I love beer. Colorado has quite a few quality micro/craft breweries, some of the best being within 45 minutes from my front door. So, I thought I'd dedicate a post for those of you who feel as strongly as I do about brew.
Odell's Brewery, Fort Collins
- 90 Shilling is one fine brew
-Medium bodied amber ale. The name 90 Shilling comes from the Scottish method of taxing beer.
-5.3% Alc. By Vol.
New Belgium Brewery, Fort Collins
-1554 Black Ale is pretty damn good
-Malts Pale, Carapils, Black, Munich, Chocolate
Left Hand Brewery, Longmont
-Sawtooth is delicious, got me hooked as soon as I moved to Colorado
-Style: American Style ESB
-Malts: Pale 2-row, Crystal, Munich, Wheat and Black Malt
-Hops: Magnum, US-Goldings, Willamette and Cascade
My favorite, Avery Brewery, Boulder
- They make a seasonal called Maharaja, shit'll knock you on your ass if you're not careful
-Beer Style: Imperial India Pale Ale
-Hop Variety: Simcoe, Columbus, Centennial and Chinook
-Malt Variety: Two-row barley, caramel 120L, victory
-OG: 1.090 ABV: 10.24% IBUs: 102
-Color: Dark Amber
-Availability: Seasonally produced from March through August
5 weeks ago