Superbowl Wishes and Broncos Graffiti

Today is a spectacular day for those of us in Denver. To raise our Broncos’ mojo to double ensure a victorious effort, we’d like to share some stunning Broncos and Peyton Manning graffiti with you. Cheers to a Denver win! Peyton Manning & Broncos Artwork by Gamma Gallery “Nspire” Artwork Broncos Logo Artwork by Gamma…

Inky Beer Factoid: December 21

On this day in “unknown origin”, the northern hemisphere celebrates the Winter Solstice.  Noted as being the shortest day of the year (or darkest), this is officially the first day of winter.  Many breweries celebrate the Winter Solstice by drinking or highlighting their dark beers (i.e., “The Parade of Darks” by Wynkoop Brewing Co. in…

Scenes From GABF 2013: Friday and Saturday Sessions

The fun just kept happening! Pre-GABF-ing at Prost Brewing and Crooked Stave People, Ink, and Costumes Standing in line, Mid-GABF-ing at City O’ City, and Hanging with Deschutes “Woody” Beers Aplenty Hope to see you in 2014, all! Now, back to our regularly scheduled Inky Beer posts… Save

Scenes from GABF 2013: Thursday Night Session

Hey all! I survived working my first GABF night, had some amazing beer, and met some wonderful people. Cheers to GABF Day 2 and here are some photo treasures from Day 1. If you’re in town, please feel free to stop by the Epic booth(s) or the new Epic taproom in Denver. I’d love to…

Oktoberfest Denver

Originally posted on Lilly Sue's Bites and Brews:
Oktoberfest in Denver took place this past weekend and will start again today. Grab your stein, get on your lederhosens, and get down to Oktoberfest Denver this weekend for some bier, bratwursts, pretzels, music, German dancing, and contests like stein hoisting and bratwurst eating. Though it…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 14

On this day in 2013, the Van-Roy Cantillon family, will celebrate the release of the sixth rendition of their annual sour-beer-of-the-gods, “Zwanze”. Traditionally, “Zwanze Day” is in September and the celebration originated in 2008, with the limited release of a special Sour Rhubarb Lambic. This year, the beer was released in 46 bars in 14…

Chipotle and Great Divide Team Up For Cultivate Festival 2013

I’m not sure if we mentioned it before, but Dr. B is totally obsessed (completely off the deep end) with Chipotle. I also love their food and sustainable business model. We’re headed into Denver’s City Park today to participate in our 2nd Chipotle Cultivate Festival. There will be the classic Chipotle dishes, dishes from their…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 8

On this day in 1899, Albert T. Marshall patented a household machine with “an automatic expansion-valve for refrigerating apparatus”.  Unfortunately, few people could afford a refrigerator until the 1930’s.  It was known that a personal refrigerator cost over $700 in the early 1920’s! Before then, ales were housed in cold cellars and later, lager was…

10 Ways to Win Tickets to the 2013 Great American Beer Festival

As many of you know, tickets for the 2013 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) sold out in seconds. This quick release of tickets and inability for so many to get them left many people frustrated (completely pissed, really). Well, Dr. B and I love digging for solutions to situations such as these and so we…

Inky Beer Factoid: July 30

On this day in 2013, tickets to the famous Great American Beer Festival go on sale for those with an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership (Dr. B and I have been members for 2 years!).   The AHA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting amateur and professional craft brewers. The AHA…

Denver Center Of Performing Arts

Inky and Dr. B are entertaining Dr. B’s mom this weekend, running around Denver seeing various arts. We’ll be posting photos on Twitter (inky_beer) and Instagram (InkyBeer). We’ll be back online with factoids, beer, and other art soon! Cheers!