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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcasts: December 27 2014 and January 3 2015

 Saturday January 3, 2015 Spruce Tap House, Mockery Brewing and Black Shirt Brewing

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Nicol Winkler sat in with Turk in studio today! Packed show as usual! We started off with Luke and Danielle Harrison of Satellite Bar and their newly opened spot at 24th and Blake called the Spruce Tap House. He’s rocking some amazing smoked meats and craft beer at Spruce Tap House. We then were joined by Zach and Rachel Rabun from Mockery Brewing at 35th and Delgany. They have some really amazing beers including an Oaked Southern Hemisphere Black Pale Ale. In hour two we were joined by Branden Miller of Black Shirt Brewing Company and Gabriel Dohrn of Denver Film Company and Now Playing which airs on Colorado Public Television. These two have melted craft beer and great local music into one sweet concept. We also checked in with Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault.

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Saturday December 27, 2014 Arvada Beer Company

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We closed out the year at our home away-from-home Arvada Beer Company. Cary and Kelly Floyd sat in the whole show as did Todd Thibault. We talked about all their malty winter brews available now, their mug club membership and much more. We were also joined by Odyssey Beerwerks‘ Chris Hill, Very Nice Brewing‘s Jeffrey Green, and the Brewer’s Association‘s Tommy Cunningham. We can’t thank the Floyds and their staff enough for the support through the years!

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Brewcasts October 25, November 1 and 8

 

Saturday October 25th 2014 Arvada Beer Company 3 Year Anniversary

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Cary and Kelly Floyd co hosted with Turk from Arvada Beer Company as we wrap up October and 3 years of beers! They had some barrel aged and new malty high ABV monsters on tap. Can’t thank these folks enough for their support through the years. We also did Brew News You Can Use for the week. Guests included Mason Embree from Dad & Dude’s Breweria in Aurora and Arvada Beer’s biggest fan Clint White. Dad & Dude’s is now canning three different brews for your drinking pleasure. They also have their 3rd year anniversary coming up next week.

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Saturday November 1 2014 Colorado Keg House

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Man were we lucky to broadcast from The Colorado Keg House smack dab in the middle of a Widespread Panic run at First Bank Center. Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery made the trip up to co host. We spent hour one with Jerod Hutchison who along with Jason Wiley own and operate the CO Keg House. They are at 8001 Arista Place in Broomfield just a few yards away from the First Bank Center. They carry 75 taps of nuthin’ but Colorado beers and they really go out of their way to support the smaller guys in the state. The tap list is always changing so you never know what you’ll get but if you can’t find something in the 75 taps, there may be no help for you. We also talked to Michael Memsic and Drew Owen from Sanitas Brewing in Boulder. They are doing some very cool stuff and putting some of them in cans. Again big thanks to the CO Keg House crew. You need to step in and see what they have to offer to the ever growing craft beer scene.

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Saturday November 8 2014

Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery and Turk hosted in studio today and talked about beer and chocolate and food pairing. In hour one we had in chocolatier Sarah Amorese from Piece, Love & Chocolate and Dr. Nicole Garneau who is the Director of the Genetics of Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. They have a big event coming up on December 10th at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science that incorporates beer and chocolate pairings and some very cool science about how it works. Sarah is also throwing an event at West Flanders Brewing in Aurora on November 13th. Tickets to both events can be found HERE. This was very educational and cool at the same time! In hour two, Mike Long from Chef N Brew Festival and Culinary Director at Argyll Whiskey Beer John Broening jumped in to talk about the 3rd year of Chef N Brew which is coming up on Thursday November 20th at the Exdo Events Center in RiNo. It’s really amazing to hear chefs talk about how they come up with dishes to pair with craft beer. We closed the show with Brew News You Can Use.

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Podcasts for 8-23, 8-30, 9-6 and 9-27 2014

 

8-23-2014 Great Central City Beer Fest

Boulder Beer’s Chicken Dan and Turk made beer radio magic from one of the coolest beer fests in the state! The Great Central City Beer Festival. This was year three of the event and it keeps getting bigger and better. Over 25 breweries on hand in historic Central City. There’s a lot more than just beer too. Great food, a cemetary crawl, historic gun battle re enactments, and much more. Want to thank the Central City Business Admin for having us out again! Guests included Joe Behm of the Central City Business Admin, Marty JonesArvada Beer Co‘s Cary Floyd, Dillon Dam Brewery head brewer Mike Bennett, Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault, Barrels & Bottles Brewery’s  Abby George, Dave Thomas from Dostal Alley Brewing and former Central City Mayor Buddy Schmaltz.

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8-30-2014 Freshcraft 4th Anniversary

Jason, Aaron and Lucas Forgy kind enough to invite Turk and Nicol Winkler (AKA the Thirsty German) out for Freshcraft‘s 4th Anniversary Party! They were breaking out some crazy rare beers for this all while serving up some BBQ Iowa style. Freshcraft is a place where you can not only find a stellar lineup of brews with rare ones popping their head up all the time but a place that is well known for their amazing cuisine. They do beer dinners quarterly that will drop your jaw. Or try a beer cocktail! Lunch specials and happy hour deals galore. We LOVE Freshcraft. Jamie Gulick joined us for a few segments talking about Freshcraft, their food, women in beer, and the new concept the Forgy’s are working on in the Highlands called Block and Larder. Tebo jumped on talking Breckenridge Brewery and Fall beers and events! Arlo Grammatica from Ska breifly joined us to talk new releases and their 19th anniversary party. Wade Norris jumped on to talk about Green Beer Fest and his run for state office. Nicol, Turk and Adam Lenfest also discussed the use of the word “Denver” in a brewery’s name. Denver Beer Co and Denver Pearl Brewing are having a little battle. Thanks to our host Jamie, the Forgy’s and everyone at Freshcraft for the great time!

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9-6-2014 Studio with Renegade’s Laura Vande Zande with guests from Living the Dream and Kokopelli

Renegade Brewing‘s Laura Vande Zande joined Turk to co host the show in studio today. She’s putting on a big show called Offensively Delicious during GABF week that mixes comedy and beer. They will have national and local comedians plus some rookie brewery workers taking their shot at stand up. In hour one we talked with Jason Bell the brewmaster at Living the Dream Brewing which just opened in Highlands Ranch at Santa Fe and Highlands Ranch Parkway. Him and his partners are living the dream while making great beers! We also chatted with Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery. He’s been on a wild Mountain Tour! In Hour two the Kokopelli Beer Company gang jumped in! We had founder and owner Christine Wares and Katie Schroepfer in studio. Also want to thank Danica Smith for bringing Kokopelli Beer all the way down from Westminster! They have a really cool story and make some really great and diverse beers! We also did Mobile Canning’s Brew News You Can Use.

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No Podcasts from 9-13 or 9-20. We were not on the air due to Turk’s dad’s passing and a pre empting for CU Football

9-27-2014 Arvada Beer Company

Felt good to be back at our home away form home Arvada Beer Company as Cary and Kelly Floyd sat in the whole show with Turk! In hour one we talked about GABF events and happenings, new beers at Arvada Beer, their 3rd anniversary party coming up October 25th which we will broadcast from and a lot more. Tebo also jumped in and almost seemed to be in a jolly spirit even though GABF is about to fall on top of him! In hour two Marty Jones came on to talk about his new venture the Brew Night Show which should take place once every two months at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret. It’s a variety show with music, comedy and beer banter. He will also feature some very cool guests including Charlie Papazian who will be at the premier during GABF on Wednesday. Information is HERE! He also made a very hard-hitting political to air for his show and we have a preview for you! Follow this LINK. We closed out with Brew News You Can Use and a conversation with Columbine Label Company’s Bernadette Ortiz who is such an awesome sponsor and provided us with some GABF ticket giveaways. We’ll see you back at Arvada Beer on October 25th.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday July 26th 2014 Arvada Beer Company

 

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Back to our home-away-from home Arvada Beer Company! Cary and Kelly Floyd co hosted with Turk. This was a jam packed show as usual with several guests. We talked about some new beers Arvada had flowing including a Wine Barrel Aged Schwarzweiss and Dark Lager. They also are kicking off a Tuesday Chili Beer release on every Tuesday starting August 5th. They will be taking one of their normal brews and adding a certain kind of pepper. These will vary each week and they will also have available the regular beer so you can do a side by side. Breckenridge Brewery’s Todd Thibault jumped on to talk about the Breckenridge Summer Beer Fest and the next rounds of beers coming out. Think Autumn Ale already! We then were joined by Joanne Knipmeyer who is helping organize the 1st Annual Craft Distiller’s festival at the Boulder County Fair on Saturday August 9th. They’ll have over 10 different distilleries on hand for the first county fair in the nation with an all distillers event. You can save 35 bucks now by going to HERE to get tickets for two. They are normally 40 dollars per entry. Or go to Boulder County Fair’s Website for more info. In hour two we led off with Kyle Hollingsworth of String Cheese Incident and the Kyle Hollingsworth Band to talk about his Kyle’s Brew Fest also taking place August 9th at Boulder Liquor Mart in Boulder. He has some really cool breweries lined up and will be playing a special set with some very special guests. Tickets and info can be found HERE. Turk will be here pouring some Epic Brewing Escape to Colorado Firkins that Kyle infused with Citra and Chinook Whole Leaf Hops as well as some Blue Spruce tips. Gonna be a fun event as always. Next up was David Lin with Comrade Brewing Company. We sampled his beers (which were great) and talked about their story. Their head brewer marks Lanham has ties to the Alpha Kings Melvin/Thai Me Up Brewing. Another great day at our second home Arvada Beer.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Saturday June 28th Arvada Beer Company

 

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Going to Arvada Beer Company is a real treat! It’s like going back to the grandparent’s house when you were a kid. They take care of us like we are their kids! Much love to Kelly and Cary for always asking us back! The Floyd’s sat in all show as we caught up on what is going on at ABC! We also had on Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault from the Colorado Brewers Festival. It just happened to be his BDay too. We are getting you ready for their 24th Anniversary Hootenanny on July 12th. Will Carlson also jumped on from Beerporium as he set up shop with his goods. In Hour Two Justin Baccary from Station 26 Brewing jumped on to talk about what he, Wayne Waananen and the crew are up too! We tried a couple of their beers and they are amazing. Get on out to 38th and Pontiac!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday May 31st 2014 Arvada Beer Co

 

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Back to our home away from home Arvada Beer Company! Cary and Kelly Floyd hosted with me and they have been busy brewing some summer beers! They had a new Saison, Doppelbock and Kolsh on tap as well as the Pomegranate Wheat. They are also getting ready for first Saturdays in Olde Town Arvada and the summer beer festival season. We talked about ABC, new liquor enforcement division rulings and of course threw out a fat Brew News You Can Use segment. we also were joined by Tommy Bibliowicz from 4 Noses Brewing Company. He gave us their story and we tried some of their beers. They are located just west of Wadsworth and 116th Ave in Broomfield! Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault jumped on from Burning Can Fest in Lyons! We also welcomed in a new sponsor for the next few weeks with The Downtown Fort Collins Business Administration who throws the Colorado Brewers Festival which this June 28th and 29th they turn 25 years old!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Arvada Beer Co Saturday March 29th 2014

 

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Back to our home-away-from home at Arvada Beer Company to wrap up Colorado Craft Beer Week and to get you ready for the Craft Brewer’s Conference. Kelly and Cary Floyd were on with me the whole show as we threw out a ton of Brew News You Can Use and we had some fascinating guests. Author Joshua Bernstein joined us on the phone from Brooklyn. His latest book is The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks: From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes. This has received some amazing reviews and should be part of your beer book library! Another book you need to add is Italy: Beer Country – The Story of Italian Craft Beer.  Authors and beer slingers at Falling Rock Paul Vismara and Brian Jansing joined us to talk about their Italian Craft Beer adventures and about their new book which has launch parties on April 1st and April 8th at Falling Rock and on April 6th at Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse in Boulder. Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault also jumped on live from the 10th Anniversary Party at the Ale House in Grand Junction.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday January 25th 2014 Arvada Beer Company

 

 

We broadcasted once again from our home-away-from-home Arvada Beer Company! You got to get in and try their sessionable IPA. They also have their award winning Barleywine coming out this week! We had several guests on including Mark Slattery who you may know as Denver Beer Guy on Twitter! He covers it all from local to international beer news. Great to meet this guy who has visited so many breweries and tasted so many beers! We then chatted with Lars Ericsson and Marcus Warme from Sweden’s Nynasamns Angbryggeri. They were in town collaborating on a brew with Ska Brewing called Whipa Snapa! Can’t wait to get my tastebuds on some of this at the Collaboration Beer Fest during Colorado Beer Week.  The Ska boys went to Sweden and did one there with these guys last year! Steve Kurowski also joined us as he is the man with The Colorado Brewer’s Guild and has been showing them around the state! We then talked with Todd Thibault who was actually at home compiling some recipes for pairing Breck Beers with!  Next up was William Carlson II who is the creative director and founder behind Beerporium and the blog Brew-Trek. He has put together some really awesome Brewery Passport & Journals! Lastly we were joined by Adam Draeger from Yak & Yeti Restaurant & Brewpub as well as Colorado Plus Brewpub. He has some really interesting beers on tap at both spots he brews at! W eof course got all the info you need to know from Arvada Beer as well as Colorado Brew News You Can Use.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Dec. 28th 2013 Arvada Beer Company Year End Blow Out and Sponsorship Appreciation Party

 

This show was a blast as we closed out 2013 of beer radio in style at Arvada Beer Company. We can’t thank Cary and Kelly for their support over the last couple of years! We had a lot of our sponsors on the show including David Parry from Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar, Jason Wiedemaier and John Winter from Lone Tree Brewing Company, Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery, Pat Hartman and Ron Popma from Mobile Canning, Kjell “Jellyman” Wygant and Derek Mitchell from Rockyard and Bernadette Ortiz from Columbine Label Company.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 10-26-2013: Arvada Beer Company 2nd Anniversary

 

We broadcasted live from Arvada Beer Company’s 2nd Anniversary Bash. All week they have been releasing a new beer each day and we got to sample some amazing barrel aged sours Arvada had whooped up! One was on nitro! Cheers to our very good friends at Arvada Beer Company for two amazing years! We can’t thank you enough for your friendship and support of the show.

We talked about their two years of beers in Olde Town Arvada as well as talked to Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery, Bernadette Ortiz form Columbine Label Company, and Zack Christofferson from  Chain Reaction Brewing. Bernadette threw out a nice deal for our listeners whether you are a small or large business or a home brewer looking to make some labels for your brews. Zack and his cousin Chad are set to open in Denver soon and broke some location news.  We also talked with Arvada Beer regular Severyn Pederson.

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