There's nothing introverted about this brew. —Courtesy of Hudson Lindenberger
Introvert Session IPA, Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont
Style: American IPA
Serving type: 12-ounce bottle
ABV: 4.8 percent
Malt score (1–10): 4
Hop score (1–10): 7
Reviewed: September 2015
The days are getting shorter, the nights are...
October 9 2015, 3:25 PM
—Photo courtesy of Rachelle Benson
Redevelopment of the Berkeley area has brought on an onslaught of soon-to-be and already-established businesses to Tennyson Street. Stretching from 38th to 46th Avenues, Tennyson Street's additions have included Block and Larder, Royal, West End Tap House, the trifecta of...
October 5 2015, 1:35 PM
But really, beer drinkers are the winners. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
How many times have you watched a tournament only to have the competition fizzle out in the final rounds? A predictable powerhouse dominates. A Cinderella story can’t compete against the giants. Good teams go home too early. All of which can lead to a lackluster Championship Game.
This was ...
September 28 2015, 4:30 PM
Photo © Brewers Association
We did a little eavesdropping again this year. Here, our favorite comments overheard at Great American Beer Festival's opening night—taken completely out of context, of course.
"We're here for team building. My co-workers are over there somewhere."
(In a sarcastic voice) "Hey, guys...
September 25 2015, 3:15 PM
Expert tip: Try something new at this year's GABF. (Photo © Brewers Association)
Many beer drinkers attend the Great American Beer Festival in the hopes of discovering a new favorite beer or brewery, or perhaps uncovering a sudsy trend they can sound cool telling all their friends about. Not me. My assignment is to find some of the strangest—but still tasty—beers being poured....
September 25 2015, 1:15 PM
A group of beer lovers enjoy the atmosphere of Oskar Blues' Ordeal event; Photo by Yann Photo Video
If you missed out on a nabbing a ticket to the Great American Beer Festival, there are still plenty of ways to take part in the brewtastic week. Local destinations are holding additional events—from spa packages to beer dinners—for all hops-lovers to enjoy:
Oskar Blues Ordeal: Beer,...
September 22 2015, 9:00 AM
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If you’re buying a hard-to-find craft brew at Capitol Hill’s Argonaut Wine & Liquor, you’ve got beer buyer Dan Chacon to thank. For more than eight years, Chacon has worked to cull the store’s impressive beer selection. The result is shelf after shelf of local brews, unique bombers, and...
September 21 2015, 9:05 AM
With beer in hand, Owen Shepherd of Fort Collins Brewery cracks a joke at Offensively Delicious' 2014 premiere. —Photo courtesy of Sexpot Comedy / The Brewtography Project
Some people move to Colorado for the thrill of adventure; others simply for the weed.
Laura Decker, on the other hand, moved to Denver in 2010 with the innocent intention of attending seminary school, which she paid for by working at local beer bars. It wasn’t long before she found a favorite...
September 18 2015, 9:00 AM