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Month: December 2015

Review: Seclusion IPA from New Planet

Seclusion IPA from New Planet Brewery stands on its own in an already crowded India Pale Ale category, and it just happens to be a gluten-reduced beer. It is one of two debut beers from New Planet Brewery’s new gluten-reduced beer line along with their Tread Lightly Session Ale. New Planet crafts their new line of gluten-reduced beers using typical ingredients like malted barley and grains, allowing for full flavor. They then remove the vast majority of the gluten from the finished product through a special process. This is a real beer that has had its gluten removed, not...

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Grand Lake Tavern Set to Open Friday December 18th 2015

Grand Lake’s 16th St Tavern is opening its doors to Greeley as soon as bureaucracy permits. Named after their hometown, Grand Lake Brewing Co. currently has two taverns: one in Arvada, and soon at 915 16th Street in Greeley. The 16th St Tavern will be open 11am-10pm on weekdays and 11am-12pm on weekends and offers a warm atmosphere with food, beer, and homemade root beer. Warren Wood, proprietor, grew up in the family business of Grand Lake Brewing and tells The Pint that if his personality were a beer, he would be a Red IPA because “Red’s are very...

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Craft Beer Cellar – Fort Collins

Craft Beer Cellar (CBC), a craft-centric liqour store in Fort Collins, is a beer haven that takes customers on a journey through the best beers from around the world. CBC has its sights set on providing Northern Colorado with not only the best selection, but also the most inventive ways to present you with beer. For example, they offer a “Beer of the Month” program, in-store beer tastings every Thursday and Saturday, and an upcoming collaboration beer pairing dinner with The Kitchen in Fort Collins. On December 16th, CBC owners Chris Lazzery and Justin Wright will bring their beer...

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Christmas for the Beer Lover

Handmade Wooden Six-Pack Holder by Holly Collingwood Local Loveland woodworker Jerran Peery makes a serious six pack holder. For only $35.00 it is made of pine with several handle and finishing options, has a bottle opener attached, and makes a great host or hostess gift for all the holiday parties. Just fill it with a favorite six pack, and it is guaranteed to make any beer lover happy. In the summer it will work well as a condiment carrier for backyard BBQ’s. You can find Perry’s six pack holders at the retail store “Projects” located at 3228 E. Eisenhower...

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Birramisu! A Classic Italian Tiramisu made w/ Coffee Stout

Ingredients: 12 oz Coffee Stout (we used WeldWerks Brewing Co.) 2 large egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1 container Mascarpone  (8 oz) 3/4 cup chilled heavy whipping cream 1 package Ladyfingers (we used Delallo, 7oz package) 1 bar dark, bittersweet chocolate (we used Ghirardelli, 86% cacao, dark) Instructions: Beat egg yolks, 2 tablespoons coffee stout, and sugar with whisk or handheld mixer in a double boiler over barely simmering water.  Continue whisking until tripled in volume, 5-8 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Beat in mascarpone until just combined. Beat cream in separate bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold mascarpone/egg mixture...

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