Bring on the hops!

Once upon a time, a place that served Newcastle and Sam Adams was thought to have a “good” beer list. The times have certainly changed. If you are a hop head, there is no better place to live than Colorado’s front range. The industry is literally changing before our very eyes. Brewers are constantly pushing the boundaries on hop variations,…

Care Cup Challenge 2015

Presented by Carl’s Jr. and Lund Brown Enterprises to benefit There With Care. The generosity of sponsors and participants allow the organization to provide thoughtful and fundamental services to children and families during medical crisis.

Elway’s “Taste & Tunes”

Elway’s Backyard opens at 5 p.m. every Wednesday for "Taste & Tunes," sponsored by Bacardi, Grey Goose, Cono Sur Wines, Budweiser and Stevinson Imports. The bands start rockin’ at 6:30 p.m. and roll until 9:30 p.m.

Mutts and Models

The Fundraiser for Underprivileged Pets was Denver’s premiere canine and fashion show, rocked the runway et again. The event benefited PetAid Colorado a not-for-profit that provides veterinary care for underprivileged pets. Guests delighted in watching a unique fashion show featuring local philanthropists, celebrities and media personalities strutting down the runway with their dogs.

August 2015 Around Town

The Cherry Creek shopping center was the first development in Cherry Creek that has led to the tremendous growth happening now in the Cherry Creek North district. Along with that, Neiman Marcus is the only original anchor that still stands, all of the others have left or changed their names. Because of this tremendous milestone, Neiman Marcus will be holding…

Leopold Bros.

When I first arrived at the Leopold Bros. distillery, it was reminiscent of Willy Wonka’s factory – but instead of chocolate they’re producing artisanal spirits from start to finish. Twenty-two different kinds to be exact. As the name implies, this local, award-winning distillery is family owned and operated. Originally, Leopold Bros. started in Anne Arbor, Michigan, when Todd and Scott…

WHAT’S SHAKING

This is a chef-driven cocktail joint that is in the underbelly of the historic streets of Denver. This speakeasy makes specialty, custom cocktails with plenty of spirits from local distilleries. We met Adam Hodak, the managing partner of Green Russell, who brought us underground to the stylish lair. He made the Green Russell's signature drink, a raspberry Bramble, with Leopold…

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Gordon Lightfoot said, “You just get the vibes of your surroundings and it rubs off on you.” It’s no secret that unique locations have leant themselves as inspiration for memorable music, art and literature, but special settings can also play a role in influencing another great work of art – food.

Infiniti’s Luxurious QX80

In the coming months, summer will be drawing to a close as kids go back to school, pools lock their gates, and the weather shifts to the crisp fall air that Coloradans love so much. The shift in seasons tends to force us to put away our small, sporty vehicles and prepare our SUV’s for the months ahead, where their…

A Taste of the South

Lauren Grier runs the popular local food blog, Climbing Grier Mountain. She shared her delicious recipes from south of the Mason-Dixon line where alcohol adds a touch of flavor. There’s just something about Southern dishes that soothes the soul. And when you combine a light seafood dish with the zest of beer, and ice cream with fresh peaches and old-fashioned…

On The desk Of

Who: Charlie Papazian What: President and Founder of the Brewer Association Where: Boulder, CO

Keep Calm and Drink Craft Beer

The term “Colorado-made” has meant something reputable to craft beer circles for some time now, but it wasn’t until last year that Boulder decided to share that prestigious slogan with craft beer fans at the inaugural Boulder Craft Beer Festival.

OLD made NEW

In the land of beer and mountains, where breweries are our neighborhood gathering spots, most 5th graders can tell you the difference between a Pale Ale and an IPA (not by taste, just in theory), and a kegorator in the office is as expected as health benefits, we cherish our beer, we take immense pride in our breweries, and we…