Tag Archives: Denver

• Mile High Spirits Takes A Shot At Canned Cocktails

Mile High Spirits Takes A Shot At Canned Cocktails

Denver distiller Mile High Spirits is taking a swing at national distribution this summer with a new workhorse – canned Moscow Mules. It’ll be the distillery’s first time distributing outside of Colorado. Mile High Spirits has been canning the fashionable mixed drink at its LoDo distillery at 2201 Lawrence St. for three weeks. In June, […]

• Denver Bartender Chosen as Best New Mixologist by Food & Wine Mag

Denver Bartender Chosen as Best New Mixologist by Food & Wine Mag

Denver bartender Jason Patz was named one of the Best New Mixologists by Food & Wine Magazine. Ten bartenders from across the country were honored on this list chosen by expert mixologists and Food & Wine editors. Patz, who started his mixology career on his 21st birthday as a bartender at P.F. Chang’s, can be now […]

• Beer Taps Installed In Colorado Governor’s Mansion, Next To Bong?

Beer Taps Installed In Colorado Governor’s Mansion, Next To Bong?

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor used to brew beer for a living, and now he has new beer taps in his home. State officials announced Friday that private donors have paid for a new “draft beer system” in the governor’s mansion. The mansion now has three taps that will feature changing Colorado-made brews. The Colorado […]

• Modern Times Beer Doubling Capacity – Hiring New Brewer!

Modern Times Beer Doubling Capacity – Hiring New Brewer!

(San Diego,CA) – Modern Times Beer, recently named one of the Top 10 Best New Breweries in the World by RateBeer, is hiring a brewer at our 30bbl production brewery in sunny San Diego, California. We are doubling our capacity to ~9,000bbls/year, and we need an awesome brewer to help make it happen. Requirements: • […]

• The Endless Summer Beer & Spirits Festival. Denver. August 16.

The Endless Summer Beer & Spirits Festival. Denver. August 16.

Today Imbibe announced their summer send off event, The Endless Summer Beer & Spirits Festival, Aug. 16, 2013 from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. The festival will feature some of Colorado’s top craft breweries and distilleries and benefit Water For People, a Denver based charity working around the globe. “We not only want to raise awareness for Water For […]

• ADI’s 7th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits

ADI’s 7th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits

Every year ADI (American Distilling Institute) conducts the only major spirits competition in the U.S. that focuses exclusively on artisan spirits. The evaluation is “blind,” and conducted with perfect transparency with a distinct panel of judges.  This year’s categories include the addition of Gin, as well as Brandy (including Eaux de Vie and Grappa), Whiskey […]

• Bull testicle beer to be sold nationwide later this month

Bull testicle beer to be sold nationwide later this month

A Colorado brewery that created a limited-run beer flavored with bull testicles for a beer festival is making the ballsy move to offer it all year round. Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout will now be sold nationwide in cans–available in (what else?) two-packs starting this month. The Denver-based brewery first served the beer […]

• Ballsy brew! How does bull testicle beer taste?

Ballsy brew! How does bull testicle beer taste?

A craft beer with brewed with bull testicles has to be a joke, right?  Well, it started out that way, but ended up becoming a very real beer indeed. Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout was nothing more than an April Fools’ Day joke. The Denver brewery made a parody video announcing a new […]

• Craft beer lovers, start your livers: GABF tickets on sale!

Craft beer lovers, start your livers: GABF tickets on sale!

This week is circled on many a craft beer drinker’s calendar – do people still use calendars they can write on? – as tickets go on for the mother of all drinking events, the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Members of the Brewers Association and the American Homebrewers Association get first crack with a […]

• Molson Coors Agrees to Buy Brewer StarBev for $3.5 Billion

Molson Coors Agrees to Buy Brewer StarBev for $3.5 Billion

Molson Coors Brewing Co., the U.S. maker of Carling lager, agreed to buy StarBev LP for 2.65 billion euros ($3.54 billion) to add beer brands such as Staropramen and provide a route into central and eastern Europe. Committed financing is in place to complete the acquisition from private-equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. and StarBev […]

• The Hooch Life Launches Interactive American Whiskey Guide

The Hooch Life Launches Interactive American Whiskey Guide

Discover the varied world of American bourbon, Tennessee, rye, corn, malt and wheat whiskey brands and cocktails with The Hooch Life Guide to American Whiskey. The Hooch Life, a lifestyle website that gives enthusiastic drinkers ideas about what to drink, where to drink and how to drink, has consulted with industry experts to create The […]

• Is this a good idea? Wine in cans…selling out

Is this a good idea? Wine in cans…selling out

Young Americans are developing a thirst for wine in cans, according to Ben Parsons, owner of Denver-based urban winery The Infinite Monkey Theorem. Local retailers have been selling out of Parsons’ US$6.99 Sparkling Black Muscat in a 250ml can, emblazoned with the brand’s eye-catching monkey logo. The British-born winemaker launched the can last July with […]

• Sold Out But Check It Out: Denver Rare Beer Tasting List

Sold Out But Check It Out: Denver Rare Beer Tasting List

The beer list for the Denver Rare Beer Tasting III has been finalized. The sold out event will take place on Sept. 30 from 1-4 p.m. at the Wynkoop Brewery in Denver. All About Beer Magazine presents the event to benefit the Pints for Prostates campaign. A total of 30 rare, exotic and vintage brews […]

• AB InBev Trademarking Area Codes for Crappy Beer

AB InBev Trademarking Area Codes for Crappy Beer

Anheuser-Busch is counting on civic pride to make its next product a smash seller: beer named after America’s various beer-drinking cities, based on their area codes. To that end, AB has already applied for a federal trademark for “713” for Houston, reports Craft Business Daily, as well as 314 for St. Louis, 303 for Denver […]

• How to drink beer and save the environment

How to drink beer and save the environment

Kim Marotta runs corporate social responsibility at giant brewer MillerCoors, a joint venture between SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP). She worries about carbon impact, product packaging, water use, and corporate ethics, as would any similarly titled VP at any large manufacturer. But her job has an added dimension, unique to the beverage industry, […]