This week in Drink — Westbound & Down Brewing Company

One of the most anticipated openings this year in Boulder County is the Lafayette outpost of Westbound & Down Brewing Company. “Lafayette is coming along well,” Eric Schmidt of Westbound & Down says in an email. “Brewery is up and running and the tanks are full. We brought down the canning line last week and … Continue reading This week in Drink — Westbound & Down Brewing Company

This week in DRINK — Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

We opened Oskar Blues April 25, on a Friday night, 1997, in a four-foot snow storm." That's Dale Katechis talking, and that's what we call a Colorado welcome. I spoke with Katechis in depth about Oskar Blues Brewery's early days when I wrote Boulder County Beer and no place captures that spirit quite like OB's … Continue reading This week in DRINK — Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

12Degree Brewing

Drinking Belgian in Louisville On Tap: 12Degree Brewing. 820 Main St., Louisville, 720-638-1623, 12degree.com. The holidays aren’t here yet, but the temperature has dipped, lights decorate Louisville’s Historic Downtown District, and the ice rink is chilled and ready to go. With this atmosphere, an evening stroll down Main Street is a pleasant way to spend an … Continue reading 12Degree Brewing

This week in Drink — Monticello and Comfortably Numb

Avery Brewing Co.'s "Beer archeologist" Travis Rupp has a new brew to tout and Endo Brewing Co. has a Russian imperial stout perfect for a cold, winter evening. First up, Ales of Antiquities' latest offering, Monticello: “I want to make it as authentic as possible,” Rupp says. “I don’t want to deviate from the historical … Continue reading This week in Drink — Monticello and Comfortably Numb

Tour de brew: Sanitas Brewing Company

This article originally appeared in Boulder Weekly. There’s nothing quite like getting a discount for doing absolutely nothing. At Sanitas Brewing Co., located just steps from the BNSF freight railway, that discount comes every time the train rumbles past and its high-pitch whistle blows. Order a Train Beer in the following 15 minutes and enjoy … Continue reading Tour de brew: Sanitas Brewing Company