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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday April 5th 2014

 

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Daniel Ekker from Argonaut Wine & Liquor was our special co host this week! We had Will Boggs and Chris Dutton from Front Range Brewing Company in studio most of the show! They are set up at 400 W. South Boulder Rd in Lafayatte Colorado. Since opeing in 2013 these guys are making some really phenomenal beers including some crazy barrel aged brews. We got their story, talked about their beers, the anniversary party coming up and about the spent grain debate in the Senate. Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery also joined us as usual!

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We also talked to Tom Acitelli who authored the book The Audacity of Hops: the History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution.  This is a must have for you craft beer fanatics looking for something to add to your library! A Truly fascinating historical book with interviews of many of the movers and shakers in the biz!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: The Very Nice Brewing Company for Frozen Dead Guy Days Saturday March 8th 2014

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Oh man! We got to cross off a destination for a bucket list to do the show! We went live in Nederland for Frozen Dead Guy Days at THE Very Nice Brewing Company! Big thanks to Jeff and Susan Green from VNBC as well as Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery for co hosting! Jeff sat in the entire show telling us about his brewery, Frozen Dead Guys Days and the beautiful town of Nederland. You got to get in and try their 5 mainstays and 4 seasonals they call premier beers! Impressed by all of them! We squeezed in as many guests as possible! Here they are: Zach Nichols from Sanitas Brewing Company, Corey Marshall from Tivoli Brewing Company and Distribution. Nederland Mayor Joe Gierlach, Big Choice Brewing‘s Nathaniel Miller, Very Nice assistant brewer Mike Meduski and the Brewer’s Association‘s Tommy Cunningham.  We had an amazing time, with a feverish crowd on a beautiful day at one of the premier festivals in the nation! It was VERY NICE indeed!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast Saturday February 22nd 2014

 

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Daniel Ekker from Argonaut Wine & Liquor and Nicol Winkler (AKA The Thirsty German) hosted while Turk was away working his butt off at a three day Bluegrass and Beer Fest in Avon. We know! Poor Turk. Big thanks to Daniel and Nicol for holding the Fort down! Our guests included Leshner Del Rosario from The Orange Crunch Food Truck to talk about the Breweries and Foodies event, Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault and Ryan Workman and Moose Koons from Peach Street Distillers. Moose talked about Peach Street and and the big DSTILL event in Denver March 10-16! Tebo and Ryan talked about their new brews and all things Breck! Give Nicol and Daniel a hand for doing a great job!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Illegal Pete’s 270 S. Broadway 12-14-2013

We had the honor to broadcast at Illegal Pete’s at 270 S. Broadway and what a show this was! Illegal Pete’s Marketing Guru and All Around Good Guy Virgil Dickerson co hosted with Turk. We had many special guests. First up was Amanda Seastrom from Niman Ranch who supplies their pork and beef and they do it in a humanely and sustainable way! We then talked to Mike Nelson a little bit who basically announced he was running for city council.  Tebo was next up from Breckenridge Brewery to talk about several items. Still not too late to get their Christmas Ale but do it fast! Aaron Thomas Collins from the great local band A Tom Collins then joined us to talk about his band, touring and the new album Sticke and Poke. Next up were brewers Alex Violette and Sam Screwbie from Upslope Brewing Company. They talked about the collaboration beer they did with Illegal Pete’s, the Christmas Ale and the re release of Foreign Style Stout. Comedian Adam Cayton-Holland was next. He is part of the Grawlix which you can catch at Funny Or Die, he does a ton of stand up around town as well as other places nationwide. He has a hilarious podcast too called My Dining Room Table. Check out his website HERE.  Last up was a legend in the music biz! Patterson Hood from the Drive-By Truckers jumped on as did Bart Dahl from 7S Management. Can’t thank Bart enough for this interview as well as Virgil for bringing in such amazing guests! We also want to thank an amazing crowd for showing up including Turk’s mom Deb, Linda, Sned, The Hurley’s, Johnny G, Adam Lenfest, Nicol Winkler, Jim Bullington, David Sirota and Bryce and Casey from Atlas Valley Wine & Spirits!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday December 7th 2013 Lone Tree Brewing Company 2nd Anniversary Party

We had the honor of broadcasting at the home of some great friends this brisk Saturday! Lone Tree Brewing Company has long been a supporter of what we do at the beer show and we were stoked when they asked us to come down to do the show on their 2nd Birthday! Daniel Ekker from Argonaut Wine & Liquor co hosted with Turk as we talked to the gang behind LTBC! John, Jason, Bridgette, Greg, Amber and Josh came on with us and talked about two amazing years and about their future. If you have not been in to Lone Tree Brewing Company, we would love if you did at some point! They make beers to style but have fun as well as we had a Snickerdoodle and a Twix beer! Thanks and much love to the crew at Lone Tree Brewing!

Todd Thibault joined us from Breckenridge Brewery as he was just hanging out having a beer with Senator Mark Udall. Bernadette Ortiz from Columbine Label Company also jumped on as Lone Tree uses them to make their beer labels!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: Saturday November 30th 2013

Nate Levi from Green Flash Brewing Company sat in the whole show and helped with duties. We threw out a ton of brew news, talked to Breckenridge Brewery’s Todd Thibault (who, go figures, was sitting at a bar in Arizona) and talked to Streeter McClure who authored The Single Man’s Guide: Cooking With Beer. Streeter did a great job putting together some recipes for you single men (and yes women)! Actually you don’t even have to be single! But check out the book in link above and it could make a perfect gift for the bachelor or bachelorette out there. Heck – grandpa would even love it!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 11-16-2013: Kettle & Stone Brewing Company

 

John and Stacy Turk hosted live from Kettle & Stone Brewing Company!  Big thanks to Marty Lettow, Eric Huber, Sanjiv Patel and the whole gang for having us out for an amazing time! Eric had formerly brewed at Mountain Sun and Oskar Blues. He is the man behind Deviant Dale’s. Well it has seriously translated well into their own brewery as they have some amazing beers including 3 totally different IPA’s. They also make their own Ginger Ale. We talked to Eric, Marty and Sanjiv as well as Sam Eubanks from Haystack Hop Farm near Niwot. You can reach him at sameubanks336@aol.com or (406) 250-7507. Other guests included Steve and Leslie Kaczeus from Bootstrap Brewing, Taylor Wise and Shad Chancey from Grossenbart Brewery which is set to open in Loveland and Matt Armbruster from High Roller. High Roller is the company behind those killer adult size big wheels.

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: 11-9-2013 Ekker in with Grimm Brothers Brewhouse

Daniel Ekker from Argonaut Wine & Liquor filled in for Turk on the show! He brought in Aaron Heaton and Don Chapman from Grimm Brothers Brewhouse. These guys are churning out some amazing old and new world German beers up in Loveland! We talked all about Grimm Bros as well as checked in with Breckenridge Brewery’s Todd Thibault, Tyson Ratering from the Burgundian Brewing Company who is set to open in The Highlands.  We also threw out Brew News You Can Use and had a lively Pliny the Elder debate!

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast: 11-2-2013

 

Been a while since we did a studio show but that is where we found ourselves on this Saturday! The awesome Laura Vande Zande from Renegade Brewing Company and Scott Witsoe from Wit’s End Brewing sat in the whole show co hosting with Turk. We had American Homebrewer’s Association Director Gary Glass on to talk about Learn to Homebrew Day, Tebo from Breckenridge Brewery to talk all things Breck including the new Vanilla Nitro Porter, and Chef Michael Long who has his own show about food on KEZW called The Main Course. He also is one of the forces behind Chef & Brew Festival which is held at the Exdo Events Center on November 14th.

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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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