Grilled cheese, beer and supporting a good cause. It sounds like the recipe for the perfect Denver evening. What could possibly go wrong? Denver’s first Grilled Cheese Festival started smoothly Wednesday evening on April 12 at the McNichols Civic Center Building. Vendors planted themselves evenly throughout the building’s two floors and by 6:30 p.m. the […]
Sundays are typically reserved for finishing up that homework assignment you forgot about until the last minute or football and day drinking to forget about the anxiety of the upcoming week. Thanks to Grandma’s House brewery, the latter of that can be achieved, either curled up on the couch or at one of the old […]
Goldspot Brewery hosted an event that invited equality on an uneasy inauguration day. While many groups have been opposed to the election others have been vehemently for it, this brewery decided to do something different. “It’s interrelated, but not directly,” said Event Coordinator and Brewer Kelissa Hieber. “We aren’t concerning ourselves with rhetoric.” Hieber, her coworkers […]
Christmas music and the buzz of excited conversations floated throughout the Tivoli Turnhalle on Dec. 3 during the Parade of Darks. The event is a holiday beer festival featuring only dark and amber brews. This year, the festival had 33 breweries who donated their time, employees and most importantly, their beer. Tickets for the event […]
Over the years, I’ve worked serving beer at local downtown tap houses. I consider myself to be pretty knowledgeable in the beer industry. Every year the Great American Beer Festival returns to the Colorado Convention Center and with it hundreds of brewers who think they know it all. This year wasn’t any different. Being an […]
A pub is not the image that comes to mind when envisioning a classroom. Yet, Auraria Campus has welcomed back the Tivoli Brewery as a resource for students in the school’s Brewing Industry Operations program, making it the first campus in the nation with an active brewery. “This old place has great bones,” said Dieter […]
Students hankering for a cold, refreshing beer between classes might wish that the Tivoli brewery was still open for business. In 1864, Moritz Sigi founded the Colorado Brewery where the Tivoli Student Union now stands, said UCD history professor, Tom Noel. Sigi was a German immigrant — like a lot of brewery owners in Denver […]
A little man with a tall red hat sits and watches over his domain, a domain he shares with 19 other little men. They are gnomes and have been placed on shelves, beneath plants and atop windowsills at Denver’s Rock Bottom Brewery for the past three years.