Author archive for Chris Rippe

  • Flat is the New Up

    Good Beer Hunting: Flat is the New Up- Sidestepping a Bubble Burst in Denver

    “Hip factor and patios are two parts of the puzzle when it comes to surviving a quickly maturing market like…

  • The 10 Best Brewpubs of 2017

    HopCulture: The 10 Best Brewpubs of 2017

    “With new breweries pandering to gimmicks galore — pastry-stouts studded with quirky ingredients like cocoa nibs and donuts, and milkshake…

  • Ultimate Day In Denver

    Dirt Road Travels: The Ultimate Day in Denver

    “The RiNo Arts District is the new heart of Denver. With great coffee shops, art galleries, breweries, concert venues and…

  • Best Colorado beer: Bierstadt Lagerhaus Slow Pour Pils

    The Know: Beer in review 2017- Colorado’s top beers and breweries

    “For the second straight year, the crisp, clear and delicious Slow Pour Pils from Bierstadt Lagerhaus wins Colorado beer of the year.…

  • Best Pilsner

    303 Magazine: Best in Colorado Draft Beer This Year

    “There are just some beers that year after year defines a style and should be appreciated instead of taken for…

  • CO Brewery List: 2017 Colorado Brewers’ Favorite Breweries

    “For a Denverite, it is a blessing and an honor to have access to a brewery that is so respectful…

  • Denver Hopper-Bierstadt

    Denver Hopper: A New Year And The Lager Only Brewery

    “Ashleigh and Bill hold their principles at the center of their lagers and their brewery. And as a result, Bierstadt…

  • Interview: Ashleigh Carter, Co-founder and Head Brewer, Bierstadt Lagerhaus

    “She turns out the traditional German lagers she loves drinking, and asks beer drinkers to come along for the ride.”

  • BeerAdvocate: Lager Talk with Ashleigh Carter

    Carter brews the lagers she loves to drink—like Dunkel, Helles, and Pilsner—as closely as possible to the German purity law…

  • Drink RiNo

    Drink RiNo, a newly formed trade association of 15 independently owned breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries based in the River North Art…