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Now Hiring – Wanna Be Riff Raff?

Riff Raff recently celebrated our 5 year anniversary and have had to make some real grown-up decisions over the last few months.  After throwing an Anniversary Party in the Park co-hosted with all our non-profit pals and partying the day away, we got back to the grind stone and working on our next epic project. …

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June 10, 2018

3rd Annual Goat & Beer Pairing Dinner

Here at Riff Raff Brewing Company, we believe it’s important to further education–specifically beer education.  We also believe in eating food! Specifically, good food, local food: Thus the goat pairing dinner. It is tradition for us to support our local Archuleta Country 4-H Program by purchasing the champion goat and lamb at auction and preparing it as…

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November 28, 2017

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

Autumn at Riff Raff

Growler With Altitude

Post-Crazy (Autumn) Season With Labor Day, ColorFest, and summer now behind us, we have entered a season where we can sit back and catch our breath for a moment. Summer is always a tremendous amount of fun: showing off Pagosa’s beautiful scenery, meeting people from all different places, enjoying the almost nightly events in town…

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October 2, 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

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

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

Homebrewers of Pagosa Springs – HOPS meeting notes 1.11.16

HOPS Meeting Jan. 11th, 2016 11 attendees Hoppy New Beer everyone!  We’ve had a great start to the year so far!  Sandy and Maddy each brought a homebrew to share, plus Randy, Peter, and Dave brought some special beers for us to enjoy as well.  In addition to tasting, we discussed what goals we have…

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January 23, 2016
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    There will be 2 upstream RED buoys for paddlers to negotiate in the river directly in front of the The Springs Resort & Spa during the downriver race. ALL boat must make these upstream moves or be deducted 2 minutes per missed buoy. Upstream buoys must be entered from downstream and cannot be entered from upstream. Watch how these pros navigate upstream buoys on this course from the Pan Am Games. ...

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    Only 2 days till race time! Pagosa Paddle is hosting the first ever whitewater race through downtown Pagosa Springs! You can check out all the information at Colorado-Oregon Rafting Team's page. But a couple things you should know right away!
    - If you need equipment to run the river, Pagosa Outside will provide any team with:
    Boat, paddles, river gear, a shuttle, and even a
    guide if you want for only $50! To sign up with
    Pagosa Outside, you need to do so by tomorrow
    AM at the latest.
    - The festivities start this Saturday morning the 18th by the Gazebo in Yamaguchi Park. At 11am, everyone is welcome to take a fun run/practice run and get used to navigating the features that have been set up (post to follow concerning these buoy obstacles). This is also your chance to be videotaped so that we can watch your awesome run on the big screen at Riff Raff on the Rio later in the evening.
    - Race Registration is at 2:30pm at Riff Raff on the Rio, and it's only $15 per person. This includes a shuttle, insurance, schwag, awesome deals on beer and food at the Rio, and a soaking pass for the Springs Resort and Spa!
    - Downriver mass start race begins at 4pm in front of Riff Raff on the Rio. Race starts will be by class (hard shell kayak, inflatable kayak, fun raft, pro raft, and SUP).
    - After the races, around 6:30PM, there will be awards, cash prizes, discounted Riff Raff fare, and a gear auction at Riff Raff on the Rio.
    Looking forward to seeing you at Riff Raff on the Rio this Saturday!
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    Check out Colorado-Oregon Rafting Team getting a practice run in for Pagosa Paddle - gotta stay hydrated on the water! Registration for raft, kayak, and SUP races is on Saturday May 18th, 2:30, at Riff Raff on the Rio. Post race, Rio will be hosting the after party, complete with prizes, an awesome gear auction, and video/picture recaps of the day. For all your informational needs, just click on the Colorado-Oregon Rafting Team’s link above. See you on the 18th! ...

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    Come in and try our new Adventure Project on tap! ...

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    Thursday at Six!
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