5:00 O'Clock Afternoon Ale, Renegade Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Blonde ale
ABV: 5 percent
Serving Type: 16-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? A faint hoppiness
Reviewed: May 2013
It seems we're seeing more and more low-alcohol session beers around...
May 17 2013, 4:00 PM
It’s cookout season, when each week brings new opportunities to bike yourself and a six-pack to a potluck grilling party. The good folks at Breckenridge Brewery have invented a way to ease that commute. The new Topo Urban Outdoor Pack ($140) features a built-in insulated cooler designed for a six-...
May 15 2013, 8:32 AM
Prost Pils, Prost Brewing Co., DenverStyle: German pilsenerABV: 5.2 percentServing Type: GrowlerMalty? Hoppy? Lightly hopped and crispReviewed: April 2013Here's the book on pilsners: They're not particularly complex, which means they can be exceedingly difficult...
May 3 2013, 1:01 PM
It doesn't seem like it was that long ago that Upslope Brewing Company was one of the craft beer newbies along the Front Range. (The brewery opened in North Boulder in November 2008.) Now, after expanding its operation six times in its original location, Upslope is finally ready for a...
April 22 2013, 12:05 PM
Bridal Veil Rye Pale Ale, Telluride Brewing Co., Telluride
Style: Rye Pale Ale
ABV: 5.5 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
Malty? Hoppy? Piney hops and a bit of rye
Reviewed: May 2012
A few months ago, a colleague returned from a weekend trip to...
April 19 2013, 3:00 PM
Wilford, Wit's End Brewing Company, Denver
Style: Belgian Oatmeal IPA
ABV: 7 percent
Serving Type: Draft
Malty? Hoppy? Medium bitterness and smooth caramel malts
Reviewed: April 2013
We dug Wit's End Brewing from the moment we walked through the door...
April 16 2013, 1:05 PM
A full day of powder hunting at Wolf Creek Ski Area—the snowiest mountain in Colorado—puts just about everybody in the mood for some good beer (or at least, it should). On a recent weekend trip, that led us to Three Barrel Brewing Company in the nearby town of Del Norte.Head brewer John Bricker...
April 11 2013, 2:36 PM
Pinstripe Red Ale, Ska Brewing Company, Durango
Style: American Amber/Red Ale
ABV: 5.15 percent
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle
Malty? Hoppy? Malty, but balanced with hops and citrus flavors
Reviewed: March 2013
This beer was a total accident. When the...
April 11 2013, 11:00 AM