Posts tagged Sierra Nevada
The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival guide to Sampling Beer

With over 170 styles of beer to sample at the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival the choices can be daunting! From classic lagers and IPAs, to wild sours and stouts, the complex flavors range far-and-wide. With so many unique tastes, aromas and colors, one may ask themselves, “What makes a good beer or how do I evaluate this beverage?” While everyone has a unique palette and opinion, there are a set of loose guidelines to evaluating a beer properly while sampling. Compiled from experts, brewers and friends, here is the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival guide to “sampling beer”.

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Introducing Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 2019 Craft Beer Styles

The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is thrilled to team up again with long time craft beer partner Sierra Nevada Brewing Company for the 2019 Festival! Throughout the festival, enjoy a variety of Sierra Nevada beers at the Sierra Nevada Beer Truck, VIP bars, House of Brews, Blues Stage bars, special High Altitude Lounge and during the Grand Tasting. From easy-drinking lagers (including the festival exclusive Back Porch Lager), hoppy IPAs and wild creations, Sierra Nevada styles will satisfy casual beer drinkers, aficionados and everything in between.

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Taste Tease 2019: Volume 1

The Telluride Blues & Brews ‘Taste Tease’ series is our attempt at giving you a look at some of the 170 beer styles you’ll be able to sample at this year’s Grand Tasting. Leading up to the festival, the Blues & Brews Staff will be sampling six beers a month and reporting on our findings. We hope you find this series as informative and fun we do! This month’s blog features Sierra Nevada’s Sierraveza, Telluride Brewing’s AlpenGOSE, Ska Brewing’s Mexican Logger, Bell’s Brewing Two Hearted Ale, Avery White Rascal and Crooked Stave’s Sour Rosé.

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House of Brews 2019 Pour List

The House of Brews is your source for craft refreshment throughout the entire festival! Step inside and enjoy an eclectic mix of six premium craft beers and two hard ciders from six of the festival's top breweries - all hand-picked by the Festival staff. These beverages are unique, delicious and "must tries" for any beer or cider enthusiast. The House of Brews tent is located on the north side of the festival grounds, adjacent to the festival store and main entrance. Cheers!

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