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Colorado Roadtrip – Spotlight on Odell Brewing

Hopefully you’ve been following our online roadtrip this month where we’ve been lifting the lids on Colorado’s craft beer scene. We visited the craft beer state to find some of the best beers to bring back with us for you to enjoy, two of which have been shipped fresh from Odell Brewing Co. First a bit about the brewery itself. Founded in 1989 by the three Odell brothers in downtown Fort Collins, it produces some of finest American takes on old fashioned British beer recipes. As a craft brewery it prides itself on not only the great beer it produces but giving back to…

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Colorado Roadtrip – Estes Park and Rock Cut Brewery

As we sloped through the highways of Colorado, we entered the Rockies and the beautiful town of Estes Park. A popular base camp for those looking to explore the states national park, its chock-a-block with those setting off on a wilderness adventure, luckily for us there is some great craft beer around too. Our time in Colorado was pretty full on and Estes Park was the welcome break we needed. Staying in The Landing, a group of luxury cabins on the edge of the forrest we picked up a few cans and sat out on the porch. It was close to…

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Colorado Roadtrip – Drinking In Denver

Where better to truly start our Coloradan road trip than in the heart of its capital, Denver. We didn’t have to wait long to be thrust into the belly of this craft-beer Mecca. Our tour guide Jayne immediately took us to Euclid Hall, which is one of the more popular spots on the craft beer scene in Denver and by looking at the drinks menu you can see why. Adorned with hundreds of beers, your only problem is which to choose. After our first oak aged bottle of Avery stout (absolutely stunning) in Euclid Hall in Denver’s trendy Larimer Square district,…

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Spotlight on Colorado – The Craft Beer State

As soon as you touch down in Colorado, you know you’re in the craft beer state. As you cruise down the highway you’re flanked by dozens of craft breweries, bedecked with in-your-face murals, colourful signs and heaving beer gardens. It’s not hard to miss. There is over 300 craft breweries in Colorado – thats 10% of craft breweries in America. Not bad considering Colorado only covers 2% of the country’s population. But what the stats don’t cover is the fact that craft beer culture is built into the bedrock of the state. Our tour guide in Denver, Jayne explained to…

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