you feel passionately about whether Steuben's qualifies as a diner, don't miss your opportunity to let Jason Sheehan know where he should send Guy Fieri when he comes to town for his show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.   Sketc ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Great Divide introduces three new beers -- and a patio

    I hate windows during the summer. I hate them because when I'm at work, I can see the sky and the sun and the birds and all the people who aren't at work strolling merrily by. Thankfully, I don't work near Coors Field anymore, because the smell of food and the thought of baseball and the promise of ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    Fuel Cafe gases up for expanded dinner hours

    I've had a mad crush on Fuel Cafe, the urban-industrial restaurant at 3455 Ringsby Court in the Riverfront North Taxi project, ever since owner-chef Bob Blair started peddling housemade pastries, snickerdoodles and whoopee pies early last year.I could have kissed the kitchen floor when I hit the joi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
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    October 2, 2008

    An early Christmas for Colorado beer drinkers

    Out of Hibernation. Yes, it’s only October 2, but unlike Christmas decorations and glossy newspaper ads, holiday beers never…NEVER…come too early. This is my favorite time of the year for hops, barley and malt, and one Colorado brewery has already tapped special seasonal releases, with more o ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    June 5, 2008

    Handmade With Care

    Fancy Tiger’s monthly trunk show offers the best in Denver fashion.

  • Music

    June 5, 2008

    Irish Snug

    This Colfax pub wants to rock your gypsy soul.

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    January 17, 2008
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    January 1, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1995

    Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2007

    Tap Into Great Divide

    A new tap room means warmth, comfort and beer.

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    August 26, 2004

    Say What?

    A Taste of Language is a mouthful

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Bite Me

    In the Suds

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    May 23, 2002


    No Pain, No Grain

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    March 19, 1998
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    March 7, 1996
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    October 11, 1995
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    June 7, 1995
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    November 16, 1994