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Old 12-30-2012, 02:46 AM   #21
May 2011
Denver, CO
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Renegade makes a rye ipa in cans that's super tasty. Also I'd second funkwerks.their tropic king is a killer saison.

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Old 12-30-2012, 10:38 PM   #22
Aug 2011
Montreal, Quebec
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Originally Posted by mcwilcr View Post
I do agree that ska is better than steamworks but it had already been mentioned before my post. Carvers, I know the name but don't think I have ever had any of their beer and I am very seldom in Durango.
My bad, I didn't see the Ska post. Carvers is a brew pub/bakery that you can only get the beer on site. They do sell growlers and kegs though. It is better than Ska imo....

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Old 12-31-2012, 12:57 AM   #23
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May 2011
Omaha, NE
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Where will your step son be? Many of the breweries mentioned are in house sales. Will he have an opportunity to visit a bottle shop? If he'll only be in the mountains, not sure of the distribution up there. I would look at Funkwerks and Crooked Stave to start. I believe Crooked Stave is still only in the Denver Metro Area. Bristol and Trinity are good suggestions. Dry Dock is good as well. Really there are so many, he probably can't go wrong.
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:34 AM   #24
Nov 2009
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I'm from out of state and am in Colorado right now and I am enjoying O'dell's 90 Shilling, Ske Modus Hoperandi IPA (2 thimbs up!!!) and some other non Colorado beers that I can't get in my home state. Ska makes some great stuff. If you can find Euphoria Pale Ale from Ska I highly recommend it, it is a Simcoe Pale Ale.....great stuff.

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Old 01-01-2013, 06:40 PM   #25
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Oct 2011
Chicago, il
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Originally Posted by moti_mo
Ah, I think I misread your original post and that you were looking for beers for him to try. So, I should have said if YOU like funky and/or sour beers, have him pick up some Crooked Stave.
You read it right beers are for me. Like me some Bret beers. He's an idiot and drinks bright blue vodka and thinks corona is a great beer

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Old 01-01-2013, 11:53 PM   #26
Mar 2007
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Grimm Brothers in Loveland. Their Red Cap won gold at GABF. Can be found in bombers at a few liquor stores in the ares or go to their taproom. It is worth the drive plus it puts you within 30 min. Of Fort Collins and their 11 breweries. Truly a Mecca for craft beer.

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Old 01-02-2013, 12:11 AM   #27
Mar 2012
Oceanside, Ca
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if you are around Eagle colorado there is a small brewery called Bonfire brewing, great beer cool place. My daughter and I stopped there on our way through last summer, had so much fun we stayed an extra day.
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:00 AM   #28
Apr 2012
ft carson, co
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ohhh and another one that i thought of, Eddyline brewery, they make a great IPA.

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Old 01-02-2013, 01:08 AM   #29
Jan 2009
Rocky Mountains Colorado
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don't let him come home with out........I REPEAT, DO NOT LET HIM THROUGH THE DOOR UNLESS HE HAS O'DELLS IPA IN HAND!!!!!! O'dell also has an amazing APA called 5 barrel pale ale, 90 shillings is also great! IMO Odell makes the best IPA

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Old 01-02-2013, 08:28 AM   #30
Sep 2009
Mordialloc, Australia, Australia
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Great Divide Old Ruffian Barleywine.

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