Talented brewers from all over the United States will pack up their kegs and head to Denver, Colorado, for The Great American Beer Festival on September 21-23. There will be more than 500 craft breweries from all over the nation, pouring more than 2,000 different beers in over 100 different beer styles. With so many options, it’s impossible to try them all. To help you narrow down your options, here is a short list—that is by no means conclusive—of breweries that are serving up something a little different.
- September 20, 2023Read Article
- July 31, 2023
Raíces, meaning roots in Spanish, is one of the few Latino-owned breweries in Colorado. Latinos own less than half a percent of all breweries in the US. That alone makes Raíces stick out. In such a competitive marketplace, owners José D. Beteta, Tamil Maldonado-Vega, who are spouses, and Martín D. Vargas leaned into that advantage.
- May 24, 2023
Homebrewing is a lot of trial and error, especially for the inexperienced. Collaboration helps with exponential knowledge gains. And camaraderie can save money, time, and heartache from big mistakes. Groups like Brewtubers, an online homebrewer club, allow members to exchange ideas and recipes and help each other out along their homebrewing journeys.
- March 16, 2023
Let's get a little technical. Not all the haze in Hazy IPAs is caused from the yeast. There are many contributing factors. Read our blog article to find out more about creating haze and how to create more depth in your hazy beers.
- February 13, 2023
The world is changing quickly. So is the beer world. A new generation with different tastes and lifestyles is coming of drinking age in a strange and unpredictable economy. These changes have undoubtedly played a role in trends we are seeing in the market today. Here’s what you should know.
- January 10, 2023
Drinking locally has not only been trending for years, it has become an integral part of the craft beverage industry. Supporting local makers is good for building a community, helping the environment, and part of what has made craft beverages so successful. But, while the drink in your glass is made local, many of the ingredients in it are not. That’s where craft malting comes in.
- December 06, 2022
The beer-making process is complex. There are a lot of opportunities for mistakes, up to the very moment when the beer goes through the draft line and into a glass. It’s why keeping lines clean is crucial for any brewery, bar, or restaurant that values the quality of their beers.
- November 08, 2022
There are hundreds of beer gifts to choose from. But to narrow it down, here are a handful of quality and interesting items that make presents that are sure to please any brewer and beer lover.
- September 15, 2022
The unfortunate reality is beer, like most products in a global economy, requires resources and leaves behind waste. Three to seven barrels of water produce one barrel of beer. Energy heats and cools ingredients throughout the brewing process. Read on to learn the creative ways breweries are putting sustainability as a priority.
- August 08, 2022
Whether you run an established craft brewery or are just starting out, there are times when you might need “beer money” - outside funding to pursue new opportunities or endure a period of uncertainty. On Tap Credit Union is here to help you understand the ins and outs of your financial options when it comes to financing that perfect brew.