On a nondescript block in the Denver suburb of Mountain View is a tiny brewery that’s making a surprisingly large impact.
Row, row, row your boat. And gently drink your beer.
And if you really care about rivers, make that beer an amber ale from Many Rivers Brewing Company, which donates all profits to nonprofit organizations that support river environments.
The first Denver House That Beer Built will be put on this year by a collaboration between 21 Denver breweries and Habitat for Humanity for Metro Denver.
Hops + Handrails + doing the right thing
Left Hand Brewery is bringing together 60-plus breweries from Colorado for its charity event dubbed Hops + Handrails Beer Fest and Rail Jam.
Robert Crow just wanted to find some drinking buddies in Fort Collins. As a result, a Ugandan farmer has a new solar phone charger and a Kenyan family runs a new fruit stand.
Outdoor concerts? Colorado’s got ‘em. Amazing local music scene? Check, got that too. Out-of-this-world craft beers? Absolutely. So when String Cheese Incident’s Kyle Hollingsworth had the idea of combining his love of home brewing with his passion for music, it was an undeniable recipe for success – and charity.
Joe McClellan helps craft cask-conditioned beers, but soon will return to his background in crafting homes — at least for a few hours. McClellan works at one of 12 breweries providing funding and volunteer hours for the House That Beer Built II (HTBBII), a Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity homebuilding project.
“Being part of the outstanding Denver community is a privilege,” said Los Tacos owner Micah Armijo.