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Travel guide: GABF 2012

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When you’re not tasting at this year’s sure-to-be-epic Great American Beer Festival, here’s where to go and what to sip in and around Denver.

DRINK (AND EAT, AND SLEEP) DENVER-STYLE: Our guide to the beeriest places in town. “Beertown: Denver

SIP WHAT’S NEW: Denver’s always-huge beer scene continues to explode; check out these young breweries. “Denver’s newest brews

EAT UP: You’ll need a solid base for all that beer: Fill up at these three worthy eateries. “Denver Bites

DAY-TRIP: Already seen D-town? Make an easy, beer-filled day trip to nearby Ft. Collins or Boulder. “Beertown: Boulder,” “Beertown: Ft. Collins

PROST!: Oktoberfest may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t hoist a mug at Denver’s brand-new, modern interpretation of a German biergarten. “Pubs we love: The new German

DRINK A CLASSIC: Seek out new brews and old favorites from classic Denver breweries like Avery, Great Divide, Breckenridge and Wynkoop.

STARGAZE: Keep an eye out for Keith Villa, creator of Blue Moon and one of the city’s most prolific brewers. “Being Keith Villa



Why a Miller Lite Was the Best Beer I’ve Ever Had

I’ve worked in craft beer for nearly five years now. I’ve had the fortune to try some truly amazing brews: Pliny the Elder, Heady Topper, Bourbon Barrel Aged Expedition Stout. Supplication? I’ve got one in my mini-fridge. The reason I’m telling you this is because I want to frame my statements here properly. I’ve had good beer, trust me. The best beer I’ve ever had, though, was a Miller Lite.

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Allagash Farm to Face

A few years ago a friend of mine sent a text saying they had just tried the best beer ever, a sour ale brewed with peaches called Farm To Face from Allagash Brewing Company. I get beer recommendations all the time, but it is rare that they come with a “favorite beer ever” label, so I made a substantial effort to find a bottle. Unfortunately I came up empty, a limited amount of the beer has

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