Beer Man

Photos: Mayor Hancock becomes an honorary brewer at Denver Beer Co

The first beer that Mayor Michael Hancock tried today at Denver Beer Co was a Sunnyside Hefeweizen. But it won't be his last.

Hancock got a crash course on the brewing process and beer ingredients when he dropped by the brewery today to help create a pumpkin beer that will be tapped on October 5 for Denver Beer Fest, an annual nine-day celebration that has taken place for the past three years around the Great American Beer Festival.

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