Tag: beer

Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver's Uptown Neighborhood 1

Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver’s Uptown Neighborhood

The Denver brewpub scene warmly welcomed Vine Street Pub to the historic Uptown neighborhood just west of City Park in 2008. This newest member of the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery family became a fast favorite of locals for its characteristic chill atmosphere, made-from-scratch award-winning pub fare and, of course, its stellar small batch beers. The folks at Mountain Sun…

Summer Sizzles in Delta County 3

Summer Sizzles in Delta County

Cherries, peaches and vineyards are a few of the reasons people come to Delta County, Colorado. Dig a little deeper, though, and you’ll find that this agricultural powerhouse just west of the continental divide has a fun-loving culture of its own. Just check out some of Delta County’s summer festivals. Here’s what is going on in Delta County this summer:…

Denver Restaurant Week: Make Reservations Now

Of the many things we love about Denver, the wide array of dining experiences and cuisine choices scores high on the list. Denver Restaurant Week celebrates all that food and culture found within metro Denver, and this year, close to 300 restaurants will participate in the event, helping us get our delicious food fix. Denver Restaurant Week is a two-week…

The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics 6

The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics

The British Bulldog is one of the few bars where you’ll see people drinking coffee from one hand and beer from the other — the coffee because it’s not quite 8 o’clock in the morning and the beer because there’s soccer on TV. Oh, and because it’s free. When I pushed open the front door of The British Bulldog one…

D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada 8

D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada

D Note, a music/restaurant hotspot in Olde Town Arvada, wouldn’t be the D Note in any other location. The uniqueness of Olde Town is what inspired the DeGraff family – Matthew, his wife Monica, Adam and Jeremy – to establish the venue eight years ago, offering live music, food, a full bar, artwork for sale and dance classes. “My husband…

Smith Fork Ranch: A Colorado Guest Ranch With Style

Vacationers seek out Colorado dude and guest ranches when they want to rough it Old West style – exploring mountain wilderness, navigating trails on horseback, fishing in Colorado’s roaring rivers and ending the day with campfire stories before retiring to a rustic, comfortable cabin. But most Colorado guest ranches also have a luxurious side, with gourmet dining, outdoor yoga, spa-style…

Longmont Patios: Where to Eat and Beat the Heat 10

Longmont Patios: Where to Eat and Beat the Heat

Colorado’s summer heat beats down on wilting trees, and the flowers are in full bloom. What better way to spend an easy afternoon than sitting under a shady tree or umbrella and sipping a cool beverage and munching tasty snacks. Old town Longmont is host to several patios ideal for letting the day go. Here are five restaurants that will…

Cheers! Great American Beer Festival 12

Cheers! Great American Beer Festival

Colorado is home to the Great American Beer Festival, one of the largest and most respected festivals of its kind. Think of it as the Academy Awards for the beer industry. For years now beer lovers — also known as cerevisaphiles, beer geeks and beer snobs — from around the globe flock here each fall for the GABF. The first…

Denver Roller Dolls: Hell on Wheels 14

Denver Roller Dolls: Hell on Wheels

With a hard thrust from “Joe Momma’s” shoulder, Roller Doll Angela Death is knocked across the harsh concrete floor. She turns her fall into a somersault and, with barely any loss of momentum, is back on her feet and catching up to the rest of the pack. This is par for the course during a “bout,” or match, in roller…

Tasty Brews: Denver International Beer Competition Winners

Denver has an ongoing love affair with beer. We like to drink it, we like to make it and, heck, we even like to celebrate it in all its hoppy goodness So it was with great fanfare that the winners of the 2011 Denver International Beer Competition were announced on May 2, 2011. Some 19 certified beer judges participated in…