Sheila Bustamante

Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 8-18-2012 Hops & Pie Elevation Beer Co Tap Takeover

The Gubna and Turk live at Hops & Pie for their Littlest Big Beer Fest featuring Elevation Beer Company!

In Hour One Turk and The Gub went through some of the weekend’s and upcoming beer events around the state. We also updated some info for the Fall Beer Classic which takes place at 17th and Little Raven in downtown Denver on Saturday September 29th. We briefly chatted with Amanda Willshire from AwdaRT who does some amazing art with used beer bottle caps. She also is holding an auction for a Batman piece she did that will go directly to the Aurora Shooting Victims Fund. We also chatted with Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery and Tim Myers from Strange Brewing Company! They filled us in on some things going on at their respective breweries and about distribution of beer in general! Always a hoot talking to these two gentlemen! And we mean that loosely!


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In Hour Two we spent the first half hour talking with Xandy Bustamante and Christian Koch from Elevation Beer Company! These guys are not only making waves in Chaffee County and their town of Poncha Springs, but also up and down the front range. After just 4 months they are talking about an expansion and just signed a deal for distribution with Elite Brands. They had 7 amazing beers on tap at Hops & Pie and we tried em all! We got their story, where they are heading and talked about their brews! We closed out the hour chatting with Hops & Pie owner and operator Drew Watson. They also recently expanded and have talked about brewing their own beer! We also talked about their awesome food menu! Who else serves fried chicken, mashed potato and brown gravy pizza? A great time and a great show here live from Hops & Pie!


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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 3-10-2012

Special guests in studio with us today included Xandy Bustamante and Christian Koch from Elevation Beer Company in Poncha Springs. They specialize in barrel aged beers and have a Grand Opening set for May 19th! We also had a bevy of news items in Brew News You Can Use. Tons of new brewery news, releases and beer dinners to catch up with. Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery also joined us from Strong Ale Fest at Avery Brewing in Boulder.