May 29, 2017

Colorado

Lucky U IPA

A- / 4.1
Lucky U IPA

Breckenridge Brewery
We like to think this is an ale for everyone who believes you make your own luck. We sure did. And the result is a well-balanced, soulful IPA with just the right amount of hoppiness. An even keeled ale that goes down clean and refreshing, but still lets you know it’s been doted on by the Brewmaster. It’s true to it’s IPA heritage, but also highly drinkable. Lucky U. And we seriously mean that.

Flavor: Nice forefront, hop bitterness with underlying malt character
Yeast: Top Fermented Ale Yeast
Malts: Two Row Pale, Munich, Carmel, Torrified Wheat
Hops: Amarillo, Magnum, Perle, Cascade, Apollo, Fuggle, Goldings
Color: Spun Gold

Titan IPA

A- / 4.2
Titan IPA

Titan IPA is a big, aggressively hopped India Pale Ale brewed for hop disciples. It starts out with piney hop aromas and citrus hop flavors, and finishes with a nice rich, malty sweetness that is balanced with crisp hop bitterness.

Hoptober Golden Ale

B+ / 3.9
Hoptober Golden Ale

Five hops and four malts make Hoptober Golden Ale a veritable cornucopia of the earth. Pale and wheat malt are mashed with rye and oats to create a medium-bodied ale with a creamy mouthfeel.

Centennial, Cascade, Sterling, Willamette, and Glacier hops form a bonfire of citrus notes, fruity cheers and a bold finale.

Seasonal in August, September, October.

New Belgium Skinny Dip

B+ / 3.9
New Belgium Skinny Dip

Ever tried a Skinny Dip? You wouldn’t be alone. Featured by both Men’s Journal and the Today Show as a favorite summer brew, this full-bodied, highly drinkable beer makes a splash every summer in New Belgium’s Seasonal line-up. Cascade hops frolic with a hint of lime leaf, giving the beer complexity that’s surprisingly refreshing.

Calories: 110
Hops: Cascade, Styrian Golden, Willamette
Malts: Pale, Caramel, Victory
OG: 8.9
TG: 1

Left Hand Oktoberfest

A- / 4.1
Left Hand Oktoberfest

Left Hand starts brewing this in the Spring and it takes a full two months to reach lagered perfection. Biscuity, malty goodness dominates upfront while the noble pedigree hops lend a properly spicy, dry finish.

Style: Marzen Lager
Color: Copper, 21 SRM
Body: Medium
Plato: 16°
Malts: Munich and Pilsner
Hops: Magnum and Spalter Select

Mothership Wit

B- / 3.1
Mothership Wit

Their first venture into organically-produced beer, Mothership Wit Organic Wheat Beer elevates the zesty Wit or White beers of Belgium. Far-flung Beer Rangers affectionately refer to the Fort Collins brewery as the Mothership, a name that conjures images of earth shot from space and the interconnectivity of it all. Mothership Wit is brewed with wheat and barley malt, as well as coriander and orange peel spicing resulting in a balance of citrus and sour flavors held in suspension by a bright burst of carbonation.

Left Hand Milk Stout

A- / 4.0
Left Hand Milk Stout

Dark and delicious, America’s great milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. Preconceived notions are the blinders on the road to enlightenment. Udderly delightful.

Style: Sweet Stout
Color: Black 47 SRM
Body: Full-bodied
Plato: 16°
Packaging: 6-pack, 12-pack, Keg and Nitro Keg
Malts: Pale 2-row, Crystal, Munich, Roast Barley, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley and Chocolate
Hops: Magnum and US Goldings

Agave Wheat

B- / 3.0
Breckenridge Agave Wheat

This true American-style unfiltered wheat has something a little special – the nectar of the great Salmiana Agave. Agave complements the refreshingly light quality of our wheat and adds a subtle note of flavor that expands this beer’s uplifting taste profile. It is familiar, yet creative.

Beer Style: American Unfiltered Wheat Ale with Agave
Flavor: Light, refreshing, yet interesting
Yeast: American Wheat
Malts: Pale, White Wheat, Torrified Wheat, Carapils, Caramel, Munich
Hops: Fuggle, Cascade, Willamette
Color: Golden Opaque

Breckenridge 471 IPA (Small Batch)

A / 4.5
Breckenridge 471 IPA (Small Batch)

According to Breckinridge:

Hoppy? Brother, 471 IPA redefines hoppy. 471 is a small batch, limited edition ale that was created by our Brewmaster to separate the weak from the strong. 471 is a double IPA, that combines Pale, Munich, Caramel-30, Carapils and Torrified Wheat malts, with Chinook, Centennial, Simcoe and Fuggles hops. It has a big sweet mouthfeel, followed by more hoppiness than you’ve ever had at one time. Enjoy.

Fat Tire Amber Ale

B- / 3.2
Fat Tire Amber Ale

Named in honor of our founder Jeff’s bike trip through Belgium, Fat Tire Amber Ale marks a turning point in the young electrical engineer’s home brewing. Belgian beers use a far broader palette of ingredients (fruits, spices, esoteric yeast strains) than German or English styles. Jeff found the Belgian approach freeing. Upon his return, Jeff created Fat Tire and Abbey Belgian Ale, (assuming Abbey would be his big gun). He and his wife, Kim traveled around sampling their homebrews to the public. Fat Tire’s appeal quickly became evident. People liked everything about it. Except the name. Fat Tire won fans with its sense of balance: toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness.