The first permanent building in Denver wasn’t a church, a home or bank; it was a saloon.  Now, more than 150 years after gold prospectors first began to arrive Denverites still clearly love their beer.

More beer is brewed in the Coloradan capital than any other city in the USA.  From the world’s largest single brewing site – Coors Brewery in nearby Golden – to tiny taprooms with few chairs, there are more than 40 brewpubs and microbrews in downtown Denver alone and about 100 in the greater metro area…continue to article