The Aurora Public Library’s “Explore Aurora Craft Brews Tour” is growing its so-called passport program to include eight local watering holes from May 1 to Oct. 31 this year, the city announced
If you’re unable to head out on the town on Feb. 14 this year, the folks at Launch Pad Brewery are offering up a slightly premature chance to celebrate with that special someone — and hops and cocoa — next Monday evening
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Things have gone so well that the brewery near Buckley Air Force Base has already upgraded its brewing equipment a full year earlier than owner and brewer David Levesque had hoped. We sat down with David to talk about his time maintaining nuclear missiles in the Air Force, brewing “big” beers, $2 PBR pitchers and the future of the craft beer scene.
David’s wife, Erin, said the Key Lime Saison was a huge hit at last week’s Rails and Ales festival in the San Luis Valley, after which Launch Pad was voted the top brewery there.
Hoberer said she is working on a few pilot beers at home right now, too, and if they turn out well she hopes to try them out at Mu.
The construction should be complete within a couple weeks, Jameson said. The first class in the new space is set for May 7.
And check out this week’s business story about the steady growth in craft brewing, with a local focus on Aurora’s newest beer maker, Launch Pad Brewery
According to a report released last week by the Brewers Association, Launch Pad was one of more than 600 new breweries to open last year, bringing the number of breweries around the country to a record 4,269
As the week winds down, there’s plenty happening in Aurora for beer drinkers looking for a sudsy weekend. • The Hops For Habitat Brewfest is set for 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Plains Conservation Center, 21901 E, Hampden Ave. Tickets for this brew-filled shindig on the city’s eastern edge — proceeds […]