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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 […]

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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 […]

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Envy Brewing Now Open

As a member of the NoCo craft beer scene for some time, walking into the industry soft-opening of Envy Brewing felt like a family reunion. Brewers, beertenders, sales reps and owners from Purpose, Gilded Goat, Intersect, Funkwerks, Jessup Farms, Timnath, Troubadour Malting and so many more were showing their support. Envy is being welcomed into the community with open arms and full glasses. The owners started their brewery with community […]

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers.
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 New Belgium Brewing and Brooklyn Bicycle Co create custom cruisers

 New Belgium Brewing has teamed up with Brooklyn Bicycle Co. to build its 2019 coveted custom cruisers. Over the last 20 years, New Belgium has partnered with some world’s most storied bike makers including Schwinn, Electra, Felt, Spot, and Detroit Bikes to make beautiful, human-powered masterpieces that have become collector’s items and pieces of craft brewing history. The 2019 bike is a custom version of the Driggs 3, with Brooklyn Bicycle’s signature double top tube design and a fully […]

Felix, their golden sour, was re-fermented on pineapples and aged in rum barrels, served on nitro
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Lost in Pineapple Paradise

During their annual Lost in the Woods event, New Belgium Brewing gives us mere mortals an opportunity to party in their Foeder Forest. If you are not familiar with their Foeder Forest, you must not have ever had college friends visit you and instinctually booked an NBB tour two months in advance knowing you can make a day out of all the free beer and badass stories on the tour. […]

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Limited beer opportunities

Whether you’re looking for a super dank IPA, refreshing Belgian-style beer or a mouth-puckering sour, there are plenty of options to try in Northern Colorado. Here are some limited offerings currently available:   Berthoud Brewing Dankfield IPA: Currently on tap at Berthoud Brewing and 5030 Local, this super limited one-batch beer is available for a limited time only. Brewed with Troubadour Malting’s Serenade malt, this light orange IPA lives up […]

Just as craft beer drinkers are diversifying, so are their craft beer clubs.
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The NoCo Beer Club Guide

By Savannah Hayes Orr Just as craft beer drinkers are diversifying, so are their craft beer clubs. Cathy Jones established Fort Collins Pints & Purls at Pateros Creek Brewing Co. in 2015, which she and her husband owned. “I was looking for a way to indulge my knitting hobby, while at the same time enjoying delicious craft beer.” With the closing of the brewery in 2016, Pints & Purls became […]

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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New Year’s Beersolutions

‘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.”   Gluten-Free Everyone knows beer has gluten and giving up beer sucks. So don’t do it. Gluten-free (GF) beers are evolving and worthy of your palate. Malts (usually malted […]