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Thursday, October 23,2014

Liquid Mechanics and the art of location, location, location

By Josh Gross
Being far too aware of how fun drinking and driving seems at first, I have always preferred to avoid its potential pitfalls and manslaughter charges by frequenting bars that I can walk to. That’s why I wouldn’t have thought of Liquid Mechanics’ new digs at the corner of Baseline Road and U.
Thursday, October 16,2014

Explosive combinations

By Matt Cortina
Learning about beer flavor isn’t limited to the monthly “Niwot Drinking Buddy” classes, however. Powder Keg’s Haystack Hopback is a class in a glass.
Thursday, October 9,2014

It’s medal time

The cradle of craft beer brings home the hardware

By Hudson Lindenberger
The first Great American Beer Festival (GABF) was held in the Harvest House Hotel in Boulder in 1982. The motley collection of 22 breweries brought 40 beers, and the 800 people in attendance can say they sampled the beginning of the craft beer revolution.
Thursday, October 2,2014

Time for a session

As craft beer grows, more drinkers are looking for lower alcohol beers

By Hudson Lindenberger
It seems lately like craft beer brewers are borrowing a page from their brethren in big beer: Less is more. While the craft beer revolution has fundamentally transformed brewing in the United States towards producing bigger and bolder flavored beers, lately more brewers are turning out lessrobust “session” beers, much to their consumers delight.
Thursday, September 25,2014

Belgian bliss

A quick tour through beer nirvana

By Hudson Lindenberger
While we Americans like to think we are leading the world toward a new golden age of brewing — and we are in some respects — there is still much we can learn from the Old World masters. For example: The Trappist monks have been brewing beer since the Middle Ages, helping perfect brewing techniques still used.
Thursday, September 18,2014

Brewganic

Why 100 percent organic beer may actually be 95 percent organic

By Kristen Kuchar
For one, organic hops are a somewhat new presence in the organic beer scene. It wasn’t until January 2013 that the National Organic Standards Board required organic beer to have organic hops, since the product wasn’t readily available.
Thursday, September 11,2014

To tap or not to tap?

The University of Colorado is considering more beer at Folsom Field

By Hudson Lindenberger
As an academic institution, CU’s mission is to educate the community and help prepare students for a career after graduation, but as a sports program, its mission is to put the best team of student athletes on the field and hopefully generate enough revenue to self-fund itself.
Thursday, September 4,2014

Barrel racing

Cask-aged beers are fast becoming the new norm

By Hudson Lindenberger
America has a history of trying to one-up the rest of the world. Maybe it has something to do with our rebellious origins. Maybe that explains monster trucks, KISS and deep dish pizza. So it only makes sense that when the craft brewing revolution started more than 20 years ago it was driven by American brewers.
Thursday, August 28,2014

Taste this

Louisville hosts first beer fest: Pints in the Park

By Kristen Kuchar
John Frazee, founder of Louisville’s Gravity Brewing, anticipates a laid-back atmosphere, indicative of the city itself, and says the fest will be a good way to give people a glimpse of what’s available at their brewery. Gravity will be pouring their summer seasonal favorite, Coolship, a pomegranate Belgian Wit; SIPA, a Session IPA that, at 5.
Thursday, August 21,2014

Custom fit

Inaugural Boulder Craft Beer Festival aims to make a Boulder-sized event

By Cody Gabbard
Miss the 34-minute window to snag a Great American Brew Festival ticket this year? Still lamenting its move from Boulder to Denver 30 years ago? Fear not, for Boulder Downtown, Inc. is introducing the inaugural Boulder Craft Beer Festival, going down Aug.
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