We work with makers of thoughtful products and cultivators of radical ideas. Here are our malt, beer, and whiskey partners.
Thirsty Monk, founded in 2008, brews Belgian-Rooted Modern Ales in Asheville, NC, a world recognized craft beer destination. Thirsty Monk currently operates Thirsty Monk Downtown, Thirsty Monk Biltmore Park, Top of the Monk craft cocktail bar, and Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub, all in Asheville. Find the company online at monkpub.com.
Craft enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers gather around Bonfire Brewing in Eagle, Colorado, where the beers are driven by quality, curiosity, and community. Kicked off initially by former roommates and business partners Matt Wirtz and Andy Jessen in 2010, Bonfire is now steered by Andy and his wife Amanda Jessen as they continue on their path of sustainable growth. Cans of Bonfire’s year-round beers are available in liquor stores and restaurants across Colorado. Gather ‘round Bonfire online at bonfirebrewing.com.
Strange Craft Beer Company
When Strange Craft Beer Co. opened just south of Denver’s Mile High Stadium in May 2010, it was the first nanobrewery in the city brewing one barrel of beer at a time. Strange has since become a destination spot for Colorado beer drinkers and taken home multiple awards, including two Great American Beer Festival medals and two World Beer Cups. Despite expansion to a 10 BBL brewhouse, owners Tim and Marni Myers are committed to small batches and nod to their nano roots with One Barrel Wednesdays for experimental brews. Each month the brewery donates proceeds from a nonprofit tap to a local charity through their Strangers Helping Strangers program, and offers a lineup of food trucks and other community events. Visit the brewery online at strangecraft.com.
Based in Durango, Colorado, Ska Brewing was founded in 1995 and produces more than a dozen award-winning beers. Pioneers in the canned craft beer movement, Ska Brewing is known for an array of styles in 12 oz cans including Modus Hoperandi, Mexican Logger, Euphoria and Pinstripe. For information (a lot of it), music, and a good time, visit www.skabrewing.com. Plug in to the latest updates, beer releases and shenanigans at facebook.com/skabrewing and twitter.com/skabrewing.
Station 26 Brewing Co.
Station 26 Brewing Co. brews craft beers in a 1960 fire station in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood. The brewery was founded in 2013 by Justin Baccary and friends. Station 26 is well-known for its draft-only flagship Juicy Banger IPA and its Great American Beer Festival medal-winning Colorado Cream Ale, which is brewed with Colorado-grown barley and hops. Station 26 cans five year-round beers (Colorado Cream Ale, Tangerine Cream, Pale Ale, American Copper, and a rotating Single Hop IPA series) and brews numerous seasonal and one-off draft-only beers. The brewery is an ideal first stop for travelers coming from Denver International Airport. Find the brewery online at www.station26brewing.co.
Funkwerks opened shop in 2009 in the beer mecca, Fort Collins, CO. Founded by Brad Lincoln and Gordon Schuck and specializing in Saisons, Funkwerks has grown to 5,000 barrels and expanded their niche to sour ales and barrel-aged beers. Funkwerks has been awarded 7 medals, including being named Small Brewing Company of the Year in 2012 at the Great American Beer Festival. Funkwerks beers are available in seven states. For more information, visit our website funkwerks.com.
Barrels & Bottles Brewery
Zach and Abby George opened Barrels & Bottles on 12th Street in downtown Golden in October 2013. The brewpub has 22 beer taps, as well as 24 wines on tap, and a farm-fresh food menu with cheese platters, baguettes, and various beer-friendly small plates. Barrels & Bottles was named Golden Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year in 2014. Find them online at barrelsbottles.com.
Lone Tree Brewing Company
Lone Tree Brewing Company was the first brewery in Lone Tree, Colorado that opened near Park Meadows Mall in 2011. The neighborhood-focused, family-friendly brewery and tasting room regularly hosts community events that gather around a stylistically diverse lineup of flagship, seasonal, and limited release beers. Lone Tree's cans and 22-ounce bombers are sold across the state of Colorado, as well as Kansas and Nebraska. Its draft beer is poured at many bars and restaurants in its distribution footprint as well. Find the brewery online at lonetreebrewingco.com.
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Rockyard Brewing Co.
Rockyard is the longest running brewpub in Douglas County, founded in 1999 by four Colorado-born siblings. Rockyard’s beers have won medals at many prestigious beer competitions including the Great American Beer Festival®, World Beer Cup® and the Colorado State Fair. Rockyard’s beer can be found in many retail locations and a handful of craft-centric bars and restaurants throughout the state of Colorado. Find the brewery online at www.rockyard.com.
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Karl Strauss Brewing Company has pioneered the craft beer scene since 1989 with innovative beer releases like Aurora Hoppyalis IPA, Queen of Tarts Dark Sour, and Wreck Alley Imperial Stout. The brewery has won 103 medals since 2009 and was recently honored with the 2016 “Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year” award at the Great American Beer Festival. For more information visit karlstrauss.com or call the brewery at (858) 273-2739. Share it. Cheers.
Steeped in Tradition. Crafted in Colorado.
Amy and Lenny Eckstein founded Deerhammer in 2010. Drawn to Buena Vista, Colorado by the whitewater currents of the Arkansas River, their passion for whiskey is driven by that same adventurous spirit. As artisans and business owners, Amy and Lenny’s process is defined by a deep curiosity for the history of spirits and a thoughtful analysis of each individual step of the distilling process. Deerhammer's cornerstone contribution to the field of American craft spirits, Single Malt Whiskey, has become the company's flagship product. Deerhammer also distills Whitewater Whiskey, Buena Vista Brandy, and Dutch Style Gin. Find the distillery online at deerhammer.com.
Wit's End Brewing Co.
At the dawn of the fourth wave of craft beer, Wit’s End opened its original nanobrewery in 2011 and hasn’t looked back since. Through the years Wit’s End has added some hardware on the walls including Great American Beer Festival® and World Beer Cup® awards, a new 7 BBL Brewhouse, and more amazing memories than it could ever hope to share. It will remain an artisanal Denver brewery that continues to be fueled by dreams and inspired by the limitless potential of craft beer… join Wit’s End on the journey! witsendbrewing.com.
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