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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 […]

7 things to do on St. Patrick's Day.
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No parade? No problem

      Saint Patrick’s Day, feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. He was born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century. Patrick was kidnapped when he was 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. Luckily he escaped but returned about 432 to convert the Irish to Christianity. When he died on March 17, 461, his accomplishments were establishing monasteries, churches, and schools. He left legends of driving out […]

 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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Foraging for a connection

Musician, forager and father Sean Rowe coming to New Belgium By Steve Graham Sean Rowe isn’t just a prolific and creative songwriter. He also has creative ways of funding his passion and feeding his family. Through a Patreon page, fans (or patrons) can pay Rowe $3 per month for exclusive monthly demo tracks in his haunting and booming voice. An additional $2 gets some videos of his recording process. And […]

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The Burroughs Soulful Strut

Sitting in the listening room at The Music District, Johnny Burroughs, lead singer of Greeley’s nine-piece soul band The Burroughs, is talking about the upcoming release of their first studio album. “The new album is our coming-of-age statement,” Burroughs says. “It’s about falling in love, tumultuous emotions, and how you can choose your identity and find peace inside frustrations.” The record, entitled Got To Feel, was recorded at Mighty Fine […]

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Celebrating a Bountiful Harvest Season With Bounty and Brews

An exciting day of flavorful food, aromatic beers, and celebration is approaching. The sixth annual Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner will be taking place on October 14. The community dinner, presented by Fortified Collaborations, holds the mission to celebrate a bountiful harvest season while benefiting The Growing Project. Attendees of this year’s Bounty and Brews Beer Dinner can look forward to a six-course meal crafted with local foods by Fort Collins’ best chefs […]

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New Collaboration Beer Between New Belgium & Colorado State Available Today

By: Ainhoa Palacios New Belgium Brewing and Colorado State University have teamed up to create yet another new brew. Old Aggie Superior Lager is a crip golden lager that features CSU’s ram mascot. With green and orange vintage packaging, the beer hopes to bring through the school’s agricultural history. Old Aggie will be available year-round, as well as across Colorado in mid-August. But for now, Fort Collins is the only […]

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Gluten-Free and Gluten-Reduced beers: Outcasts No More

By: Kaarina Robson Photo by: John Robson Excited to show off our wonderful craft beer scene to a tourist friend, I was dismayed to find out she was gluten free, due to health reasons. My enthusiasm turned to panic, considering we were in line for a beer at the time, so I frantically scanned the menu board for something she could drink. Giving up, we went to a bar for cocktails. […]

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BOUNTY AND BREWS

By: Doug Usher A sold out crowd filled tables at Bath Nursey on October 15th to help raise money for the Giving Project. The fifth annual Bounty and Brews, an event put on by Fortified Collaborations, combined the talents of 6 local chefs with 6 local breweries to collaborate on a unique dining experience. Cafe Vino, Tasty Harmony, 415, Fish, Music City Hot Chicken and Modern Tavern teamed up with […]