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Denver-based buffalo sauce startup partners with local brewer for IPA sauce

Blonde Beard's Buffalo Sauce is partnering with Upslope Brewing.
Credit: Courtesy Photo / Blonde Beard's Buffalo Sauce
Cara and Adam Nelson of Blonde Beard's.

DENVER — Cara and Adam Nelson are both from the South and were raised with a strong passion for cooking.

The duo moved to Los Angeles in their 20’s and despite taking on careers in the advertising industry, they maintained their love for the kitchen.

They’d invite friends over for chicken wing nights, frying baskets and baskets of wings that were then tossed in custom, homemade sauces. Their friends would share feedback on each sauce, rating the winners from that particular party.

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The two never intended to make these sauces into their full-time businesses, but a stale point in Cara’s career presented an opportunity.

“I was at a point where I wasn’t feeling truly passionate about it,” she said about her work. “I love the creative aspects, but I had this pull to be my own boss.”

>>> Read more at the Denver Business Journal.

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