STINGER WILD HONEY

STINGER WILD HONEY

Most popular- number 1 selling beer

We put 6 lbs of unmolested ambrosia honey per barrel into this American wheat ale. The honey adds a sweetness and raises the alcohol content slightly. We use Tettnang hops, and for a little extra kick it’s spiced with coriander and chamomile. Alc/vol 6%.

LONGS PEAK RASPBERRY WHEAT

LONGS PEAK RASPBERRY WHEAT

A must try

This is one of our most popular beers. It is a light and refreshing raspberry-flavored wheat ale. We use pure raspberry extract to give this beer its fruity aroma and flavor. Hopped with challenger and willamette hops. Raspberry Wheat was awarded the Best of the Rockies/Southwest in the Fruit beer category at the 2006 United Stated Beer Tasting Championship. Alc /vol. 4.2%

Bear Lake Blueberry wheat

BEAR LAKE BLUEBERRY WHEAT

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Similar to our raspberry wheat, this is an American Wheat Beer with blueberries added. We try to keep the fruit flavor on the subtle side instead of overwhelming the palate. This beer goes well with lighter foods, such as  the one on our salad menu.

THE SHINING PALE ALE

THE SHINING PALE ALE

Surprisingly easy to drink

Brewed with rare British All-Star pale malt to give the beer a full body and unique flavor. We hop with Amarillo and Cascade hops. Of course this beer is named after the book “The Shining” by Stephan King. We don’t guarantee clairvoyance after after a pint or two we just hope you enjoy the experience. Alc/vol 6%. Bittering Units 45.

ESTES PARK BARLEY WINE

ESTES PARK BARLEY WINE

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Brewed once a year for the following year, our big Barley Wine is a 10% alcohol ale. The wine in the name refers to the strength it is still a beer. This beer gets better with age and after 5 years it gets really good! Our Barley wine is a wonderful copper color and what you’ll notice in the aroma is a lot of malt and alcohol. We use a variety of hops to balance all the malty sweetness.

SAMSON STOUT BEER

SAMSON STOUT

A must try

Our commemorative ale honors Samson the elk, the unofficial mascot of Estes Park, who was killed by a poacher. This is a dark, rich oatmeal stout that’s surprisingly easy to drink. We use Galena And Goldings hops to balance the sweetness. Samson Stout placed 3rd in the Oatmeal Stout category in the 2004 North American Beer Awards.

ESTES PARK RENEGADE IPA

ESTES PARK RENEGADE IPA

A must try

Our award winning India Pale Ale, GABF Gold Medal IPA 1993, Silver in the 2003 World Beer Championship, is a hop lover’s dream with 3 lbs. of hops per barrel. We use Galena Amarillo and Cascade hops in the kettle and dry-hop with more Cascade during conditioning. This copper-colored ale has a nice maltiness to balance all the hops. Alc/vol 5.8%

ESTES PARK PORTER BEER

ESTES PARK PORTER

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Porters are dark ales without the roasted malt character of a stout. Our porter is a brown porter with a very smooth balanced profile. 7 types of malt add to the complexity of this ale. Challenger, Willamette and Cascade hops are added in the brew kettle Originally called Pearl Street Porter from when the brewery was in Boulder briefly. It’s one of the original Gordon Knight creations. Occasionally we make a coffee porter with this beer. Alc/vol 4.6%. Bu (bittering units) 32.

STAGGERING ELK LAGER

STAGGERING ELK LAGER

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Pre-Prohibition California common lager, better known as a “Steam Beer”. We use pilsner malt and Czech saaz hops. The name comes from a misunderstanding several years ago. Some people thought that when the elk ate some of the spent grain, or mash, that it would make them drunk, which it doesn’t. So we just had fun with the name and the label. Alc/vol 4.8%.

TRAIL RIDGE RED/REDRUM-35

TRAIL RIDGE RED/ REDRUM

A must try

Our Red is a special bitter. This means it has medium body and mild bitterness, 24 on the bittering units scale. These balance well with the rich copper color. We use cascade hops. The Redrum version is to commemorate the book and movie “The Shining” which was based on The Stanley Hotel. Alc/vol 4.5%.

ESTES PARK GOLD

ESTES PARK GOLD

A must try

This is our smooth golden ale. Our Gold has a medium body and low to medium hop bitterness and aroma. We add challenger and willamette hops. Gold was awarded Best of the Rockies/Southwest in the Golden Ale/Kolch category at the 2006 United Stated Beer Tasting Championship. Alc/vol 4.2%.