Coors Banquet, Coors Brewing Company, Golden
Style: American Lager
ABV: 5 percent
Serving Type: The "new" 12-ounce bottle
Malty? Hoppy? Neither.
Reviewed: July 2013
Coors Original fits like an old college sweatshirt that we just can’t...
September 5 2013, 11:32 AM
River Runners Pale Ale, Eddyline Brewing, Buena Vista
Style: Pale ale
Serving Type: 16-ounce can
ABV: 6 percent
Malty? Hoppy? More hops, but some malty flavors.
Reviewed: August 2013
If summer means strapping on a life vest and...
September 4 2013, 10:45 AM
Even after reviewing Colorado's best brews, our beer reviewers sometimes just want a cold can without the hype. But which mass-market beer do we reach for? Everyone had an opinion about that and, being the journalist that I am, I had to question them: Do you really prefer Miller to Bud? Or Coors to...
September 3 2013, 12:15 PM
This week, the Colorado Springs military-themed Red Leg Brewing Company launches its inaugural beer-naming contest. Colorado-based military units can send in videos, letters, and photos for a chance the brewery will pick their unit name to be on the label of Red Leg's next seasonal...
August 26 2013, 11:47 AM
5280.com Exclusives: Read a review of Coors Banquet here and find out which mass-marketed beer won our blind taste test.
August 23 2013, 4:55 PM
5280.com Exclusive: Read a Q&A with Renegade Brewing owner Brian O’Connell here. You can also watch a video of the canning process at the brewery here.The curse of the can has been lifted. Once emblematic of cheap beer, aluminum cans have steadily gained credibility among...
August 23 2013, 1:09 PM
St. Bretta, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, Denver
ABV: 5.5 percent
Serving Type: Draft
Malty? Hoppy? Neither. Equal parts citrusy and tart.
Reviewed: August 2013
It didn’t take us long to fall for brewer Chad Yakobson’s Crooked Stave...
August 23 2013, 12:33 PM
The Destination: Elevation Beer Company in Poncha Springs
The Odometer: 282 miles from Denver
Why it's Worth the Gas Money: Before Elevation started in 2012, there was little reason that we would have stopped in Poncha Springs. Usually, we were en route to Salida or flying by on our...
August 13 2013, 1:05 PM