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Month: October 2016

Wiley Roots Brewing Co. – Catacomb Society Release #3: Cinna (MAN) bun

Here it is, Cinna (MAN) bun, the 3rd installment of Wiley Roots Brewing Company’s “Catacomb Society.” The membership only program features six ultra rare beer offerings that must have been pre-ordered at the beginning of the year. Thus far members of “The Catacomb Society” have been dealt two great offerings: Montmorency Dreams and Apricot Boxes. Both sours featured fruit grown and harvested in Colorado. Cherries and peaches, respectively. Cinna (MAN) bun, is an interesting take on barrel aged, sour beers. As the name states, the brewers added cinnamon and even some vanilla to a base beer made with 70%...

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Josh Grenz Q&A: Mountain Man & The Great American Beer Festival 2016

It’s that time of the year, and for the days of October 6-8, 60,000+ beer lovers will descend upon the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, for The Great American Beer Festival. As some may know, this event is more than a giant beer festival, but also a grueling competition for the hundreds of breweries that attend. For each of the 92 beer-style categories, a panel of judges will blind-taste a series of beer to eventually identify the three beers that best represent each beer-style category. We were able to snag a meeting with head brewer and owner of Loveland’s...

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Scrumpy’s Hard Cider Bar

It’s not brewed, it’s fermented! Though, if you made the mistake of referring to cider as “brewed,” Scrumpy’s owner, and head of Summit Cider Company, Jennifer Seiwald, admits she probably wouldn’t correct you. It’s a common mistake, and easy to see why: Craft cider these days is something that has found itself with craft beer at many tap houses across the state. And with all of its fizzy bubbles, many hard ciders can drink like a light, refreshing beer. So, for this edition of The Pint, we decided it was time to take a look into this dynamic beverage...

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Proton Double IPA – Moustache Brewing Co.

From New York State based, Moustache Brewing Company, comes Proton, the brewery’s first double IPA release as part of their new Atomic Series. The Atomic Series according to the press release, is set to be a “collection of double IPAs that harness the power of new and interesting hops.” Proton is brewed with Azacca, Simcoe, and Lemondrop hops and weighs in at 8.5% ABV and 60 IBUs. According to the hop growers themselves, each hop boasts unique characteristics. Azacca for one is said to portray intense tropical fruit and even very ripe mango. Theoretically this should pair well alongside...

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