Boulder Beer Downsizing

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Boulder Beer Downsizing

#1 Post by ryanmetcalf » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:30 pm

https://www.denverpost.com/2019/10/10/b ... ownsizing/

Sad news for those Shake fans :(
(Including me)
In 1979, in a goat shed on a small farm in north Boulder, two physics professors and an engineer started Boulder Beer Company, Colorado’s first craft brewery. Forty years later, that once-goat shed brewhouse sells more than 16,000 barrels annually and distributes its beer in 34 states.

But Thursday, just a few months after celebrating its 40th anniversary, Boulder Beer Company announced it is shrinking operations, laying off 21 employees and ending widespread distribution, which means that its beer will soon be available only at its Boulder brewpub.

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Re: Boulder Beer Downsizing

#2 Post by Ace » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:15 am

Oh terrible news!

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#3 Post by ryanmetcalf » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:26 am

It's super sad! I went out after the meeting and ordered a Shake to pay tribute. One of my favorite Chocolate beers (ok, it is my favorite), I'll be ordering lots more the couple months we've got left of it

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#4 Post by beercritter » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:54 am

:cry: :cry: :cry:
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#5 Post by timsegraves » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:19 pm

Oh crazy, hadn't heard that. Erica and I had our wedding reception at Boulder Beer. The used to not be open on weekends so they'd rent out the entire place for events. I've still got my "Goatshed Gang" glass (their mug club). Sad days...

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