Beer Porn of the Week – Odell Bourbon Barrel Stout

Odell Bourbon Barrel Stout

Odell Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Stout   [We’ll share some beer porn every Monday to get your week started off right. Have some of your own? Leave a link in the comments!]

Sean’s Sips – Avery Brewing Co. Uncle Jacob’s Stout

Avery Uncle Jacob's Stout

Science: ABV: 17.42% Brewed with: water, malted barley, flaked oats, hops, and English Ale yeast Barrels: 1st use Marker’s Mark for 6 months Production: 2nd in Annual Barrel Series, 694 cases Bottle Date: March 27, 2012 Release Date: April 7, 2012 History: If you haven’t already heard how this beer got it’s name, here’s the […]

My date with Odell Brewing: These Cats Know How to Kick It

1st course

It’s a rare honor to be invited to a private beer dinner with the folks at Odell Brewing. But sure enough, my Friday plans included just that. A good friend from home has temporarily stopped her American travels as an adventure guide and was heading over the front range for some quality catch-up time after […]

Odell party at Star Bar Friday

odell crown

Friday, Star Bar is hosting an Odell Brewing Party. Ryan O’dell and other brewery representatives will be on hand at 7:00 for the tapping of some deliciousness: The Friek – 2011 GABF Gold Medal Winner – Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer Bourbon Barrel Stout Mountain Standard Double Black India Pale Ale Dark Wit – Special […]

The Return of the Odell Bourbon Barrel Stout

BBS Bottle Image 2011

Man, we have it rough in Colorado. So few breweries, so few amazing beers, no festivals, awful weather.. And now, add to all that the return of Odell’s Bourbon Barrel Stout? I’m moving. Odell Brewing Rolls out the Barrel – Brewery celebrates the return of Bourbon Barrel Stout  Fort Collins, CO. – On September 24, 2011 […]

Welcome to Barrel Season!

Barrel-Aged

You might be wondering what I mean by ‘Barrel Season’, so I’ll explain myself.  You can find a barrel-aged beer on the shelves of any liquor store in town from January to December.  However, it’s around this time of year that their numbers appear to increase dramatically.  But it’s not just the pure number of […]

Malt Destiny: Jefferson, Beer and Bald Eagles

Thomas Jefferson-- The Malt Man

Beer and history go hand-in-hand (and I’m not just referring to my preferred method of late-night term-paper-writing or the proportionate relationship between consumption of beer and the languid pontificating of a rambling history buff). We love to fetishize the Founding Fathers as ale-swilling ruffians—underdog beer-lovers against a stuffy monarchy. Any victory for the nascent USA […]