Stories from the Tap House

The Best Winter Beers

By Aaron Burns on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Now that fall is in the rear-view mirror we can discuss the darker and heavier winter styles. Snow is falling and you just want to sit inside and warm your bones with a nice strong beer. Here’s our list of five amazing winter beers to try from Denver-area breweries during these cold and frozen ...continue reading


GABF 2016 Denver Winners

By Rowland Wasgatt on Monday, October 10, 2016

Great American Beer Festival - Denver, Colorado


         At this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF) we ...continue reading


The Best Fall Beers of 2016

By Aaron Burns on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Summer has passed and fall is here once again. With the leaves turning and autumn colors emerging, local beers tend to change, too, getting a little darker in color and heartier in alcohol content. Here’s our list of five amazing fall beers to try from Denver-area breweries during these shorter, ...continue reading


The Best Summer Beers of 2016

By Aaron Burns on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Now that we've hit the Summer solstice, here’s our list of five summer beers to try from around the Denver area breweries during these longer, hotter days...

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Tart 'n Juicy Sour IPA (Epic ...continue reading


Our Top Denver Breweries to Visit in 2016

By Aaron Burns on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Denver Brewery Guide - Denver, Colorado


         We’re looking forward to another exciting year in the ...continue reading


Denver Ranks 14th for National Oktobefest Index

By Hannah Goodman of Trulia on Saturday, October 10, 2015

         Fall, the promise of cooler weather, falling leaves, football, Halloween, pumpkin spice everything, and of course, Oktoberfest. The Denver Oktoberfest celebration, one of the largest and heavily attended in the nation, wrapped up on Sept. 27 (Yes, ...continue reading


GABF 2015 Denver Winners

By Rowland Wasgatt on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Great American Beer Festival - Denver, Colorado


         At this year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF) we ...continue reading


Denver Events Happening During the 2015 GABF

By Rowland Wasgatt on Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Great American Beer Festival - Denver, Colorado


         Did you miss out on this year’s Great ...continue reading


Fort Love Brewers Jamboree

By Rowland Wasgatt on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Fort Love Brewers Jamboree - Fort Collins, Colorado


         Remember when you could go ...continue reading


Great American Beer Festival 2014: A Brewer’s Perspective

By Rowland Wasgatt on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Zwei Brüder Brewing - Fort Collins, Colorado


         The 2014 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) will be ...continue reading


The Colorado Brewers’ Festival Silver Anniversary

By Rowland Wasgatt on Thursday, June 26, 2014

25th Colorado Brewers' Festival - Fort Collins, Colorado


         Twenty-five years ago Doug Odell of Odell Brewing ...continue reading


Craft Beer in a Can

By Seth Daire on Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Canned craft beer from Colorado

Walk into a liquor store in Denver, Colorado, and you’ll see a variety of local craft brews on the shelves. ...continue reading


Beer Culture - It Ain’t No New Thing?

By Blake Stewart on Friday, May 31, 2013

Beer Culture. We at The Brewery Guides Research Institute (TBGRI) espouse it, investigate it, worship it (metaphorically speaking), and enjoy it. What is Beer Culture, anyway?

My own beer culture, like Dorothy’s experience in Oz, is rooted in hot, humid Kansas summers. As wee bairns ...continue reading


It's Just Not a Guy Thing Anymore

By Rowland Wasgatt on Friday, May 3, 2013

Are women more involved today, compared to years past, when it comes to the enjoyment of craft beer? It’s a simple observation, really, about what I’ve noticed over the last decade in terms of craft beer involvement. I admit it, I bought into the cliché that beer just seemed like a thing for ...continue reading


This Has Happened Before (But Now is Better)

By Mike Bren on Friday, April 5, 2013

It’s a good time to be a craft beer drinker in Colorado! While many reasons may come to mind, there’s one underlying principle for me, which is the notion that something that is already really good can get even better, and surprisingly so. And that gives me much hope and inspiration. I’m ...continue reading