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Who Brings Beer Shirts to a Gunfight? 

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The Tapped Life team had one of their most interesting festival experiences yet while slinging beer shirts at the 2016 Colorado Motorcycle Expo at the National Western Complex in Denver this past weekend. Early on the first day Saturday, January 30, a fight broke out between rival motorcycle clubs resulting in 3 shots being fired, one man dead and six more in the hospital, several with critical stab wounds. It was a beautiful winter day in the city; the high temp was in the 60’s. Almost as though the weather was supportive of a January motorcycle event. The morning started out pretty slow as bike enthusiasts began arriving around...

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Tapped Into Some Changes

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Well, many of our dedicated drinkers may have noticed some changes around the ole’ Craft Brewed Clothing / Tapped Life show booth and our website over the past couple months. We are excited to announce some big (big for us, anyway) changes for 2016. Tapped into some changes. New Name & Mission Craft Brewed Clothing is now Tapped Life, LLC, a niche lifestyle brand that designs and markets fun, smart products and content intended to inspire creativity and promote positivity as our contribution to the craft food and beverage culture. Utilizing the age-old arts of graphic design and hand-printed apparel,...

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In Dog Beers I've Only Had One

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All right, Tapped Life knows that craft beer lovers are dog lovers but even we were surprised when we started doing a little research on the subject. I mean DAMN…do brewers love their dogs. They will pretty much do anything to shower their best friend with craft brewed love (and fame) all in the name of great crafted beer. In dog beers i've only had one. There are breweries with dog in their names, there are breweries named for dogs, there are breweries owned by dogs, there are dog named beers and beers for dogs, there are dog-friendly breweries and...

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67 Beer Festivals and Counting | Brew Fest Tips from 3 Years in the Flow

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At Tapped Life, we go to over 20 beer festivals a year and we have most definitely learned a couple things along ye ole beer trail. Here are some things we have learned…often the hard way. You know the hard way…spending a Saturday drinking local craft brews, laughing and selling t-shirts to all my favorite dedicated drinkers. 67 beer festivals and counting | brew fest tips from 3 years in the flow. • Be crafty but be prepared.     Let me just say this, it’s like the biblical plagues out there…sometimes. Now most often, Mother Nature is in full support...

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Top 10 Beer Names from the 2015 GABF Winners List from tappedlife.com

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Alright. The biggest beer weekend of the year is over and another Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is has flowed through Denver, Colorado. It was bumping downtown with thousands on the streets celebrating craft brewing and watching the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. All Winners here. The Tapped Life Crew was hitting Denver hard with stops at Falling Rock Tap House, Crooked Stave Brewing, River North Brewery, and the Granddaddy, Breckenridge Brewery. We spent Friday evening at the festival and the VIP Pairing Event tasting a couple winners (not that we knew at the time), Saturday we did most of...

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