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Colorado ipa

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by iowacraft01, Nov 11, 2012.

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  1. iowacraft01

    iowacraft01 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 Iowa

    My uncles coming home to Iowa from CO for Xmas. Going to have him bring me sum beers. Any help on lpas that would be worth drinking
  2. imperialbeerdude

    imperialbeerdude Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2012 Colorado

  3. schlegelmeister

    schlegelmeister Initiate (26) Oct 19, 2011 Massachusetts

    Modus Hoperandi
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  4. buffs9

    buffs9 Aspirant (291) Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    if you don't have access to Odell IPA and Myrcenary then that's what you want...
  5. SkeeterBoganski

    SkeeterBoganski Devotee (487) Feb 25, 2012 Colorado
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    I second buffs on the Myrcenary call. Oskar's Gubna is the tits as well.
  6. iowacraft01

    iowacraft01 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 Iowa

    fresh would be nice but just mainly stuff he can pick up at a store. I've had the odell myrcenary pretty tasty stuff!
  7. SkeeterBoganski

    SkeeterBoganski Devotee (487) Feb 25, 2012 Colorado
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    Maharaja, Hercules, and Mountain Standard (Black IPA) are all pretty solid as well and also very popular...shouldn't have a problem finding any of them.
  8. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,206) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    X2 on Odell's IPA and Mountain Standard.

    Dry Docks 7 Seas IIPA. If he can find Backcountry's Telemark IPA that is a nice grab as well but the only store I ever found that in was Lukas.
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  9. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,233) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I like the IPA's we have out this way.
    Locally, the Odell would be my favorite, although Hop Notch from Uinta (in Utah) is also top notch. Modus, too, although I think that's all over the country, now.
    Denver10's mention of Telemark is another big winner, although these days you'll want to look for it as "Backcountry Pale Ale" since it was recently renamed. It's still the same beer, though.
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  10. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,066) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Also check out upslopes IPA as well as santa fe's happy camper IPA. Dugana is on the shelves right now as well as deschutes chasing freshies, I also enjoy their chainbreaker. Dad and dudes dank is also on shelves.
  11. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,396) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    for a 2ipa but some Odells Myrcenary
  12. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,396) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Buy some Dales PA it drinks like an IPA IMO
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  13. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    Dry Dock DIPA, Odell IPA and Mountain Standard, Firestone Walker DIPA, Maharaja, NB Super IPA,.
  14. Fitshaced

    Fitshaced Aspirant (229) Feb 29, 2012 Colorado

    Odell IPA
    Odell myrcenary
    Odell Mountain Standard
    Modus Hoperandi
    Hop Notch
    Firestone Walker Union Jack if you cant get it.
    Firestone walker Double jack
    Firestone Walker Wookey Jack
    New Belgium Ranger
    Sante Fe Hoppy Camper. Pretty Underrated IMO
    Deviant Dales
    Marble IPA
    Pliny the elder
  15. joshclauss

    joshclauss Aspirant (243) Oct 31, 2010 Colorado
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    I see what you did there.
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  16. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Disciple (335) Dec 19, 2010 Colorado
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    PTE is difficult to get. No announcement when it's coming in and sells out in 24 hours.
  17. iowacraft01

    iowacraft01 Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2012 Iowa

    Thanks for all the suggestions! Where can I pick some of these up in the denver cherry creek area???
  18. spoony

    spoony Poo-Bah (1,929) Aug 1, 2012 Colorado
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    Joy Wine (real close to Cherry Creek...6th Ave. and Marion) had Racer X from Bear Republic (not Colorado, I know, but IIPA) and Dugana tonight when I stopped by. They also usually have Myrcenary, Ranger, and I think I saw some Mountain Standard in there too.

    Argonaut (on Colfax, aka 15th Ave.) isn't too far from Cherry Creek, either (15 blocks), and they should have a pretty solid selection.

    Lastly, Colorado Liquor Mart (Colorado Blvd. and Exposition...about 10 blocks from Cherry Creek) also should have decent selection.
  19. gklover1

    gklover1 Initiate (102) Oct 18, 2009 Colorado
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    For fresh, you are gonna need to go with Myrcenary. If he is willing to make a hike, send him to Dry Dock Brewery for fresh DIPA. It is worth it.
  20. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (578) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    All 3 Avery Ipa's are great, (Maharaja, Dugana, IPA), Pretty much any Odell ipa, which has been mentioned plenty, If he's by Cherry creek then Bull and Bush is a must, they have tons of awesome beers. (Man Beer is average to me but still worth it). Great Divide makes some good hoppy stuff too. Rumble and their anniversery ipa are awesome.
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