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Today is both International Beer Day and Colorado's 138th Birthday. It's no coincidence that one of the best beer states in the nation has it's birthday on the same day as International Beer Day this year. We were meant to celebrate the 38th state in the nation with beer!

The Spectators' Guide to Colorado Cycling Events: Cheers, Bikes and Brews

Start your ride at Denver Beer Company. Pedal over to Confluence Park on the Platte River Trail to the Cherry Creek Bike Path. Once to Wynkoop ...

Pintful: Across the pond, thirst is growing for American craft beer

A guy in a shirt from a popular Colorado brewery mingled in the crowd. The speakers blared Dolly Parton's Jolene. For a moment, it felt like Hickory ...

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Today is Mutt's Day. We've all seen a mutt, those scraggly looking, mixed-breed dogs that wander the streets and look like nobody cares for them. Help out a mutt today and consider adopting one from your local animal shelter. They may just end up being one of your best friends! If dogs just aren't your thing, you can always celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday today.

Beer Banter: The Problem with Beer Snobs

One of the things I love about being a part of the craft brew scene in Colorado is the unspoken bond craft brew fans seem to have with one another.

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The Fort Collins Coloradoan is reporting that Colorado State University is planning on building a brewery in its student center. 

To help educate the next generation of brewers in Fort Collins and beyond, CSU is planning to install a brewery in Lory Student Center’s pub called the Ramskeller. The small microbrewery would provide students hands-on training.

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In a first for Colorado beer fans, Elevation Beer Company is bottling its beer in 16-ounce bottles. 

The Denver Post's First Draft Blog has the details: The bottles stand out – thick and weighty, wedged into four packs, occupying rare space between the standard 12-ounce bottle and 22-ounce bomber that rule craft beer.

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[PRESS RELEASE] Boulder, Colo. (Apr. 17, 2013) – Upslope Brewing Company, brewers of premium ales, announce the grand opening of a second brewery and taproom on April 24, 2013. Located at 1898 S. Flatiron Court in Flatiron Park, off 55th and Central Ave. in Boulder, the 17,000 square foot brewery will allow Upslope to produce 70% more beer initially, with room for future expansion. It is also home to a 2300 square foot taproom.

“Demand for our beer continues to grow exponentially and ongoing expansion at the current location doesn't meet our future goals,” said Upslope Founder, Matt Cutter. “Flatiron Park has the infrastructure that our production brewery needs to take it to the next level.”

Upslope Brewing Company opened its doors in November 2008 at 1501 Lee Hill Road in North Boulder with two beer styles all in cans. Over the past four and a half years the company has expanded 6 times in their current location and has added 2 additional flagship beers and a Limited Release series.

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Copper Kettle Brewing is turning two and this weekend you can help them celebrate. Here's the information from thier Facebook page:

A year has gone by for us yet again and here we are about to celebrate our two year anniversary! Wow, time flies! This year has been a year of growth for us beyond our wildest dreams. Here's a recap:

1. Upgraded our fermenters to include two 10 BBL and one 30 BBL fermenter

2. Expanded our space from 2,000 sq ft. to 5,800 sq ft

3. Tripled the space of our refrigerator cold storage area

4. Purchased a bottling line (OH...that is supposed to be a surprise!). Next to come: BOMBERS!!!

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[PRESS RELEASE] DURANGO, Colo., (Apr. 3, 2013) — Ska Brewing is announcing the annual release of Mexican Logger, its seasonal Mexican-style lager. The namesake beer of the Mexican Logger Superhero Carlos Javier—from Ska’s original comic book story and business plan—will hit shelves, decks and patios in Colorado and around the country on April 17th.

At 5% ABV, Mexican Logger was made to be delicious and sessionable, taking some cues from the Mexican-style lagers many are familiar with, but improving on the result with the finest ingredients and a craft brewer’s attention to detail—kind of like it used to be when 19th century German immigrants arrived on the scene. The body is light to medium, with fresh grain and sweet malt balancing a mild and pleasant bite from the Saaz hops, and a clean, crisp finish that is a perfect match for summer’s heat.

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