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HC Berger Brewing
Last updated: November 15, 2000
1900 East Lincoln Avenue
Fort Collins CO 80524
Phone: +1 970-493-9044
Fax: +1 970-493-9044
Opened June 1, 1992.
Brewer: Jesse Angell, Sandy Jones.
8,840 bbl annual capacity.
Thanks to Mike Bodzioch for sending the bottles to Hawaii!
My Opinion Of The Beers That I've Tried:
14.5 points overall
Chocolate Stout (bottled)
Style 11 - Stout
- 16 points - Beer #36-3655, Great American Beer Festival XIX, Denver CO, October 6, 2000
Black, thick tan head. Some chocolate aroma. Thick, big chocolate hoppy flavor.
- 16.5 points - Beer #26-2151, Kaunakakai HI, at home, September 2, 1997
Black, small tan head. Sweet aroma, some licorice, some chocolate. Good body, black and sweet and pretty roasty. Hop flavor shows up early and fades nicely to a sweet black finish.
Colorado Kölsch Ale (bottled)
Style 18 - German-style Ale
- 14 points - Beer #26-2146, Kaunakakai HI, at home, September 1, 1997
Dark yellow, hazy, big white head. Sweet, malty aroma. Pretty sweet, big malty flavor. Bit of hop flavor late, but not real well-balanced.
Style 20 - Smoked Beer
- 14.5 points - Beer #29-2367, Kaunakakai HI, at home, December 17, 1997
Red-brown, fairly high carbonation, thick white head. Smoke aroma, maybe with some fusels. Smells vaguely like diesel fuel. Good body, good malt flavor. Some smoke, but not a lot. Sweet finish.
Style 21 - Fruit / Vegetable Beer
- 12 points - Beer #33-2808, Siebel Institute, Chicago IL, May 20, 1998
Orangeish, moderate head. Raspberry aroma, some diacetyl. Tart, sweet, some diacetyl., phenolic.
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