Jul 202015
 

Video by Julio Becerril

Collegian Reporter Julio Becerril checks out the recently-opened tavern Dungeons and Drafts and tries out the special Mutagen cocktail while he is there. Check out the gamer- and geek-friendly Dungeons and Drafts for a round of table-top games and drinking.

Collegian Reporter Julio Becerril can be reached at entertainment@collegian.com and on Twitter @jb050705

Brew Review: Odell's Tree Shaker Imperial Peach IPA

Brew Review: Odell’s Tree Shaker Imperial Peach IPA

When I say this one is a taker, it’s no joke. Odell’s Imperial Peach IPA is the type of beer that I crave no matter the season, much like how I don’t mind peach pie in January. But don’t let the name of this one fool you into thinking this IPA is more juice than beer. The […]

'Drinking with thinking' at the Colorado Brewers' Festival

‘Drinking with thinking’ at the Colorado Brewers’ Festival

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article misstated that Adam Glaser is the head brewer of Fort Collins Brewery. The Collegian regrets its error. People buzzed with excitement as the smell of beer overtook the summer air in downtown Fort Collins. The 26th annual Colorado Brewers’ Festival June 27 and 28 featured over 50 Colorado breweries and 100 beers. Fort […]

Brew review: New Belgium's Pear Ginger Lips of Faith beer

Brew review: New Belgium’s Pear Ginger Lips of Faith beer

To me, nothing sounds more exotic in a beer than pear and ginger. When I first saw these ingredients on the label for New Belgium’s new seasonal Lips of Faith brew, I was skeptical. Generally when I think of ginger, I think of overwhelming heat and spice from a tuber that normally doesn’t sound appetizing to […]

Brewery Yoga every Sunday at Fort Collins Brewery

Brewery Yoga every Sunday at Fort Collins Brewery

A new trend spreading across the country, Brewery Yoga, has made its way to the Fort Collins community, bringing lovers of both yoga and beer alike to enjoy Sunday mornings together at The Fort Collins Brewery, 1020 E. Lincoln Ave. Kaylee Kulich, brand manager at Fort Collins Brewery, and Whitney Messinger, yoga instructor for Brewery […]

Fort Collins breweries tap into the community

Fort Collins breweries tap into the community

Fort Collins is undeniably a craft beer hub. With 16 different breweries in operation and more in the works, the city now has a brewery for every Fort Collins resident. Since April 2010, nine new breweries have opened in Fort Collins, including five in the past 10 months. While New Belgium Brewing Company and Odell Brewing […]

Creative yet simple DIY holiday gifts

Creative yet simple DIY holiday gifts

If you are still thinking about what to get your friends and family this year for the holidays, look no further. With these fun do-it-yourself gifts, there is bound to be something for everyone. Not that crafty? That’s okay! These projects are creative, yet super easy. DIY Pre-Made Recipes One way to get creative with […]

Fort Collins locals say keep the breweries coming

Fort Collins locals say keep the breweries coming

As a city, Fort Collins has embraced the craft beer culture and so have the locals. Fort Collins resident Kyle Hamm stops by Black Bottle Brewery at least once a week to fill a growler or two. “I pretty much only drink locally now,” Hamm said. “Why wouldn’t you in Fort Collins? I’m rarely let down.” […]

Celebrate the 21st Amendment with barrel-aged beer at Horse and Dragon Brewery

Celebrate the 21st Amendment with barrel-aged beer at Horse and Dragon Brewery

It is easy to see the importance that beer culture plays within the Fort Collins community. For many students at CSU, beer is an integral part of the college experience. The many breweries that call Fort Collins home provide 70 percent of Colorado’s craft beer. This is no small feat and, as a result of the […]

Liquid Poets Society brings local beer brewers together

Liquid Poets Society brings local beer brewers together

Below the surface of Fort Collins’ brewing industry lies a thriving community of home brewers. On the first Thursday of each month, dozens of local home brewers and craft beer enthusiasts meet to socialize, share and critique each other’s beer. It is the Liquid Poets Society, Fort Collins’ most prominent home brewing organization. According to […]

Odell Brewing Co. and Silver Grill Cafe team up to create cinnamon-roll-flavored beer

Odell Brewing Co. and Silver Grill Cafe team up to create cinnamon-roll-flavored beer

With the rapid arrival of the winter season, beer drinkers have begun to look for those seasonal beers to accompany this time of year. While everyone has been talking about all the pumpkin beers in recent weeks, there’s a very different seasonal beer on the way. The CinnsationAle, brewed by Odell Brewing Company in partnership […]

Equinox Brewing hosts CSU class for brew day

Equinox Brewing hosts CSU class for brew day

Photos by Kate Winkle Colorado State University students spent their Saturday at Equinox Brewing as part of their Brewing Science and Technology course. The class often works with local brewers who guest lecture, lead tours of their facilities or invite the class to participate in a brew day. Students assisted owner Colin Westcott and head brewer […]

Remodeled Ramskeller now open in LSC

Remodeled Ramskeller now open in LSC

Video by Kerry O’Connor The wait is over: the newly renovated Ramskeller is now up and running in the new Lory Student Center. The on-campus pub opened its doors Monday, after spending more than a year temporarily relocated near the LSC bookstore. Since opening in 1968, the Ramskeller has remained a popular watering hole for […]

A Month of Horror at the Lyric Cinema Cafe

A Month of Horror at the Lyric Cinema Cafe

For movie fanatics, the Lyric Cinema Cafe is offering the chance to see the best horror movies back on the big screen. This October the Lyric is screening movies like “The Ring,” “The Exorcist” and “The Shining,” as well as the Halloween edition of their own “Bad Movie Nite.” The Lyric will be hosting a “Bad […]

Local Band "Shatterproof" LIVE on CTV After Hours

Local Band “Shatterproof” LIVE on CTV After Hours

CTV After Hours talks Fortoberfest in Old Town Fort Collins. From bikes to beer and of course local bands, Fortoberfest is a combo of Fort Collins favorites. Shatterproof performs live on CTV After Hours, debuting their song Cookie Cutter Life, and their hit To The Grave.

Two new breweries coming to campus

Two new breweries coming to campus

Engineering students have 3-D printers, art majors have canvases and soon fermentation science and technology students will have two brand new breweries. In Fort Collins, the local beer industry contributes a significant amount of revenue towards the city’s economy. There are more craft breweries in the area per capita than anywhere else in the country. […]

Colorado Brewers' Festival celebrates 25 years

Colorado Brewers’ Festival celebrates 25 years

Photos by Bailey Constas Every summer, thousands of beer drinkers are let loose in the Fort Collins Civic Center, free to socialize and sample as many beers as they desire at the Colorado Brewers’ Festival. For 25 years now, families and beer connoisseurs have flocked to Fort Collins to attend the annual beer festival, which took […]

There's a festival a brewin'

There’s a festival a brewin’

As if we needed another reason to sample local craft beers — it’s already summertime and we’re in Colorado — the 25th annual Colorado Brewers’ Festival is right around the corner, taking place June 27 to 29. Since 1989, the Colorado Brewers’ Festival has attracted thousands of beer drinkers to Fort Collins to celebrate and honor the […]

Ten Things Every Beer Lover Should Have

Ten Things Every Beer Lover Should Have

So you just entered the wonderful world of craft beer and wish to understand and taste more, but don’t know how. Here’s a checklist to make sure you’re as prepared as a Boy Scout. 1. Untappd This smartphone app is like Foursquare for beer. Each time you open a cold one, you can snap a […]