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How to Talk Like a Beer Snob: A Beginner's Guide

Thrillist | Posted 07.19.2014 | Taste
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Kicking it in a brewpub or in line at a beer fest can feel like being in a weird, foreign country full of bearded dudes speaking a completely different language.

LOOK: Brewery Survives Flood By 'Maltbagging'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

Colorado's devastating flood has resulted in the destruction or serious damage of nearly 20,000 structures, but one brewery right on the banks of one ...

GABF Sells Out In Record Time... Again

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.01.2013 | Denver

If anyone was still wondering if craft beer was still a thing, look no further than the 2013 Great American Beer Festival -- tickets to GABF sold out ...

Country's Largest Brewery No Longer Produces Trash

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.28.2013 | Denver

Who goes through 1.5 million gallons of beer daily, yet doesn't get wasted? The MillerCoors factory in Golden, Colo., which now reuses or recycles ...

Upslope Brewing Expands With New Location

The Boulder Daily Camera | Alicia Wallace | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

There was only so much patching Upslope Brewing Co. could do at its north Boulder brewery. Since Upslope opened its doors in a 2,200-square-foot unit...

New Belgium Brewing Now Completely Employee-Owned

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The company that makes Fat Tire beer is now completely owned by its employees. Fort Collins, Colo.-based New Belgium Brewing a...

Bull Balls Beer To Be Sold In Pairs (Naturally)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.04.2013 | Denver

When a beer is made with real bull testicles there is really only one way to sell it: in pairs. That's just what Denver's very own Wynkoop Brewing ...

Take A Sneak Peek Into GABF 2012!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

The 31st Annual Great American Beer Festival is almost here! Beginning Thursday, nearly 50,000 beer lovers, judges and brewers will descend upon the C...

Finally, A Beer With Some Real 'Balls' (No, Really, Real Balls)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.04.2013 | Denver

It's probably safe to assume that this ballsy new beer from Wynkoop has some nutty undertones. Okay, puns aside, what started as an April Fool's Day p...

New Belgium Brewery Says Poudre Water Tainted By Wildfire

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- The maker of Fat Tire beer says it will be monitoring the water it gets from the city of Fort Colli...

What Did Coors Taste Like Before Prohibition?

Posted 03.02.2012 | Denver

An abridged history of Prohibition reads something like this: A sad day on January 16, 1919 saw the the implementation of the 18th Amendment to the...

WATCH: Colorado -- The Beer State

Posted 02.06.2012 | Denver

KDVR recently aired a 20-minute segment examining the various roles craft beer plays in Colorado. Nearly a year in the making, "Colorado: The Beer St...

Rockies Tapped? Molsen Coors Profits Tumble

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

PORTLAND, Ore. — Molson Coors Brewing Co.'s third-quarter profit tumbled 23 percent as high costs and high unemployment among its core customers...

PHOTOS: 30 Years Of Great Beer At GABF

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner | Posted 11.28.2011 | Denver

It has been 30 years since Charlie Papazian founded the first craft beer-centered Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and beer lovers’ taste buds ha...

New Belgium Wants More Cans

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver

New Belgium Brewing Company is expanding its Fort Collins bottling hall to add in a 16,000-square-foot can line due to unexpected high can sales. L...

Craft Beer Spotlight: American Craft Beer Week Is Here

| Matt Ferner | Posted 07.17.2011 | Denver

It seems like every week is craft beer week in Denver. But, this American Craft Beer Week, May 16-22, is an official celebration of all things craft b...

Molson Coors Income Falls Due To Rising Costs For Ingredients, Fuel

AP | Posted 07.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Molson Coors Brewing Co.'s net income fell 21 percent in the first quarter on rising costs for ingredients and fuel. The brewer's net incom...

Full-Strength Beer Loses Ground In Colorado Senate

Posted 06.19.2011 | Denver

DENVER—Colorado senators issued a last call for full-strength beer in convenience stores Tuesday when they rejected a measure allowing the brew. ...

Colorado Second In Nation For Craft Breweries

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 06.14.2011 | Denver

Oskar Blues Brewery of Longmont ranks as one of the 50 largest breweries in the United States for the first time, but Boulder Beer Co. fell off the li...

Craft Beer Spotlight: First-Ever Colorado Beer Week!

| Matt Ferner | Posted 06.08.2011 | Denver

The first-ever Colorado Beer Week launches in Denver today! This nine-day festival, Apr. 8 - 16, celebrates our award-winning craft ales and lagers th...

Craft Beer Spotlight: Avery's Maharaja & Rumpkin

| Matt Ferner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's the last week of March, which means it's the last week to head to Avery Brewing Company in Boulder and get a taste of their Maharaja IPA -- a cra...

The Case For Denver As America's Preeminent Beer City

| Matt Ferner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Craft brewing is way of life in Denver -- ales pour from our faucets, barley wine sprinkles from our shower heads, stouts rain from Colorado clouds, a...

Colorado Craft Breweries Enter Beer-At-Grocery Store Fray

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Politicians and trade groups are seizing on the occasion of St. Patrick's day to argue their positions on a very relevant issue for Coloradans celebra...

Legislature Advances Bill To Allow 'Low-Alcohol' Beer In Bars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado legislature advanced a bill this week that would change the Colorado Liquor Code to allow bars and restaurants to sell 'low-alcohol conte...

Wynkoop And Breckenridge Brewery Groups Set To Start Joint Venture

Westword | Patricia Calhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Two weeks ago, the merger of local Rock Bottom Brewing with the Tennessee-based Gordon Biersch brewpub chain formed one of the largest craft-beer-focu...