Author Archives: Alysia

Pale Ale 5 Gallon Homebrew | Update

Pale Ale Homebrew The Breakdown For those of you who aren’t following us on Instagram (it’s Hard12Brews – so if you’re not going ahead and make that change), we want to let you know that the latest brew happened this … Continue reading

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Maui Express | Beer Review

Denver Beer Company – Maui Express IPA Denver Beer Company’s newest offing is the Maui Express IPA. With hints of coconut, this is the perfect summer IPA to transport you from the mountains to the beach. Visual: Clear, amber, with … Continue reading

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VisionQuest Brewery | Brewery Review

Location: Boulder, Colorado The Scene: This was just different and I mean it in the most perfect way. This is at the same time a Boulder brewery and a place you would not at all expect in Boulder. There was … Continue reading

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June – The Braggot | Beer Style Exploration

What is The Braggot? The braggot, while not often seen until recently, can actually trace its heritage to the late 1300s. At its most basic level, the braggot combines herbs, spices, mead (boozy drink of fermented honey and water) and … Continue reading

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Distinctly Colorado | Manitou Incline Beers

The Manitou Incline For those of you who don’t know, and until the last couple of years I could count myself among you, there is an insane hiking trail in Manitou Springs. While technically it’s called an extreme trail – … Continue reading

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Tart Noire | Beer Review

Farmhouse Ale – Paradox Beer Company  I am getting ready to head back down to destination Divide this weekend and realized I need more room in my beer cellar. Naturally – I decided to crack open one of my favorites … Continue reading

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Beertography | Best Shots in May

Here Are Our Favorite Shots From The Month of May   Photo Tip of the Month: Lighting. You can never spend too much time focusing on the lighting surrounding the beer you are taking. Whenever possible – use naturally light, … Continue reading

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Fugli | Beer Review

Fruit IPA – Oskar Blues Brewery Oskar Blues has always had a solid lineup. Dale’s Pale Ale, Mama’s Little Yella Pils and Old Chub are OG craft beers that take many of us back to our college days. Anytime a … Continue reading

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Beer Books | May Edition

The Oxford Companion To Beer Edited by Garrett Oliver As we move into May and dig into the beers of summer I thought it was a good idea to introduce more of a handbook to beer. This is the ultimate … Continue reading

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This Weekend | Make It A Beer Weekend

Beer Events Around Denver | May 19-21 This weekend is going to be busy in and around Denver with a lot of great beer events. Check out the list below and happy drinking! Anniversaries: Odyssey Beerwerks turns 4 – Celebrating … Continue reading

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