Here are ten great beer names, but do the beers belong on a Colorado bucket list?
Coming up with new beer names, let alone great beer names, isn't easy, especially in the state with 115 breweries, each cooking anywhere from five to 65 different beers a year.
But brewers are nothing if not creative - and occasionally, um, irreverent. Listed below are ten fantastic beer names that were either in the news, newly released or spent some time in my fridge recently. But what about the beers themselves?
Last week, GQ magazine put out a list of fifty beers to try before you die. Some of the suggestions were great; others were questionable. Not enough were from Colorado.
So, we're coming up with our own bucket list of Colorado beers. What would you put on it? Let me know by posting below, sending an email to café@westword.com or finding me on Twitter at @ColoBeerMan.
Ten Great Beer Names
Mexican Logger, Ska Brewing, Durango
Ghost Face Killah, Twisted Pine Brewing, Boulder
Catcher in the Rye, Rock Bottom Brewing, Denver
Emperor Wears No Clothes, Trinity Brewing, Colorado Springs
Depuceleuse, Avery Brewing, Boulder
Super Chicken, Grand Lake Brewing, Grand Lake
Saison de Bulldog, Bull & Bush, Denver
400 Pound Monkey, Left Hand Brewing, Longmont
Colorado Native, AC Golden Brewing, Golden
Lost Virtue, Mountain Sun Pubs, Boulder
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