5280: 5 Local Beers to Seek Out at GABF
“The Great American Beer Festival is once again upon us, running from October 6 to 8 in downtown Denver. As you walk inside the Colorado Convention Center, pretzels draped around your neck, you might be awestruck and even overwhelmed by all the boozy options that await you—more than 3,500 brews, to be exact.
Let us help guide you. Here are five of Colorado’s finest brews for you to seek out while exploring the country’s biggest beer event.
1. Great Divide Brewing Co.: Velvet Yeti
Great Divide founder Brian Dunn calls the newest and smoothest member of the Yeti family an “approachable beer with a lot of character.” While the rest of the Yeti beers tend to pack a punch in terms of alcohol content, Velvet Yeti comes in at just five percent ABV. To highlight the brew’s rich caramel roast and chocolate notes this beer is served on Nitro instead of regular CO2. While it will soon be a regular fixture at Great Divide taprooms, this draft-only, Colorado-only brew is worth seeking out when it makes its debut at GABF this week…”
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