Colorado beers: fifty to try before you die -- or die trying

Last week, GQ magazine released a bucket list of fifty beers to drink before you die. It was a decent compilation, but a little short on Colorado offerings. So we decided to come up with our own list of fifty Colorado-made beers to drink before you die.

We have tried every one of these beers (arranged alphabetically) -- or trust someone who has.

Now drink in our list -- and then start arguing about how we screwed up! Cheers. (For more beer news, follow me on Twitter at @ColoBeerMan.)

Avery Mephistopheles Avery The Reverend Avery Dupceleuse Avery Maharaja Breckenridge Vanilla Porter Breckenridge 471 Boulder Beer Hazed & Infused Bristol Winter Warlock Bull & Bush Man Beer Bull & Bush Legend of the Liquid Brain Imperial Stout Del Norte Orale Del Norte Luminaria Dry Dock U-Boat Hefeweizen Dry Dock Victory ESB Estes Park Brewery Raspberry Wheat Grand Lake Plaid Bastard Great Divide Yeti Oak Aged Imperial Stout Great Divide Old Ruffian Great Divide Hoss Great Divide Hercules Left Hand St. Vrain Trippel Left Hand Double Sawtooth Left Hand Milk Stout Left Hand Smokejumper Mountain Sun Colorado Kind IPA Mountain Sun Nihlist Mountain Sun Bombshell Blonde New Belgium Frambozen New Belgium 1554 New Belgium La Folie New Belgium Biere de Mars Odell Mountain Standard Odell IPA Odell Red Odell Woodcut No. 2 or 3 Oskar Blues Gordon Oskar Blues Ten FIDY Oskar Blues Gubna Oskar Blues Old Chub Pints Pub Dark Star Sandlot Where the Helles Bill Ska Modus Hoperendi Ska True Blonde Dubbel Steamworks Ale Diablo Tommyknocker Maple Nut Brown Twisted Pine Hoppyman Wynkoop Silverback Smoked Porter Wynkoop Mile HI.P.A. Wynkoop Patty's Chili Beer Wynkoop Schwarzbier

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