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The Duck-Rabbit

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I have the luxury stemming from what I call, BeerSnobDaddy. He is always gracious enough to bring back East Coast delicacies from his work travels that I have not been introduced to living west of the Mississippi. Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery just happened to be in the fridge while I visited. Duck-Rabbit Porter The Duck-Rabbit Porter […]

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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% […]

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Palisade Brewing—Beer That Makes You Smile

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I was on the Western Slope of Colorado and stopped by Palisade Brewing in Palisade, just outside of Grand Junction, Colo. Palisade Brewing, “Beer That Makes You Smile.” Now I like that. It’s true, beer does make me smile.  It was a fantastic 80 degree day, and just happened to be the day of the […]

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Tommyknocker Brewery

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Tommyknockers in Idaho Springs, Colo. is fantastic little brew pub between Denver and mountain resorts, like Breckenridge. I head up and down the mountain a few times a week, and often stop at Tommyknockers. Not only do they have great craft beers, but their food is top notch. I’m a fan of dark or hoppy […]

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New Planet Gluten-Free

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I have been venturing on a gluten-free diet for the past month, and if you’ve ever tried to cut out wheat you know it’s a daunting task. I had tried New Planet (Boulder, CO) last November at a beer bloggers conference, but didn’t really give it a second thought. But now, more often breweries have […]

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Deschutes The Abyss 2010

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Winter time is a really great time for craft beer. Micro-breweries really break out the big dogs, which leads to bigger, better, darker, hoppier beers.  I dove right into no other big beer than Deschutes The Abyss 2010, and imperial stout (fifth release). It is a rich, thick, dark, dark beer, quite like an abyss! […]