The Rocky Mountain region offers one of the widest varieties of beers produced in the world, which was clearly on display at the Sierra Nevada Beer Camp festival stop in Denver, Colorado. From giant stouts to wine barrel–aged beers, to newer tart, sour, and funky brews, one common theme did start to emerge — it was all about the summer sunshine and big, bright flavors in the Mile High City.
Upslope Brewing's White ThaIPA: Boulder, Colorado
The Brewery: Upslope Brewing, an all-canned, outdoorsy bunch with a passion for sustainability, descending from the mountains to deliver their beer in a natural gas-powered van in Boulder, Colorado.
The Beer: White ThaIPA
Tasting Notes: Brewed with 12 different spices that evoke aromatic Thai dishes, White ThaIPA was made in collaboration with one of Denver’s best craft beer-focused restaurants, Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen. Think cumin, pepper, coriander, citrus and clove in a bright IPA.