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Beers You Should Know And Drink: Gose

What sets this style apart from a witbier are the adjuncts. Coriander and salt are added during (or after) the boil in order to create a fuller mouthfeel and added complexity. (This tradition may have arisen from salty springs that provided early brewers their water.) Typically brewed below 5.0% ABV, these session beers are ideal to crack open on a warm spring day. More

5 New Big Stouts You Should Seek Out

Big stouts are a staple in the American craft brewing scene. These robust, flavorful, high alcohol beers are typically released in the winter months, and each year sees a growing number of variations on the style. Some hit the mark, others...don't. Here we've pulled together 5 of the best new stouts from across the country. More

This Year's Best Christmas Beers

The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about finding the perfect beer for your Christmas party (or simply a night next to the fireplace), so we did the work for you. After a blind tasting of 25 well-regarded winter warmers and Christmas ales, we've compiled a list of our favorites. More

5 Colorado Beers To Drink Right Now

Autumn in Colorado is just about as wacky a season as you can find, with temperatures fluctuating between the 20s and the 70s...occasionally on the same day. So you'll need a variety of beer styles in your fridge. While you may crave a robust porter when it's approaching the freezing point, a nice fresh IPA is more palatable on a surprise sunny afternoon. Here are five local brews we've been enjoying, whatever Fall's weather brings. More

Our Favorite Beers at the Great American Beer Festival 2012

Celebrating its 26th year, the Great American Beer Festival took place in Denver, Colorado this past week to honor the best American beers and their respective brewers. Some 49,000 people attended the event to sample over 2,700 beers from 578 craft breweries across the United States. Although there was no way for us to sample anywhere close to all of them, we had a great time sipping beer and chatting with brewers. More

8 New Denver Breweries to Visit During GABF

If you're planning on visiting the Mile High City during the Great American Beer Festival this year, you may notice that a lot has changed since your last visit. Eight new breweries have opened up within Denver city limits in the last year (bringing the grand total to 22), not including the dozen or so that have begun pouring outside the metro area. The product of favorable liquor laws and an atmosphere that cultivates and encourages young breweries, Denver—and Colorado as a whole—is quickly becoming an epicenter for craft beer in the United States. More

Top Sips from the 4th Annual Saison Festival at TRiNiTY Brewing, Colorado

On April 14, TRiNiTY Brewing Company held their 4th Annual Saison and Farmhouse Ale Festival at their newly remodeled brewery in in Colorado Springs. One of the most highly specialized beer festivals in the state, Saison Fest draws a large and diverse crowd to enjoy close to 30 different variations on the classic beer style, offered by 16 different breweries. More

Beers You Should Know And Drink: Gose

@nccpa1 The guys at Trophy were nice enough to send me a growler!

5 New Big Stouts You Should Seek Out

@Randi Lynne My bad, there's so many mountain towns I guess I mixed them up.

Which Is The Best Pumpkin Beer?

RE: Rumpkin - it was "technically" in the tasting, but I forgot it in the cellar and thus wasn't in the first shot and everyone knew what it was when I went to grab it so it wasn't really 'blind' anymore. Otherwise I'm sure it would have made the list. Perhaps next year I'll get my hands on some of the other recommendations you guys listed!

Our Favorite Beers at the Great American Beer Festival 2012

Tickets typically go on sale in early August, so I anticipate they'll do the same next year. I'm guessing I had somewhere in the range of 100-120 during 3 sessions. If you go for too many you end up hammered and not able to taste anything.