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New Belgium Collaborates With Old Belgium for Lips Of Faith 2016

In Beer, Featured Beer by Chris

This year New Belgium Brewing is celebrating their 25th anniversary. Can you even believe that? We’re pretty sure there is a joke in there about still calling them “New” Belgium after all these years. Clearly they’re one of the old timers in the craft beer scene. Still, we respect New Belgium Brewing too much to take this accomplishment lightly. After …

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What Beer Bubble?

In Beer, Beer News by Chris

The Brewers Association released their annual growth figures last week, announcing that once again in 2015 craft brewers continue to experience double-digit market growth. Our news feeds were quick to fill up with articles about the beer industry growth and the continued success of craft breweries nationwide. But then, right on time, an all too familiar topic reared its ugly …

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Happy Colorado Craft Beer Week!

In Beer, Beer Fests & Events by Jeff

Hey Colorado beer lovers! If you thought St. Patrick’s Day was your only excuse to drink beer this month, you were way wrong. Today begins a week of amazing craft beer events, as we kick off Colorado Craft Beer Week from March 19 – March 27, 2016. Beginning today you’ll find dozens of great beer happenings at spots all over the state. …

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Celebrate Today’s Beer & 80’s Nostalgia at New Kids on the Block 2016

In Beer, Beer Fests & Events by Chris

Don’t you wish you could enjoy the some fantastic new beers while surrounded by the unfortunate fashion choices of the 1980’s? Do you long to relive the 80’s, while still enjoying the great craft beers of today? Or do you just wish you had time to visit all the newest Colorado craft breweries, but silly things like work and responsibilities have made …

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43 Days

In Beer by Chris

Wow. It’s been 43 days since we last wrote anything for our Bottle Makes Three followers. Jeez, we totally SUCK. We won’t bore you with the “we have been oh so busy” nonsense, because while it’s all true, it’s just not a valid excuse. Certainly we could and should have found the time to write in 43 days, so we won’t pretend …

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Denver Winter Brew Fest Preview

In Beer, Beer Fests & Events by Chris

We don’t know about you, but this year has been entirely too busy. It seems like just yesterday we were toasting the start of 2016, and now we’re more than halfway through the first month with little to show for it. It’s a shame too, because we were so excited to start the new year off fresh, but so far …

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Starting The Year with Odd Beers: Odd13 Brewing Inc

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

Hi there… remember us? Yes, we know it’s been a while. Hell if you want to be technical, we haven’t posted since last year! All joking aside, December was a little rough for us, so we decided we needed a sabbatical until the new year. Then when New Year’s Day came and went, we just needed a little more time to …

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Holiday Shopping Guide for Great Beer Gifts

In Beer, Beer Gifts by Chris

It’s the holidays, and even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, there are still two more weeks of shopping time before Christmas! If you have a beer lover in your life and are still struggling with what to get them, we are here to help. Last year we posted articles highlighting some great gifts for beer lovers and awesome gifts …

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Say Goodnight, Gracie

In Beer by Chris

Warning: This post is a bit sad and has absolutely nothing to do with beer. If you prefer to keep our relationship on a superficial level, where we just have fun and discuss beer, maybe skip this post and come back next week. We’ll be ready to return to our usual boozy capers by then. As we mentioned last week, …

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Cats, Robots and Little Machine Beer

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

For those of you paying attention, it’s been a few weeks since we posted anything substantial on Bottle Makes Three. A variety of things have stood in the way of our writing. You can chalk a lot of it up to the typical “busy time of the year” excuse I make each fall, because these last few months of each …

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Constellation Brands to Purchase Ballast Point Brewing

In Beer, Beer News by Chris

This morning it was announced that Constellation Brands has reached an agreement to purchase Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits. This will bring a large craft beer product to the Constellation Brands portfolio. Currently Constellation Brands owns beers such as Corona and Modelo, as well as wine and spirits, including Robert Mondavi and Svedka Vodka. Now before you wonder how yet …

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Dead Hippie Brewing Now Open in Sheridan

In Beer, Featured Brewery by Chris

Dead Hippie Brewing quietly opened their doors and started serving pints last weekend. How many breweries does that give us now? Who the heck knows, we’ve totally given up on keeping track. Whatever the number, we’re always happy to welcome a new craft establishment to the scene! This newest neighborhood spot officially unlocked their doors on Thursday, October 22, and we stopped …

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Jameson Caskmates, When Whiskey Meets Stout

In Spirits by Chris

Just when you thought we were finished talking about barrels, we have another barrel-filled story to get your mouth-watering. A few months ago we told you about the Jameson Drinking Buddies program, a collaboration effort between Jameson Irish Whiskey and several U.S. craft brewers. As part of the Drinking Buddies Program, Jameson selected five brewers to tour the their whiskey distillery in Ireland …

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BMT on PorchDrinking: Exploring Rocky Mountain Barrel Company

In Beer by Chris

Ugh, Monday. We know that you’re already tired of this work week, and we aren’t even done with day-one yet. Why not escape from the monotony of work by checking out our latest article on PorchDrinking.com. This time we collaborated with the team at PorchDrinking to take a look behind the scenes at Rocky Mountain Barrel Company. You may be unfamiliar with …

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Thirsty Throwback Thursday

In Beer by Chris

Autumn has finally arrived in Colorado! It’s not that we’re complaining about the sunny, 80-degree weather that we enjoyed last weekend. It’s just that we’re ready to put away the shorts and get into some sweater weather. Ideally we’d like to do that before the snow arrives, you know, if that’s not too much to ask. Now that the temperature …

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Big News for Big Beer Company AB InBev

In Beer, Beer News by Jeff

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has been all over the news over the past 24 hours. Some of it has been good (for them) while other news isn’t so positive for the big brewer of Budweiser. Still, if there is no such thing as bad press, we figure they’re pretty happy just to have us all talking about them again. We picture …

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Deschutes Street Pub Arrives In Denver Saturday 10/17

In Beer, Beer Fests & Events by Chris

Deschutes Brewery lives by the motto that “Good beer brings people together.” This year Deschutes has taken their beer to the street – literally – in eight different U.S. cities. The Deschutes Street Pub has been popping up across the country, bringing the beer to the people, and creating a fun community event. This weekend the Deschutes Street Pub will be arriving in …

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On Sale Now: Denver Bacon and Beer Festival Tickets

In Beer, Beer Fests & Events by Chris

The Denver Bacon and Beer Festival is back for their fourth year! The festival will be held at The Glitter Dome in Denver on Sunday, November 8th, 2015. Earlier this week tickets went on sale for this incredible festival that celebrates the best bacon-inspired cuisine and fresh craft beer that the greater Denver area has to offer. We attended this festival …