“Sharing a stage with so many amazing Pilsner brewers that I infinitely admire is such an incredible feeling and is a great testament to the hard work of our whole team,” he said.
Levesque said this is only the second contest for Launch Pad and he expects the competition to be fierce.
“I never thought I’d make beers like that,” Nathan Flatland said this week, pointing a frosty pint of his new Pina Colada Sour.
The beer makers there have plenty of special brews planned for the occasion, but the big ones are barrel-aged versions of their Quit Stalin Russian Imperial Stout.
To celebrate their fifth anniversary, the brewery on South Valentia Street near Parker Road has a five-day party planned during which they’ll unveil 12 different beers.
The construction should be complete within a couple weeks, Jameson said. The first class in the new space is set for May 7.
One of the city’s staples, Coda Brewing Co., has a new name: Ursula Brewing Co.
Derek Mitchell, a server who also works in sales for Coda, is also wagering a tattoo on the big game. Should the Broncos lose, Mitchell is getting a Carolina Panthers tattoo. If the Broncos win, Mike Foster from Triple C is getting a Broncos tattoo.
“Everyone that’s putting great beers out there and has a story to tell is going to thrive,” said Felipe Szpigel, president of The High End, InBev’s craft beer line.