Family friendly breweries
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Craft Brewed Kids

Are Breweries Truly Family Friendly?   In Northern Colorado, breweries are so much more than a yummy, bubbly production facility. They promote healthy lifestyles by being bike accessible, encourage community and culture through live music and advocate for families by providing enclosed, comfortable spaces. Taprooms have become a magnet for parents. I mean, how many places can you can drink quality beer, bring your own gluten-free snacks, get your kids […]

Tis the season to set resolutions! If your goal revolves around your health and fitness, keep in mind your liquid diet. But there’s no need to leave your carbonated companion behind, beer can still be part of “new year, new you.”
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Where to drink beer in NoCo in June

By Emily Hutto radcraftbeer.com instagramtwitterfacebook Mug Making @ Maxline Brewing, Sunday, June 16, 3pm-5pm Participants will choose between 4 different cylinder shapes created on the spot by Flingin Pots and Friends. Personalize by adding a handle, a stamped name badge, or Fun motifs with textures/tools/stamps. Cost is $30 and includes a drink token. Register here. Paint a Gnome @ Weldwerks Brewing Company, Sunday, June 16, 2pm-6pm Paint your own ceramic […]

Odell Small Batch Festival
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Small Batch, Big Fest

Odell Small Batch Festival Standing in our first line of the day, checking in to the Odell Small Batch Festival gave us a feel for how the rest of the day would be; everyone would smell of sunscreen, and no one was mad about standing in a line. Seriously, the lines moved so fast and ended with a beer, how could you be upset? It was 1:25 by the time […]

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Simple Beer Cocktails, to Amp Up Your Favorite Ales

A beer cocktail can be one of two things; a cocktail where you replace the spirit with beer or a cocktail with both spirit and beer. Either option is guaranteed to delight. Beer is perfect on its own, but as a cocktail novice, I wanted to expand my taste horizons within my comfort zone. The idea of creating a beer cocktail was certainly intimidating. But with a little research, help […]

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Red Truck Beer Company gets real. Because what’s more honest than a red truck?

By Emily Kemme The slogan is painted on the wall of Red Truck Beer Company’s meeting room in the Fort Collins Truck Stop, 1020 E. Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins. It’s a reminder of generations, connections and the homespun nostalgia of a red truck: “You never forget your first truck.” But even with the tongue-in-cheek word slide, and cherry red pops of paint adorning everything from handrails to the Adirondack chairs […]

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NoCo Spring Beer Guide presented by The Hop Grenade

Us beer nerds employed by THG taproom get a first look into new styles and new beers before they hit the taps, and gosh darn it are we excited for the change of season.   “The arrival of warmer weather is an exciting time for craft brewers. They take pride in tailoring new styles for a new season and allow themselves to get creative to design the perfect pairing for Spring […]

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2nd Annual Poudre Pour Receives Fort Fund Grant

The City of Fort Collins has awarded the second annual Poudre Pour a $4,000 Fort Fund (City of Fort Collins) grant to support the Poudre Pour event in 2019. The Poudre Heritage Alliance and 12 different craft brewers are partnering to host an educational celebration of the Poudre River from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews St, in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Poudre Pour […]

Photo by High Hops Brewery.
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Craft breweries pair for wild new tastes in Collaboration Fest

By Savannah Hayes Orr Collaboration feels so natural in the Colorado craft beer scene. It’s one of those rare industries where a rivalry is hard to find. Craft breweries truly support each other. You need a few extra bags of two-row pale malt? Call your neighboring brewery. Having your taproom grand opening? Invite all the other surrounding breweries and taprooms. One brewery’s success only elevates the entire industry. The Colorado Collaboration Festival was […]

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C.B. & Potts and The RAM Raise $23,000 for ALS Research

For the 4th consecutive year, The RAM Restaurant Group, owners of C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery has participated in the ‘Ales for ALS’ national fundraising campaign to raise money for ALS research. The company’s IPA 4 ALS specialty beer has received overwhelming and ever-growing support from guests with $1 from every pint sold being donated to the cause. This year $23,000 was raised.   The ‘Ales for ALS’ program […]

THE POUDRE POUR Nourishing Our Community
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Nourishing the community

By THE POUDRE POUR     Leonardo Di Vinci said, “Water is the driving force of all nature.” Here in Northern Colorado, water from the Cache la Poudre River is the source of our world-class produce, herbs, spices, breweries, distilleries, meats, cheeses, and other amazing artisanal products. Chef Kent and Chef Emmy from Z Catering are working their culinary magic to combine these ingredients into a mouth-watering array of appetizers […]