Colorado is Happy Hour

It’s Friday. People in Denver race off to their favorite spots for happy hour . . . some times sneaking away from work a bit early to catch the warm 4 o’clock rays on a restaurant patio.  The Mile High city has a reputation for great early evening deals.  People love this time of day.

And though we often partake in the end-of-work-week ritual, the sun is shining and the mountains beckon. Today, we drive to a different beat than the normal happy hour crowd, but that’s part of running a brewery blog . . . poor us, to be motivated to venture outside of Denver for the next happy craft. We load-up our camping gear, pack some happy hour food and beer rations of our own, and head for the hills. In less than two hours we’re sipping on a tasting tray at Crazy Mountain Brewery in Vail.  Continue reading