Meet the Brewer: Left Hand Brewing
Special Presentation: Smoked Beer
Thurs. October 3rd / 7pm / Pay per pint
Front Range BBQ / 2330 W. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs
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We’ve been looking forward to this event since we first saw Ro Guenzel, head brewer at Left Hand Brewing, give a beautiful presentation about Smoked Beer at the Vail Big Beer Festival. Ro has a profound attachment to smoke and many of his specialty beers used smoked grain, smoked pepper, and the like. Smoke, of course, has a long history in the lives of humans; if you wanted to be warm, if you wanted to cook, if you wanted to brew beer, smoke was an inevitable part of the process. Brewers went to great lengths to remove smokey character in beer, but now many brewers are interested in ways to bring that character back into the beer. For our Meet the Brewer event on October 3rd, Ro Guenzel will tell us more about smoke and give a slideshow presentation about the many smoked beers that Left Hand creates.

We’ll have two different smoked beers available. The first is Fade to Black Vol. 2, a smoked Baltic Porter that was a Focus on the Beer favorite in 2010, and has now been re-brewed. Additionally we’ll have the lovely Smoke Jumper Imperial Porter. We’ll also have a great selection of non-smoked beers as well including Left Hand’s German-style Oktoberfest beer, one of our favorite seasonal fest beers. Left Hand will have some door-prizes for visitors as well. Here’s a full list of beers:

Warrior Fresh Hop IPA

Milk Stout Nitro

Oktoberfest
Sawtooth
Fade to Black Vol. 2
Smoke Jumper

We can’t tell you how much of a treat this will be. Cheers!

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