About Black Shirt Brewing Co


Black Shirt Brewing Co is a progressive, artisanal brewery located in the RiNo Art District in Denver, CO. The brewery was founded by brothers Chad and Branden Miller and Chad's wife Carissa. Our focus is on creating unique, assertive, vibrant, complex, and ultimately perfectly-balanced beer. We do everything by hand, in small batches. No gimmicks. No bull shit.


Genuine. Passionate. Soulful. Authentic. Beer.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Upcoming Album Covers...

...these are the Album Covers for the website. It's been a long time in the making, but when you are like us and doing every single thing in the house, by hand, shit just takes time. Now to get the tracks all done. 









Fall In Denver, CO

Honestly, we have it pretty good here. Every now and then we get a little moisture. Every, oh....500 years or so we get the kind of moisture that we saw in mid Sept. It was devastating for many. It was incredible. It made me want to brew beer. Beer with body. Beer with depth. Beer that satisfies in the middle of the winter. Because that is what is coming. A big winter is my prediction. Filled with delicious beer. Emotion-driven beer. Beer de terroir.

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

The Red Ale Project...

The constant pursuit of perfection; this is our journey to make the best Red Ales on the planet.



Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Big Things Coming...

We just got done licking our wounds from the craziest, busiest, most insane week ever, but we aren't resting for long! New equipment, expansion in the works, greater distribution, scheming on new beers, more barrel-ageing, we've been busy!!!! Check it out:
























To see a short video of this all, shot with a GoPro camera, click below...


Saturday, October 12, 2013

A Quick Moment Of Reflection...

...before we celebrate our First Anniversary. We want to thank our great friends and family that chipped in and helped make Black Shirt Brewing Co what it is today! Today, we celebrate our enormous accomplishments with great beer, food, music, and friends! Cheers!

Monday, October 7, 2013

Country Malt Group | Black Shirt Collaboration | Sticke Altbier

A while back, our Country Malt Group rep Toby came to us with an offer that seemed, still does, surreal. "Hey, if we give you any quantity of malt and hops you want, even some that are extremely rare and fairly experimental, would you brew us a beer to showcase during the 2013 Great American Beer Festival?" Oh hell yes we would! And we have. After much research, time, effort, we are proud to offer our Sticke Altbier to the world. Come get a taste Thursday, Oct 10th.













1400 Miles Arrives In Denver...

Tomorrow Evening!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Black Shirt | Dunedin Brewery Collaboration Beer | 2013 Sangre de la Carretera | Blood of the Road...

Several thousand miles on the road. Equipment failure. Fatigue. Breakdowns. Lack of sleep. Unbearable heat and sun. Electrical issues. Fucking dust. Hellacious downpour. 

Triumphs. Perseverance. Collaboration. Team Work. Hard work. Belief. Ingenuity. Laughter. Finding beauty in the uncontrollables. Staying the course. Overcoming. 

10-11-13. Celebrating. Sharing. Enjoying. 2013 Sangre de la Carretera. Blood Of The Road. Hoppy Red Farmhouse Ale.