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Eight South Denver Metro Breweries get together to offer collaboration beer and limited edition pint glass to local patrons.
Dec 5th, 2014, eight breweries along the C-470 corridor will begin pouring the first collaboration brew; Bock C-470, a special recipe beer, designed and brewed by all eight brewers. The brewers from Blue Spruce Brewing Company & Restaurant, 3 Freaks Brewery, Lone Tree Brewing Company, 38th State Brewing Company, Grist Brewing Company, Living the Dream Brewing Company, CB Potts Brewery-Highlands Ranch, and Rock Bottom Brewery-South Denver, got together to design a recipe for their Weizenbock. This style of beer is a more powerful Dunkel Weizen with a pronounced estery alcohol character and complex malt characters of dark fruits.
“As a Colorado brewer, I think we might be the first to do a freeway collaboration. We're certainly the first that I know of in recent history. So to me, that shows we are trying to reach out, expand beyond the confines of our buildings, get involved with each other as brewers to support and mentor across company lines. And that's what being a Colorado brewer is all about,” stated Rob Kevwitch Ph.D., brewer and founder of Grist Brewing. “The south suburban brewery scene has arrived, it's in full force, and we're here to stay.”
In addition to this collaboration beer, the breweries are offering a "beer passport” that can be picked up on or after December 5th at any of the eight locations. The passport will be stamped as patrons visit each location and the first 300 people that have their passport stamped from all eight breweries will receive a free limited edition C-470 Collaboration pint glass. The glass is etched with all eight brewery’s logos.
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October 14th, 2013
Grist Brewing Company Hosting Grand Opening
Highlands Ranch, CO – Grist Brewing Company, located at 9150 Commerce Center Circle, just south of C-470 off Santa Fe, will be hosting its grand opening Saturday, November 2nd. Doors open at 12pm. Grist is the first craft brewery to open in Highlands Ranch and aims to be a favored destination for beer enthusiasts all over the Front Range.
Grist Brewing Company will have 6 beers available on tap. We will be serving our Kolsch, India Pale Ale, Hefeweizen, Brown, Stout, and Belgian Ales. Taster sizes (4oz), pints (16oz), and growlers (64oz) will be available for purchase as well as Grist Brewing Company’s branded merchandise.
We are thrilled to be joined at our grand opening by El Toro the Tot, a fantastic Denver-based food truck. They will be on-site at 12pm serving lunch and early dinner, so come hungry. There are also multiple dining options within a block of the brewery.
The primary focus at Grist is to make ales and lagers that are of the highest quality, approachable, and true to style. We are also striving to create a comfortable atmosphere for our guests. Our tasting room has great views of the brewing area, fermentation vessels, and three 50” televisions provide additional entertainment. The bar is constructed of beetle kill wood sourced from our home state of Colorado.
Our goal is to make exceptional beer while being equally committed to becoming an integral part of the Highlands Ranch community. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and come down and join us in celebrating our big day!
June 7th, 2013
Grist Brewing Company to Open Fall 2013, Serving Southwest Denver
Highlands Ranch, Colorado - Fall of 2013. Located just south of C470 and Sante Fe Boulevard in a 6500+ square foot facility, Grist is uniquely situated to serve customers in Highlands Ranch, Littleton, and the surrounding metropolitan Denver Area.
While most new breweries open looking for a niche, Rob and the ownership team have a different vision. Grist is focused simply on making ales and lagers that are of the highest quality, approachable, and true to style. While experimentation within the guidelines will be embraced and trends will be explored, the primary focus at Grist will be to make consistently great beers to be enjoyed year round. Initial offerings will include Hefeweizen, Kolsch, American IPA, Brown, and Bock.
At the center of the operation is Rob Kevwitch. With a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Rob understands the fundamental role science plays in making a great beer. As an award winning home brewer with over a decade of experience, Rob has demonstrated the ability to put those principles into practice. That dedication to his passions has also played a role in overcoming many of the obstacles facing a startup brewery. Despite these challenges, Rob maintains an attitude that is reflective of Grist as a whole… “Nothing so far has been easy, and if it was easy, it wouldn’t have been this much fun”.
While striving to make exceptional beer is our passion, we are equally committed to making a positive impact in our community. Plans have begun for involvement in local sports leagues and highway cleanup programs. Aggressively training our staff to be conscious of underage drinking and overconsumption is an equally high priority. Grist has also made a significant investment in our economy by purchasing a new, American made 20 barrel brewhouse from the W.M. Sprinkman Corporation in Wisconsin. Instillation will be complete by mid-August of this year.
As milestones are reached, more announcements will be made. In the meantime, we can be followed on Facebook at Grist Brewing Company.