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Chocolate Beer, 51 Entries

Gold: Shake Chocolate Porter, Boulder Beer Company, Boulder, CO

The Brewers Association World Beer Cup is a global competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding beers produced today. The competition is judged by an elite international panel of judges and is held every two years. The 2014 competition saw 4,754 entries from 58 countries...


Boulder Beer’s 35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA

As many of you know, 2014 happens to be the 35th Anniversary of brewing for Colorado’s First Craft Brewery – Boulder Beer Company! It is with great pride that we introduce to you our commemorative special release – Boulder Beer’s 35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA.

About the beer…

It's 1979. Home brewing recently became legal, and two CU professors are making history...

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History of Innovation »

Boulder Beer’s Story:

In 1979 two professors at the University of Colorado received the 43rd brewing license issued in the United States, creating Boulder Beer Company, Colorado’s First Microbrewery. The original site of the brewery was a small farm northeast of Boulder, the brew house sharing space in a shed originally housing a few goats!

In a world of light yellow lagers, Boulder Beer won industry and consumer accolades for its...