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10 Barrel Brewing – Denver

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10 Barrel Brewing is a Bend, Oregon based brewery,  and has recently opened a new brewery in the River North (RiNo) neighborhood of Denver. It’s a truly beautiful two-story brewery with a great outdoor seating area, dozens of well done beer and delish food. Unfortunately, they’ve been slow. Why is this? Their beer is up to par with […]

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Signal De Botrange

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I love me some high elevation … and Elevation Brewing. Signal De Botrange is eclectic, funky and original, and at 9.86% ABV with only 12 IBUs – it’s fantastic! This is the Elevation Double Black Series of seasonal barrel-aged beers. , This is a saison aged in chardonnay barrels. It has a hazy golden amber pour, […]

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Deschutes- Planète Rouge

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Deschutes Planète Rouge is named for it’s different ecosystems – what’s that? Planète Rouge, Deschutes’ new sour red ale is a blend of three different base beers, Sour ‘Lil Red, Flanders Red and The Dissident with two strains of wild yeast and two strains of bacteria were used then aged in pinot noir barrels, 14 […]

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Deschutes – Green Monster

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Deschutes creates some amazing beers! I was lucky enough to get a taste of their Green Monster, which is only available in the brewhouse, at an event in Denver. The beginning of this delightful sour beer was created when they filled Oregon pinot barrels with a beer that went astray – added Brettanomyces, which is […]

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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 […]