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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast Arvada Beer Co 5-25-2013

Back to our home-away-from home Arvada Beer Company this week! The Floyd’s broke into their personal cellar again for some giveaways! Lots of lucky folks running away with some 4-10 year old brew!Make sure to join us at Arvada Beer on Saturday June 29th for more of these giveaways!

As always a TON of Brew News You Can Use and sponsor promotions! But we got down and dirty and talked about some amazing new Arvada Beer Co brews as they have 13 on tap! It’s summer at ABC so you should really get down there and try some of their new stuff. Head Brewer Dennis O’Harrow also joined us for some time and we rapped about GABF entries for breweries this year. There may be a minimum number each brewery can enter. We talked pros and cons. We also were joined by Tom Schurmann who owns and runs Tom’s Brew Shop at 883 Parfet Street in Lakewood. He has the state’s largest supply of corny kegs and can repair and problems you may be having with your corny kegs. He also supplies  your brewing needs like base malts, DME, LME, Sugars, flavors, hops and yeast. Check out their amazing prices on kegging systems, kegorators, keezer kits, draft systems, tap towers, brewing kettles, bottles and more. Give him a call at 303-232-KEGS (5347)

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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast Arvada Beer Company 1 Year Anniversary Party

We broadcasted live from Arvada Beer Company for the culmination of their 1 year anniversary week party! Cary and Kelly Floyd sat in for the Gubna who was launching Oskar Blues in Ohio!

In Hour One we led off talking about all the amazing beers they released this week to celebrate one year in business. The Gub also called in as he was traveling between Columbus and Cleveland to launch Oskar Blues. We also talked to Breckenridge Brewery‘s Todd Thibault live from the Gorilla Run. Breck is launching their Christmas Ale in mini kegs and have a couple upcoming events you should check out. Also a ton of brew news this hour!



In Hour Two we led off talking to David Parry from Parry’s Pizzeria & Bar in Parker, Highlands Ranch and Castle Rock. Parry’s has 90 taps now and will be adding 50 more in Greenwood Village soon. They had a fundraiser going on to help family friend Zoe beat Cancer. They also have a ton of events coming up we filled you in on! We then talked to Joe Kempsel who was Arvada Beer’s 100,000th customer and in doing so gets a growler of every different beer they make this year and gets to brew with them. Joe wants to do a sour with Kelly and will be working on that soon. We then talked with Michael Long who is the Host Chef of the upcoming Chef N Brew Festival on November 15th at the Oriental Theater. He had a pair of tickets to give away and will do again next week. This is a really sweet beer and food pairing festival that will pit 13 of Denver’s best chefs against eachother trying to make the perfect pairing with one of the beers provided from the 13 different breweries. We then closed out the show with Kelly Floyd and head brewer Dennis O’Harrow. They talked about their upcoming Beer Dinner in Golden at the Bridgewater Grill on Wednesday November 7th. We also talked about their brew classes and two different Christmas Ales they will be releasing. Also a ton of events and brew news passed along this hour. BIG congrats on Arvada Beer’s 1st year and here’s to many, many more!



Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 9-29-2012 Arvada Beer Co.

The Gubna was out this week so big thanks to our man Daniel Ekker from Argonaut Wine & Liquor for filling in! You really need to get into Argonaut now for your fall beer shopping and for several chances to win tickets to GABF.

We broadcasted live from our home-away-from-home Arvada Beer Company! Always a blast being in Olde Town Arvada!

In Hour One we talked to Cary and Kelly Floyd about the amazing new brews they put out including their Harvest Fest Pumpkin Ale and their Oktoberfest Marzen. They as always had some great homebrewing tips for Turk. Also joining us live this hour was Kevin Schmid from The Archive Room. They had a big event, plan to carry more CO craft beer and are raising funds for the Arvada Food Bank.  Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery jumped on as well and talked about some GABF events they are involved in as well as GABF ticket giveaway they are running at Breckenridge Colorado Craft this Thursday at 22nd and Blake. A ton of brew news in here as well!



In Hour Two we were joined by Cary Floyd from Arvada Beer as well as Virgil Dickerson from Illegal Pete’s. They have 5 awesome locations in Denver and Boulder and are about to open a 6th on South Broadway. They specialize in great Mexican food, live music and Colorado Craft Beer. They also have a new record label we talked about. They have also been doing some things with Upslope, Great Divide and soon to be Oskar Blues. We also chatted with Rick Bobbitt form the Keg Run Out Club. They are a homebrew club from the Broomfield area and were on hand sampling 118 beers. We closed out the show with head brewer at Arvada Beer Dennis O’Harrow and Phil Smit from the local Rotary club who is putting on the 1st annual Arvada Oktoberfest on October 5th and 6th.



Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast Arvada Beer Co 5-26-12

Another road show at our home away from home - Arvada Beer Company! This week we talked with their head brewer Dennis O’Harrow and Cary Floyd. We also had a brief hit with Bill Eye who left Dry Dock to open his new brewery Prost. Todd Thibault also stopped in for a hit on what he and Breckenridge Brewery is up to. And we closed the show with Congressman Ed Perlmutter. He came in for a beer and to chat about the beer biz in our state.  We also announced we will be going to a 2 hour show starting next week!



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Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast 5-12-2012 Highland Tap & Burger CO Beer Week Opening Ceremony

The Gubna and Turk on the road this week at the Opening Ceremony of Colorado Beer Week at Highland Tap and Burger! What an awesome beer festival this was with 16 different breweries, distilleries, food and great guests! We talked to Katie O’Shea Padro from Highland Tap, Scott Kerkmans form Colorado Beer Week, Dennis O’Harrow from Arvada Beer, Moose from Peach Street Distillers and Todd Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery. Thibault broke down some of the restrictions they faced while trying to get a new brewery built in the Littleton area and what they are pursuing now.



Colorado Craft Beer Show Brewcast March 24th 2012

Another road show at Arvada Beer Company! We talked with Cary Floyd about their women’s homebrew competition going down this summer. Listen here for details. We were also joined by Head Brewer Dennis O’Harrow and Chris Cunningham from Teller’s Taproom & Kitchen in Lakewood. These folks have 30 taps of fine Colorado craft brews. We also talked to Thibault from Breckenridge Brewery and rattled off Brew News You Can Use.

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