Know your brew: Oktoberfest/Märzen

This article originally appeared in Boulder Weekly. It all started with a wedding, specifically, the marriage of Ludwig, Bavaria’s future king, and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on Oct. 12, 1810. All of Munich was invited to the celebration, which lasted for five days. A horse race was held to mark the nuptials, and copious amounts … Continue reading Know your brew: Oktoberfest/Märzen

Boulder Beer @ 40: Killer Penguin Barleywine

On Saturday, July 20, Colorado's first and oldest craft brewery, Boulder Beer Co., celebrated 40 years in brewing with special tappings, live music, karaoke, and a rare vertical tasting of Boulder Beer's Killer Penguin Barleywine Ale. Originally founded in 1979 by two University of Colorado Boulder astrophysicists — David Hummer and Randolph "Stick" Ware — … Continue reading Boulder Beer @ 40: Killer Penguin Barleywine