Monday, December 22, 2014

Solstice Grog Slog Beer 362-367

Guess I am going a little over today.  Did our 2nd Annual Solstice Grog Slog where we celebrate the shortest day of the year.  You can read and see the photos over at GZ's blog by clicking here. The run ended up being 24ish miles and 6 breweries.  Fun had by all.

The Post Brewery Right Side Amber Ale

Liquid Mechanics Black Saison

Crystal Springs Brewery Cherry Wheat

Number 365!!!!  4 Noses Brewery Oktoberfesht Lager

Westminster Brewery 1066

Big Choice Brewery Peppermint Stout

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Beer 361

This has to be a top 10 beer of the year and it is even from the East Coast!  Of course the brewer/owner is from Colorado.

Dogfish Head Sixty-One

Monday, December 8, 2014

Beer 360

Another east coast beer, trying to diversify a little.

Flying Dog Raging Bitch Belgian IPA

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Beer 359

Starting to get to the end of the challenge.  Uinta Brewing Company Hop Nosh IPA from Utah.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Beer 358

This is one of the worse drinks I have had all year.  I can't even describe the bad taste.  Hard to believe this is from the same brewery as Happy Camper IPA which is one of my go to IPAs.

Santa Fe Brewing Company Chicken Killer Barley Wine.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Beer 357

Someone left this at my house on Thanksgiving and I am thankful that I was not the one to spend money on this beer.

Shock Top Brewing Belgian White

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Beer 356

I could drink this stuff all night.

Boulder Beer Company Singletrack Rye Pale Ale

Monday, December 1, 2014

Beer 355

I need to get to this brewery up in the Fort.  Very impressed with this beer.

Funkwerks Saison Ale from Fort Collins Colorado

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Beer 354

Chugged down 3 of these before the kiddo's Rocky Mountain Regional Championship game.  And yes we won so I guess it is Nationals in Port Huron MI at the end of Jan.

Alaskan Brewery Icy Bay IPA

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Beer 353

Post run food and beers on Pearl Street in Boulder.

West Flanders Brewing Hoffmeister Plisner

Beer 352

Celebration beer with the hockey team for with the win today we move into the playoffs for the tournament.

New Belgium 1554

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Beer 350

Went perfect with the stew. 

Magic Hat Brewery Dream Machine IPL

Monday, November 24, 2014

Beer 349

Not a fan of English Style Ales so this one is not rated as high as it should have been because Great Divide is one of the better breweries in the state.

Great Divide Brewery Hibernation Ale

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Beer 347

Damn good! 

Odell Brewing Company Gramps Oatmeal Stout

Beer 346

Been saving this one for a situation like this.  Coors Light at the DU vs. Air Force hockey game.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Beer 345

Wow!  A beer from the east coast that is good and not from Dogfish!

Evil Twin Brewing Low Life Pilsner

Monday, November 17, 2014

Beer 344

The best stout of the year by far!  Happy Birthday to me.

New Belgium Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Beer 343

Not sure if the dog approves or not.  What I had in the beer fridge that I had not used yet in the challenge.  Did not want to go to the liquor store in tonight's freezing temps.

Pabst Brewing Company Pabst Blue Ribbon

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Beer 342

One of the best Chile beers that I have had.  Damn good.

Wynkoop Brewery Patty's Chile Beer

Monday, November 10, 2014

Beer 341

This is a GREAT beer!  I thought after the IPA fest last weekend that I would not want another IPA for a while but this beer squashed those concerns.  SKA delivers again.

SKA Brewery Rudie's Session IPA

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Beer 340 - Upslope Brewing with a side of Avery

Spent all afternoon working my way through 17 4oz pours from the list below at the Avery IPA Fest.  Awesome time!  The Avery IPA Fest is my favorite beer festival of the year.  At 5 as the festival was wrapping up I walked the 3 blocks over to Upslope Brewing Company to get a beer at their 6th anniversary while waiting for the wife to pick me up, yes I was a responsible adult.

Upslope Brewing Company Saison

Friday, November 7, 2014

Beer 339

Classic IPA that is always a solid fall back beer.  Avery IPA Fest is tomorrow!

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Ale

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Beer 338

Getting ready for Saturday's fun at Avery IPA Fest so I had an Avery beer.

Avery Old Jubilation Ale

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Beer 337

Crazy Mountain Brewing Company Old Soul.  Guess this is out of Vail, average.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Beer 336

This is how I feel now that all the political ads are now over.  Another solid beer from SKA, they never disappoint.

SKA Brewery Euphoria Pale Ale

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Beer 335

Great place to chill while the wife is hiking in the hills there in the background.

Southern Sun Nitro Cleveland Brown Ale

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Beer 334


ODells Isolation Ale-  A Fort Collins beer for the CSU game of course.  GO RAMS!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Beer 333

Happy Halloween!!!  Little strong for my taste at over 16%.

Avery Rumpkin

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Beer 332

Another solid beer out of Oregon, which just might be the Colorado of the west coast in terms of beer.

Red Hook ESB

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Beer 330

Really tasty.  Before the challenge started I was not a fan of Belgian style beers but it has grown on me the past 10 months but of course all beers from Great Divide are good.

Great Divide Brewing Company Heyday Belgian Style White Ale

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Beer 329

Made a quick stop again between the kiddo's hockey games.  Only one beer left at the brewery that I have not had.

Aspen Brewing Company Ajax Pilsner

Friday, October 24, 2014

Beer 328

Rogue Ales Daddy's Little Helper Black IPA

Beer 327- Aspen Brewing Company

The string of pumpkin beers is finally over and just in time.  I was starting to get sick of them.

Up in Aspen for 4 days for the kiddo's hockey tournament so that means lots of beer and lots of shots.  Started the weekend off with this after a steep ass run aka walk up the ski slopes behind the condo we rented.

Aspen Brewing Company Brown Bear Ale

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Beer 326

Should have known not to get a microbrew from Wisconson.

Lakefront Brewery Pumpkin

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

Beer 324

Holy crap that is a strong beer at 17.22%.  Not a big fan of Porters otherwise I would have rated it higher.

Avery Pump[KY]n

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Beer 323 - Upslope Brewery

Quick stop at Upslope Brewery for the Pumpkin Ale after a jog in the Boulder hills.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Beer 322

Yes pumpkin week rolls on!

Anderson Valley Brewing Fall Hornin' Pumpkin Ale

Beer 321

Lets get your poker on! 

McAuslan Brewing St Ambroise Pumpkin

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Beer 320

Finally a beer I like from the East Coast! 

Magic Hat Brewery Wilhelm Scream Pumpkin Ale from Vermont

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Beer 319

I was expecting a much better beer than this from Cali. 

Buffalo Bills Brewery Pumpkin Ale