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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

Fresh Look – Riff Raff Gets New Wood

Fresh Look. Right now is considered “shoulder season” in our little mountain town; the time between when the ski resort closes and when the summer activities really start. We take this opportunity while Pagosa is a little slower and quieter to give Riff Raff a fresh look. So we closed our doors for 10 days…

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May 24, 2016

Riff Raff heats things up for ColoradoBiz Magazine

  Riff Raff Brewing Co was recently featured in ColoradoBiz’s article “Pagosa Springs Businesses Tap Geothermal Heat.”  The article discusses how RRBC emphasizes having an environmentally friendly footprint and how visitors “are able to enjoy a soak in the springs and then come and enjoy a beer that was brewed using that same hot water…

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October 9, 2015

Weekly Update: February 24, 2013

by Riff Raff Admin Feb 23, 2013 0 comments We continue to make progress to opening our brewpub in downtown Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Concrete pouring will complete next week and walk-in construction will commence soon after that. Not that any of that matters…you want damn tasty craft beer made in the Colorado mountains. By the…

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March 6, 2013

Weekly Update: February 2, 2013

by Riff Raff Admin Feb 02, 2013 0 comments Brewhouse preparation continues as we try to figure out how to fit in all the equipment we need to brew some great beers. We’ve been working the last week to tear out the existing floor in preparation to cut a trench for the floor drain into…

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March 6, 2013

The Brewery Comes To Life

by Riff Raff Admin Jan 27, 2013 0 comments We’ve had a busy and exciting week here at Riff Raff Brewing Company. On Friday, we officially closed on the building that will house the brewery at 274 Pagosa Street in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. This exciting step allows us to begin renovations in preparation for brewhouse…

March 6, 2013

Pagosa, We Have a Building!

by Riff Raff Admin Nov 26, 2012 0 comments One of the key elements in starting a brewpub is having a building in which to house said brewpub. Until last Wednesday, November 21, 2012, we didn’t have a building. We reconciled that situation, though, by signing a contract on a building in downtown Pagosa Springs,…

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March 6, 2013

The Keys to Success

by Randini Nov 12, 2012 0 comments 11-1-12 (7:13am) Most business people will tell you there are three keys to success: 1) location, 2) location and 3) location. Granted, there are so many other things that it requires to start a successful business, but if you don’t start with a good location you are automatically…

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March 6, 2013

Breakthrough on a location?

by Riff Raff Admin  Nov 08, 2012  0 comments We’ve been putting together a purchase contract for a very attractive property and hopefully we’ll get something locked down in the next several days. Once we have a property under contract we’ll begin moving forward with bids on renovations and applications for a liquor license and…

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March 6, 2013