About Us

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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 line of bold Boulder Beers: Boulder Porter, Stout and Extra Special Bitter. Five years later, the brewery moved to it's current site in Boulder and...


Our Green Story »

*Photo courtesy of The Brewtography Project.

Doing our part to save the planet, one beer at a time. Here are just a few of the extra environmentally-responsible actions we take here at Boulder Beer to help keep our planet a happy place!

Our Pub is PACE Certified (Partners for a Cleaner Environment):

SOME of the eco-friendly steps we take in our Pub:

• New solar thermal panels on our roof heat all hot water used in the Pub and kitchen, restrooms, and for hand sinks throughout the brewery.

• Use a low temperature dishwasher and a water-saving dishwashing...


Yep. 35 Years via the Beautiful Mind of David Zuckerman

Check out a fun video from our friend Tim Reese at Big West Beers.

Ever wonder what it takes to get that Mojo into your glass? Let us show you!

Our Brewery and our Brands - not so random thoughts