Beer Buzz: Colorado's Suds

Covering beer is more than just a pastime at 5280. Here, soak up our sudsy coverage. 

MEET THE BREWER:

John Fiorilli, Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery | Brian Dunn, Great Divide Brewing Co. | Chase Engel, Aspen Brewing Company | Chris Asher, Asher Brewing Company | Matt Thrall, Avery Brewing Company | Mike Bristol, Bristol Brewing Company | Brian O'Connell, Renegade Brewing (Part OnePart Two) |Dave Chichura, Oskar Blues Brewery

BEER REVIEWS:

Ales, Ales, and More Ales | Renegade's 5:00 Afternoon AleSka Brewing's Pinstripe Red AleAvery Brewing's Ellie's Brown AleBoulder Beer Company's Flashback India-Style Brown AleOskar Blues' G'Night Imperial RedOdell Brewing's Deconstruction,Dry Dock's Apricot BlondeCrazy Mountain Brewing Company's Amber Ale

Belgian, Sours, and Wheats | Upslope's Belgian Style Pale AleOdell Brewing's Easy Street WheatAvery Brewing's White RascalWit's End Brewing's WilfordGreat Divide's OrabelleCrooked Stave's L'Brett d'OrNew Belgium Brewing's AbbeyBristol's Belgian-Style Ale TripelBristol's Belgian-Style Ale DubbelElevation Beer Company's Apis IVNew Belgium Brewing's AbbeyFunkwerks' Codename: Ron BurgundyNew Belgium's Tart Lychee

India Pale Ales | Wit's End Brewing's WilfordBoulder Beer Company's Flashback India-Style Brown AleBreckenridge Brewery's 471 Small BatchNew Belgium's Ranger IPAAvery Brewing's India Pale AleRenegade Brewing Company's Ryeteous RyeOdell Brewing's India Pale AleOskar Blues' Deviant Dale's 

Pale Ales | Upslope's Belgian Style Pale AleTelluride Brewing's Bridal Veil Rye Pale AleSka Brewing's Euphoria Pale AleOdell Brewing's Pond Hopper

Porters | Odell Brewing Company's Cutthroat PorterLeft Hand's Smoke Jumper

Saisons | Funkwerks' Tropic KingRiver North's J Marie SaisonGreat Divide's Colette

Scotch Ales | Dry Dock's Wee HeavyBristol's Laughing LabOskar Blues' Old Chub 

Stouts | Breckenridge Brewery's Oatmeal StoutLeft Hand Brewing Company's Wake Up DeadGreat Divide's Yeti Imperial Stout, Left Hand Brewing's Milk Stout Nitro,Fort Collins Brewery's Chocolate StoutOdell Brewing's Emersum Oyster Stout 

Check out this map of the breweries featured in our reviews. Roadtrip anyone?

 

FROM THE MAGAZINE:

The Ultimate Guide to Craft Brewing in Denver (February 2013) | A Beer for All Seasons (August 2011) | Colorado's Best Craft Beers (September 2010)

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