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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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What to Know About the Poudre Pour

Do you enjoy beer? The Poudre Pour event is happening on March 31st at the Carnegie Center for Creativity in Fort Collins, and you’re encouraged to come along. This is more than your average craft beer event. You can expect to find beer from several different breweries across Northern Colorado, as well as food, art, and other activities designed for all ages. The day is meant to have fun, but […]

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LOCAL: CHEERS UNITED—BEER + TEAM BUILDING (WITHOUT THE TRUST FALLS)

BY: AINHOA PALACIOS  A new business is hitting Northern Colorado and it has everything to do with BEER. Cheers United is bringing a prearranged selection of tastings of Northern Colorado’s breweries for business team outing; whether a team wants to celebrate a department victory or the end the of the quarter or a company is bringing out of state/country guests to our community for interviews, gatherings, meetings—Cheers United will provide a well-thought […]

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8th Annual Fall Harvest Brewfest

By: Rebecca LaPole Next month the Lincoln Center will allow you to reap the benefits of our brew-happy town during the 8th Annual Fall Harvest Brewfest, benefiting Animal House Rescue. Presented by Wilbur’s Total Beverage, the fest will run from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, September 16th, with a limited ticket VIP event from 6-7 before general admission doors open for an additional hour of less-crowded brew-cruising. Featuring craft beer, micro-distilleries, […]