Wood barrels have been used to store booze for thousands of years. Today’s distillers and winemakers are making it possible to repurpose barrels by selling or giving them to brewers, who have found creative ways to put them to good use.
For Erin Storie, 26, one sport just simply isn’t enough. As an athlete with a passion for running, biking and swimming, she has become a promising member of USA Triathlon, striving to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Most Colorado craft brewers started out as home brewers. But the state also has a huge number of passionate brewers who are still brewing in their garages, kitchens and home workshops for the love of the craft.
“We weren’t old enough to buy beer in 1985, but that doesn’t mean we couldn’t make it. Everything we needed we either had in-house or, like in the case of malt extract, we could get at King Soopers.”
Retired 1st Sgt. Mike Girard owns and operates a distillery in Monument, but his interest in moonshine was sparked years ago in Afghanistan.
Sierra restaurant crafts old-world flavors with local ingredients
In traditional brewing, immense pride is taken in being able to create the same product time after time. But the folks at Black Project have thrown that notion to the wind with their coolship brewing process.
If there’s one thing that makes a good road trip great, it’s a seriously weird museum. And not just any musty old historical collection will do: I’m talking about those places that are committed to exhibiting the odd, the unusual, and the downright bizarre.
Take a quick road trip to the west and discover Colorado’s fraternal twin, Utah. A culture dominated by outdoor pursuits, Utah is becoming more and more a destination that not only provides adrenaline-filled activities, but also great food and libations after a hard day in the hills.
To heck with sliding around Colorado’s roads on icy, cold days. What if you had the chance to rock and roll in your ride on unsanded, solid ice surfaces? Welcome to Our Gang 4 Wheelers, a band of ice racing fanatics who spend their weekends ripping around Georgetown Lake in the I-70 Corridor.