Even a fast deluge didn't dampen spirits at yesterday's sixth annual LoDo Bites, when eighteen restaurants in lower downtown -- including Vesta Dipping Grill, Wynkoop Brewing Co. and Coohills -- offered samples of some of their favorite dishes and drinks to guests who wandered through the neighborho ... More >>
It's hard to follow a beer made with bull testicles, but Wynkoop Brewing Co. is going to try by releasing Colorojo Imperial Red Ale in cans next week. Like Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout, this hoppy, 8.2 percent ABV double red IPA is part of the brewery's new Even Smaller Batch series of canned, hand- ... More >>
Breckenridge Brewery's 22nd anniversary is this Saturday, but that's not the only reason the company has to celebrate. The brewery -- which merged with Wynkoop Brewing Co. in 2011 -- just received approval of a somewhat complicated method of expansion and will move forward immediately on building a ... More >>
Every Thursday, the Banjo Billy Bus provides a three-hour brewery tour for $34, with visits to Wynkoop Brewing Co., Strange Brewing, Breckenridge and Denver Beer Co. Tickets include three pints and a designated driver; go to the website for more information. For information on dozens of culinary ev ... More >>
The second match-up of our Street 16 tournament pits LoDo vs Highlands West. Read why each deserves your vote below!
The Fort, a Denver classic that's still going strong.Take a look at some of the restaurant ads we featured in the July 17-23, 1991, issue of Westword. While deals like $6 dinner buffets may not exist in 2011, and many of the restaurants that advertised that week no longer exist at all, we can sav ... More >>
Esquire Magazine has atoned for a huge mistake that Men's Journal made two years ago. Unlike that mag, it's included Denver in its list of the nation's seven best beer cities. The Esquire issue, which just hit newsstands, lists Chicago, Denver, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, St. Louis and ... More >>
Cassandra KotnickWynkoop Brewing Co. has a big deal brewing.Two weeks ago, the merger of local Rock Bottom Brewing with the Tennessee-based Gordon Biersch brewpub chain formed one of the largest craft-beer-focused companies in the country: Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries. And now, as we ... More >>
Artichoke & Parmesan Dip at Wynkoop Brewing Co.One of the challenges of being a vegetarian is finding a place where you can kick back and relax with old friends, maybe make some new friends. Carnivorous folks take their hospitable hangouts for granted; we don't have that option. While Water ... More >>
The Cherry Cricket's expansive new patio is a hit -- and the kitchen has taken a major hit trying to handle all the business. "Needless to say, the patio has been an overwhelming success," says Mark Schiffler, the chef who was an original partner in the Wynkoop Brewing Co., which transformed into th ... More >>
On Wednesday, April 1, the Wynkoop Brewing Co. (1634 18th Street), will host an April Fool's Day beer dinner inspired by Dr. Seuss; the first pour is at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35, for reservations, call 303-297-9999. Or go hog wild at Zolo Southwestern Grill at 2525 Arapahoe in Boulder, where chef ... More >>
Gary Isaacs's original photo for the Wynkoop proclaimed that Beer Is Food. The blow-out, twentieth anniversary celebration of the Wynkoop Brewing Co., 1634 18th Street, continues today with the after-party for the Gorilla Run and then, at 2 p.m., an amazing (and potentially very icky) stunt: a div ... More >>
In honor of the Wynkoop Brewing Co.'s twentieth anniversary, we're asking readers to send their memories of the brewpub -- with the author of the best account getting free beer! As a former Westword employee, John Kessler is not eligible for that prize -- but his story is definitely a winner. Leave ... More >>
A sign of the times. It's a new concept to help you find all of our fresh Westword.com content quickly and easily: blog bullets! Today in Cafe Society: • A Wynkoop Brewing Co. essay contest, timed to commemorate the joint's twentieth anniversary. • Oskar Blues' Obama-centric poster for Dale' ... More >>
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
The Goosetown revives a piece of the past.
Pool playing is clean fun for kids
The Painted Bench
A dry idea
The rest of the best.
Wynkoop Brewing Co.
1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo