Author Archives renegade
My Neck is Out ThereCONTINUE READING
I did it. I stuck my neck out there and started a small business. I put my private creativity into the world and asked people to accept it, appreciate it, spend money on it. On this ride, I have taken with me a small but extremely dedicated crew of people. The […]
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday March 17th. Contrary to popular belief St. Patrick’s Day was not this past Saturday March 14th. Why does that matter? Maybe it doesn’t to you, but it does to me. St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish heritage, more specifically it is a celebration of Catholicism in Ireland. […]CONTINUE READING
An open Letter on AB Buyouts and AdvertisingCONTINUE READING
From the Founder and President of Renegade
To anyone who gives a shit:
Buyouts have been a hot topic lately with the recent purchase of 10 Barrel Brewing and Elysian Brewing by AB InBev. As a small brewery owner, I have reflected a lot on these changes to the industry […]
The inspiration for this stout starts with a familiar story—Brian was drinking. But wait, this time it’s a little different. Brian was drinking coffee. Our friends at Novo Coffee Roasters have two retail locations where you can get some amazing drinks made by talented baristas. Brian and Khara were visiting the location on Glenarm by […]CONTINUE READING
When Laura moved to Colorado, she was afraid she wouldn’t fit in as a girl who would rather have a beer than a fru-fru cocktail. Laura obviously didn’t know a lot about Colorado. The thing is, Laura came from Wisconsin and grew a love for beer in a state that’s known for mass beer production. […]
Beer and ice cream, are there two better things? To celebrate the Great American Beer Festival, Sweet Action Ice Cream at 52 Broadway in Denver combines these two for a dairy delight (or vegan!).
Since Chia of Sweet Action is so intelligent, has good taste, and an awesome beard, he chose two of Renegade’s beers to […]
What’s a growler?CONTINUE READING
Once, our staff was asked this question by a young man from New Zealand. When we showed him a 64 ounce (half gallon) glass jug, he chuckled and told us that the term growler means something different where he comes from. You’ll just have to look that one up for yourself. If you […]
If you don’t count Rogue working for her kibbles and bits, Keith J. Decker III is the first hired employee of Renegade. Originally from Maryland, Keith moved to Denver to trade suburban sprawl for big city and mountain wilderness.CONTINUE READING
Renegade is not the first brewery roof that Keith has worked under. After first moving to Denver […]
Just in case you haven’t heard us talking incessantly about it, Renegade recently started distributing cans. This new distribution has raised the question, “Why cans?”CONTINUE READING
Well, all the cool new breweries are doing it so we thought we would jump on the bandwagon because we just want to be cool like them.
Just kidding; that’s f*ing stupid.
Now introducing: Khara O’Connell!CONTINUE READING
The whole story of Renegade started in Khara’s home state of Arkansas, where her and Brian first met and were later married. Brian introduced Khara to the wonderful world of craft beer, stating that she would need to be a beer drinker for the relationship to work. It seems to have worked […]