Hidden Gems: Oktoberfest Beers You Need To Try Now

Oktoberfest is a beloved German beer festival that celebrates Bavarian culture (fun fact: it all started as a royal wedding celebration) in Munich that takes place this year on Sept. 16th – Oct. 3rd.  Here in Colorado, you can get in on the fun because a number of Colorado craft brewers are releasing Oktoberfest beers, […]

20 Amazing Fresh Hop Beers to Try

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Unique to the end of summer weather, this is the time of year when hops are harvested and delivered to breweries across the country, including numerous throughout Colorado. The fresh hop beers differ from traditional brewing throughout the rest of the year due to the hops being fresh (or wet) and often arrive at the brewery […]

USA Today 10Best Awards for Colorado’s Beer Scene

The Colorado Brewers Guild is pleased to share that the Colorado beer scene was recognized in 6 out of 9 of the USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice beer categories this year! Best Beer Festival: Collaboration Fest (#10) – this is the Guild’s largest annual event that pairs collaborating breweries that create unique, one-of-a-kind beers solely […]

Colorado Brewers Collect 24 Awards at World Beer Cup®

Photo credits: Living a Stout Life The Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG) is pleased to congratulate the 19 Colorado breweries, 18 of which who are craft breweries, that collected a total of 24 awards at the World Beer Cup award ceremony on May 10, 2023 in Nashville, TN where awards were given in 103 beer-style categories.  […]

2022 Fresh Hop Beers

Fresh hop (also known as wet hop) beers are unique to this time of year. They are made with fresh or wet hops, harvested straight off of the bines, rather than dried hops which are used the rest of the year. The only time to get fresh hops in the Northern Hemisphere is August through […]

Firkin February

It’s Firkin February! All month long Colorado craft breweries will be releasing their firkins to the public. A firkin is a specific size of a cask, a ¼ of a barrel that often looks like a mini keg. Breweries are able to put their creativity in this vessel infusing beer with Philippine coconut, Sour Patch […]

2020 Fresh Hop Beers

Fresh hop (also known as wet hop) beers are unique to this time of year, so we’ve gathered a list of breweries that are currently offering them. What makes these beers so unique is that they are made with fresh or wet hops instead of dried hops (which are usually used). August and September are […]

Colorado Brewers Guild Brews Symposium Ale for Craft Brewers Conference 2019

  Colorado Brewers Guild Brews Symposium Ale for Craft Brewers Conference 2019   DENVER – April 4, 2019 – Each year during the Craft Brewers Conference® & Brew Expo America®, the Brewers Association asks local brewers from the presenting state to collaborate on a beer to serve as the official symposium beer. For this year’s […]

Colorado Breweries Take Home 28 Medals at 2018 World Beer Cup

Colorado brewers hauled in an impressive 28 medals at this week’s World Beer Cup, 23 of those are members of the Colorado Brewers Guild. Colorado’s total medal count was second only to California’s 44 total medals. The competition was part of the 2018 Craft Brewers Conference held in Nashville, TN.  Here are a few other […]