Upslope head brewer Alex Violette, who has been making beer for the Boulder brewery since early 2009, is leaving his post there to start his own place in Vietnam. It's an unusual career choice to leave the center of this nation's brewing universe for a country where craft beer is virtually unheard ... More >>
Beer can pack on calories, especially for the owners and employees of Colorado's breweries, who have to drink their brews for a living (tough life). Fortunately, they know how to work them off as well. On Monday, July 21, owners and reps from six breweries (Avery, Ska, Boulder Beer, Left Hand, Oskar ... More >>
Barrels & Bottles released three flagship beers this week, all of them created by new head brewer Kim Collins. The beers are Piney the First, a 5 percent ABV all Chinook-hopped pale ale; Lil' IPA, a 5.2 percent ABV session IPA; and Hot Lips, a 3.7 percent ABV sour mash blonde ale that was brewed wit ... More >>
Upslope Brewing got its start five years by focusing on traditionally-styled beers that it packaged in cans. Since then, the Boulder brewery has grown both in size -- it now has two locations -- and in scope, making some huge, Colorado-style beers. Crooked Stave started four years ago with a singul ... More >>
The last twelve months have been amazing ones for Colorado's craft brewers, both old and new, and 2014 is shaping up to be even better. Two highly-anticipated brewpubs have already announced that they will open in the first month of the new year. Denver's Lowdown Brewery Kitchen, the brainchild of ... More >>
Zephyr Brewing isn't the first would-be brewery in Colorado to try crowdfunding as a way to raise money for equipment, operating capital or aesthetic elements. But it is the first to go with CrowdBrewed, a relatively new crowdfunding site that was created just for the craft brewing industry. Zephyr, ... More >>
River North Brewery added two new thirty-barrel stainless steel fermentation tanks and one new brite tank last week, which will increase the brewery's capacity by 44 percent -- and allow River North to focus on canning its River North White, a Belgian-style wit beer that was just released, and on Ri ... More >>
Yes, indeed, just as Christmas commercials have already begun overlapping Halloween spookiness, winter beers are fighting for tap and shelf space with the fresh hop and pumpkin beers of fall. And in addition to some of the usual suspects, there will be a few new ones this year, including Accumulatio ... More >>
Three popular breweries, two of them in Denver, announced expansions this week, meaning more delicious beer for their fans in the coming months. In Denver, Black Shirt Brewing has added a new brewhouse and replaced some equipment that should allow greater distribution, new beers and more barrel-agi ... More >>
Update:Last night, the President of the United States officially approved federal disaster assistance in regard to flooding in Boulder, El Paso and Larimer counties. But for the friends, family and loved ones of Wesley Quinlan, a Boulder teen feared dead, this significant step pales in comparison to ... More >>
New Belgium Brewing just announced that construction of its new brewery in Asheville, North Carolina, will be delayed by eight months, meaning the facility may not start making beer until 2016. "The adjusted construction timeline is the result of increased capacity coming online in Fort Collins this ... More >>
Cucumber beers appear to be in style this spring, as at least five breweries around Colorado have mentioned the shiny green vegetable when talking about new beers. The only bottled one so far, however, is from Boulder's Twisted Pine Brewing, which released Cucumber Cream Ale last week. The second of ... More >>
Happy Friday! There's a full plate of events to look forward to tomorrow...and here's a taste:
Boulder may have been knocked out of our Street 16 neighborhood tournament (look for the winner later today), but it was Cafe Society's pick for the Best Food Neighborhood in our Best of Denver 2012 -- and this week's culinary calender will highlight many reasons for that. But there are plenty of e ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week ends this Friday, March 9, so be sure to take advantage of the $52.80 per couple deals available at the 340 participating restaurants while you still can. And don't forget to share your dining experiences here for a chance to win a DRW gift certificate for $52.80 at Ocean Prim ... More >>
A roundup of the civil cases surrounding the Ramseys.
After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.
The media scene in Boulder is getting wilder every day -- even without the Ramseys.
The owner of a Larimer Street liquor store isn't feeling very charitable toward the Volunteers of America.
Leonard Peltier. Stephen Miles. Now the witness who might break the Ramsey case. Itís no wonder Lee Hill thinks he needs to pack a pistol.
Boulder Community TV is at war with one of its flakiest producers. Guess who's winning?
Does this look like JonBenet's murderer to you?