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Watch out, craft beer: Cider is changing the beverage game in CO

Photo courtesy The Denver Post

Photo courtesy The Denver Post

“In Colorado, it seems there is a lot of pressure to drink — and know about — beer.

Beer-shaming, I like to call it. It’s the act of discrediting or trolling a person who doesn’t give two hoots about growing hops, brewing beer, craft culture or that big fuss with a long line: the Great American Beer Festival.

To me, an IPA tastes like dirty socks with a thread of citrus, and stout tastes like a bad batch of black coffee poured over lukewarm spongewater.

And you can’t fool me, porter people. There is no chocolate in that drink.”

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Watch out, craft beer: Cider is changing the beverage game in Colorado