Favorite Beer?

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby jrs1965 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:52 pm

Without question the best beer in Colorado Springs...

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby mcphats » Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:58 pm

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby kansas » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:47 am

Haven't had the beer, but this can is brilliant.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby EmmaM » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:48 pm

I'm currently enjoying Bristol's Smokebrush porter. It's definitely smokey in character; the overwhelming hotdog undertone goes away after a few sips and the drink becomes relatively enjoyable. Even better, all profits from this special brew go to the COS Smokebrush foundation. Bristol isn't my favorite brewery, but I'm continually impressed with their efforts to give back to the community.

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Trinity's Pappy Legba - a 13% abv Crimson Saison. So good. It has somewhat of a cherry kriek profile, but not in an overwhelming way. One tulip glass and I'm cherry in the cheeks..

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Trinity's Passed Stout. 11%. Similar to Pappy, more than one glass and I'm two sheets to the wind... This beer is great! It has a full body with a very dark, hearty malt flavor. One of my favorite stouts.

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Other locals I'm looking forward to:

-Trinity is in the works on a "Case of the Mondays" [a Brett series], including an Oh Face Provisional Saison, TPS Report 'Wild american bretta,' Red Swingline IPA, and Damn It Feels Good to be a Gangsta! Obscur Noir. They range from 4.1-8.1%.

-Wynkoop "Ellegance" is a ~9% Belgian Strong brewed solely by women. Brewer's Republic in COS bought a 5 gallon keg and is donating $2 of every pint sold to the Pink Boots Society. Again, lovin' the community vibe.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby ajkagy » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:11 pm

kansas wrote:Haven't had the beer, but this can is brilliant.


that looks cool, i wonder if any other brewery does cans like this?
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Dave B » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:39 am

I'm not a New Belgium fan, for the most part, but this is a phenomenal imperial IPA.

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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby ajkagy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:54 am

Dave B wrote:I'm not a New Belgium fan, for the most part, but this is a phenomenal imperial IPA.


I second that, it tastes like a hoppier ranger IPA, well done new belgium.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby EatinHardtack » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:01 am

jrs1965 wrote:Without question the best beer in Colorado Springs...

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Meh.....I've had much better in the Springs.


I've been enjoying EddyLine's RiverRunner Pale Ale recently, tasty.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Steve Climber » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:05 am

kansas wrote:Haven't had the beer, but this can is brilliant.


+1,000,000 for that can
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby highpilgrim » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:54 am

Dave B wrote:I'm not a New Belgium fan, for the most part, but this is a phenomenal imperial IPA.

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I'll third that. Most of the New Belgium I find...lacking. This one, however, is really pretty good.
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby Kiefer » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:32 pm

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By the way, anyone have the chance to stop by Fate Brewery in Boulder yet?
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Re: Favorite Beer?

Postby altidude » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:38 pm

Had a few New Belgium La Folies in the past month, pretty awesome sour brown ale if you're into sours/lambics.
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