5 Reasons Everyone Should Try Homebrewing

Brew your own Beer

1.The Obvious – Make your own Beer!

The first and most obviously amazing reason is that home brewing allows you the opportunity to make your own beer. That idea alone is cool enough to give it a try. Ever been drinking a beer and thought to yourself “Wouldn’t it be cool if I could make my own beer?” Don’t deny it, having the know-how to make something as amazing as beer should be enough to get you to your nearest home-brew store. Honestly, I shouldn’t even continue this article, but I will anyway for those who need more convincing.

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5 Ways Craft Breweries Can Innovate (Besides Beer!)

Find a Quote more Motivating, I dare you!

The Craft Beer industry is one of the richest enterprises in the world when it comes to creativity and innovation. The people I meet truly love the creative outlet that they have in the Art (that’s right its an ART) of Brewing Beer. It has taken sharp minds and a lot of elbow grease to make Craft Beer into the beacon innovation it has become, but for a lot of Breweries, that innovation starts and stops with Beer. From a marketing standpoint, this can leave a lot of Breweries out in the cold or even shutting their doors. Here is a short list on things you can do to bring innovation to other facets of your business. Continue reading

FCB’s Fabulous Four

core 4 packagingFort Collins Brewery & Tavern is a family- owned, hand-crafted microbrewery in Northern Colorado, established in 2003. FCB offers an outstanding line-up of 50 ales and lagers that can be found on tap as well as in bottles throughout the U.S. Our full-time beer consists of four core brands; (1020 Pale Ale, Red Banshee, Rocky Mountain IPA & Chocolate Stout), which are bottled and distributed to 25 states, as well as numerous seasonal brews.

1020 Pale Ale has a magnificent citrus aroma with underlying tones of pine and grapefruit zest that inhabit the flavor, while a smooth, light body and crisp, clean bitterness from Magnum, Cascade and Chinook hops leave your palate both refreshed and liberated. AVB: 5.3%

Red Banshee has a striking ruby hue and spicy floral aroma what punctuates the pleasant sweetness of this brew. Crystal malt coalesces with the earthy flavor of Willamette hops. A hauntingly beautiful combination. AVB: 5.3%

An I.P.A. by definition is liberally hopped and higher in alcohol. We made Rocky Mountain I.P.A. by dry hopping for an intense citrus aroma and adding a generous helping of malt to create a backbone stable enough to support the characteristic bitterness of the beer. AVB: 6.2%

Chocolate Stout has a velvety smooth mouthfeel, satisfyingly roasty flavor and medium body – a positively seductive and decadent brew. Subtle hop bitterness rounds out the character of roasted barley and chocolate malt in this proven classic. AVB: 5.3%

Our philosophy is “Create Share Savor”, as we are inspired to create high quality craft beer… to share with friends and family… and to savor the experience! Cheers!