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Discussion in 'GatorTail Pub' started by gatordavisl, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. gatordavisl

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    Hi all - I’m in Ft Collins for a couple days. I think there are some good breweries here. Any suggestions? Favorite flavas?
     
  2. LeafUF

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    Was just in Denver but didn't make it to Fort Collins. Have to imagine New Belgium and Odell would be great for a visit.

    There are so many great local beers you will get to try some good ones at just about any bar you walk into.
     
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  4. gatordavisl

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    Thanks Leaf and Mr. importer/exporter! I’m at a conference, so will have to find an “excuse” for a little getaway.
     
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    New Belgium is the only one I know of but they're among the pioneers of American craft brewing and put Ft. Collins on the map. There's probably a huge craft scene there. The people at New Belgium will gladly tell you which other tap rooms to visit. Craft brewers are very respectful of their competitors.
     
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  6. LeafUF

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    If you ask craft brewers the collaboration is key. Some of the locals here will even put out projects together. Surly just did a beer with Fair State as an example.
     
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    Did you make it there?
     
  9. gatordavisl

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    Nope - have been busy with the conference. Going out to a bar tonight, so I hope they have New Belgium. Thanks again for the tip. :emoji_thumbsup:
     
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    I’m having an Odell Shilling. Goes down smooth, but feels heavy. I guess a lot of ales are going to be as such.
     
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    Well, if you are still there, then I hope you found the secret to Colorado brewing - just swing a dead cat and you will find a quality craft brewery! They are everywhere. Ft. Collins has no less than a dozen and there are more than 30 within a 30 minute drive.