Tag: Avery Brewing Co.

Ancient Ales: Breweries Find New Fans with Old Recipes Feature by

While many brewers chase experimental hop strains, sequence yeast, and use technology to dial in new recipes, a handful of others are looking to the past for inspiration, hoping that ancient ales will excite a new generation of drinkers.

Where to Drink in Boulder, Colorado Destinations by

Roughly 15 breweries have opened in the past eight years within Boulder’s city limits. So, rent a bike, grab your GPS, and immerse yourself in some of the best beer that Colorado has to offer.

Sequencing Wild Yeast: Brewers Team Up with Scientists to Better Understand Fermentation Feature by

To create more consistent wild beers and better understand fermentation, brewers are teaming up with scientists. The future of sour beer has never looked better.

The Chef in the Brewhouse: More Breweries Add Upscale Menus and Sit-Down Dining Feature by

Goodbye boring pub grub. As the role of the brewery has evolved over the last decade, so has the relationship between the beer being brewed and the food being served.

The Age of Agave The Business of Beer by

Adventurous brewers are now setting their sights on a relatively unexplored aging vessel: the tequila barrel. Will they be a short-lived novelty, a reaction to the bourbon derivatives crowding the market, or are tequila barrel-aged beers what’s next in wood?

Crushing It: Beer and the Colorado Slopes Draft Picks by

While it may have only been coincidence that Dale’s was the beer of choice at Vail, it’s no accident that other winter destinations in Colorado have beers synonymous with their slopes.

The Yeast Genome Project Zymology by

With the recent boom in wild ales and sour beers, yeast is having a serious moment in the spotlight. But more experimentation means breweries risk exposure to cross-contamination and infection. That’s why Avery Brewing Co. teamed up with the University of Colorado to genetically sequence yeast strains.

Branded: Beer Logo Tattoos Feature by

Whether it’s a reminder of friends and family, or a tribute to that first eye-opening brew, these beer-logo tattoos are proof that craft beer can mean more than just a tasty drinking session.

Stories from the Road: The Unheralded Boys of Beer Sales Keep the Suds (and Stories) Flowing Feature by

Beer sales is a world that’s defined by the dueling currents of competition and collaboration. Competition for tap lines; collaboration for lifelines.

Native Cultures: Experiments in Spontaneous Fermentation Feature by

Allagash’s Rob Tod recalls visiting spontaneous Belgian breweries with a group of American brewers, and wondering whether their techniques could be imported to the US.

Beer News News by

Dogfish Head, Great Divide, Avery and Allagash pull back on distribution; Flying Dog files suit against the Michigan State Liquor Control Commission; and Free the Hops calls for a boycott of all products offered by ABI’s distributors.

Mountain Sun From the Source by

In 17 years of operation, Mountain Sun has evolved into a spot where regulars and tourists alike congregate to see local bands play for free, where groups of friends can meet to catch up on the details of the week and where individuals can come burn off stress after a hard day’s work.

Denver / Boulder Destinations by

In many ways, the Denver/Boulder region is the capital of the modern craft brewing renaissance. Whether in their kitchens or their brewhouses, the brewers of the area have been pushing craft beer forward for more than three decades.

Adam Avery of Avery Brewing Company 9 Steps to Beerdom by

“I make beers that I want to drink. That’s the bottom line,” Avery says. “I love our IPA because I made the IPA for me—that’s the style of IPA I like. I always say: I’m making the beer for me; I’m just making a little extra for everybody else.”

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