Saturday December 20th Beer in Review 2014
Nicol Winler AKA The Thirsty German and Steve Kurowski of the Colorado Brewers Guild sat in the whole show as we went through the year in beer in Colorado. We talked best beers of the beer, best new breweries, trends, what to look for in 2015 and we also sampled some very fine Holiday brews. We also had a chat with Shay Wasson and Savannah Wilt form Via Baci Modern Italian Bistro in for their votes. Of course Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault weighed in as well.
Saturday December 13th Epic Brewing Company
We were stoked to be invited out to Epic Brewing Company for their holiday party with Saint Nick and a cookie and beer pairing. Firestone Walker‘s Elizabeth Isenbart co hosted with us. We were joined by Epic Tap Room Manager Jennie Richau, Beer Ambassador Eric Matelski, and owner and founder Dave Cole. Todd Thibault jumped in to talk about Bourbon barrel Aged Imperial 72 and Christmas Ale from Breckeridge Brewery. Other guests included Santa Claus and the cookie makers Kristi Peltz, Zeni Whitall, Bonnie Skells and Chelsea Magin. Kristi Pelts won with her Utah Sage Saison Lemon Bars. Get tickets for their Annual Holiday Brunch with Big Kiwi’s Gourmet Eats. Justin Hugill of Big Kiwi also jumped on to give us details. All cookies were tremendous and we can’t thank the Epic gang enough for having us come in for their Christmas party!
Saturday December 6th at Lone Tree Brewing’s 3rd Anniversary Party
Lone Tree Brewing Company was so kind to invite us out for their 3rd Anniversary Party as they released some very big news. Stacy Turk sat in for co hosting duties today! John Winter and Jason Wiedmaier joined us to talk about some really massive growth plans. We are very excited to see them gain an additional 3,600 square feet, a fully automatic Cask canning line, a new 20 barrel brewhouse and a fourth can which will be Hoptree Double IPA. The canning line is in, the brewhouse is on the way, and the Hoptree cans should be ready to roll by summer. All this allowing Lone Tree to triple their production. This is really great news. They also say they are toying with some sour beers that can be kept away from their brew system in their new space behind the taproom. Cheers for a big 2015 coming up for Lone Tree Brewing Company! Guests included owners John and Jason Winter, brewers Josh West and Jerry Siote. We also talked to Tap Room Manager Amber Davis-Sato and Sales Manager Bridgette Geiger.
Very honored to announce that Lone Tree Brewing Company is our latest and greatest sponsor! We’ve known Jason, John, Bridgette, Josh and the whole crew there for a couple years and are super stoked to have them join the family!
Lone Tree Brewing Company is a European-style craft brewery and tasting room. Small and family friendly, with an emphasis on sampling small handcrafted batch brews and sharing the experience with fellow beer lovers. Opening Lone Tree Brewing Company means much more to partners John Winter and Jason Wiedmaier than just serving beer. To them, it is about creating a community atmosphere where people who share their excitement in the science, experimentation, and development of a hand craft beer feel right at home.
The crew at Lone Tree Brewing Company craft some awesome beers, where you will find anything from a Helles to a Russian Imperial Stout. They are also now bottling and distributing their Outta Range Pale Ale and Acres O’Green Irish Red.
Lone Tree Brewing Company is located at 8200 Park Meadows Dr. in Lone Tree! Right across from Furniture Row at Park Meadows!
12-8 pm Mon – Wed, 12-9 Thu, 12-10 Fri, 11-10 Sat, and 11-8 on Sundays!
Every Monday enjoy a $3.00 discount on your growler refill and a $1.00 off of your half growler refill. Must be a Lone Tree growler to receive discount.
Stop in and tell em thanks for supporting the Colorado Craft Beer Show!
The Gubna and Turk were live form the Avery Brewing Company Tap Room for the 11th Annual Strong Ale Festival. This festival benefits Blue Sky Bridge Child & Family Advocacy Center. They facilitate a collaborative approach to child abuse investigations while providing child victims and their families with support in a safe and child-focused environment. They strive to make the community safer for all children and families through intervention, education and advocacy.
Very honored to broadcast from this awesome fest where every beer is over 8% ABV. Some very great beers and movers and shakers in the craft beer were present! Big thanks to Joe Osborne, Adam Avery and the whole crew in Boulder for having us out!
In Hour One: We threw out Brew News You Can Use, told you what is going on with all of our awesome sponsors and had a ton of guests! We led off with Joe Osborne who is Avery’s Marketing Director. We talked about the Strong Ale Festival, the new brewery, session brews and much more. We then caught up with Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery. Breck just brewed a new beer this week with the folks from Comic Con and will be releases when the show is in Denver in May. Tebo also gave us the awesome list of events they will be involved in during Colorado Craft Beer Week which runs March 18th through the 24th. We closed out hour one talking with JD Merryweather from Oklahoma City’s COOP Ale Works. He and his crew had some fine beers on tap and we talked about the beer scene in OK and about his brewery.
In Hour Two: We continued talking with OKC’s JD Merryweather about COOP Ale Works. We also brought in Director of Operations at Dry Dock Brewing Company Doug Hyndman. He was former head brewer and just received the promotion to Director of Ops! We talked about the new production facility south of I70 on Tower Road, the beers they are canning and much more. We then doubled up with Tim Myers from Strange Brewing Company and Jason Wiedmaier from Lone Tree Brewing Company! We talked about the brotherhood of brewing in Colorado, Colorado Craft Beer Week, new beers at their respective digs and more. We closed out the show with a brief conversation with Ed Sealover of the Denver Business Journal and author f Mountain Brew. He and Charles Nuckolls have launched a beer show on TV called Colorado Brews which will have a pilot episode airing on Saturday April 6th at 9:30 PM on Rocky Mountain PBS. Make sure to check that out!
Another road show this week at Strange Brewing Company to kick of Denver Beer Fest Week! Co owner and brewer Tim Myers sat in almost the entire show! The theme of the show was GABF and metro breweries!
In Hour One we talked to Tim about his expansion, GABF plans and his brews! We were also joined by Steve Kirby of Hogshead Brewery who was celebrating their grand opening. They specialize in English cask conditioned ales and are located at 29th and Utica. We also hooked up with our Beer Despondent Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery as they have a ton of GABF plans. We closed out the hour with Jeremy Gobein from Copper Kettle Brewing Company. Jeremy let us sample his Fresh Hop brew! They also won gold with their Mexican Chocolate Stout last year! They had a ton of releases going on this week! We also got to talk to Tim’s lovely wife Marni and his kids!
In Hour Two we kicked things off Danny Wang from Caution Brewing Company! Danny and his fiance Betty put out some amazing beers and will be on hand at GABF! They had a lot going on this week and will be releasing some special beers! In Segment two we talked with Scott Witsoe from Wit’s End Brewing and Brian O’Connell from Renegade Brewing Company. Brian brought us in some of the Elevated Wood Wild Turkey Barrel Aged Triple IPA. He’ll be selling it in the taproom starting Tuesday October 9th. He also had a lot going on for GABF week. Scott at Wit’s End just celebrated his one year anniversary and will be throwing down full throttle this week! Also joining us this hour was Jason Wiedmaier from Lone Tree Brewing. All October they will be donating 1 dollar of every pint sold to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. They also underwent an expansion and have some amazing new beers for you to sample. We closed things out with Karen Walker from the Hopped Up Dames. They were on hand celebrating their 2nd anniversary and are looking for new ladies to join their club! Big thanks to Tim, John, Jules, Darryl, Harry, Lila and everybody at Strange for having us out and for splitting time with all these great brewers!