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Thirsty Thursday: Stone Cottage Cellars, Gewurztraminer, West Elks AVA, Colorado 2012

So…Colorado:

This land-locked state gains fame for its Rocky Mountains, Broncos, and Coors: the largest…single brewery…in the world (22 million barrels roll out annually).

But they also grow grapes.

Let me put my cowboy hat on and you a tale. Along the Gunnison river, around Hotchkiss and Paonia, in the shadow of snow-capped peaks, lays the West Elks AVA. Continue reading

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BREWDOG UNHOPPED UPMANSHIP: Flying Dog Zero IBU IPA International Arms Race: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #18

We returned to Edinburgh’s BrewDog bar to taste something new: unhopped IPA. A few weeks ago we tried a bottle of BrewDog’s Punk IPA.  It tasted too pretty to be punk.  But its aromatics and herbaceous bitterness, like all IPAs, … Continue reading

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