I stopped in at Zwei Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado. It’s a little bit of Germany in Fort Collins. I greatly enjoyed their Helles Lager. Made me feel like I was in Germany. Hopefully. I’ll make it back there some day. Helles is clean, crisp and drinkable. Great beer and well worth the stop.
I stopped in at Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado for a beer. The tap room bartender let me know that 90 Shilling Ale was their flagship and that is what I tried. It is delicious and I’ll be looking for this when I get home. 90 Shilling is an Amber Ale in the Scottish style. It’s malty with a slight hop bitterness. Well worth the drive from Denver!
I stopped in at the New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado for a tour which was a great experience. We covered the entire process from beginning to end and even were given the chance to slide down the slide in the tasting room (I declined). In the tasting room we sampled several beers. Of course, like most folks, I tried the Fat Tire Amber Ale which is the flagship beer for New Belgium. This beer never disappoints. I also tried Ranger IPA and Rampart Imperial IPA. Both of these are great beers and once I had tried them I noticed that they were available back home. While in the tap room I purchased a bike bell for a co-worker. The tap room is a cool place where people can gather and enjoy great beer.
I stopped back in at New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado. Given the season I just had to try Voodoo Ranger Atomic Pumpkin. Great spices in this beer. Delicious and pretty strong. A very enjoyable beer to warm me up on a cool evening.