Billed as “part imperial stout, part churro,” Dragon Mask is an imperial stout brewed with cinnamon, cacao nibs, salt and vanilla.
The Great American Beer Festival is all about discovery.
Whether you are a roamer who likes to randomly walk up to booths or you strike with military-like precision the breweries pre-loaded on your handy GABF app, finding new delicious things and keeping your ears to the ground about what’s good is a huge part of the fun.
Here are 10 first-night finds — beers worth checking out when the festival resumes this evening.
A half-dozen Denver breweries explain why they are embracing — or skipping — pouring beer at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival.
It might seem like a no-brainer. The world’s biggest beer festival is unfolding right at your front step, with thousands of discerning (and not-so-discerning) beer lovers descending on the Colorado Convention Center with necklaces braided with pretzels and glasses at the ready.
If you’re a Denver brewery, how could you not join the party?
The Golden brewery had never made a lower alcohol beer than this crushable hoppy beer, after all.
Putting aside the adage about never mixing politics and business, Cannonball Creek christened its new beer Trump Hands, a reference to a bizarre turn on the 2016 campaign trail that, like most of them, involved the larger-than-life reality star turned Republican presidential candidate.