Colorado loves its breweries. In fact, even though state is home to less than two percent of the U.S. population, Colorado has the fourth most breweries per capita in the entire country. In other words, Colorado is home to more than 400 established breweries, each one a bringing its own uniqueness to the party. Every kind of beer you can imagine is brewed here. This variety ranges from the Fat Tire and 90 Shilling to rare seasonal barleys and ales. Here are some of our favorite picks. Also, if you are looking to buy or sell a home in Colorado, consider Mark Eibner as your agent.
Colorado Beers and Breweries
The award-winning Bierstadt Lagerhaus has to be at the top of our list. Many of this establishments brews have been nominated for best beer. Besides having great tasting brews, their ability to adapt to the pandemic has keep them a Denver favorite. To stay alive during this difficult time, Bierstadt has began canning its world-class beers for the first time. They even opened a huge outdoor yard and served small personalized kegs for quarantine pods to drink beer safely at a distance when social distancing guidelines were still active.
Another popular brewery in Colorado is Amalgam Brewing. Amalgam is a small Denver brewery, so small in fact that it typically opens only once a month and distributes just a small number of bottles outside its beer club. Amalgam specializes in barrel-aged sours and saisons, a pale ale that is highly carbonated, fruity, spicy, and often bottle conditioned. Amalgam also brews amazing stouts. These stouts are loaded with vanilla and other adjunct ingredients like maple syrup and coffee. With so many breweries in Colorado, you can’t visit them all. However, these are certainly two you should add to your Colorado Bucket List.