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Colorado beer bloggers to get hammered alone together tomorrow in virtual beer tasting

On your marks. Get set. Drink Beer. At 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, September 9, beer bloggers around Colorado (and perhaps a few from around the rest of the country) will unite for the first-ever Virtual Colorado Beer Tasting.

How does it work? Drinkers and bloggers - and there are many of them -- will buy Colorado beer, and open it at exactly 7:30. Can't you hear all that carbonation right now?

Then, they will sample the beer and record their thoughts via blog, Twitter (the hashtag #bbc10), Facebook or somewhere else on the Internet.

The purpose, says Alan Wright, a Boulder events planner and creator of the massive Beer Bloggers Conference set for November 5-7 in Boulder, is to raise awareness of Colorado beers and to promote the conference.

Drinkers can also get in the action at There are more than two dozen beer bloggers in Colorado alone and 515 nationwide, according to Wright. For a partial list, click here.

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Jonathan Shikes is a Denver native who writes about business and beer for Westword.
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