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Black Shirt Brewing

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With a plethora of breweries opening in Denver in 2013, breweries have to set themselves apart. Some may focus on sours, or organic or heavy metal theme, or, like the most recent brewery I’ve sampled, red beers. Black Shirt Brewing in Denver set themselves apart with a unique and fantastic take on reds. A bit […]

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Petrus Aged Pale (Flanders Oud Bruin)

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Sour beers are interesting; you either love them, or hate them, or (hopefully) learn to appreciate them. The first time I tried a sour at GABF in 2010 with BeerSnobDaddy I said aloud, “Why is this even a beer?” But I’ve grown to have a great fondness of sour beers, and Petrus is a sour […]

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Firestone Walker Brewing Company

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Pale Series and Limited Solace. I was pleasantly introduced to the well make Firestone Walker Brewing Company by their fine Denver rep. She’s fantastic! And this month, Firestone Walker is finally distributing in Denver (and Colorado as well).  FW prides themselves in their pales, and if your familiar with my likings, you better believe I […]

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Crabtree Brewery

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Sampler at Crabtree Crabtree Brewery is a great little brewery in Geeley, Colo. about 50 from downtown Denver. It’s a bit of a hike, but well worth the trip. Let’s talk drinkable summer beers at Crabtree. I’ll start with the Head Turner Blonde Ale. Head Turner Blonde is an ale brewed year around. At 4.8% […]