Friday, December 28, 2012

New Beer: Friday Dec. 28, 2012

 All of us here at Lukas Liquor wish You and Yours the very happiest and safest of New Years.
 Enjoy and celebrate with care and love.

Not much new to ring in the New Year, but do it right if you have to.

750ml Single  7.00%  "Ameri-Belgo Style Rye IPA Aged in Wine Barrels"
RateBeer: [not listed]  BeerAdvocate: [not listed]

750ml Single  13.00%  Barrel Aged Imperial India Pale Ale
RateBeer: 76  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

Friday, December 21, 2012

Special Release: Late Arrivals!

Finally some new treats from our boys at Crooked Stave!

375ml Single  4.20%  Saison
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Special Release: Saturday December 22 @ 2:00 p.m.

375ml Single  7.00%  "Surreal Golden Sour Ale Aged in Oak Barrels"
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374ml Single  9.666%  "100% Brettanomyces Baltic Porter Aged in Bourbon Barrels"
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Enjoy your Holidays whatever they may be.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

New Beer: Thursday Dec. 20, 2012

Snow and cold has finally hit the front range. 
Santa can make a clean landing now... If it sticks around.

12oz Six-Pack  6.70%  Dry-Hopped Porter

22oz Single  10.40%  Imperial India Pale Ale

Birra Del Borgo/Dogfish Head - My Antonia [brewed in Italy] (New/Limited)
750ml Single  7.50%  Imperial Pilsner

22oz Single  8.50%  Imperial India Pale Ale

750ml Single  7.50%  Imperial Red Ale
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Fifty-Fifty - Eclipse Series (Seasonal/Limited)
22oz Singles  10.00%  Single Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Purple - Elijah Craig 12yr  

Blue - Old Fitgerald  
RateBeer: 97  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

Beige - Bernheim Wheat  
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Green - Rittenhouse Rye

Black - Evan Williams

Metallic Gold - Corn Whiskey
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12oz Six-Pack  7.30%  Farmhouse Ale

12oz Four-Pack  9.10%  Belgian-Style Dark Ale

22oz Single  10.20%  Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

12oz Six-Pack Cans  8.20%  Fruit Beer
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22oz Single  10.00%  Barleywine 

Oskar Blues - G'Knight (New Package)
16oz Four-Pack Cans  8.70%  Imperial Red Ale

Paradox - [Dunk Your Face Belgian-Style Dark Project] The Trapper (New/Limited)
750ml Single  9.50%  "Dark Ameri-Belgo Style Ale" Barrel Aged
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Paradox - [Non Fatal Souls Stout Project] Hell For Stout (New/Limited)
750ml Single  9.00%  "Ameri-Belgo Stout" Barrel Aged
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16.9oz Single  8.20%  Hefe-Weizen

12oz Single  4.50%  Chili Beer

750ml Single  8.00%  Barrel Aged Baltic Porter
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No Special Releases this week.






Thursday, December 13, 2012

Special Releases: Saturday December 15

As the day unfolded on Wednesday December 12 we didn't realize the craze that would ensue when Dry Dock posted their deliveries of Bligh's Barleywine on their Facebook page. We did receive and release Dry Dock Bligh's Barleywine on Wednesday due to Dry Dock's wishes. We sold out... 

...Kind of. We reserved a couple cases just for the followers of this blog to be released on our normal Special Release time. Please understand our position of "spreading the love" if you were told we were sold out.

Special Releases: Saturday December 15 @ 2:00 p.m.

750ml Single  ???%  Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout
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22oz Single  10.00%  Barrel Aged Barleywine

New Beer: Thursday December 13, 2012

Did you get your "Westy" 12's? 

We didn't either, but here's what we did get:

22oz Single  8.50%  Imperial Red Ale
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22oz Single  11.5%  Saison w/Wildflower Honey and Champagne Yeast
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750ml Single  9.10%  Wheatwine

Dupont - Avec les Bons Voeur (New Package/Limited)
1.5Liter Single  9.50%  Saison

750ml Single  6.10%  Belgian-Style Ale w/Chestnuts and Spices

750ml Single  9.00%  Belgian-Style Strong Ale

750ml Single  10.00%  Biere de Garde

22oz Single  6.50%  India Pale Ale

22oz Single  9.00%  Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale


Thursday, December 6, 2012

New Beer: Thursday Dec. 6, 2012

Beer is the only constant.

12oz Six-Pack  6.20%  English-Style Strong Ale

12oz Six-Pack  6.40%  Winter Warmer

750ml Single  10.00%  Imperial India Pale Ale w/Lemon Peel

12oz Four-Pack  15.00%  Barleywine

22oz Single  6.20%  Brown Ale

12oz Four-Pack  9.50%  Imperial Stout

11.2oz Twelve-Pack  5.20%  English-Style India Pale Ale

22oz Single  7.50%  Winter Warmer
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64oz Growler  ???%  Dunkel
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64oz Growler  ???%  German-Style Pilsner
RateBeer: 82  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

64oz Growler  ???%  German-Style Hefeweizen
RateBeer: 76  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

12oz Six-Pack Cans  6.70%  Black India Pale Ale
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12oz Six-Pack  5.30%  American Pale Ale

12oz Four-Pack  10.20%  Imperial Stout

330ml Four-Pack w/Glass  9.50%  Belgian Strong Ale

No Special Releases this week.

News: Those of you following any sort of beer enthusiast web activity should already be informed that the worlds most sought after beer will be coming to Colorado. December 12, 2012 Westvleteren Gift Sets will go on sale. Unfortunately for us at Lukas Liquor we will not see any of it. The distributor, Elite Brands, has chosen one store for the entirety of greater Denver Metro area to sell this coveted brew, and only four stores for the state. Please see this guide for where you may purchase Westvleteren Gift Packs on December 12, 2012 here in Colorado.








Thursday, November 29, 2012

New Beer: Thursday Nov. 29, 2012

They just keep coming. Theses beers are on our shelves right now!

12oz Six-Pack  5.50%  Brown Ale
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750ml Single  8.50%  Wheat Ale w/ Juice of Sauvignon Blanc Grapes
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12oz Six-Pack  7.80%  Fresh Hop English Strong Ale

750ml Single  8.00%  Rye Ale

750ml Single  10.00%  Belgian Holiday Strong Ale

16oz Six-Pack Cans  4.50%  Pilsener
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16oz Six-Pack Cans  7.50%  India Pale Ale
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22oz Single  7.00%  Red Chile Porter
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16oz Six-Pack Cans  5.50%  Raspberry Wheat w/ Honey
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16oz Four-Pack Cans  5.00%  Gourd Ale w/ Honey and Spices
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Fischer - Amber (New Package)
12oz Six-Pack  6.00%  Vienna Lager

Golden Eagle - Lager (New/Year-Round)
22oz Single  5.00%  Premium Euro Lager

12oz Six-Pack  4.30%  English-Style Bitter

750ml Single  10.50%  Belgian Holiday Strong Ale

750ml Single  11.00%  Belgian Holiday Strong Ale

22oz Single  6.00%  Amber Ale

11.2oz Four-Pack/ 750ml/ 3Liter  14.00%  Doppelbock

750ml Single  11.00%  Oak Aged Quadrupel
RateBeer: 93  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

12oz Six-Pack  5.20%  Pale Ale

12oz Six-Pack  8.70%  Black India Pale Ale








Special Release: Saturday; Deschutes, Avery and Breckenridge

Special Release: Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m.


Please remember we have extremely limited quantities
and these beers are extremely sought after.
One Bottle per customer is encouraged.

Spread the love and enjoy Cantillon's Zwanze Day at Crooked Stave.



22oz Single  11.10%  Blended Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/Black Strap Molassas, 
Licorice, Cherry Bark and Vanilla

12oz Single  16.20%  Imperial Stout

750ml Single  7.80%  Barrel Aged English-Style Strong Ale
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750ml Single  8.00%  Barrel Aged Saison w/Rosehips, Peppercorns and fresh Orange Peels 



Special Release: Thursday; Russian River

Special Release: Thursday, Nov. 29 @ 4:00 p.m.

Spread the love and enjoy Cantillon's Zwanze Day at Crooked Stave.


500ml Single  8.00%  Imperial India Pale Ale


375ml Single  7.00%  American Sour/Wild Ale




Special Releases: Friday; Cantillon and The Bruery

Special Release: Cantillon and The Bruery

Friday Nov. 30, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

Please remember we have extremely limited quantities
and these beers are extremely sought after.
One Bottle per customer is encouraged.

Spread the love and enjoy Cantillon's Zwanze Day at Crooked Stave.



750ml Single  5.00%  Lambic - Gueuze

750ml Single  5.00%  Lambic - Apricot

375ml Single  5.00%  Lambic - Kriek (Cherry)

750ml Single  11.50%  Belgian-Style Golden Ale w/Pineapple juice and Spices
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750ml Single  5.90%  Lambic - Gueuze
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750ml Single  13.00%  Smoked Imperial Rye Porter aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Special Releases: Black Friday Nov. 23, 2012

Special Releases: Black Friday, Nov 23, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

22oz Single  13.00%  American Strong Ale/Blended Barrel Aged Beers
RateBeer: 98  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

750ml Single  11.10%  Barrel Aged Old Ale
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New Beer: Wednesday Nov. 21, 2012

Thanksgiving is upon us. Let us give thanks and love to all our friends and family around us. They provide the reasons we live. Take a moment... take a sip. Say Thanks. I promise it means something.

Thank you for following this blog. My morning cup of coffee and 
Duffy Roll wouldn't be the same without it.

Be safe and enjoy your holiday.

22oz Single  16.00%  American Strong Ale

22oz Single  5.20%  Mead
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22oz Single  6.60%  Rye Ale
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22oz Single  9.00%  "Gingerbread Stout"/ Stout w/Spices

22oz Single  10.00%  Barrel Aged Barleywine


Holiday Pre-Order Beers

750ml Single  9.50%  Saison

11.2oz Single  8.30%  Belgian Strong Ale
RateBeer: 93  BeerAdvocate: [not listed]

750ml Single  7.80%  India Pale Ale

375ml Single  8.00%  Fruit Beer (Almonds and Cherries)

750ml Single  10.90%  Belgian Strong Ale
RateBeer: 94  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

500ml  Varied%  English Holiday Beers

750ml Single  13.00%  Belgian Strong Ale
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11.2oz Single  10.00%  Saison


Friday, November 16, 2012

Special Releases: Saturday Nov. 17

Special Releases: Saturday Nov. 17 @ 2:00 p.m.

11.2oz Single  15.00%  Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
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11.2oz Single  11.50%  Barleywine



News: Del Norte Brewing has closed. Their funding ran out and they closed the doors. We are looking into bringing in Prost growler's after Thanksgiving. Let me know what you think. Dry Dock cans and Backcountry cans are on their way but we'll be lucky if we see them before the end of the year. Deschutes Abyss should be here soon, as well as Great Divide Barrel Aged Hibernation. Keep your eyes open.

New Beer: Friday Nov. 16, 2012

Ready for Gobble Gobble day? We are... Almost
(Watch early next week for more releases)

12oz Six-Pack  5.50%  Spiced Beer

22oz Single  11.10%  Imperial Stout
RateBeer: 99  BeerAdvocate: 87

22oz Single  10.00%  Barleywine

22oz Single  7.20%  Belgian Stout w/Raspberries
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22oz Single  7.50%  Red IPA
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12oz Six-Pack  7.00%  Dunkler Bock

750ml Single  9.40%  Belgian-Style Golden Ale
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12oz Six-Pack  4.20%  Wheat Ale

12oz Six-Pack  5.90%  India Pale Ale

12oz Six-Pack  5.30%  Brown Ale

12oz Four-Pack  5.00%  Stout w/Organic Cocoa

24oz Single  6.70%  Wet Hop India Pale Ale

24oz Single  6.70%  Organic Estate Wet Hop India Pale Ale

12oz Four-Pack  5.60%  Barrel Aged Irish-Style Red

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Special Releases: Saturday Nov. 10 @ 2:00 p.m.

Special Releases: Saturday November 10 at 2:00 p.m.


Bear Republic - Racer X (New/Limited)
22oz Single  8.30%  Imperial India Pale Ale

Odell - Friek '12 (Seasonal/Limited)
750ml Single  6.50%  Sour/Wild w/Cherries and Raspberries

Stone - Lukcy Basartd (New/Limited)
22oz Single  8.50%  American Strong Ale

New Beer: Thursday Nov. 8, 2012

The quiet before the storm... There are some good ones in here though.

Buffalo Bills - Blueberry Outmeal Stout (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  7.50%  Oatmeal Stout w/Blueberries

Moylan's - Kiltlifter (It's Back)
22oz Single  8.00%  Scotch-Style Ale

New Belgium - Frambozen (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  7.00%  Brown Ale w/Raspberries

New Belgium - [Lips of Faith]
Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout (New/Limited)
22oz Single  9.00%  Imperial Stout w/ Coffee and Chocolate

New Belgium/ Brewery Vivant - [Lips of Faith]
Biere de Garde (New/Limited)
22oz Single  9.00%  Biere de Garde
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Ska - Euphoria (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack Cans  6.10%  American Pale Ale

Stone - Double Bastard (Seasonal)
22oz Single  10.50%  American Strong Ale

Stone/ Ken Schmidt/ Iron Fist - Mint Chocolate Stout (New/Limited)
12oz Single  9.60%  Imperial Stout w/ Cocoa and Mint

Stone/ Evil Twin/ Stillwater - "The Perfect Crime" (New/Limited)
12oz Single  6.80%  Black Smoked Saison
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Friday, November 2, 2012

New Beer: Friday Nov. 2, 2012 (Part no. 1 of 3)

It's another big drop this week. Loads of new beers and a Shelton Brothers order.
Part no. 1 of 3 (the Basics)

Abita - Pecan Harvest Ale (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  5.00%  Brown Ale w/ Pecans

Affligem - Noel (Seasonal)
750ml Single  9.00%  Belgian Strong Ale

Bristol - Winter Warlock (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack 6.50%  Oatmeal Stout

Dogfish Head - 120 Minute IPA (It's Back!)
12oz Single  18.00%  Imperial India Pale Ale

Dogfish Head - Chicory Stout (Seasonal)
12oz Four-Pack  5.20%  Stout w/ roasted Chicory, coffee, and licorice root

Duvel - Triple Hop 2012 (Seasonal?)
750ml Single  9.50%  Belgian Strong Ale
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Firestone Walker - Velvet Merlin (Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  5.50%  Oatmeal Stout

Full Sail - Wreck the Halls (Seasonal)
22oz Single  6.50%  India Pale Ale/Winter Warmer

Goose Island - Mild Winter (New/Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  5.60%  English Dark Mild

[Coors/Tenth & Blake] Leinenkugel's - Snowdrift Vanilla Porter
(New/Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  6.00%  Porter aged with Vanilla
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Left Hand - Fade to Black 2012 (New/Seasonal)
12oz Six-Pack  6.50%  "Rocky Mountain Black Ale"/Hoppy Porter
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Mad River - John Barleycorn 2011 (Seasonal/Limited)
12oz Four-Pack   9.50%  Barleywine
RateBeer: 93  BeerAdvocate: 84

Paradox - [Heralded Nocturnes Fall Harvest Project]
Autumnus (New/Limited-1350 bottles produced)
750ml Single  7.40%  Barrel Aged Ale
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Paradox - [Heralded Nocturnes Fall Harvest Project]
 Harvest Apple Saison (New/Limited-1350 bottles produced)
750ml Single  7.40%  Barrel Aged Saison w/Apple
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Paradox - [Heralded Nocturnes Fall Harvest Project]
Hop Harvest Ameri-Belgo Pale Ale (New/Limited-1350 bottles produced)
750ml Single  7.40%  Barrel Aged Wet Hopped Ale
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Petrus - Winter 9 (Seasonal)
750ml Single  9.00%  Belgian Strong Ale

Port - Santa's Little Helper 2012 (Seasonal/Limited)
22oz Single  10.00%  Imperial Stout

Shiner - Holiday Cheer (Seasonal)
12oz Six/Twelve-Pack  5.40%  Dunkelweizen w/Peaches and Pecans

St. Bernardus - ABT 12 (New Package/Limited-4 bottles)
1.5liter Single  10.50%  Quadrupel

St. Bernardus - Christmas Ale (Seasonal/Limited)
750ml Single  10.00%  Belgian Strong Ale

Stone - Ruination (New Package)
12oz Four-Pack  7.70%  India Pale Ale

Upslope - Christmas Ale (New/Seasonal/Limited)
16oz Four-Pack Cans  8.20%  Winter Warmer
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New Beer: Friday Nov. 2, 2012 (Part no. 2 of 3)

Part no. 2 of 3 (The Shelton Brothers pre-order)

This Shelton Brothers pre-order contained some interesting things from Mikkeller and Drie Fonteinen. Items are limited and first-come, first-serve.

De Molen - Kopi Loewak (New/Limited)
330ml Single  11.20%  Imperial Stout w/coffee

Drie Fonteinen - Oude Geuze (Limited-1 case)
750ml Single  6.00%  Gueuze

Drie Fonteinen - Oude Geuze Golden Blend (New/Limited)
375ml Single  6.00%  Oude Gueuze

Mikkeller - Beer Hop Breakfast (Limited)
500ml Single  7.50%  Stout

Mikkeller - I Beat yoU (New/Limited)
330ml Single  9.75%  Imperial India Pale Ale

Mikkeller - Spontanframboos (New/Limited)
375ml Single  7.70%  Lambic/Raspberry

Mikkeller - Spontankriek (New/Limited)
375ml Single  7.70%  Lambic/Cherry

Mikkeller - Spontanwildstrawberry (New/Limited)
375ml Single  7.70%  Lambic/Strawberry

Mikkeller/BrewDog - I Hardcore You (Limited)
330ml Single  9.50%  Imperial India Pale Ale

New Beer: Friday Nov. 2, 2012 (Part no. 3 of 3)

Part no. 3 of 3 (The Special Releases)

These beer all come to us in limited supply (mostly only a single case). They are offered at a certain date and time to give equal shot to all who searching. Please search, drink, and enjoy with respect.

Special Reseases: Saturday Nov. 3 @ 2:00 p.m.

Dogfish Head - 75 Minute IPA (Occational/Limited)
750ml Single  7.50%  India Pale Ale w/Maple Syrup

Ommegang - Duvel Rustica (New/Limited)
750ml Single  8.50%  Belgian-Style Strong Ale
RateBeer: 65  BeerAdvocate: [requires more ratings]

We will have more... waiting on late arrivals.