|One reason to go to this festival: you can meet and talk to |
all these pretty amazing brewers and brewery owners.
|And if you needed another reason to attend the festival...|
|Yes, this happens there too... (from Crazy Mountain Brewing)|
Crazy Mountain - In the photo above you can see a French Press filled with hops and beer. This one comes from Crazy Mountain and it is a really great beer, at the brewery you can apparently order a whole press the way you would order a pitcher.
Altitude Brewery and Chophouse from Laramie, Wyoming - I mentioned them last year as well because they made a few really unique brews. This year they pulled out some stuff that was a slightly more standard but their Biere de Garde really stood out to me. I'm really impressed with this place and will have to make a point to stop in when I'm in Wyoming.
Crooked Stave - Okay okay, if you've read this blog you know it's not a secret that we are pretty big fans of this brewery, and they've been getting good attention lately, but I have to mention that they've got a new beer in the Wild Wild Brett series that's a 100% Brett fermented IPA. Pretty exciting stuff.
10th And Blake - I'd never heard of these guys and I found out they're owned by MillerCoors, just as AC Golden is. In fact, they may be the umbrella company where AC Golden and other craft offerings are placed. I'll need to do a bit more research on these guys. Not sure what their normal flagship beers are but holy cow they brought out some seriously phenomenal and experimental beers. I was very impressed, as I have been with AC Golden. It will be interesting to really look into MillerCoors and see what they're up to.
|More reasons to attend...the Denver On The Wagon crew|
|Jess and Sean from Denver On The Wagon ;)|
|Monica on the right from the Wagon crew|
|Booya! Tommyknocker brings out the cask beers!|
|Firestone Walker rep Elizabeth Kagan hanging with the brewer Matt Brynildson|
|Surly and Bell's were in attendance and they were very generous. Hope to |
see their beers in our liquor stores sometime soon!
|Thomas Larsen of Ska having a real good time.|
|And last, but certainly not least...|
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