Wynkoop's Beers of the Year, this Saturday, 1 PM

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  1. MartyJones12

    MartyJones12 Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2007 Colorado

    Hello BAs,

    We’ve inked the Wynkoop and guest beers list for our Beers of the Year this Saturday. It’s below this note and includes two new Wynkoop beers.

    Belgian Pear Cider is a new style mashup from our man Andy Brown, it's built from a trippel recipe and fermented with a hearty addition of Colorado pear juice. It’s 8.2% ABV and wonderful.

    The Chancellor is a single malt/single hop super-strong ale (14% ABV) made from a 1930 Oxford University recipe given to us by UK beer historian and author (and Wynkoop hero) Terry Foster. It has been barrel aging for a lengthy 16 months to temper its rich, throwback charms.


    Beers of the Year 2012 Beer List

    Wynkoop Brewing Company
    1 Barley Wine 2009
    2 Barley Wine 2010
    3 Barley Wine 2011

    4 Mile HI.P.A
    5 Belgorado 2012
    6 Belgorado 2011
    7 The Catalyst
    8 Obamanator
    9 Hop to Conclusions Double IPA
    10 Frambozen Barrel-Aged Quadruppel

    11 The Chancellor
    12 Brewjolais Nouveau 2011
    13 Hopfen Weiss
    14 Beerdrinker of the Year Imperial Stout 2011
    15 Koop Deville
    16 Orville
    17 Hibiscus Hard Cider
    18 Collective Hoppiness

    19 Belgian Pear Cider
    20 Metacool Malt-U-Wanna
    21 B3K Black Lager
    22 Colorojo
    23 Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout
    24 Drunkin’ Pumpkin Ale
    25 Wixa Weiss
    26 Two Guns Pilsner
    27 Organic Light Rail Lager
    28 Orchard Wheat
    29 St. Charles ESB
    30 London Calling IPA
    31 Patty’s Chile Beer
    32 Rail Yard Ale
    33 Cowtown Milk Stout
    34 Coconut Milk Stout (Firkin)

    Beers Made by Walking
    1 Cerveza de las Animas -- Ska Brewing
    2 Green Cross Hemp & Hops Ale -- Wynkoop Brewing
    3 Eldorado Juniper Belgian Dark – Strange Brewing

    Breckenridge Brewery
    1 Whiskey Barrel Aged Oatmeal Stout
    2 Whiskey Barrel Aged Vanilla Porter
    3 2010 Christmas Ale
    4 Summer Cab Ride

    Fort Collins Brewing
    1 Bambostic Smoke Beer
    2 Imperial Fresh Hop IPA.

    Mountain Sun Pubs & Breweries
    Champagne Lady Belgian Strong Ale
    2 Vagabond American IPA

  2. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,243) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    It's worth going for the Chancellor alone! That one is an absolute gem. One of the best Colorado beers I've had in recent memory and is honestly comparable to the likes of Abacus, Bligh's, etc.

    Wish I could make this one, but alas I can't.

    Hey Marty - is Parade of Darks still happening this year?
  3. MartyJones12

    MartyJones12 Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2007 Colorado

    Hi Domingo,

    Alright, that's a rave review for The Chancellor, I'm glad you dig it! Thank you.

    Yes, Dec. 1 we bring back the Parade of Darks, we'll have details on our site next week on our annual dark beer celebration and Metro CareRing fundraiser. I hope you can make it.
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