US - Mountain Denver Best IPAs

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  1. TempletonsFinest

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    Just booked a flight to Denver in Sept for a weekend of beer, Broncos, and Rockies! Coming from the CA and want to make sure I hit all the hot spots downtown that have the best IPAs. Yes, yes, yes, I understand there may be some personal preference involved, but any input is appreciated!

    Thanks!
     
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    Go to Falling Rock. Drink from list.
     
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    GoodDon is this your alt account?
     
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    Busted.
     
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    So many good CO breweries making good hoppy beers everywhere on the spectrum from traditional to modern.
     
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    I say screw the IPAs and drink the countries best lager at Bierstadt
     
  7. TempletonsFinest

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    Wow I guess Falling Rock is the spot! I'll make it our first stop! Any others that stand out?
     
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    Falling Rock was amazing. I also enjoyed Freshcraft and if you are north of the downtown area, I Hop IPA has a terrible name, but a pretty good local taplist.
     
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    Terrible name! Lol

    Any recommendations for breweries tho?
     
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    Yes, Bierstadt. (warning they don't have any IPA, just amazing incredible lager)
     
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    Comrade.
     
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    I don't think many of the breweries around downtown are well known for their IPAs although everybody brews them. You can find a lot of breweries more revered for their haze on tap around that part of town.

    Plenty of good breweries over there but most of the haze factories in town will require more than walking distance.
     
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    Walk to RiNo and you'll find plenty of IPA options over there, including Our Mutual Friend and Odell along.
     
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    Brass Tacks is right near Freshcraft that has been great lately.

    Breweries, plenty in the downtown area that you can get to without having a car but as most people have been pointing out, if you're only in town for a day or two and want a variety then go to a couple of the tap houses.

    Cerebral isn't far from downtown for great IPAs though. Another mile from there is Fiction and 1.5 miles from there is Station 26