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Riff Raff Brewing Co: Colorado’s First Craft Brewery to Use Geothermal Spring Water But How Does It Work?

Riff Raff Brewing: Colorado’s First Craft Brewery to Use Geothermal Spring Water But How Does It Work? Riff Raff Brewing Company is nestled in downtown Pagosa Springs, Colorado: a quaint little mountain town that boasts lots of wilderness land, stellar skiing and snowboarding, and holds the Guinness World Record for the World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot…

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August 20, 2017

The Company Car

The Company Car. Every awesome brewery should have its very own awesome beer delivery truck. Riff Raff needed something extra cool. We found this gem at a towing company here in town: stripped out and salvaged. It’s a 1967 Jeep Kaiser Ambulance on a 1 ton 1978 Chevy dually pickup frame. I mean, come on.…

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June 21, 2016

Outlaw Tap – Olive Beertini

The Olive Beertini! Who doesn’t love a good martini with a few green olives? Ok, we know there are people out there who don’t like green olives, but just hear us out. So you know those delicious beer-brined eggs we make? And those delightful pickles? We decided to try brewing a couple of different beers…

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June 14, 2016

Montrose Malt Assault

Montrose Malt Assault For the second year now, Riff Raff has been a part of the Montrose Malt Assault, a beer festival in the delightful town of Montrose, CO. Montrose is a few hours drive away from Pagosa Springs, traveling right through the San Juan National Forest, passing a few 14‘ers on the way, through…

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June 8, 2016

Current Seasonals – What’s on Tap

Current Seasonals. Let’s talk about what’s on tap, shall we? I mean, we are a craft brewery, after all, and we like to keep things fresh around here. So in addition to our year-round brews, right now we have a Tart Cherry Blonde, Tears in Rain, Spruce Juice, Misfit Wit, and our Spirited Shilling Outlaw.…

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May 26, 2016

Cheers to Paul!

In support of American Craft Beer Week (ACBW), we’re sending out a cheers to a wonderful friend of Riff Raff Brewing Company and a heck of a brewer himself, Paul Ogg. Paul taught one of Riff Raff’s founding partners how to homebrew and judge beer back in 2006 in Denver and Paul has been an inspiration for the…

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May 20, 2016

OUTLAW Tap – A Day in the Brew Life by Stefanie Rolston

So Riff Raff is doing this thing called an Outlaw Tap. 10 gallon experimental beers available only here at the brewery. My partner works in the back here on the restaurant side, and so I spend quite a bit of time here, drinking beer, using the wifi, and getting to know the incredibly friendly staff.…

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March 22, 2016

OUTLAW Tap – What’s Brewing?

OUTLAW Brew #1 Riff Raff is getting back to our roots!  We have brought in the original 10 gallon homebrew system (Pilot System) to play with new, funky, sometimes questionable recipes.  This tap is not for those that have commitment issues – no 1oz tastes.  In other words, “Do or do not, there is no…

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February 6, 2016

Hydrate to Recreate! RR 32oz CANnons To Go

Here is some Riff Raff silliness.   We wanted to represent Pagosa Springs and all the amazing activities we have at our disposal along with our 32oz CANnons to go!

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December 20, 2015

Wolf Creek: Epic Days and Why I Love It

We all know how special Pagosa Springs and Wolf Creek are.  From loads of epic powder days, soaking weary bones in the “Healing Waters,” and of course, sipping on Earth Powered Beer, we certainly have it all! Now, I’m not trying to brag or anything, but with articles like this coming out more and more…

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December 14, 2015