Hops Herald: Nine Worldly Facts about Beer

This great big world is full of many beers from all over  the world. But often we tend to focus on Denver's beer because -- let's be honest -- it's great. But beer has been fermenting in human history throughou...

Hops Herald: Meet Odyssey Beerwerks

What: An interview with Chris Hill, partial owner of Odyssey Beerwerks.  Where: 5535 West 56th Ave. #107, Arvada Pro: A great atmosphere, plenty of delicious beer, and friendly people.  Con: Out of the...

Hops Herald: How Colorado Breweries Name Beer

Beer names commonly fall under a couple categories: names based on a brewing ingredient, names based on the flavor, or some sort of pun. Puns are popular. So how do breweries go about naming beer? Do the brewma...

The Hops Herald: 5 Denver Black IPAs

When you hear the term ‘IPA,’ the characteristics that cross your mind is not a dark and foreboding, but light and  sharp. Dark and foreboding is usually reserved for heavier beers, porters and stouts and cream...

The Hops Herald: 8 Great Dark Colorado Beers

The Parade of Darks was Denver's most prominent event for dark beers. It showcased deep in (what is supposed to be) winter and included over 50 different beers. In case you missed our preview of this event, che...