Brewing Excellence and Rock 'n' Roll: The Bootstrap Brewing Journey

25/09/2023 Crafting Flavor and Harmony: The Bootstrap Brewing Journey

Nestled in the heart of Longmont, Colorado, The Bootstrap Brewing is more than just a craft brewery—it's an unapologetic celebration of flavor, independence, and good ol' rock 'n' roll. Here, the passion for brewing meets the love for music, resulting in a unique experience that's as kick-ass as it is unforgettable.

Crafting Excellence, One Sip at a Time

At Bootstrap Brewing, it's all about the beer. With unwavering dedication, Steve and Leslie Kaczeus have transformed their high-tech backgrounds into a craft beer adventure. Leaving behind the corporate world, they embarked on a journey to create a brewery that's as adventurous as it is flavor-packed.

Steve, a Mechanical Engineer and Program Manager, brought his homebrewing expertise to the forefront, honing his skills and graduating from the American Brewer's Guild in 2011. Leslie, with a background in marketing, added her creative touch to the mix, ensuring that Bootstrap Brewing not only crafts exceptional beer but also tells an engaging story.

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The Quest for Greatness

Their mission is straightforward: brew exceptional beer and have a ton of fun while doing it. At Bootstrap Brewing, they've discovered the perfect recipe for crafting brews that are not only delicious but also imbued with the spirit of their love for life and adventure.


A Symphony of Flavor and Music

What sets Bootstrap Brewing apart is their love for rock music, which serves as the backdrop to their brewing process. Their beers enjoy the sweet sounds of classic rock 24/7, infusing each brew with a happy and vivacious character. It's no wonder their beer lineup is as catchy as your favorite rock anthem.


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Award-Winning Craftsmanship

Bootstrap Brewing proudly produces an array of award-winning beers, including their crowd-pleasers like the Insane Rush IPA, Lush Puppy Juicy IPA, Chillax Pineapple Gold, Stick's Pale Ale, Wreak Havoc Imperial Red, and Pickle Me Up. These brews have earned their place in the hearts of beer enthusiasts across Colorado, Wyoming, Missouri, Kansas, Utah, and Idaho.

Whether you're in search of a cold, refreshing glass of Bootstrap Brewing's finest or looking to immerse yourself in a tasting room experience like no other, Leslie and Steve are ready to welcome you with open arms. So, grab a beer, crank up the tunes, and savor the spirit of Bootstrap Brewing—an adventure in every sip, a riff in every flavor. Cheers to brewing excellence, independence, and a whole lot of rock 'n' roll!


Bootstrap. Brewing’s  Medal AF Mosaic IPA and  Insane Rush acquired the best score at the 2023 USA Beer Ratings winning both Gold with a score of 92 and 91 points respectively.

A very high quality IPA with hoppy goodness. Easy drinking IPA that is not too bitter or hoppy and very smooth overall. Should stand out in off-premises.

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