A row of lambic-style beers in glasses from Primitive Beer in Longmont, Colorado.

Meet the Longmont Team Dedicated to Belgian-Style Lambic Ale

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No other brewers in the country have perfected the brew quite like Primitive Beer As former geology students, rocks were what brought Lisa and Brandon Boldt together. But these days, yeast and hops are more their passion as they rigorously craft Belgian-inspired, lambic-style beers at their sunlit, high-ceilinged brewery, Primitive Beer, in Longmont. We all know that brewers across the Centennial… Read More

Government Shutdown Strangles Colorado Brewers and Distillers

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Nels Wroe, co-founder of Dry Land Distillers in Longmont, spent last autumn legally foraging for Colorado-grown botanicals that would flavor a new gin he was developing. After spending months finalizing his recipe, Wroe anticipated a big release party for the spirit in February. But the gin sits in a tank. And instead of calling it Colorado Winter… Read More

Brut IPA has made its way to Colorado, giving beer drinkers an intriguing new style that is extremely dry.

Brut IPA Comes to Colorado

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Wine lovers, IPA apostates, dislikers of sweet things, effervescence enthusiasts: There’s a new brew in town—the brut IPA—and it’s perfect for you. Bruts are different. These sippers are as dry as, well, brut Champagne, which is the least-sweet style of the sparkling wine. And they’re perfumed with hops, not punched with them. If the hazy,… Read More