Our Brews

 

CURRENTLY ON TAP@THE ‘STRAP:
1956, Chillax,
Flagstaff, Stick’s,
Insane Rush, Skittish Ale
NutStrap Imperial Coffee Stout
Wreak Havoc, Schwarzbier, Backfire Chili

Scroll down to see our entire lineup.
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INSANE RUSH® IPA
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A perfect balance of malts and five different hops give this India Pale Ale its edge.  The unique blend of citrus and pine aroma and flavor makes it a very drinkable IPA. Perfect for craft enthusiasts looking for a little more cowbell…

ABV: 7.2%
IBUs: 51
Music: AC/DC, Scorpions, Great White, and Leslie’s hot tub party mix
* Silver at 2015 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Silver at 2014 U.S. Beer Open Championship
* Silver at 2013 CO State Fair Beer Competition.
* Best of the Rockies/SW at 2015 USBTC

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Session beer!  Steve (AKA Stick) wanted to craft a beer that he can drink all day long on horseback or rafting or just sitting in the sun on a great summer day and this is it. It’s complimentary to our Insane Rush IPA with a lower ABV so you can enjoy more.

ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 36
Music: Cracker and the Yawpers
* Gold at 2016 Great American Beer Festival for American Pale
* Gold at 2016 U.S. Open Beer Competition.
* Gold at 2014 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Silver at 2015 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Bronze at 2016 Los Angeles Int’l Beer Competition.
* Best of the Rockies/SW at 2014 USBTC

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1956 GOLDEN ALE™

This crisp, dry Golden ale is our lightest most drinkable beer balancing a light pilsener malt body with mild, pleasant German hop aroma. This beer is named after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution in tribute to the young freedom fighters that stood against the communists occupying their country.  Steve’s dad, Steven Kaczeus Sr. was one of those brave students at the University of Budapest at the time.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 10
Music: Classic Rock
Gold at 2016 Best of Craft Beer Awards
Gold at 2012 CO State Fair Beer Competition
Gold at 2013 and 2014 Denver International Beer Competition
Silver at 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards

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FLAGSTAFF™ AMBER

Named after one of Boulder’s front-range mountain peaks, this amber beer combines a blend of malts from light to dark along with various Cascade hop additions to make a fresh, crisp, hoppy beer.

ABV: 5.6%
IBUs: 28
Music: Play Me Some Mountain Music, Rocky Mountain Way, Fire on the Mountain…
* Gold at 2015 U.S. Open Beer Competition.
* Gold at 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards.
* Best of the Rockies/SW at 2014 USBTC
* Silver at 2013, 2014 & 2015 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Honorable Mention at the 2013 Los Angeles Int’l Beer Competition.

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BOOMER™ BROWN

This American Brown Ale is influenced by the combination of English hops and yeast along with oats, honey and chocolate malts to produce a unique, malty beer that is smooth to drink.

ABV: 5.1%
IBUs: 25
Music: Marshall Tucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blues, and Rockabilly
* Gold at 2014 Colorado State Fair
* Silver at 2014 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Silver at the 2013 Los Angeles Int’l Beer Competition.
* 2013 Colorado Governor’s Cup.

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WORTHOG™ STOUT

Brewed in the traditions of a Foreign Extra Stout, this ale combines dark malts which release hints of roasted barley and chocolate flavors and aroma.  It’s dry and crisp with medium hop bitterness.

ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 32
Music: Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me, Jimmy Buffett.
* Gold at 2014 U.S. Beer Open Championship
* Silver at 2013 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
* Bronze at 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards.
* Bronze at 2015 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.

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WREAK HAVOC® IMPERIAL RED

A wonderful, hoppy red rye ale – massively hopped and bursting with flavor. Served in a 12-ounce glass.

ABV: 8.3%
IBUs: 88
Music: Riders on the Storm, Rock you Like a Hurricane, Thunderstruck
* Bronze at the 2016 GABF® for Imperial Red Ale
* Bronze at the 2016 World Beer Cup℠ for Imperial Red Ale
Silver at the 2015 GABF® for Imperial Red Ale
Silver at 2016 Best of Craft Beer Awards
Gold at the 2014 Los Angeles International Beer Competition
* Bronze at 2016 Los Angeles Int’l Beer Competition.
* Bronze at the 2016 North American Beer Awards.

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BACKFIRE® CHILI

A wonderful blend of our golden ale infused with chilis makes it one of the spiciest along the front range. This kick @$$ chili beer goes great with anything. If you like spicy, this one’s for you.  Too spicy for you?  Try it with a splash of tomato juice – yummmm! Official beverage of the painting pirates.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 10
Music: Red Hot Chili Peppers and Zydeco
*  Bronze at 2013 Denver Int’l Beer Competition.
*  Bronze at 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards.

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RED BEERD™

Brewed with roasted barley and chocolate that give it its deep red color, this red ale has a nice, malty taste with various Cascade hop additions.

ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 32
Music: The Dropkick Murphy’s, Flogging Molly, The Pogues

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BOOTSTRAP® BLACK IPA

Brewed with a bitterless black malt that gives it a deep black color, this Black IPA has a nice balance between malt and hops. 6 different hops are used throughout the brewing process along with a big dry hop that gives this beer a great bitter, flavor and aroma finish.

ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 88
Music: Back in Black, Paint it Black, Black Betty

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CHILLAX® PINEAPPLE GOLD

Our 1956 Blonde Ale infused with pineapple. A great, light refreshing beverage all year round. Drink…Chill…Relax…Repeat

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 10
Music: Steel drums
* Bronze at the 2016 North American Beer Awards.

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BOOTSTRAP® SESSION IPA

A crisp, clean hop-forward beer very sessionable at 4.9% ABV. We’d call this a lawnmower beer but it’s great all year ‘round!

ABV: 4.9%
IBUs: 60
Music: Don’t Worry Be Happy, All Right Now, Chicken Fried

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TAHEATI WHEATI®

A delicious American Wheat infused with tart passionfruit up front and a hint of heat on the back.

ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 15
Music: Boat Drinks, Two Tickets to Paradise

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NIWOT HOMEGROWN™ Fresh Hopped Beer (late summer)

Each fall, we make a special brew using local fresh Niwot hops.  Varieties vary from year to year but it always incorporates hops picked within 24 hours.

ABV: varies
IBUs: varies

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OKTOBERFESTBIER (Fall)

An amazing Märzen lager always out in time for the first day of Oktoberfest – Prost!!!!!

ABV: 5.6%
IBUs: 22
Music: Roll out the barrel, Chicken Dance Song, Polkas
* Bronze at 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards.

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SCHWARZBIER (Winter)

This German black lager is light and delicious.  Close your eyes and imagine strolling through the Black Forest.

ABV: 5.5%
IBUs: 12
Music: Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, & Handel
Gold at the 2013 CO State Fair Beer Competition.
* Bronze at the 2016 North American Beer Awards.

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SKITTISH ALE (Winter)

This Wee Heavy brewed with Scottish malts and yeast and East Kent Goldings hops from the U.K. provides a rich, malty flavor with a slightly sweet finish. Slainte!

ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 23
Music: Celtic Rock, Jethro Tull